Short Course: Poetry
The art of storytelling in poetry
Exploring our histories and diving into spoken stories
Monday October 28th - Thursday October 31st 2019
This course is for spoken word artists and poets interested in mining their memories and family histories in order to make sense of the present. Participants will be encouraged to explore those intangible parts of our lives that live on in us through the use of objects, photographs and other triggers, to then celebrate and explore the tangential, messy routes to those ideas that really matter. This will be an informal and open course, exploring collaborative investigation and discussion to unearth gems that might lead to that piece that feels worthy of a time capsule.
Single room price: £545
Steven Camden (AKA Polarbear) has written and toured five feature-length theatrical spoken word pieces internationally. He has written for TV, film,…
Belinda Zhawi is a Zimbabwean-born writer and educator. Belinda was a 2015/16 London Laureate and the 2016/17 Institute of Contemporary Arts…
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.
Arrive at lunchtime, afternoon workshop, after dinner the tutors read from their own work.
Morning workshop, one to one tutorials and time to write in the afternoon, after dinner evening workshop or group session.
Morning workshop, one to one tutorials and time to write in the afternoon, after dinner group celebratory readings.
Depart after breakfast with the group.