Festival: Getting up close in poem-writing

This workshop by Ann Cuthbert will really focus in, using description to capture clear details of people, places and things in poems. Writers want to do this to involve readers, make them feel, see, hear, smell, even believe they can taste and touch what they are writing about. Ann will be working in the miniature, more »

Festival: Slices of life

This structured writing session by Susan Chapman is for people interested in starting to write their memoirs. Why write memoirs? For family. For personal clarification, for history. So much to say and often forgotten by the time we get around to say it. The workshop will use a series of prompts to remember slices of more »

Festival: Writing a big story

How does an author write a big story, one that spans a long period of time, includes many characters and develops a complex plot of significant events? Join novelist and creative writing tutor Tracey Iceton on this creative writing workshop/author talk for practical tips and advice. Participants will be guided through writing activities designed to more »

Festival: Bennet House Writers

Regular writing group is opening its doors to newcomers during Darlington Arts Festival. The Bennet House Writers group was formed in 1989 as part of the Workers Education Association and meets weekly to work on creative writing projects. The group welcomes writers of all ages and abilities. Date and times: 10.30am-noon Venue: Age UK, Bradbury more »