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An Introduction to LGBTQ Literature

Words and Ideas

Literature has often been a source of strength for LGBTQ people, of validation or understanding, and a space to enjoy the beauty in same-sex attraction. Part historical overview and part literary anal ...
10:30 AM -
4:30 PM
01 December 2018 -
01 December 2018
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WR19115

Writing Audio Drama (Radio and Podcasts)

Words and Ideas

A course for anyone interested in audio drama, whatever their experience or creative background. This course starts by getting to know the medium. We’ll explore the microphone as point-of-view, the au ...
10:30 AM -
4:30 PM
10 November 2018 -
24 November 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19107

Speechwriting

Words and Ideas

This course is an introduction to speechwriting. It will be an opportunity to develop speechwriting skills through a blend of activities. We will look at some examples of famous speeches and analyse h ...
11:00 AM -
11:32:00
10 November 2018 -
10 November 2018
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WR19114

Creative Writing - Life Writing

Words and Ideas

Life Writing is a creative writing programme that explores autobiographical writing, memoir, personal essays, creative non-fiction, biographical writing, family histories and other types of writing th ...
6:30 PM -
8:30 PM
07 November 2018 -
12 December 2018
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WR19106

Unreal City - London in Literature (1800-Today)

Words and Ideas

From William Blake’s apocalyptic Lambeth to Zadie Smith’s postcolonial north-west suburbs; from Dickens’s bustling panoramas to Patrick Hamilton’s hangover-ridden 1940s haunts, London has inspired man ...
7:00 PM -
8:30 PM
06 November 2018 -
11 December 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WRW19102

Creative Writing

Words and Ideas

This course has been designed to inspire you and provide you with the tools to write. Through practical writing exercises, visualisations and storytelling, you will tap into your own stories as a rich ...
6:30 PM -
8:30 PM
05 November 2018 -
10 December 2018
SUTIABLE FOR ALL -
WR19105

Playwriting

Words and Ideas

Playwriting is a vibrant avenue for creative writers to explore and this course will introduce you to the critical and practical skills needed to produce works for the stage. You will discover how to ...
6:30 PM -
8:30 PM
05 November 2018 -
10 December 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19111

Writing Flash Fiction

Words and Ideas

Interested in writing really short stories? Explore flash fiction in this lively course, where we will experiment with writing little nuggets of narrative. We’ll take inspiration from contemporary exa ...
11:00 AM -
4:00 PM
03 November 2018 -
17 November 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19110

Language and the First World War

Words and Ideas

In this course we will be examining how wartime changed the English language between 1914 and 1918; slang was taken up widely, and exploited commercially, soldiers found ways to reassure their loved o ...
11:00 AM -
4:00 PM
27 October 2018 -
27 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19101

The East End in Fiction and Fact

Words and Ideas

A one-day session exploring East London history via some of the vividly realised fiction written about its various districts in the years between 1820 and 1920. Among our tour guides are Dickens, GWM ...
11:00 AM -
4:00 PM
27 October 2018 -
27 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19103