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Online Schedule during COVID measures

27 April 2020

In response to a changed cultural landscape and government advice on movement restrictions, ArtfulScribe will continue to support existing writing groups and new communities by offering a wide range of online creative writing workshops to writers of all ages and stages of development.  Commencing from Saturday 25thApril 2020, our online delivery schedule is as follows:

 

 

Monday 7-9pm:                                  Mayflower Creative Writers

                                                            (18-25 years) led by Antosh Wojcik

writing, editing and developing work for performance and publication (all genres)

            

For sign-up details, please email mayflowercreativewriters@artfulscribe.co.uk

 

Playwright, dramatist, and performance poet, Antosh has featured on Sky Arts, toured nationally and is a former winner of the Roundhouse Poetry Slam.

 

 

Wednesday 9.30-11am                       ArtfulScribe Junior Writers Club

(from 13thMay)                                   (7-11 years) led by Susmita Bhattacharya

NEW group aimed at primary school children featuring fun ways to engage and get creative with words, encouraging young people’s voices to be heard.

 

                                                            For sign-up details, please email

                                                            juniorwritersclub@artfulscribe.co.uk

 

Susmita is an award-winning novelist whose recent book Table Mannerswon a Saboteur Award for Best Short Story Collection. Her work has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and when not writing Susmita is mother to two girls and a cat called Karishma.

 

 

Wednesday 11.30-1pm                       ArtfulScribe Young Writers Online

(From 13th May)                                 Aimed at Secondary School and 6thForm college-aged participants, led by Tabitha Hayward featuring creative approaches to generate new work for publication, performance, and personal satisfaction (all genres)

 

For sign-up details please emailyoungwritersonline@artfulscribe.co.uk


Tabitha Hayward holds a First Class English Degree from University of Oxford and works as a script-reader for Finborough Theatre and as an English tutor. A brilliantly engaging creative practitioner. Her work has been published in Stanpoint Magazine, The Missing Slate, and The Oxford Magazine.

 

 

Thursday 11am-1pm                           SO:Write Women

Weeks 1 and 3 of each month             led by Joanna Barnard

A group tailored towards creating, sharing and celebrating women’s writing in a safe and supportive environment

 

                                                            For sign-up details please email

                                                            sowritewomen@artfulscribe.co.uk

 

 

Joanna Barnard won the Bath Novel Award in 2014 with Precocious and her second novel Hush Little Baby was published in 2017. Jo has worked with SO:Write Women for the past three years.

You can find out more about Joanna at www.joannaibarnard.wordpress.com and read about SO:Write Women in our blog at www.artfulscribe.co.uk/blogs

 

 

Thursday 11am-1pm                           Writing for Wellbeing

Weeks 2 and 4 of each month             led by Joanna Barnard

A qualified counsellor and award-winning novelist leads these sessions to encourage new and advanced writers to develop a toolbox of skills for creative self-expression during times of crisis

Participants in a recent pilot described the sessions as ‘validating’, ‘healing’, ‘inspiring’ and more.

 

For sign-up details please email

writingforwellbeing@artfulscribe.co.uk

 

 

Saturday 9.00 – 10.45am                    Mayflower Young Writers (11-14 years)

led by award-winning author Susmita Bhattacharya.                  

A Hampshire-based group for young writers who normally meet at Mayflower Theatre during term-time and work towards project-based outcomes including publishing an anthology and writing for performance. You can find out more about the Mayflower Young Writers here:

http://artfulscribe.co.uk/blog-category/mayflower-young-writers

 

                                                            For sign-up details, please email

                                                            youngwriters@artfulscribe.co.uk

 

 

 

Saturday 11am- 1pm                           Mayflower Young Writers (15-18 years)

led by award-winning author, Susmita Bhattacharya                  

A Hampshire-based group for young writers who normally meet at Mayflower Theatre during term-time and work towards project-based outcomes including arts awards, publishing an anthology and writing for performance. You can find out more about the Mayflower Young Writers here:

http://artfulscribe.co.uk/blog-category/mayflower-young-writers

 

For sign-up details, please email

                                                            youngwriters@artfulscribe.co.uk

 

 

 

Saturday 9.15 – 1045am                     Lighthouse Young Writers (11-14 years)

                                                            led by Tabitha Hayward

A Dorset-based group for young writers who normally meet at Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts during term-time and work towards project-based outcomes including arts awards, publishing an anthology and writing for performance

 

                                                            For sign-up details please email

                                                            artfulscribe@artfulscribe.co.uk

 

Saturday  11.15 – 1pm                        Lighthouse Young Writers (15-18 years)

                                                            led by Tabitha Hayward

A Dorset-based group for young writers who normally meet at Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts during term-time and work towards project-based outcomes including arts awards, publishing an anthology and writing for performance

 

For sign-up details please email

                                                            artfulscribe@artfulscribe.co.uk

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