Poetry courses

Finding Your Voices: a poetry workshop

Finding Your Voices: a poetry workshop

Winchester Discovery Centre, Saturday 22nd March 10am – 4pm, £25 (£22.50 concessions) ‘Voice’ is something that poets can worry about a lot. Do you need one? If so, what is it? How can you find it? How do you know when you have found it? Will the one you find be any good?… And so on! This(…)

Poetry of the Spirit: a workshop

Poetry of the Spirit: a workshop

Winchester Discovery Centre, Saturday 28th September 10am – 4pm, £25 (£22.50 concessions) Autumn is just around the corner, so it’s time for new classes and courses. Poetry of the Spirit is my first offering this term. I have always thought of poetry as a spiritual art. For me, as for many others, the ultimate purpose(…)

‘Impressions’ Poetry Workshop at the Jane Austen House

‘Impressions’ Poetry Workshop at the Jane Austen House

Chawton, Saturday 13th July 11am – 3.30pm, £15 (12.50 concessions) It’s always a pleasure to work in a new place, and I’m especially excited about this one: getting to teach at the home of one of the language’s greatest writers is a huge privilege. The Jane Austen House Museum is where Austen revised  Pride and(…)

Write me a river… or a sea, ocean, droplet: Poetic Flow poetry workshop, Winchester

Winchester Discovery Centre, Saturday 23rd March, 10am-4pm, £25 (£22.50 concessions) I love water. I love watching it, I quite like swimming in it, and I very much like that you can make it into tea. And, ever since as a teen I read Larkin’s ‘Water’, I’ve been interested in how water can work in poetry.(…)

Next poetry workshop at Winchester Discovery Centre

Learn the “Rules” of Poetry Writing Winchester Discovery Centre, Saturday 26th May 10am-4pm, £25 (£18.50 concessions) As a person and as a poet, I like to try things out: exploring new places, learning about new ideas, trying out a new approach in a poem. But sometimes it”s good to go back to the tried and(…)