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Creative Writing in Cornish

Date: 21st April 2021, Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, Location:
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Creative Writing in Cornish

A vynn’ta maga dha skrifedh awenek? A vynn’ta usya dha Gernewek magata?
Do you want to nourish your creative writing? Do you want to use your Cornish as well?

Jun genen ni rag obershoppa awenek kevres ha dyski usya Kernewek rag meur a draow: a vardhonieth dhe hwedhlow, a dhrollys dhe erthyglow ha moy.
Join us for a series of 3 creative workshops and learn to use Cornish for many things: from poetry to stories, from drolls to articles and more.

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Young Writers - creative writing masterclasses for 11-16 years

Date: 8th May 2021, Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Location:
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Young Writers - creative writing masterclasses for 11-16 years

Creative writing masterclasses for 11-16 year olds. Each month has a different theme and is a chance to make new friends, write and be a part of Cornwall’s network of young writers.

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Little Story Seekers - Youtube sessions

Date: 10th May 2021, Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am, Location:
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Little Story Seekers - Youtube sessions

FREE fortnighty, fun and interactive sessions for children aged 2-5 years and their parents and carers.

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Everybody has a Story - Online writing for wellbeing workshops

Date: 10th May 2021, Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 am, Location: The Writer’s Block
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Everybody has a Story - Online writing for wellbeing workshops

A weekly writing workshop for anyone over 18 whether you’re a keen writer or haven’t picked up a pen since school.

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Writing YA Fiction with Emily Barr

Date: 19th May 2021, Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Location:
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Writing YA Fiction with Emily Barr

YA novelist Emily Barr will be leading this masterclass to uncover what makes a YA novel work and providing exercises to help get you going.

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Speakeasy - an online sharing event

Date: 26th May 2021, Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Location: The Writer’s Block
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Speakeasy - an online sharing event

A twice per season showcase and sharing event for emerging writers. Short stories, poetry, song and spoken word.

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Playing the Red River - a family walk and workshop with poet John Clarke

Date: 26th June 2021, Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Location:
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Playing the Red River - a family walk and workshop with poet John Clarke

Take a walk across the Red River Valley exploring the way our voices and creative thinking can sharpen our experience of a landscape rich in industrial heritage and biodiversity.

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Vibrant Matter and the Red River - a day of walking and writing for adults

Date: 27th June 2021, Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Location:
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Vibrant Matter and the Red River - a day of walking and writing for adults

We’ll take the rich ecology and post-industrial landscape of the Red River as the starting point for a creative-writing workshop exploring how writing in the landscape may disturb our words with its strangeness.

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Speakeasy - a sharing event for emerging writers

Date: 7th July 2021, Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Location: The Writer’s Block
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Speakeasy - a sharing event for emerging writers

A twice per season showcase and sharing event for emerging writers. Short stories, poetry, song and spoken word. With live guest reader Natasha Carthew

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Wild Writing - an outdoor writing masterclass with Natasha Carthew

Date: 17th July 2021, Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Location: The Writer’s Block
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Wild Writing - an outdoor writing masterclass with Natasha Carthew

Join acclaimed Outdoor Writer Natasha Carthew as she explores what it means to write in the wild, discussing inspiration/setting/characterisation/themes and symbolism in response to your surroundings.

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