CAST Word Nights presents Exploration and the Word
Free admission, all welcome
Food will be available in CAST Café after the event for £10. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or text 07814101551 to book your place for food.
This evening at CAST will focus on ... More information
Saturday 15 April, 7pm
Free admission, all welcome
CAST Café will offer a £10 supper after the event.
Please email email@example.com or text 07814 101551 to reserve a place for supper.
Novelists trade in deception: they create imaginary worlds populated by imaginary characters, and ... More information
CAST presents an evening of live readings exploring the connections between writing and visual art. Reading at the event will be award-winning artist and poet Heather Phillipson, recently chosen for the Fourth Plinth commission in Trafalgar Square and author of ... More information
Imagine a type of writing so hard to define its very name means a trial, effort or attempt. An ancient form with an eye on the future, a genre poised between tradition and experiment. The essay wants above all to ... More information
Patrick Gale is a beloved Cornish-based British novelist and the author of sixteen novels including the Costa Award Shortlisted 'A Place Called Winter'.
His latest book 'Take Nothing With You' draws in part on his own boyhood experiences and explores a ... More information
Poets Sam Buchan-Watts and Lavinia Singer will run a relaxed reading group of some key works by the modernist poet W. S. Graham (1918–86), who lived for most of his writing life in Cornwall.
Lavinia Singer is a poetry editor at ... More information
Poets Lavinia Singer and Sam Buchan-Watts will introduce the idiosyncratic creative practice of the modernist poet W. S. Graham (1918-86) before inviting artists and writers to read from, and reflect on, their contributions to the publication 'Try To Be Better'.
The ... More information
Award-winning author and travel writer, Philip Marsden, and artist Hadrian Pigott will visit CAST to discuss the pleasures and rigours of single-handed sailing and the need to explore both real and imaginary places.
Philip Marsden’s new book, 'The Summer Isles: A ... More information
Bestselling authors, Raynor Winn and Catrina Davies will discuss their recent memoirs, each of which recounts a personal experience of homelessness. Grappling with class, economics, mental health and nature, these moving and inspiring stories shine a light on the country-wide ... More information
Organised by The Society of Authors the evening will feature advice from award-winning poets Penelope Shuttle and Pascale Petit.
Aimed at aspiring writers who are seeking to make a living from poetry and related activities, the event will be chaired by ... More information