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Writing for the Stage - 8 week course

Whether you are a new writer or already writing, join us for a 8 week writing for stage course as we explore theme, story, characters, dialogue, setting and staging through workshops, group discussions and feedback.
6-8pm 28 Feb | 6 March | 13 March | 20 March | 27 March | 3 April | 10 April + a sharing at Minack Theatre on 27 April 10-1pm
The Writers’ Block, The Ladder, 2-4 Clinton Road, Redruth, TR15 2QE
Tickets: £40

Young Writers Online March

Monthly creative writing classes for 11-16 year olds brimming with ideas and stories. Each session will have a different theme and be led by Cornish writers Olivia Lowry and Casey Bottono.
9 March 2023
10am-12pm
Online £5/£8 - booking essential

Manga Afterschool Mar

Join us for a Manga drawing workshop with illustrator Keith Sparrow. Keith will be teaching a draw-by-draw workshop and sharing his vast knowledge on Manga art! Suitable for children and young people up to 16 years old.
12 March 4-5.30pm
The Writers’ Block, The Ladder, 2-4 Clinton Road, Redruth, TR15 2QE
Pay what you can: £0/£2/£4
 

Stories and Poems from Devonport at Market Hall

Come hear new stories and poems from Devonport enhanced by 360 video and photography at Market Hall Immersive Dome
Friday 15 March at 3pm
Venue: Market Hall Immersive Dome, Devonport
Free!
 

Write up Your Street Workshop with Annamaria Murphy

Using the streets, alley- ways and opes of Redruth as inspiration, Write up Your Street will be a practical workshop looking at sense of place and finding the extraordinary in the seemingly ordinary.
Saturday 11-3.30pm 16 March 2024
The Writers' Block, The Ladder, 2-4 Clinton Road, TR15 2QE
Tickets: £20/£25

Walking on Water - Writing Workshop with Alyson Hallett

In this workshop we'll be looking at how poetry can take us into the realm of the impossible. There will be a focus on how to think new thoughts in our poems and how to articulate entangled and complex relationships.  
Sunday 17 March 10.30pm-1.30pm
The Writers' Block, The Ladder, 2-4 Clinton Road, Redruth, TR15 2QE
Tickets: £20 for workshop only. £25 for workshop & reading (2.30-5.30pm).

Falmouth Poetry Group Reading with Alyson Hallett and Penelope Shuttle

Join us and Falmouth Poetry Group to celebrate the book launch of 2 new books by Penelope Shuttle and Alyson Hallett.
Sunday 17 March 2023 2.30-4pm
The Writers' Block, The Ladder, 2-4 Clinton Rd, Redruth, TR16 5TF
Tickets: £7 

Young Writers Drama Workshop

Saturday 23 March 10am – 1pm
The Writers’ Block, The Ladder, 2-4 Clinton Road, Redruth, TR15 2QE
Free
 

Song Writing Masterclass with Angeline Morrison

This workshop will focus on the art and craft of song writing. We will explore various clues or inspirations, and see where these take our song making imaginations. Our attention will mostly be concentrated on lyrics and words. 
10-1pm 27 March 2024
The Writers' Block, The Ladder, 2-4 Clinton Road, TR15 2QE
Tickets: £15/£20

Young Writers Self-publishing workshop with Luke Dimech

A writing masterclass for 11-16 year olds with a guest writer - TBC
Saturday 30 March 2024
The Writers' Block, The Ladder, 2-5 Clinton Rd, Redruth, TR15 2QE
Tickets: £5/£8

Speakeasy with guest speaker Dicky Souray, Creative Director of SproutSpoken

This in-person session will be opened by special guest Dicky Souray, Dicky Souray, Creative Director of SproutSpoken. The second half of the evening gives you a chance to share, or listen to others peoples writing.
6.30-8.30pm 2 April 2023
The Writers' Block, The Ladder, 2-4 Clinton Road, TR15 2QE
Free - booking essential.

How to Catch a Book Witch 

An open hearted show aimed at children aged 3+. Exploring the importance of libraries, sharing stories and not judging people. The show features live music, puppetry and storytelling.
Showing at: 11am & 2pm Friday 5 April
The Writers' Block, The Ladder, 2-4 Clinton Road, Tr15 2QE
Tickets: £6

Manga Afterschool Club Apr

Join us for a Manga drawing workshop with illustrator Keith Sparrow. Keith will be teaching a draw-by-draw workshop and sharing his vast knowledge on Manga art! Suitable for children and young people up to 16 years old. 
9 April 4-5.30pm
The Writers’ Block, The Ladder, 2-4 Clinton Road, Redruth, TR15 2QE
Pay what you can: £0/£2/£4
 

Young Writers April 2024

Monthly creative writing classes for 11-16 year olds brimming with ideas and stories. Each session will have a different theme and be led by Cornish writers Olivia Lowry and Casey Bottono.
13 April
10am-12pm
Online
Tickets £8/£5

 

Young Writers Online May

Monthly creative writing classes for 11-16 year olds brimming with ideas and stories. Each session will have a different theme and be led by Cornish writers Olivia Lowry and Casey Bottono.
Saturday 11 May 2024
10am-12pm
Online £5/£8 - booking essential