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“I’ve never been surrounded by so many people .. who want to write with such passion.”

Totleigh Barton, Devon

Lumb Bank, The Ted Hughes Arvon Centre, Yorkshire


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Arvon runs an annual programme of residential creative writing courses and retreats for schools, groups and individuals. The five-day courses, tutored by leading authors, are held at three beautiful rural writers’ houses and include a powerful mix of workshops and individual tutorials, with time and space to write, free from the distractions of everyday life. The courses are in a wide range of genres, including fiction, poetry, screenwriting and playwriting. Grants are available to help with course fees.


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The experience was nothing short of magical both for us and the teenagers (and that’s not being sentimental, it’s just a fact). It was a joy. — Tutor Caroline Bird, Trent College

My work has improved a lot. I am actually proud to call it my work. — Writing the Game, Student

I felt like a different writer leaving the course than I did when joining it — Course Participant, Historical Fiction, Lumb bank


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Non-Fiction writer, journalist and Arvon tutor Lois Pryce shares some useful tips on non-fiction and travel writing.

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