Summer courses in writing

Make the most of your summer and come and try different genres of writing from poetry to political journalism.

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  1. Craft focus: grammar, syntax and style for creative writers - getting started
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 30 Jun 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  William Brady
    Great poetry and prose begin when the writer puts the right words in the right places. Learn how and why the rules and conventions of language matter in this new course, which combines creative writing with opportunities to learn/revise essential points of grammar and useful literary concepts. Suitable for beginning writers looking to build confidence, and those with more experience who would like to practise these essential skills.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £35.00
  2. Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £35.00
  3. Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £45.00
  4. Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £35.00
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  5. Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £35.00
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  6. Poetry and the moving image
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 21 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Julie Irigaray
    Both film and poetry explore imagery and have the capacity to capture and expand a single moment in time. On this fun short course you will learn how write poems inspired by the world of film and cinema.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £35.00
  7. Screenwriting for feature film
    Course start date:  Tue 23 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Sharmila Chauhan
    Have you ever wondered what goes into writing a screenplay? How is it different from theatre, radio or prose? Learn the basics of the craft and develop a script of your own in this creative and analytical workshop.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £70.00
    Rating:
    80% of 100
  8. Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £35.00
  9. Writing for podcasts
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 27 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Eleanor Penny
    Podcasts are growing rapidly in popularity, and more and more people are making their own. Find out more about all the different kinds of writing involved in producing a podcast, hone your skills and, with support from your tutor, develop your own ideas for audio.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £35.00
  10. Writing comedy for TV in the online age
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 3 Aug 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Alan Nixon
    Do you want to find out more about writing comedy? Explore some fundamental aspects of humorous scriptwriting for television, beginning with sketches, and looking at sitcoms from initial idea through to finished script.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £35.00
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