Hidden History, a Sense of Place - Creative writing workshop

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The Royal Hotel

Barnstaple St

Bideford

EX39 4AE

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Hidden History – A sense of place - An Historical Fiction Creative Writing Workshop aimed at evoking the atmosphere of Bideford’s Eastern Wharves throughout its history.

This workshop will last for approximately two and half hours with a very short break for refreshments. Registration at 1.45pm and starting at 2pm to 4.45.

A donation of £2 per person will be collected at the door.

Age range: Over the age of 16

Content: You will be introduced to time-slip historical fiction and historical descriptive writing based around key locations for instance the late 17th century extension to the ‘key’(kay) for ships in 1692, Colonial House and the 19th century shipyard (on the Brunswick Wharf site).

This is an opportunity to experiment with Historical time-slip fiction and Manga in a light hearted way. You will be provided with a free work pack to take away from this practical, structured session.

You will have the opportunity to showcase your writing from this workshop or you Manga style drawings at the end of project celebration at the Pollyfield Centre, East the Water on February 26th, and online. . All you need to bring along to this session is an open mind, your creative spirit, a pen and if you are an artist your sketchbook.

Your workshop facilitator will be Myfanwy Cook who is currently the Features Editor for the Historical Novel Review Magazine and an associate fellow at two UK universities see www.historicalnovelsociety.org and https://twitter.com/MyfanwyCook

This event is part of Bideford Bay Creatives' 'Way of the Wharves' project, a one year community project researching and celebrating historical and contemporary activities and life on the Wharves at East the Water, Barnstaple Street,Torrington St and area.

Photographs will be taken on the day to document the event and may be used to promote or publciise the project in the future. Please tell us if you do not wish your photograph to be taken.
For more information about the Way of the Wharves project visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/BrunswickWharf


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The Royal Hotel

Barnstaple St

Bideford

EX39 4AE

United Kingdom

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