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Arvon’s House of Words


Thursday, 6 February 2014 from 18:30 to 21:00 (GMT)

Arvon’s House of Words

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Join Arvon at the Free Word Centre to hear from award winning authors, find out about our residential creative writing weeks and explore our 2014 programme.

Take a trip from Devon to the Scottish Highlands via Shropshire and Yorkshire - discover our four centres and sample their local cuisine.

Meet fellow writers and get a poetic prescription from the Emergency Poet’s Cold Comfort Pharmacy.

Four writers who are teaching at Arvon this year will talk about their writing life and read from their work.
This is a free event, advance registration recommended.

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Free Word Centre
60 Farringdon Road
EC1R 3GA London
United Kingdom

Thursday, 6 February 2014 from 18:30 to 21:00 (GMT)

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Arvon runs residential creative writing courses which aim to challenge, inspire and transform. Founded in 1968, Arvon today has a leading position in the world of creative writing. With residential centres in Devon, Shropshire, Yorkshire and Inverness-shire, its previous tutors have included Willy Russell, Ted Hughes, Carol Ann Duffy and Ian McEwan. As well as the Arvon International Poetry Competition, Arvon runs courses for under-18s, and fundraises to ensure that those people who cannot afford the full course fee can attend.
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