Sun 5th Aug
Ways into Poetry – An introductory workshop with writing tips and prompts to get you into writing poems of your own. How to start, how to finish and what goes inbetween.
Mon 6th Aug
Writing about place – Using poems about places as a discussion, how to capture the feel of favourite or significant spot, hopefully with Sidmouth featuring strongly!
Tues 7th Aug
Writing about Movement – Considering movement and the body. Plenty of ideas to produce poems about the joy and exhilaration of movement and dance.
Weds 8th Aug
Ballad writing – Ballads as poems as well as songs. A look at ballads old and new, their characteristics and how to write your own.
Thurs 9th Aug
Poetry Fun and Games – A fun session to end the week, with poetry games and prompts to write as many poems as possible in an hour and a half!
Fri 10th Aug
Showcase Concert – From 12 midday in Ham Marquee. Throughout the week, we’ll be taking the best of the poetry written to feature in a spot in the showcase concert, putting it all together into a final gigantic Sidmouth poem!