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Stevie Ronnie: Why Arvon is like The Arctic

02 Aug 2013 / My Arvon Week

Seconds after take off Northumberland is white–out cloud. We reach our height then eat in miniature before tipping to descent and…

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A bottle of champagne in welcome – from The Hurst writer-in-residence

31 Jul 2013 / The Hurst

Deborah Alma is The Hurst writer-in-residence in 2013, during the renovation of the Manor House, former home of playwright John…

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Update from The Hurst

24 Jul 2013 / The Hurst

From Dan Pavitt, The Hurst Administrator and caretaker while the centre is closed for renovation 
It’s somewhat ironic that…

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Maps tell Stories

16 Jul 2013 / Lumb Bank

Claire Dean who co-tutored the Short Story Course at Lumb Bank with Nicholas Royle in May 2013, explains her mapping workshop……

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Vita Nova perform at Totleigh Barton

09 Jul 2013 / News

Arvon staff have all been basking in the heat at Totleigh Barton for our annual summer meeting / celebration with our…

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Ginny Vere Nicoll’s writing journey

02 Jul 2013 / My Arvon Week

Ginny Vere-Nicoll on her writing journey from Arvon to self-publishing
I came to Arvon, to Totleigh Barton in Devon,…

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You make my life bleaker – from The Hurst writer-in-residence

26 Jun 2013 / The Hurst

Deborah Alma is The Hurst writer-in-residence in 2013, during the renovation of the Manor House, former home of playwright John…

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Kat Brown’s Arvon Week

25 Jun 2013 / My Arvon Week

Kat Brown on a Starting to Write a Novel week at Totleigh Barton 
I didn’t really like my 30th…

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Shola Adewusi’s Arvon week

14 Jun 2013 / My Arvon Week

Shola Adewusi was awarded an Arvon Grant to attend Starting to Write at Totleigh Barton earlier this year. Here she…

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Priory School’s Arvon Adventures

13 Jun 2013 / Lumb Bank

Watch the snowy antics of a school group who came to Lumb Bank earlier this year:

The group from Priory School…

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Sarah Hehir’s Arvon Week

05 Jun 2013 / My Arvon Week

Sarah Hehir on how her Arvon week led to an award-winning radio play.
On March 22nd this year, I…

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Gladstone – from The Hurst writer-in-residence

04 Jun 2013 / The Hurst

Deborah Alma is The Hurst writer-in-residence in 2013, during the renovation of the Manor House, former home of playwright John…

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Piers Torday’s Arvon week

29 May 2013 / My Arvon Week

Piers Torday blogs about how his Arvon week inspired his debut novel.

In the summer of 2008, I found…

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Loving local food at Totleigh Barton

28 May 2013 / Totleigh Barton

Loving local food at Totleigh Barton
by Oliver Meek, Centre Director at Totleigh Barton
Arvon is not…

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