Tagged: “writing workshop”

One-Day Short Course: Overcoming Writer’s Block

Saturday 28 September 2019, 10am-4pm. Birmingham & Midland Institute   The fear of the blank page, or the fear of finishing a piece of writing, strikes writers of all genre, at any stage of their career. In this practical one-day course, trainer and writer Gulara Vincent will guide you through your writer’s block, and show […]

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Spark Young Writers Summer School 2019

Monday 22 July – Friday 26 July (inclusive) 10.30am – 3.30pm (optional hour of quiet writing from 9.30am) Lunch is not included – please bring a packed lunch. University of Wolverhampton   Are you – or do you know – a young person (school years 7 – 12, aged 12 – 17) who loves writing […]

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Short Course: Creative Writing & Mindfulness

Tuesdays, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, on 12, 19, 26 March and 2 & 9 April 2019. Birmingham & Midland Institute   We’re delighted to offer this course again for 2019 after it was sold out, with a long waiting list, when we ran it in April 2018. The practice of mindfulness helps us to focus on […]

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Short Course: Playwriting

How many times have you been to the theatre and thought: “Actually, I could write better dialogue than this” or “I have a great idea for a play, I just don’t know where to begin”? If there is a playwright inside of you itching to get out, then this is the course for you. Playwriting […]

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SOLD OUT BLF Workshop: How to be a Poet Surgeries

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT Saturday 28th April, 12 x 30 min sessions 10:00am – 3:00pm Venue TBA (Central Birmingham) £30 / £15 Tickets and information can be found here. How to be a Poet is a 21st century guide to writing by poet Jo Bell and publisher and poet Jane Commane. Aimed at […]

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Short Course: Performing Your Writing

Wednesdays, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, on 28 February, 7, 14, 21 and 28 March 2018 Birmingham & Midland Institute With Antonia Beck At some point, every writer faces the joy or indeed the fear of reading or performing their work in public. This five-session course will provide you with the opportunity to take part in practical activities, […]

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