• Nov 2, 2021 from 10:30am to 1:00pm
  • Location: Zoom Online from Collage Writing Room
  • Latest Activity: Oct 25
Life Writing and Memoir Rolling Workshop with Giovanna Iozzi - starting in November.
 
These workshops are designed for everyone – whether you are already life writing or are wanting to make a start. Giovanna tailors material for individuals within the group, so that there is a range of exercises and suggested reading, allowing complete beginners to work alongside more established life writers. Our buddying system keeps you on track and students learn as much from giving feedback as from receiving it. Weekly writing exercises and areas for discussion make this an extremely productive workshop.
 
Giovanna says:
“Over 6 weeks, we will explore how to shape and structure our writing in a compelling and novelistic way. We will learn ways to hook our readers into our story, keep them turning the pages, charm and alarm them with our characters and reveal fascinating, relatable truths about our lives. We will investigate what is meant by a strong voice in memoir and understand how stylistic devices like dialogue, scene building, setting description, and suspense creates a vivid world the reader can disappear inside. As well as reading extracts from published memoirists, nominated students will have the chance to workshop extracts of their writing each week.”
 
All levels welcome.
 
Tuesday mornings, 10.30am-1pm; Nov 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Dec 7. Cost £125.
 
Email kate@collage-arts.org to register and receive payment link. Virtual Writing Room via ZOOM video conference & correspondence.

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Events and Activities

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

Saturday 4 December – Community Gardening on the Triangle, 11am.

Saturday 4 December – Keith Kahn-Harris talks about his new book The Babel Message: a love letter to language at All Good Bookshop, 35 Turnpike Lane, Wood Green, 6-7pm.

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 – Christmas Cracker Fair at Highgate Literary and Scientific Institution, 11 South Grove N6 6BS, 11-5pm.

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.

Thursday 9 December - Time Zone at Karamel*, 8pm.

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.

Friday 10 December – Soul Funk Secret at Karamel*, 8pm.

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.

Saturday 11 December -  Burning Ballroom and Die-In event in Wood Green outside the Vue cinema (opp. Wood Green station), 12-2pm.

 Saturday 11 December - An Eve of Xmas Spirit at Karamel*, 7pm.

 

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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