Fiona Hamilton's Poetry Studio returns to Bristol for another year of feedback, writing and inspiration.
Consider the challenges, practical 'nuts and bolts' and decision-making processes in putting together your own pamphlet publication.
An afternoon timeslot for one of our inspiring Advanced Poetry Workshops.
A rotating line-up of special guest tutors teach you how to construct a poem.
New approaches to writing poetry, looking at contemporary and less familiar work to inspire your own writing.
For beginner writers who want to explore some definitions of poetry; and to start some structured learning about rhyme, metre, verse forms, lineation and stanzas.
An innovative and in-depth masterclass looking at (virtually) every way a poem can come into being.
Define your goals as a writer and develop an individual body of work in the third of Tim Dooley's courses.
One of our flagship advanced workshops, with the benefit of special guests.
Develop your work-in-progress through discussion and feedback in an advanced workshop.
For intermediate poets looking to develop their writing through experimentation, play and close-readings.
Open up new channels in your writing and explore how poems can enter into conversation with works of art.
A weekly workshop for poets looking to develop their individual voice and technique.
Take a walk on the wild side and explore the diverse world of contemporary nature and eco-poetry with Fiona Benson
Monthly all-day Saturday workshops with Ros Barber.
Discuss, dissect and explore various ways into counter and companion poems with Inua Ellams.
Take a whirlwind tour of tales, myths and folk stories.
Ransack the Natural History Museum for metaphors and allegories before incorporating its exhibits into new poems of your own.
Explore poetry’s collision with the dictionary and re-make language for your own purposes.
Learn what it takes to write poetry which speaks in an authentic voice.
Write poems that attend to ‘big changes’ on the world stage with Fiona Hamilton in this one-day workshop in Bristol.
Examine various ways of using the poetic line and try some hands-on lineation exercises in this 1-day workshop.
Three all-day workshop sessions with the Sansoms in Manchester.
Explore the big world of small poems with Rishi Dastidar
Seek out failure, mess, and happy accidents in your writing with Kayo Chingonyi
Take shadowy inspiration from Lady Gaga and learn about poetic light with Penelope Shuttle.
Explore the condensed and memorable phrases of proverbs with Penelope Shuttle and learn how these can open doors into new writing.
In this workshop with Raymond Antrobus, learn how the use of image can expand your poems into other, wide-ranging narratives.
Experiment with economy, pace and collage to explore themes of loneliness, domesticity and the female lived experience with Rachel Long.
Learn about poetry's 'perfect form', even in non traditional poems, with Maurice Riordan.
Consider contrasting approaches to writing the turbulence of lived experience and consider the thorny matters of risks, rights and responsibilities in disclosure.
Look at ways of building poems with Jane Yeh. Can you follow the assembly instructions?
Explore the topic of shame with Richard Scott and consider if poetry might even challenge and defeat shame.