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Creative writing and performance workshop



Saturday 10 February

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11am - 2pm




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Please note that this event is suitable for age 16+

Light refreshments will be provided but please bring a packed lunch.


Have a go at creative writing at the Shipley Art Gallery. 

Join us at the Shipley Art Gallery on Saturday 10th February to have a go at writing techniques and performance skills in collaboration with local writing group The Scribblers and nationally acclaimed writer and poet Elaine Cusack.

11am - 1pm (including break)
Take part in drop in writing workshops with The Scribblers and Elaine Cusack in response to the Shipley's collections, the surrounding area and local themes. These workshops will focus on developing your writing techniques and the ways you can express yourself through the spoken and written word. There will also be a chance to have a go at making your very own illustrated short story.

1pm - 2pm 
Have a go at performing your written piece created over the course of the day. This will be an open mic style performance and is not a mandatory part of the event.