Community Poetry Workshops!

Feeling inspired? Feel like to learning to express yourself better? Get your poetry muscles flexing at these wonderful events, ALL of them are FREE to attend so that income is no barrier to taking part. EVERYBODY is encouraged to attend. Just drop in – no need to book!

1. Poetry and Pictures Workshops with Herefordshire MIND, open to all. Explore the rich crossover between visual art and the written word. Wednesday 9th January, 10am – 12pm. Heffernan House, 130 Widemarsh St, Hereford HR4 9HN. Further workshops on 6 February, 6 March, 3 April, 1 May, 5 June

2. Women’s Poetry Writing Workshop . FREE. Join this supportive writing atmosphere just for womenWednesday 16 January 10.30am – 12.30pm, Church House, St Peter’s Church, St Peter’s Close, Hereford HR1 2DL. Refreshment making facilities are available here. Further workshops on 13 February, 13 March,10 April, 8 May, 12 June

3.“Seen and Heard” Poetry Workshops at Grange Court, Leominster, HR6 8NL. FREE. We hope to resume these sessions soon.  More info:info@grangecourt.org, 01568 737980, or manager of the Festival – see below.

4. Segments Poetry and heritage meet in these popular poetry workshops. Specially selected objects from Ledbury’s Butcher Row Museum become inspiring prompts for poetry exercises in a supportive and engaging atmosphere. Explore, be inspired and write poetry in this rich environment with poet Sara Jane Arbury. Wednesday 30 January, 10am – 12pm, at new location for 2019! Ledbury’s Burgage Hall, Church Lane, Ledbury HR8 1DW. Further workshops on 20 February, 20 March, 17 April, 15 May, and 19 June

If you have any enquiries about these groups, please contact manager@poetry-festival.co.uk, 01531 636232

Further information on the Festival’s Community Programme can be found here