Poetry

Seeing your poetry in the round

Monday April 22nd - Saturday April 27th 2019

Lumb Bank

This course will explore how your poetry fits into your life, the contemporary scene and new directions you might consider. It is aimed at new to intermediate level poets. The sessions will help you to develop better critical perspectives on your writing and to decide how and where you might take it further. Participants are invitied send 2–3 poems and a paragraph about yourself and your work to lumbbank@arvon.org by 29 March 2019.

Single room price: £795
Shared room price: £745

Grants are available to help with the course fee

COURSE TUTORS

Lumb Bank

The Ted Hughes Arvon Centre, Lumb Bank is an 18th-century millowners house in West Yorkshire, which once belonged to Ted Hughes. It’s set in 20 acres of steep woodland with breathtaking views to the valley below.

THE COURSE AT A GLANCE

Monday

Arrive late afternoon, settle in, enjoy dinner and the tutors’ introduction to the week in the evening.

Tuesday

Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. Tutors read from their work in the evening.

Wednesday

Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. In the evening a guest speaker joins the group.

Thursday

Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. You are free to spend this evening as you wish.

Friday

Tutors lead the final workshops in the morning. In the evening everyone gets together to share and celebrate their work.

Saturday

The week comes to a close after breakfast. Have a tissue handy to say your farewells to the group.

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