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ONiiiT: The Power of Words

ON iiiT

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 at 18:00 - Wednesday, 29 October 2014 at 20:00 (BST)

ONiiiT: The Power of Words

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
13-17's drop in Ended £5.00 £0.82
Adult (18+) drop in discount Ended £5.00 £0.82
18+ drop in ticket (valid one session only, email to specify) Ended £12.00 £1.27
Donation to Y Care International (not a ticket) Ended
Multiple session booking (5 classes) Ended £25.00 £2.12

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Event Details

***Only £5 per session! All proceeds go towards fundraising project***

Poet’s Corner:

Local poet creates opportunities for Cardiff’s aspiring writers

6 weeks of creative writing masterclasses are set to take place throughout September and October at The Abacus, an innovative creative space in the heart of Cardiff, run by Cardiff native and experienced facilitator and performance poet, Sophie Hickson.

Participants will have the opportunity to find their writing voice, meet other budding writers and develop their skills and confidence writing and performing and exploring writing techniques and styles.


13-17s Tuesdays 5-7pm
September 23rd, 30th
October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

Adults (18+) 6-8pm
September 24th
October 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th


Following a successful set of workshops in London, Sophie brings her project ONiiiT to Cardiff, in conjunction with Somewhereto_, ProMoCymru and The Modern Alchemists.

ON iiiT, which is funded by o2 Think Big, is a series of workshops aiming to bring people of all backgrounds, beliefs, faiths, sexualities and genders together to participate in inclusive and creative sessions.

“I’m so excited to be raising money for such a good cause, whilst also giving back to the local community where I grew up. Cardiff is such a thriving city and it’s so wonderful to be able to add to the creativity here” said Sophie.


“I believe, if more young people are provided with support to make a difference in the wider community, the more skilled, confident and socially responsible they will become. These courses are an accessible, fun and exciting way for people to develop their creativity, sense of empowerment and self-confidence in a safe space”


What participants get:

- Up to 6 drop in creative masterclasses exploring creativity, creative writing, storytelling and poetry
- Free notebook and pen
- light refreshments
- the opportunity to contribute to an anthology through stories or poems
- to read/perform their work at the Christmas market. (


For more information visit or contact Sophie Hickson at or on 07934011061


Twitter: @ON_iiiT



The Abacus is a creative space bought to you by somewhereto_, PromoCymru and The Modern Alchemists.

Do you have questions about ONiiiT: The Power of Words? Contact ON iiiT

When & Where

The Abacus
18-20, St Davids House
Wood Street
CF10 1ER Cardiff
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 at 18:00 - Wednesday, 29 October 2014 at 20:00 (BST)

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ON iiiT

Led by experienced events organiser and facilitator Sophie, The Cardiff Christmas Bazaar aims to raise money for Y Care International Citizen Service.

International Citizen Service is a once in a life time opportunity for young people to volunteer overseas, contributing to ethical and sustainable projects, broaden skills and confidence, create international networks and develop a global sense of responsibility. 

Participants are trained and supported through the entire process, including completing an 'action at home' project on their learning on placement.

Fundraising goes directly to Y- Care international ICS, to ensure that the programme remains inclusive and accessible for young people in the UK, overseas and local partners.

All donations no matter how small or large are appreciated. Including support at the events, shares and write ups on social media and volunteering your time.

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