In its sixteenth year conFAB will focus on four main projects and launch the publishing arm of conFAB - conFAB Press. 

First Feet

Philippa Clarke will take up a part time residency in the Young Parents Support Base to facilitate a sustained creative interaction with the young parents.

Partners: Young Parents Support Base, Smithycroft Secondary School

Funded by: Children in Need, Cattanach Trust

Scottish Youth Poetry Slam 2020

Six groups of young people from across Scotland will compete for the title of Scottish Youth Poetry Slam Master 2020. Four young people will take part in a year long talent development programme.

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Partners: Dyslexia Scotland, Scottish Book Trust, Scottish Poetry Library,  Stirling Council

Subject to funding

The Wednesday Tree

A love song to trees in theatre form.

 ‘Every Wednesday I pick my Grandson up from school. And every Wednesday we walk hame through the park. I make sure we always go to this particular tree and touch it, see just touching a tree feels amazing, so he knows. He grows up knowing aboot trees.’ Rosie

Subject to funding

A Thousand Kindnesses

Following the success of the launch of the production in 2015 and the highly successful tour to Montreal and Toronto Fringe Festivals in June and July 2016 we will continue our quest to collect a Thousand stories of kindness. We are seeking to develop an online resource of 1000 stories of kindness.

For more info: 

Subject to funding

conFAB Press

The conFAB Press will focus on printing outputs from our projects: poerty/short story anthologies/comics etc. and a select number of publications relevant and inline with conFAB's work, values and creative processes.

Please see the events page for specific details of events.

Get In Touch!

To be informed of performances, publications, writing opportunities etc. please call or email

07811 394 058

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