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Workshop

Poetry in our Past

On this course, with clare e. potter and Raymond Antrobus, participants will explore hidden stories using archives, family tales and history as given and re-told.

You will delve into uncertainties and draw inspiration from what has been erased or omitted to create poetry – a counter-narrative perhaps. Together, the group will conjure a creative space offering permission to invent or re-evaluate stories that have been told and the narratives we’ve told ourselves.

Course tutors will provide materials, though participants are invited to bring their own documents: a grandmother’s letters; diaries; a book handed-down. You could even bring an object – something that seems to have more to say.

Mid-week, the Tongue Fu will visit to perform their work – an improvisation of words and music ─ and will offer an opportunity for the course participants to join in too.

Dates and times
Mon 24 to Fri 28 Jun 2019
Where
Tŷ Newydd Writing Centre
Llanystumdwy
Criccieth
LL52 0LW
Wales
Pricing
from £425