Fri, 09 Jun|
Writing Poems of ‘people and place’
Five workshops offering beginners and more established writers opportunities to write and share poetry through the theme of people and place
Time & Location
09 Jun 2023, 14:00 – 16:00
Stonehaven, Stonehaven AB39, UK
About the event
- Join in writing poetry as a way of finding out about and connecting with local histories, heritages & landscapes?
- Write poems that imagine the futures of your people & places?
- Explore publications & archives that tell the stories of past lives and livings in Stonehaven and surrounding districts
- Work with some of Scotland’s freshest contemporary poets
- Develop your own poetic style in a mutually supportive environment
- All levels of interest welcome – just bring your imagination
Five workshops offering beginners and more established writers opportunities to explore poetry written by bards and makars of Northern Scotland, and selections from Stonehaven Library’s book and archive collections to stimulate and inspire writing their own poems. Practicing writing exercises and techniques with an experienced tutor and guest poets, new and more experienced poets are invited to increase their confidence in developing and sharing their work.
We invite you to book for all five workshops, each is designed to develop themes covered in previous sessions. Participants over the age of fourteen are welcome, all those under the age of eighteen must be accompanied by a responsible adult.