Two session workshop
Explore the Natural History Museum for before incorporating its exhibits into new poems of your own in a 2-day course with prize-winning poet John McCullough.
In this course
Do you have enough floating blue whales in your poems? How about dinosaur skeletons? This two-day workshop encourages you to explore the Natural History Museum for metaphors and allegories.
The first day will begin at The Poetry School where you'll look at poems inspired by museum exhibits and objects from the past. In the afternoon, you'll then head to Kensington for you to investigate the museum (notebook in hand.
You'll have a month to come up with your own original pieces before the second day, which focuses on workshopping your own poems inspired by the visit.
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About your host, The Poetry School
Ready to write poetry?
The Poetry School has 20 years of experience in nurturing new poets through an intriguing and accessible teaching programme and a range of professional development opportunities. They are the biggest provider of poetry education in the UK - wow! So come and join in - learn to write, read, perform and publish in a supportive community of like-minded beginner and experienced writers.
All poets of all stages are welcome - from the nervous beginner to the seasoned professional. If you have a desire to start putting the best words in the best order, try a workshop or a course with The Poetry School, and see where your imagination leads you.
The Poetry School – it’s where poetry happens.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.