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Why Not, dust off your notebooks and join one of my Courses?

 

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I hope you enjoy reading my blog.  On this page I try to keep up-dated details of my classes.

If you’re interested, and want to know more, do use my ‘get in touch’ page.

New WEA class at Chippenham, Wiltshire, starting October 6th 2014:

Creating Stories – Writing for Pleasure.  C3525708

Wiltshire and History CentreA course of 7 Creative Writing workshops begins on Monday 6th October 2014.  11am – 1.00pm.   Last meeting, 17 November 2014

At, Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Cocklebury Road, Chippenham, SN15 3QN.

Unlock your creativity in friendly and supportive writing workshops, suitable for beginners and improvers.  Guided exercises, discussion, advice and information on identifying marketing opportunities and submitting work.

The classes are organised by WEA

Cost £54.00.  Free to anyone in receipt of a recognised means tested benefit.

Pre-enrolment is essential. Phone 0845 4582758 or go online at http://www.wea.org.uk/courses 

 

New WEA classes in Gloucestershire

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Starting 2nd October 2014.  End date 11 December 2014

A course of 6 fortnightly workshops for aspiring and experienced writers to practice and improve writing skills.  enjoyable and challenging exercises to provide new directions, demonstrate key techniques and help you discover and hone your writing voice.  Explore ideas and advice on marketing opportunities.

Time: 10.00 am – 12.30pm   (dates – 2nd, 16th, 30th Oct; 13th, 27th Nov; 11th Dec)

Venue: Kingsholm & Wotton Community Centre, 79a Sebert Street, Gloucester.  GL1 3BS.  On-site parking available.

Cost: £54.00.  Free to anyone in receipt of a recognised means tested benefit.

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Stories of War: Civilians, soldiers and spies.  C3525384

Book coverStarting 2nd September 2014, 2.15pm – 4.30pm.  6 meetings. End date: 7th October 2014

Read and discuss selected stories from The Penguin Book of First World War Stories.  We will consider how traditional, contemporary and modern approaches to story writing reflect the attitudes and values of their period.

Venue: Kingsholm & Wotton Community Centre, 79a Sebert Street, Gloucester.  GL1 3BS.  On-site parking available.

Cost: £53.00.  Free to anyone in receipt of a recognised means tested benefit.

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Reading the Rural Past: Cider with Rosie, Lark Rise and The Diary of a Farmer’s Wife 1796 – 1797   C3525748

What is popular writing?  Why do some texts endure and others fade from notice?  Consider these and other questions as we read and discuss accounts of rural life in Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Oxfordshire, in this, Laurie Lee’s centenary year.

Venue: North Nibley Village Hall, Innocks Estate, North Nibley.  GL11 6DP

Pre-enrolment is essential. Phone 0845 4582758 or go online at http://www.wea.org.uk/courses 

Do get in touch with me if you would like more information.

 

 

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