Winchester Discovery Centre

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(…)

Dastardly Plots: making plot work in fiction

Dastardly Plots: making plot work in fiction

A workshop at Winchester Discovery Centre Saturday 23rd November. 10am – 4pm, £25 (£22.50 concessions) When you”re learning to write, plotting can be one of the hardest thing to master. In fact, many of my students say plotting is what they most want to learn: how to finish the pieces they”ve started, or maybe get(…)

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(…)

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.(…)

New Workshops for Autumn in Winchester and Gosport

  The days are getting shorter and the mornings colder, and the thoughts of children and adults everywhere are turning to new classes.  So I thought I’d mention the workshops that I’ve got lined up for the autumn. I’ve had the chance to put together a bonanza bunch at Winchester and Gosport Discovery Centres, and I’m very(…)