Creative Writing

shutterstock_130119419Courses to help you explore creative writing and find your voice.

Some courses will run as online courses and some will start at Stoke Lodge or St Pauls.  You can see the starting venue/format for each course listed below. We reserve the right to change the format of the course, in term, should safety advice change.


PLEASE NOTE: Online and telephone booking will
open at 9.30am on Thursday 27 August

NEW Writing Fiction and Memoir

An opportunity to explore ideas and imagination, examine narrative and perspective, characterisation, plot, dialogue and use of language. Write, share and discuss your work within a supportive group. This course is for those interested in writing stories, real or fictional. Suitable for all levels but some practice of creative writing is helpful.

  • Mondays 10am to 12.30pm  Samantha Forrest
  • 9 sessions from 5 October  £158/ £95 N36A  & Stoke Lodge

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Creative writing for all

Based on process and practice, this course will stretch your writing skills, engage your imagination and help you develop your personal voice. Write and share your work in a supportive environment as we cover characterisation, place, action and dialogue.  A course for all levels, suitable for beginners.

  • Tuesdays 1pm to 3.30pm  Samantha Forrest
  • 6 sessions from 3 November  £105 / £63 N37A  & Stoke Lodge

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