Story Adventurers to the rescue in half term! Using storytelling, writing, drama and drawing to create a story-based fun-filled workshop. Taking a well-known children’s story, workshop leader and performer Jo Lumber will guide and inspire children to create their own stories through a mixture of writing, drama and making. (Accompanying adults free)
In this informative and fun writing club, the overall aim is to encourage a love of storytelling and writing. With plenty of formats on offer, such as comic books, poetry, short stories, flash fiction, world-building, FanFiction, journalling, scriptwriting and much more, there will be something for everyone.
Perhaps you’re starting a story for the first time, returning to writing, or changing your focus. Whatever brings you to this course, we’ll ask you to be bold, be adventurous and, above all, to write from your heart. We’ll cover the essentials of picture books, chapter books and writing for teens or young adults. Together, we’ll discuss the books that [read more...]
The Bath Festival 2020 will be a celebration of music and books with a diverse programme of more than 120 events over ten days from 15 – 24 May 2020. We are excited to have gone on early sale with the below events ahead of the full line-up being announced in February.
Whatever stage you’re at – forging on with work-in-progress or a true beginner – this course offers helpful writing prompts and experimental exercises to encourage you on your way. We will look at building a world for your story, either in this reality or in an entirely imagined setting, and there will be tips and advice on how to create [read more...]
We had such a great ten days of this year’s festival and the sound of children’s laughter is still ringing in our ears as we pack away the pencils, drawing boards and bunting in readiness for next year’s fun and games. Europe’s largest dedicated children’s literature festival is returning on Friday 25 September – Sunday 4 October 2020 with a [read more...]