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Arvon runs an annual programme of creative writing courses and retreats for schools, groups and individuals. Our 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 distractions of everyday life. Arvon courses are in a wide range of genres and we have different styles of courses. Grants are available to help with course fees.

ARVON COURSES & RETREATS

5 Day Course

Jan 14-19

Totleigh Barton

Starting to Write

Winter Warmer: Starting to Write

Finding the key to your writing

Tiffany Murray
Luke Wright
Guest: Guy Gunaratne
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One-to-one

Jan 24

Online 10:00

Fiction

Arvon 1-1 with Kerry Young

In-depth feedback on your fiction work-in-progress

Kerry Young
5 Day Course

Jan 28-Feb 2

The Hurst

Poetry

Winter Warmer: Poetry

New year, new writing

Ann Sansom Poetry Writing Course Arvon Tutor
Ann Sansom
Roger Robinson Poet Poetry Writing Course Arvon
Roger Robinson
Guest: Jackie Hagan
One-to-one

Jan 29

Online 9:00am

Fiction

Arvon 1-1 with Chris Wakling

In-depth feedback on your fiction work-in-progress

Christopher Wakling Arvon tutor
Christopher Wakling
Retreat

Feb 4-9

Lumb Bank

Fiction

Winter Warmer Fiction: Tutored Retreat

New horizons, fresh perspectives

Stephen May Arvon Creative Writing Course Tutor
Stephen May
Jane Harris
Linda Green Arvon tutor
Guest: Linda Green
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One-to-one

Feb 5

Online 9:00am

Fiction

Arvon 1-1 with Chris Wakling

In-depth feedback on your fiction work-in-progress

Christopher Wakling Arvon tutor
Christopher Wakling
One-to-one

Feb 7

Online 10:00

Fiction

Arvon 1-1 with Kerry Young

In-depth feedback on your fiction work-in-progress

Kerry Young
One-to-one

Feb 12

Online 9:00am

Fiction

Arvon 1-1 with Chris Wakling

In-depth feedback on your fiction work-in-progress

Christopher Wakling Arvon tutor
Christopher Wakling

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Creative Writing Courses at Arvon

Peter Leyland – What we did on our holidays

11 Dec 2018 / #Arvon50

What do marketing analysts, postgraduate history scholars, Information Technology librarians, and recently retired teachers have in common? Answer – they don’t…

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Alice Jolly – Arvon at 50

04 Dec 2018 / #Arvon50

I went on my first Arvon course twenty five years ago. For the whole week I was plagued by an evil…

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Barbara McDaid – I’m Still Here

29 Nov 2018 / #Arvon50

‘I’m not sure I’m cut out for this’ I said, my case packed and my taxi due. Having been trying my…

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Anjum Malik – The Sizzle Of Love

27 Nov 2018 / #Arvon50

Arvon has played a major part in my writing career as a creative writing tutor, I was asked to tutor a…

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Do you believe that everyone should have the opportunity to unlock their creative potential?

We believe that everyone deserves the freedom to imagine, write and explore ideas regardless of their age or financial background.

OUR SCHOOLS & GROUPS WORK

We offer residential weeks for schools, young people and adult groups.

Our weeks for schools and groups follow the same pattern as our adult course programme – led by two professional writers, with tutorials, group workshops, and time and space to write.

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