20 May 2022 / Access
My Writing Journey With Arvon
After some early success as…
10 May 2022 / Chief Executive
Arvon is delighted to announce it has been awarded £725,000 to redevelop Lumb Bank, one of…Read more
01 Apr 2022 / News
Arvon is pleased to be partnering with the renowned Aesthetica Creative Writing Award. Now in its 16th year,…Read more
03 Feb 2022 / General
Arvon has appointed Patricia Cumper as its new Chair.
Andrew Kidd, Chief Executive of Arvon, said: ‘Arvon is deeply…
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…Read more
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…
03 Nov 2021 / The Stories We Tell
‘I’: 26 reflections on the fiction of self
Mæg ic be me sylfum soðgied wrecan
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 …
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…Read more
21 Jun 2021 / The Stories We Tell
Out of conflicting pressures in the unsettled weather ever present in a writer’s head – in all…
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…
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…Read more
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…