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Writing Short Stories - The Next Step

Words and Ideas

This is a welcoming and practical workshop for students who have completed our Writing Short Stories course or are writing their own stories. From undiscovered authors to published writers, this suppo ...
18:30 -
20:30
26 February 2019 -
02 April 2019
INTERMEDIATE -
WR19212

Writing Short Stories

Words and Ideas

This course is for all short story enthusiasts, whether novice or well practised. You will develop your understanding of how to shape and hone your stories, making reference to the different short sto ...
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18:30 -
20:30
15 January 2019 -
12 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19213

Writing Inspiration: Recreating the Past 1830s -1960s

Words and Ideas

Bishopsgate Institute’s Special Collections and Archives hold a wealth of nineteenth and twentieth-century materials to inspire creative writing projects, including historical fiction and life writing ...
11:00 -
16:00
16 March 2019 -
16 March 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19217

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 -
16:00
09 February 2019 -
02 March 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19214

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 -
16:30
02 February 2019 -
16 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19206

Unreal City - London in literature, 1800 to today

Words and Ideas

On this six-week course, we’ll survey fictional representations of the metropolis. From William Blake’s apocalpytic Lambeth to Zadie Smith’s postcolonial north-west suburbs; from Dickens’s bustling pa ...
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19:00 -
20:30
14 January 2019 -
18 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19201

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 -
16:00
26 January 2019 -
26 January 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19202

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 -
16:00
09 February 2019 -
09 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19207

Radical Thinkers

Words and Ideas

This one-day workshop will discuss the work of four highly influential feminist thinkers: Audre Lorde, Simone de Beauvoir, Olive Morris and Jacqueline Rose. The workshop will cover different kinds of ...
10:00 AM -
16:00 PM
16 February 2019 -
16 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19215

Power and Struggle – Contemporary Protest

Words and Ideas

Each session of this discussion-led series will focus on a particular question or set of questions about the nature of protest and political struggle, using specific examples of contemporary protest m ...
18:30 -
20:30
26 February 2019 -
19 March 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19216