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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

One-to-one

Feb 22

Online 10:00am

Fiction

Arvon 1-1 with Kerry Young

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

Kerry Young
5 Day Course

Feb 25-Mar 2

Totleigh Barton

Poetry

Winter Warmer: Poetry

The poetry workout

Jo Shapcott
Karen McCarthy Woolf
Guest: Raymond Antrobus
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One-to-one

Feb 27

Online 13.00pm

Fiction

Arvon 1-1 with Kerry Young

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

Kerry Young
One-to-one

Mar 5

Online 9:00am

Fiction

Arvon 1-1 with Chris Wakling

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

Christopher Wakling
One-to-one

Mar 7

Online 10.00am

Fiction

Arvon 1-1 with Kerry Young

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

Kerry Young
5 Day Course

Mar 11-16

The Hurst

Fiction

Winter Warmer: Fiction

Re-energising your creativity

Kirsty Gunn
Meaghan Delahunt
Guest: Tony White
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One-to-one

Mar 12

Online 9:00am

Fiction

Arvon 1-1 with Chris Wakling

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

Christopher Wakling
One-to-one

Mar 19

Online 9:00am

Fiction

Arvon 1-1 with Chris Wakling

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

Christopher Wakling

WRITERS HUB

ARVON BLOGS

Gavin Dimmock – Finding Love at Lumb Bank

12 Feb 2019 / #Arvon50

In May 1984, my O levels were finishing and I couldn’t wait to leave school behind and start my life in…

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Arvon appoints Andrew Kidd as Chief Executive and Artistic Director

11 Feb 2019 / News

Arvon is delighted to announce that  Andrew Kidd  has been appointed as its new Chief Executive and Artistic Director. Andrew Kidd…

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Jean Atkin – A Shropshire Dimpsey, in Hurst Rough

29 Jan 2019 / #Arvon50

A Shropshire Dimpsey, in Hurst Rough

Lamp to our path, that dandelion globe has made
full moon above the…

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Elise Valmorbida – Suitcase Stories

22 Jan 2019 / #Arvon50

I have just returned from Ted Hughes’ house in deepest greenest beautiful West Yorkshire. I’ve been teaching ‘Suitcase Stories’, a course…

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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.

The 2019 Arvon brochure

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