It’s a fish, smoking a cigar, next to a glass of wine.
Heavy lifting; poetry working with pain and purpose.
A day for poets to explore music and musicality, and what it can mean within your own writing.
Keepsakes from over there; capturing the foreign without the fake.
Hone your craft, explore poetry’s inner workings, and look at techniques to help your poems achieve lift-off.
Locating the liminal in conceptual emulsion – poetics at the unfathomable edge.
Mix up your writing, and learn new skills and techniques with Jacqueline Saphra.
Inimitable Italian poetics – from the classical to the current.
Rediscover the 'I' and examine the delights of its persona.
Knock your loose poems into shape with some concentrated feedback from poet and PBS pamphlet choice selector, Arji Manuelpillai.
Journaling the joy of journeys – hit the highways of your own poetic hinterland.
Mine the magical in modern and historic poetry; creating your own personal poetic of myth.
An advanced weekly workshop group with the inimitable Mark Waldron.
The poet as critic, the critic as artist – poetics across the divide.
Fissile material; experiment with scientific stanzas and supercharge your poetic skills.
Oh speaker, my speaker; exploring the varied voices hiding behind the poetic curtain.
Monthly all-day Saturday workshops with Ros Barber.
Find form and freedom in the famous fourteen.
Explore the sensorial dimension of visual poetry by engaging with the work of exciting, innovative women poets.
Back to being a beast; the animus of animality.
Develop your writing through discussion and feedback in this advanced workshop with Anthony Anaxagorou.
Challenge yourself, elevate your writing, and take the next steps in your poetry career.
Bring your writing to the next level and explore contemporary poetry’s cutting-edge.
An exciting advanced workshop group with the innovative Astrid Alben.
Find inspiration in the mesmerising world of Dante’s Divine Comedy.
An exciting new advanced workshop group with the much-loved Rachel Long and the benefit of special guest tutors each term.
Our long-running weekly workshop with Tim Dooley, for poets looking to develop their individual voice and technique.
Remake history and poetic traditions to imbue a chaotic present with meaning.
Spark your creativity and take your first steps into the world of poetry!
Playing to the crowd; polish your pieces through the poetics of performance.
Our weekly workshop for intermediate poets looking to develop their work.
Explore the creative potential of the pamphlet form with expert pamphlet publishers, Guillemot Press.
Join this group for rigorous discussion of your writing with acclaimed poet Richard Price.
A transformative workshop series about harnessing your inspirations to expand your writing.
Develop your critical confidence and editorial skills with the editor-in-chief at Nine Arches Press.
House & home; poetics of our storied buildings.
Alternate art; busting open the poem to embrace new and experimental forms.
Rhetoric tekkers, for poems that bloom.
Explore the poetic potential of the handwritten word and discover the unique authenticity of putting pen to paper.
First, second, third person; explore how different points of view and narrative positions affect your poems.
Disorient and delight as you whisk readers from the everyday to the extraordinary.
The meaningful meander; writing the city on the hoof.
Kinetic poetics and the dauntless dynamic.
Honing hope; awakening a poetics of wonder in a worrisome world.