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Poetry and Performance Workshop for 11-18s

Poetry and Performance Workshop for 11-18s
27 April 10-2pm 
Join us for a poetry writing workshop that brings out the performance in your poetry, spoken word and public speaking.


Hello Birds: Sensory Theatre Show for 0-3s

Join Bran the Gardener as they greet the birds that visit the Garden. A sensory story show for 0-3yrs with puppets, key-word signing and baby safe props. 

Wednesday 1 May 10:30am and 1pm
The Writers' Block, The Ladder, 2-4 Clinton Road, Redruth, TR15 2QE
Tickets: £5/£3


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
Online £5/£8 - booking essential

May Half Term: Story Adventurers

Join us for an interactive session of story, making and doing workshop children with Jo Lumber. We recomend this workshops for 6-8 year olds, but all are welcome! The Story Adventurers take a well-known story and let it run loose in different directions with making, craft, reading and writing. Bring your ideas and imagination!
10am-3pm Tuesday 28 May
Kresen Kernow, Little Vauxhall, Redruth TR15 1AS
Tickets: £20* (bursary spaces available)

May Half Term: Shadow Puppetry Workshop

Thursday 30 May 10-3pm
Kresen Kernow, Little Vauxhall, Redruth TR15 1AS
Tickets: £20* (bursary spaces available)
Enter the magical world of shadow puppetry, poetry and storytelling this half term. Join us for a workshop where we will enter the wonderful world of shadow theatre. Discover what makes a great story, how to create and use shadow puppetry to bring that story to life! We recomend this workshops for 9-11s year olds, but all are welcome!

Everybody has a Story - Kresen Kernow

Join these friendly, relaxed creative writing workshops and reap the benefits of the written word.
10-1pm  11 June, 18 June, 25 June, 2 July, 9 July, 16 July
Kresen Kernow, Little Vauxhall, Redruth TR15 1AS

Getting Noticed Masterclass with Luke Thompson

Navigating agents and editors for the first time is daunting and can be confusing. What do they want? When do they want it? And what is a synopsis anyway? In this practical workshop we take a whistlestop tour of how works of non-fiction are pitched and commissioned to agents and editors, taking a look at what is expected and what is meant.
10-1pm Wednesday 3 July 
Kresen Kernow, Little Vauxhall, Redruth TR15 1AS
Tickets: £20

Young Poets Network Creative Writing Workshop

Join The Poetry Society's Young Poets Network for an exclusive free creative writing workshop!
Saturday 20 July 2-5pm
St Andrews Crypt, Clinton Road, Redruth, TR15 2LL
Tickets: Free - booking essential 

Young Poets Takeover with Maureen Onwunali

The Poetry Society’s Young Poets Takeovers are a space for up-and-coming young poets and performers to meet one another and share their work on stage. This Takeover will feature headline sets from Roundhouse Poetry slam champion Maureen Onwunali. For 11-18s.
Saturday 20 July 6-8pm 
St Andrew Crypt Clinton Rd, Redruth TR15 2LL
Tickets: Free

Writing in the Archive with Dr Jen McDerra

In this masterclass we’ll be engaging with letters, journals and materials preserved in public and private archives to generate new work in conversation with writers and artists from Cornwall’s past. Suitable for writers in all forms and at any stage of their writing journey. 
1-4pm 24 July 
Kresen Kernow, Little Vauxhall, Redruth TR15 1AS
Tickets: £20

People Watching is Character Building! Creative Writing Workshop

A walkabout workshop for creative writing character development. Novelist and journalist Rebecca Gregson will give you an insight into how she uses the art of people watching to spin character and create scenes. 
Saturday 3 August 10-1pm
Kresen Kernow, Little Vauxhall, Redruth TR15 1AS