January to April 2017: I saw my voice – writing for well-being


January to April 2017

Are you interested in working with a writer to find your voice? Join award winning poet Maggie Sawkins for a series of creative writing workshops inspired by Edward King’s paintings of 1940s Portsmouth.

The six sessions will be relaxed and supportive as Maggie takes you through warm-ups and exercises to stimulate your imagination and get your words flowing.

When: Sessions run 2 pm – 4pm on Thursdays 26th January, 9th & 23rd February, 9 & 23rd March, 6th April 2017.

Where: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, Portsmouth PO1 2LJ

Cost: £30 / £18 Portsmouth Leisure Card for all six workshops including refreshments.

Booking & enquiries: Places are limited and must be booked in advance. For further information or to book your place telephone 02392 834744 (Monday – Friday)

Maggie Sawkins teaches in community and health care settings. Her work is widely published and she is the winner of the 2013 Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry. Find out more at http://www.hookedonwords.me/

Portsmouth Museum is 15 minutes walk from city centre train stations. Free parking and cycle racks available. There is more information on the Portsmouth Museums website:


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