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Final evening performance - the thread that unites us

“What matters is a plurality of language as a guarantee of a truth that is not merely partial.”…

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An experience with Arvon means discovery

By Shakira Irfan, student at Wembley High Technology College By the end of my experience, I realised that five…

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Concrete and Care

A death led me to suburban Surrey. I living in rural France and working on a building site…

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It has rained all week – Antony Dunn

“It has rained all week is an imaginary walk away from Totleigh Barton into oblivion” It has rained…

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What A Way to Go – Julia Forster’s Arvon Week

Totleigh Barton at nightfall. The two poets leading the course have switched off the lights in the drawing…

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Superpowers and a week at the Clockhouse

What it Takes to Succeed in the Arts ‘Wear blinkers.’ This succinct suggestion for how to become resilient…

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More Then than Now by Pamela Hirsch

Booking my place at Lumb Bank for a course on writing was rather unusual for someone who was…

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The Hurst threatened by poultry unit development

The future of The Hurst, our Shropshire centre, could be in jeopardy if plans to build an industrial…

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Three Years at Arvon – Natasha Carlish

Natasha Carlish, Centre Director at The Hurst. When I arrived at The Hurst three years ago, the world…

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The Dark Side

By Julie Mayhew, a former Jerwood/ Arvon mentee Comedy is my happy place.  As an actress I performed…

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Sir Robin Chichester-Clark, a great friend to Arvon

It is with great sadness that we report the death of a great friend of Arvon, Sir Robin…

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Arvon & Beyond by E.R. Murray

    When I attended the 2014 Writing for Children and Young Adults week in Totleigh Barton (Melvin…

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