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Learning Programme Schedule

Please note that courses and workshops may be subject to change at short-notice.

To date, the learning programme schedule is:  

Sunday, 11th August 2024

Specialist Courses

  • The Secrets of Storytelling - Tutor: Simon Hall

  • Poetry: Going the Extra Mile - Tutor: Alison Chisholm

  • Writing Short Stories - Tutor: Vivien Brown 

  • Exploring the Genre of Crime Fiction - Tutor: Jacky Gramosi Collins

Short Courses

  • Writing Young Adult Fiction - Tutor: Lynne Hallett

  • Talking Taboos - Tutor: Liz Hurst

  • Write Your Novel the Snowflake Way - Tutor: Jo Fenton

  • Writers and Conversations: Your Lines in Their Hands - Tutor: Zana Frood

  • A Twist in the Tale - Tutor: Val Penny 

Workshops

  • Behind The Mic: for the Anxious Public Speaker - Tutor: Fiona Lloyd

  • Writing Fiction from Fact - Tutor: Sharon Cook

  • Unlocking the Secrets of the Psychological Thriller - Lesley Kara

Creative Extra

  • Page to Stage Briefing - Host: t.b.c. 

Monday, 12th August 2024

Specialist Courses

  • The Secrets of Storytelling - Tutor: Simon Hall

  • Poetry: Going the Extra Mile - Tutor: Alison Chisholm

  • Writing Short Stories - Tutor: Vivien Brown 

  • Exploring the Genre of Crime Fiction - Tutor: Jacky Gramosi Collins

Short Courses

  • Performance Poetry - Tutor: Bea Hutchings

  • Making Money Writing Fillers - Tutor: Maggie Cobbett

  • The Road to Self Publishing - Tutor: Lizzie Chantree

  • Use Film and TV Structure to Write Better Novels - Tutor: Julian Unthank

  • Improve Your Writing with Tabletop Roleplay Games - Tutor: Maddy Proom

Workshops

  • Writing Historical Fiction - Tutor: Fiona Forsyth

  • Anthologies and Creative Collaboration - Tutors: Jennifer Wilson and Alex Inskip 

Creative Extras

  • Page To Stage Rehearsed Readings - Host: t.b.c. 

  • Writing Magazine Prize Winning Readings - Host: t.b.c.

Tuesday, 13th August 2024

Today is for free writing time, relaxation or a selection of workshops. Choose your own pace. 

Workshops

  • Write to Change the World - Tutor: Denise Baden

  • The Write Mindset - Tutor: Sarah Harlow

  • Persona Poetry - Tutor: Liz Horrocks

  • Powerful Public Speaking for Writers - Tutor: Simon Hall

  • AI in Writing - Tutor: Martin Lake

  • Songspiration - Tutor: Maria Hennings Hunt

  • Take a Walk on the Wild Side - Tutor: Joan Harthan

  • Traditional Poetry Forms - Tutor: Glenis Moore

Creative Extra

  • Page to Stage Rehearsed Readings - Host: t.b.c. 

Wednesday, 14th August 2024

Specialist Courses

  • The Secrets of Storytelling - Tutor: Simon Hall

  • Poetry: Going the Extra Mile - Tutor: Alison Chisholm

  • Writing Short Stories - Tutor: Vivien Brown 

  • Exploring the Genre of Crime Fiction - Tutor: Jacky Gramosi Collins

Short Courses

  • Pitch to The Publisher - : Tutors: SpellBound Books

  • Rhyme and Rhythm in Poetry - Tutor: Tim Taylor

  • Finding Balance and Joy in Writing - Tutor: Katherine Bolton

  • Competition from The Judge's Viewpoint - Tutor: Esther Chilton

  • Writing for Roleplay Games - Tutor: Andrew Roberts

Workshops

  • More Poetry Fun - Tutor: Francesca Hunt

  • Show, Don't Tell - Tutor: Shona Gilchrist

Thursday, 15th August 2024

Specialist Courses

  • The Secrets of Storytelling - Tutor: Simon Hall

  • Poetry: Going the Extra Mile - Tutor: Alison Chisholm

  • Writing Short Stories - Tutor: Vivien Brown 

  • Exploring the Genre of Crime Fiction - Tutor: Jacky Gramosi Collins

Short Courses

  • Through the Sensory Gates to Better Storytelling - Tutor: Calvin Niles

  • Writing Memoirs - Tutor: Della Galton

  • Editing as an Author, Editing as a Competition Judge - Tutor: Allison Symes

  • Research in Fiction Writing - Tutor: Graham Bartlett

  • The Art of Suggestion in Scriptwriting - Tutor: Neil Zoladkiewicz

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