“Arvon is different. It is optimistic, life-enhancing and deeply educational.” David Almond
Will you support us?
At Arvon we believe that everyone should be able to experience the transformative power of writing.
Help us reach out and share the Arvon magic with a young person writing their first poem, or with a refugee telling stories they have never shared before.
We rely on the support of generous individuals and charitable trusts. This help enables us to reach those who would not otherwise be able to come to Arvon, including those on low or no income, young people, care leavers, and adults in recovery from addiction. Find out how your support benefits Arvon’s work.
You can help develop your own writing, whilst helping to support Arvon. Join Arvon Friends to gain exclusive access to online writing tips and exercises written by Arvon Tutors. Read more about Arvon Friends.
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