Journeys Festival International: Community Conversations

Join Tongues & Grooves in the Community and Journeys Festival International 18– 27 October 2019. Community Conversations is a project which explores how poetry can facilitate conversations across communities. A selection of poems written by members of the refugee and asylum-seeking community will be touring to libraries around Portsmouth until September 2019. Keep an eye on our website for exhibition dates and free upcoming workshops. Further information can … Continue reading Journeys Festival International: Community Conversations

Telling Tales for Grown Ups – Workshop: Saturday 9th March 2019

TELLING TALES FOR GROWN UPS ADDITIONAL CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP! SATURDAY 9 MARCH 2019 12 – 3.30PM Room F, Third Floor, Portsmouth Central Library PO1 2DX 6 places still available Tickets £7: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/tongues-amp-grooves-18157115293 Maggie Sawkins and Brighton-based writer and performer Gus Watcham delve into the dark world of folk and fairy tale for nuggets of gold to get writing ideas flowing. Come ready to embrace the weird and wonderful. Suitable for … Continue reading Telling Tales for Grown Ups – Workshop: Saturday 9th March 2019

THE IMP OF THE PERVERSE – Creative Writing Workshop

Saturday 17th February 2018 2 – 4.30pm 20 places Menuhin Theatre, Third Floor, Portsmouth Central Library £6 – TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM E mail: hookedonwords@gmail.com THE IMP OF THE PERVERSE – Creative Writing Workshop In what ways does a prose poem differ from flash fiction? Is a prose poem just a poem without the line breaks? Do labels even matter? In the words of Gertrude Stein: … Continue reading THE IMP OF THE PERVERSE – Creative Writing Workshop

August 2017: Fifty Ways to Fly

FIFTY WAYS TO FLY TWO POETRY WORKSHOPS THURSDAY 10 AUGUST with MAGGIE SAWKINS 7 PM – 9.30PM SATURDAY 12 AUGUST with DENISE BENNETT 2PM – 4.30PM CATHEDRAL INNOVATION CENTRE 63 St Thomas’s Street, Portsmouth PO1 2HA £10 for one workshop £15 for both workshops Come along and explore the different ways you can fly, with or without wings!  Denise and Maggie will lead you through writing … Continue reading August 2017: Fifty Ways to Fly