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David Morley – #Arvon50

31 Jul 2018 / #Arvon50

I had never tutored a blind person. Victoria was blind. She had been thrown from a horse some years ago: the…

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Mahsuda Snaith – From Secret Writer to Arvon Tutor

24 Jul 2018 / #Arvon50

Moniack Mhor 2003:  I am a young, Asian student from an inner-city council estate who writes mostly in secret.  I have…

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Sally Harrop – The Hurst – #Arvon50

18 Jul 2018 / #Arvon50

#Arvon50
Arvon is 50 this year and to celebrate we have collected the stories of writers far and…

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Colin Grant – First, Do No Harm – #Arvon50

13 Jul 2018 / #Arvon50

#Arvon50
Arvon is 50 this year and to celebrate we have collected the stories of writers far and…

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Anne Patterson’s Arvon Week

22 Jun 2018 / My Arvon Week

In August 2007 I nearly didn’t go on an Arvon novel writing course. My ex said he had to go abroad…

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Jane Feaver – My life according to Arvon

15 Jun 2018 / #Arvon50

#Arvon50
Arvon is 50 this year and to celebrate we have collected the stories of writers far and…

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Open Gardens at the Hurst – May 13th

04 Apr 2018 / #Arvon50

The Hurst, The John Osborne Arvon Centre, Clunton:
Open Gardens May 13th 2-5pm
Arvon is 50 this…

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Tim Firth – Macbeth the musical – #Arvon50

22 Mar 2018 / #Arvon50

I was eighteen. A-Levels over. I wasn’t ready to go to University. I took a year off.
People use their years…

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Victoria Lambert: Author Boundaries – My Arvon Journey

05 Mar 2018 / General

After 30 years of promising myself an Arvon course, in August 2015 I turned up at The Hurst to join a…

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Kirin’s Resolution Writing – Sensing Culture

15 Feb 2018 / General

I decided in 2018 one of my new year’s resolutions was to try at least one new thing each month. To…

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Tom Richardson – Interrogation

05 Feb 2018 / #Arvon50

Interrogation
Back last March, I wrench myself
from domestic cosiness of my eighty-first year,
and travel. Arriving at a house,
high…

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Annie Fox – My Arvon Week

02 Feb 2018 / General

In July 2017, I was in a barn in Totleigh Barton listening to one of our playwriting tutors, Brad Birch, read…

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WELCOME TO ARVON’S 2018 PROGRAMME

04 Dec 2017 / General

Ruth Borthwick, Chief Executive and Artistic Director
We are celebrating our 50th birthday in 2018. It’s an exciting moment…

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ARVON APPOINTS JEREMY TREGLOWN AS CHAIR

06 Nov 2017 / General

Arvon has appointed Jeremy Treglown as its new Chair.
Chief Executive of Arvon, Ruth Borthwick said: “Arvon has a wonderful new…

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