Write Your Own House of Poems Workshop by The Poetry School - art in London
Write Your Own House of Poems Workshop by The Poetry School - art in London

Write Your Own House of Poems Workshop

Join this 1 day workshop with Next Generation Poet Rebecca Goss.

Reading And Writing Class

6 hour workshop

Beginner

Lambeth SE11

Write Your Own House of Poems Workshop
by The Poetry School

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Classes

6 hour workshop

Daytime

Join this 1-day writing workshop with Next Generation Poet Rebecca Goss. Consider the importance of possessions, investigate the pull of memory and look at the drama in domesticity to build your own 'house of poems'.

In this workshop

What is a home? In her poem 'The History of My Father's House' Vona Groarke wants to discover the year her father's house was built, and remembers 'not by year, but by keepsake and event'.

During this one-day workshop you will look at contemporary poems set in kitchens, bathrooms, sitting rooms, bedrooms and explore the drama in domesticity.

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Did you know?

One of the oldest written poems (around 4000 years old, originating from Babylon) is the Epic of Gilgamesh, a story told about the king Gilgamesh who was described as half-god, half-man.
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Class location

Lambeth
81 Lambeth Walk
SE11 6DX
London

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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.

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Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Write Your Own House of Poems Workshop
by The Poetry School
6 hour workshop
from £0 per person