Arvon Live Writing Day

Life Writing Day with Cathy Rentzenbrink & Raynor Winn

Sunday October 31st 2021

Hebden Bridge Town Hall

An in-person masterclass with two of the UK’s most successful and popular lifewriters

Sunday 31st October 2021, 10am until 4.45pm

Hebden Bridge Town Hall, St George’s Street, Hebden Bridge, HX7 7BY

Do you have a life writing project that needs attention? Join bestselling writers Cathy Rentzenbrink and Raynor Winn for an intensive ‘Arvon in a day’ creative writing course focusing on memoir and writing from life.

Have you got a story to tell? You may be raring to go but want some technical help to acquire the tools and techniques to manage your material. Or you might still feel conflicted and nervous about committing your life to paper, worried both about how to do it and what people will say. Either way this intensive writing day will answer all your questions about everything from first words to publication. We’ll get you writing in a supportive and friendly atmosphere and you’ll leave full of knowledge and ideas and with a plan of how to carry on with your book.

Our Arvon Live Writing Days are aimed at writers of all levels of experience who would like a boost to get themselves writing or get their project back on track.  The day will include two intense and interactive workshops with Cathy and Raynor which will be designed to generate new work as well as to reinvigorate your current project, followed by an in conversation with Cathy and Raynor and a Q&A session at the end of the day when you will have the opportunity to ask questions about your own work.


9.30-10.00 Arrivals from 9.30am onwards, tea and coffee

10.10 Welcome from the Arvon host

10.15-12.15 Workshop One (2 hrs including 15 min break)

12.15-13.00 Lunch

13.00-15.00 Workshop Two (2 hrs including 15 min break)

15.00-15.15 Break

15.15-16.45 Cathy and Raynor in conversation & final Q&A surgery session

The Venue

Hebden Bride Town Hall is a fully accessible venue in the centre of the town, approximately 10 minutes’ walk from Hebden Bridge train station (accessible lift option available on request) with direct links to Manchester and Leeds. Parking is available within the town centre. For more information


£60 / £30 concessions (including refreshments and a sandwich lunch)


Hebden Bridge Town Hall



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