Welcome to the Blog-Space of Cath Humphris

Thank you for Visiting

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

If you want to know more about my creative writing teaching, check out the Workshops and Courses tab I’ve added (above).

The Spring Courses are Now Signing Up:

Why Not, dust off your notebooks and join in?

creative writing advert

Clevedon – CASA

elizabeth taylorRead & discuss selected Short Stories by Elizabeth Taylor and V.S. Pritchett

6 sessions: starts 6 June 2018 finishes 11 July 2018

Time: 10.30 – 12.45

Read and discuss selected stories from two authors who have been claimed to have mapped the changes and details of everyday British life from the 1930s to the 1990s.   We’ll be looking in detail at two stories each week, and asking questions about how short stories work, for the reader and the writer.  pritchett collected stories

Cost: £60


 Full details of WEA classes for Autumn 2018 will be announced shortly.

See individual courses for cost.  WEA classes are generally free for anyone in receipt of a recognised means tested benefit. 

To enrol, and to find out more, see on-line: www.wea.org.uk


Telephone 0300 303 3464 (this is a manned line, so 10.00am – 04.00 pm, weekdays is advisable.)


Courses in Gloucestershire.


Read & discuss North & South, by Elizabeth Gaskell.

At: St mark’s Methodist Church, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham.  GL51 8PX

7 Sessions starting Monday 22nd October 2018.


Also, at: The Ashcroft Centre, 21 Ashcroft Road, Cirencester, GL7 1RA

7 Sessions starting Tuesday 23rd October 2018.

Creative Writing C35

At: The Roots Coffee & Community Centre, Alvin Street, Gloucester. GL1 3EH

6 fortnightly sessions.

Class dates start: 4th October.  Finish: 13th December 2018

Time: 10.15 – 12.30

For inspiration, encouragement & improvement:

Discover and develop your story-writing skills in exercise-based workshops. Draw inspiration, practise techniques and discuss theories to expand our understanding of the writing process. Sessions will include feedback and advice on marketing opportunities. Suitable for beginners and improvers


Creative Story Writing: drafting, feedback & redrafting skills.  C35

At: The Roots Coffee & Community Centre, Alvin Street, Gloucester. GL1 3EH

6 fortnightly sessions.

Class dates start: 24th September.  Finish: 3rd December 2018

Time: 10.15 – 12.45






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


21 thoughts on “Welcome to the Blog-Space of Cath Humphris

  1. Thank you for returning the visit.
    We’re mostly dreaming about spring and summer here – that’s human nature for you, I suppose. though in our defence, it’s not so much cool as soggy here..

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  2. Sorry to have had to miss last two classes of very enjoyable Cirencester class. Could I have details of next Cirencester class please?


    • No problem, Jenny. Start date will be 23rd October, time is 10.15 – 12.15. We’ll be reading North & South by Mrs Gaskell. More details will follow. Look forward to seeing you again then.


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