• Jun 7, 2021 at 6:30pm to Jun 8, 2021 at 9:00pm
  • Location: Collage Writing Room online
  • Latest Activity: Mar 13

Monday evenings: 6.30-9pm; 7, 14, 21, 28 June, 5, 12 July. £125. Email kate@collage-arts.org.uk to reserve your place and receive a payment link. Virtual Writing Room via ZOOM video conference & correspondence.

This is a course for anyone who wants to liberate their creativity and immerse themselves in the joy of language. Playful, fun, entertaining, enlightening – explore your word power with Paul Lyalls. Full of off-kilter pen to paper tangoing, including an Edinburgh Festival Comedy approach to humour in poetry, scuba diving what you’ve been surviving via a trip to India!

Enjoy this set of 6 workshops, one of 3 separate sets which can be taken in any order.

1) Should have could have poetry tool box.

2) Journey’s and the travelogue in conversation.

3) A sense of place (2) and sorry not sorry.

4) Image detectives and news you can use.

5) As the saying goes.

6) Tone and setting – gambling not betting.

A note to prose writers: have you ever wondered what it is like to write in the poetic form? Perhaps you write in prose automatically, but would like to try to use language in another way. If your fiction needs a lift, if your life-writing needs lilt, if your central characters don’t quite sing (or even if they do!) you can free your writing through poetry.

 

 

We would love to welcome you to our writing community where you can progress your work, share ideas with other writers, and focus on your writing away from distractions.

http://collagewritingroom.com/summer-courses/

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Events and Activities

 

 

Thursday 2 December – Bowes Park Folk club: Christina Alden and Alex Patterson at Mum's Bistro 143 Myddleton Road N22 8NG, 7.45pm.

Thursday 2 December – Yaz Fentazi at Karamel*, 8pm.

Friday 3 December – Rio Trio at Karamel*, 8pm.

Saturday 4 December – Book Event: Keith Kahn-Harris talks about his new book The Babel Message at All Good Bookshop, 35 Turnpike Lane, Wood Green.

Saturday 4 December – Bach's Magnificat and Christmas Carols at St Andrew's Church, Alexandra Park Road, N10 2DD, 7.30pm. Fortismere Community Choir's Christmas concert.

Sunday 5 December – Revolution: a night of theatre, music and poetry at Karamel*, 6.30pm.

Monday December 6 - Green Open Homes online tour and advice event. Muswell Hill Sustainability Group.

Thursday 9 December - Meet the Children's Agent: a talk with Christabel McKinley of David Higham Associates on Zoom, 10.30-11.30 am.. From Collage Writing Room.

Friday 10 December – Learn to Sew a personalized cushion cover! at Stitch Crafts and Classes, 364 Green Lanes, N13 5 XL (inside Post Office main entrance), 11-1pm.

Saturday 11 December - Muswell Hill Creatives Winter Fair in St. James Square N10 (outside Planet Organic), 10.30-4pm.

Saturday 11 December - Singing Carols for Shelter with V&J Ensemble at Owens Food Store 90 Alexandra Park Road N10, 11am.

Saturday 11 December - Collage Kids: Baden Prince's African Stories at Karamel*, 11.30-12.30pm. Free, but please book.

 

Exhibitions

Weaving Tales of Resilience at Bruce Castle Museum from 22 September to 26 February 2022. How diverse communities in Tottenham pulled together the community threads of resilience; created from textiles and film media.

Sisters, Sirens and Saints – imagining the women of Beatrice Offor, at Bruce Castle Museum, from 22 September – 23 December.

Lockdowns and Landscapes at Hornsey Library, Haringey Park N8, from 29 November - 11 December.

 

Courses and Activities

V&J Ensemble: Vocal group for ALL Singers on Wednesdays at St. Andrew's Church, Alexandra Park Road N10 (corner of Windermere Road), 6.50-8.30pm.

Collage Kids: Rhythm and Song Sessions - Tuesdays at Karamel*, 10-11.15am. Free.

Movers and Shakers - Thursdays at Karamel*, 11.30-12pm. Music and movement for babies and toddlers.

Salsa with Sureka – live course on Wednesday evenings at Bounds Green School, Bounds Green Road N11 2QG, 7-8pm. 

* * * Writing Courses with Collage Writing Room * * *

Finding the Poem Set 2 – Monday evenings starting 1 Nov on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Creative Writing Foundation part 2 – Tuesday mornings starting 2 Nov on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Life Writing and Memoir – Tuesday mornings starting 2 Nov on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Write into Childhood – Tuesday evenings starting 2 Nov on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Prioritise your Writing! – Wednesday mornings starting 3 Nov on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course. 

Short Fiction Workshop – Wednesday evenings starting 3 Nov on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.

 

 

*Karamel Restaurant is in Coburg Road, Wood Green.

 

 

 


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