The programme for our 28th Festival is now confirmed and, unless circumstances change, will go ahead – in a hybrid form with a mix of live events and a few streamed events – whilst continuing to adhere to Government guidelines. ... More information
A supportive three week course designed to help you focus on your creative writing projects. Come and kickstart your creative writing practice!
Starts Tuesday 20th Oct 8:00am [BST]
Do you sometimes struggle to prioritise your artistic practice? Do you have things you ... More information
Turbocharge your writing process with this exciting online course. Using various techniques, you’ll free your mind and writing habits – and ultimately create a whole new piece of writing.
This course aims to create surprise and confidence in testing new approaches, ... More information
This workshop offers you the chance to consider your writing off the page, focusing on the performance element of poetry, commonly referred to as Spoken Word.
Saturday 24 Oct 10am - 12pm | pay what you can: £18-£23 More information
An illustrated tour through the dark story of our fascination with murder, with renowned historian Lucy Worsley.
Lucy has covered the history of this very British obsession in a book and BBC TV series. Here she shares its secrets and explores ... More information
Have you ever wondered what a literary agent does? Or how a writer gets one? What does it mean to be ‘querying agents’ and what should you expect from the process? And, most importantly, what makes a submission stand out ... More information
Whether you’re writing spooky tales for children infused with magic and witchcraft or you’re working on a psychological horror story, we have put together this online event to cover it all. So sign up to discover how to perfect your ... More information
Hinny, goosegog, ginnel, clarty - the music of vernacular language can make your poems sing! Join award-winning poet Liz Berry for a friendly, playful workshop exploring how to use dialect in your poetry. You'll read some wonderful contemporary dialect poems ... More information
Historically, our literature has been loud with the silences of those who’ve been excluded. Join Louisa Adjoa Parker, a writer of extraordinary skill, warmth and courage for an interactive workshop exploring the rich diversity of rural writing with its varied ... More information