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Finding Inspiration Through Folklore

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Finding Inspiration Through Folklore. A five week course with Sandra Ireland. 16th April - 14th May 2021. Class size 15 max.

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Image : Detail from 'Thomas the Rhymer and The Fairy Queen' Illustration by Morris Meredith Williams from The Scottish Fairy Book by Elizabeth W. Grierson (1910)

PLEASE NOTE - BECAUSE OF THE CURRENT SITUATION THIS COURSE WILL BE HELD ONLINE THROUGH ZOOM (training provided)

A free introductory session is offered to anyone new to online learning. Details will be given prior to the class starting.

Finding Inspiration Through Folklore

Friday mornings 10 - 12 noon for five weeks 16th April to 14th May 2021

People have been finding ways to re-imagine folk tales since the earliest times. This course is a must for anyone with an interest in the creative arts. We will look at various themes and ideas associated with our storytelling heritage and discover what they can bring to our own practice in writing, art, poetry and music.

Tutor : Sandra Ireland

Sandra Ireland is an award-winning poet and novelist from Carnoustie, Angus. In 2017, she won the Scottish Association of Writers’ Dorothy Dunbar Trophy for Poetry, and has been published in Seagate III, Furies and other anthologies. Her debut novel was 'Beneath the Skin' (2016) was serialised in The Dundee Courier in late 2020. Subsequent novels were 'Bone Deep' (2018), and 'The Unmaking of Ellie Rook' (2019). Her current novel 'Sight Unseen : A Sarah Sutherland Thriller' (2020) was voted The Courier's Scottish Book of the Week.

Comments from Sandra's Autumn Course 2020

"I appreciate the time and effort which the lecturers give in their own time. They have to be commended for their selflessness and thoughtfulness. Many thanks to all of them".

"Very helpful course and tutor was fantastic. Enjoyed meeting other participants. Everyone was given the opportunity to contribute due to excellent facilitator".

Course code : 04 312

Booking closes three working days before the course begins. Anyone wishing to book after that date should contact bookings@lifelonglearningdundee.org.uk

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