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20 May 2022 / Access

My Writing Journey With Arvon
by
Mandy Redvers-Rowe*
  
After some early success as…

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Arvon to receive £725,000 from Arts Council England’s Capital Investment Programme

10 May 2022 / Chief Executive

Arvon is delighted to announce it has been awarded £725,000 to redevelop Lumb Bank, one of…

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Arvon Sponsoring Aesthetica Writing Award

01 Apr 2022 / News

Arvon is pleased to be partnering with the renowned Aesthetica Creative Writing Award. Now in its 16th year,…

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Arvon appoints Patricia Cumper as new Chair

03 Feb 2022 / General

Arvon has appointed Patricia Cumper as its new Chair.
Andrew Kidd, Chief Executive of Arvon, said: ‘Arvon is deeply…

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My Arvon Journey – Peter Stott

14 Jan 2022 / My Arvon Journey

At secondary school, I was fascinated by the twin challenges of solving mathematical problems and writing stories. But those two obsessions…

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My Arvon Week: Sarah Corbett – Bodies Lined with Gold

25 Nov 2021 / My Arvon Week

Bodies Lined with Gold: Lumb Bank, The Arvon Foundation, August 1996 by Sarah Corbett
Sometime early in 1996 a…

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Jane Feaver – The Stories We Tell

03 Nov 2021 / The Stories We Tell

‘I’: 26 reflections on the fiction of self 
Mæg ic be me sylfum soðgied wrecan 

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My Arvon Journey – Sarah Baylis

17 Aug 2021 / My Arvon Journey

Perhaps it all begins with the voice.
What I remember most clearly now is Mrs Jenkins reading to us from

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My Arvon Journey – Hannah Storm

14 Jul 2021 / My Arvon Journey

As a child I dreamt of being a writer, of travelling the world and telling stories. Journalism offered me the opportunity…

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Tim Pears – The Stories We Tell

21 Jun 2021 / The Stories We Tell

Unsettled Weather
Out of conflicting pressures in the unsettled weather ever present in a writer’s head – in all…

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My Arvon Journey – Tim Relf

10 May 2021 / My Arvon Journey

I first went on a residential Arvon course more than 25 years ago.
It was at Moniack Mhor, a remote farmhouse…

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Arvon’s ‘4th House’ declared permanently open

08 Apr 2021 / Chief Executive

Arvon’s ‘4th House’ reaches record-breaking number of adults and young people during the pandemic, expanding Arvon’s reach by 500%, and…

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Damian Barr – The Stories We Tell

19 Mar 2021 / The Stories We Tell

On Writing Memoir: Do You Feel Better Now?
As a boy I carried secrets – they slid to the…

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Jane Rogers – The Stories We Tell

26 Feb 2021 / The Stories We Tell

Anger
‘Where do you get your ideas?’ It’s a question often asked of writers, and indeed a question I…

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