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“Writing into being”: Anthea Morrison’s Arvon week

by Anthea Morrison, a writer on a Fiction week at The Hurst  May 12 – 17, tutored by Andrew Miller…

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The Gillian Hush Award – a fully funded place on Writing for Radio

For the second year Arvon is pleased to present The Gillian Hush Award for writers of radio drama….

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Celebrating The Hurst

Earlier this month we spent a spring afternoon in the ‘blue remembered hills’ to celebrate the opening of…

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What I Took Home: ‘Poetry: The Lyrical Impulse’ at Totleigh Barton

by Hannah Copley, a writer on a Poetry week at Totleigh Barton  Apr 23- May 3, tutored by Mimi…

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My Arvon Week – Queer Fiction

Ahead of this year’s Queer Fiction week at Lumb Bank with Kerry Hudson and Jonathan Kemp at Lumb…

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Arvon and Moniack Mhor

From April 2015, Arvon courses will no longer be held at Moniack Mhor, Scotland’s Creative Writing Centre near…

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Cindy George – My Arvon City Weekend

Alongside our residential weeks, each year we run Arvon City, a programme of non-residential weekend courses in urban…

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Michael Baldwin’s gone, died in February. When The Arts Council, following Fairfax’s and my report on the first…

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Sophie Good’s Arvon week – Playwriting

Sophie Good blogs about her week at Lumb Bank in November last year for ‘Theatre – Exploring and…

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Michael Baldwin, a great friend to Arvon

We were greatly saddened to hear of the death of  the poet and novelist Michael Baldwin, a  wonderful…

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Lochend School at Lumb Bank

Gordon Fisher blogs about his experience of bringing a school group to Arvon. On Monday, 13th of January…

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Dread is the heckler in the room who doesn’t know when to stop

The Hurst’s Gabriela Blandy blogs about dread and inspiration… I visited The Hurst a few years ago for…

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