20 Feb 2014 / Chief Executive
We were greatly saddened to hear of the death of the poet and novelist Michael Baldwin, a wonderful friend to Arvon. Michael played a vital role in Arvon’s early years, as a committee chairman, fundraiser, and tutor of many Arvon weeks. Alan Brownjohn, who worked alongside Michael to support Arvon, said “Baldwin’s energy, zeal, tact and gift for friendship made him an invaluable Arvon committee chairman and fundraiser, as well as an indefatigable course tutor”. Our thoughts and wishes go out to his family.
You can read an obituary of Michael here.
04 Jun 2019 / #Arvon50
Being a writer is a solitary business: we sit and write for hours. We all do it differently, in different places,…Read more
29 May 2019 / The Hurst
Sketching Hurst Impressions with My Long White Cane
by Loraine Howard
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28 May 2019 / #Arvon50
When you go on an Arvon writing course anything can happen. Shutting sixteen people in a remote house with talented, generous…Read more