Welcome to the Blog-Space of Cath Humphris

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

WEA Creative Writing Day School.  C3526948hesters way community centre

25th July, 10.00 – 4.00

At, Hesters Way Community Resource Centre
Cassin Drive, Cheltenham, GL51 7SU

A day of creative exercises, feedback and discussion.  Discover your creativity, or revitalise an idea you’re working on through supported, motivational writing  challenges and discussion, suitable for beginner and experienced writers.

Cost: £29.00  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 


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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.


WEA Classes in Clevedon, at the Quaker Meeting House, Clevedon.  BS21 7RP

Enrol by email to Casa2012wea@gmail.com.

or by phone to Pat Halliwell on 01275 875349

once and future kingThe Once and Future King – is it really a book for children?

Six weeks, starting Friday, 19th June.   Ends, 24th July 2015 

Times: 1.30 – 4.00     

We’ll be exploring this ‘civilized, learned, witty and humane’ retelling of the Arthur stories through guided discussion.  Is this a classic?  Where did it come from?  What is it saying?  It’s a big book, and we’ll be discussing it in comfortable chronological sections.

At the first meeting we will discuss chapters 1 – 12

Cost: £56.



New WEA classes in Gloucestershire

Creative Writing at The Anglo Asian Cultural Centre, Gloucester.  C3526558 

Starting 1st October 2015.  End date 10 December 2015

A course of 6 fortnightly workshops for aspiring and experienced writers to practice and improve writing skills.  I’ll be setting enjoyable and challenging exercises to provide new directions, demonstrate key techniques and help you discover and hone your writing voice.  There will also be opportunities for feedback and advice and discussion about marketing opportunities.

Time: 10.15 am – 12.45pm   (dates – 1st, 15th, 29th Oct; 12th, 26th Nov; 10th Dec)

Venue: Anglo Asian Community Centre, Gloucester.  GL1 4HR.  On-site parking available.

Cost: £64.00.  Free to anyone in receipt of a recognised means tested benefit.


Stories of War: Civilians, soldiers and spies Day School.  C3526585

Book cover14th November.

Discuss this interesting, at times unexpected, and often challenging, selection.  With stories that describe experiences of war, at home and abroad, and the legacies of war, we will be considering approaches to telling.  What works?  What doesn’t work? Why?

Venue: The Chantry, Thornbury.

Cost: £30.00.


Pre-enrolment for all of the WEA courses 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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