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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

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 ...
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18:30 -
20:30
14 January 2019 -
18 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19203

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

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

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

Polari - The Lost Language of Gay Men

Words and Ideas

Polari was a form of language spoken mainly by British gay men in the first half of the 20th century. Homosexuality was illegal in the UK, so Polari acted as a secret code, enabling gay men to communi ...
14:30 -
16:30
16 February 2019 -
16 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19210

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 ...
18:30 -
20:30
25 February 2019 -
01 April 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19208

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

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 -
16:30
09 February 2019 -
09 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19209

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 ...
18:30 -
20:30
27 February 2019 -
03 April 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19205