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16 Mar 2024 - 16 Mar 2024

Poetry Workshop – Writing Children’s Eco-poetry

Price: £Pay What You Decide

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16th March 2024
2pm – 4pm

Poetry can inspire children with a range of literacy levels, helping them to understand concepts through rhythm and rhyme. Would you like to try your hand at writing children’s eco-poetry? Then this workshop is perfect for you. You’ll be given prompts, tips and inspiration for writing poems aimed at helping kids appreciate the importance of the environment, from rivers to rain forests, bees to baboons.

For ages 16+ only, suitable for beginners and experienced writers
Pre-booking is essential as capacity is limited

Instead of a set ticket price, we welcome contributions towards your attendance at this event, so you can pay what you decide (£5, £10, £15). Income will be used to support Northern Broadsides’ creative activities for communities in Calderdale.

Ian Humphreys (Workshop leader)
Ian Humphreys is Writer in Residence at the Brontë Parsonage Museum. His latest poetry collection, Tormentil (Nine Arches Press) won a Royal Society of Literature ‘Literature Matters’ Award, and is a Yorkshire Times ‘Book of the Year’. His debut collection, Zebra (Nine Arches) was nominated for the Portico Prize. Ian is the editor of Why I Write Poetry, and the producer and co-editor of After Sylvia: Poems and Essays in Celebration of Sylvia Plath (both from Nine Arches). Ian’s work has been highly commended in the Forward Prizes for Poetry, and he has written for the BBC.

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