In November 2018, I was lucky enough to attend two days of training with the National Literacy Trust to update and improve my skills as a writing workshop facilitator in schools. The course was based in Victoria Park Primary School, an absolutely lovely school in Bristol, and facilitated by Fay and Tim from the National… Continue reading School for Writers with the National Literacy Trust
Poetry from Art workshop with Josephine Corcoran. Write new poems in response to an exhibition of Anita Taylor's drawings. Saturday 21 January 2017. 10am - 1pm. Drawing Projects UK, Bridge House, Trowbridge. £15. Limited places. Please book your place - you can book online or in person at Drawing Projects UK. This is an exciting opportunity… Continue reading Poetry from Art workshop at Drawing Projects UK
Never done a Gratituesday post before which is surprising, considering how grateful I am to so many people. I don't have enough photos to share here so apologies for that. Rest assured, they are extremely photogenic, all of my family and extended family and I'm very grateful to them. Even when we're arguing we love each… Continue reading Gratituesday
Trowbridge Town Hall was awash with poets and artists on National Poetry Day, October 6 2016. Ten local schools each sent small groups of children and a member of staff to take part in my poetry and art workshops which I ran with artist Ben Midgley. In addition, poets from Trowbridge Poetry Society Stanza group took part,… Continue reading National Poetry Day at Trowbridge Town Hall
Hello from my Summer Holidays! Hope you're all well. I'm taking a leaf out of Anthony Wilson's blog and re-blogging a few of my older posts while I'm in the land of intermittent wifi. The days seem longer here and I appear to be getting more done. That aside, I thought this short article I… Continue reading Why bother with Creative Writing courses and workshops?