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Walk with Words

Okehampton Library, Okehampton

Who is this course for?

Be inspired by nature! Make notes & jottings as you walk around your surroundings. Enjoy the rhythm of poetry, by joining in and having a go at 3 or 4 different types of poetry. We’ll be looking at a range of poetry: from Haiku, to rhyming & non-rhyming verse.

It’s about having fun with words and being inventive!

Course content

For each type of poetry you will work with a theme from nature and share words/phrases to get you started. You will be supported throughout at each stage of your writing.

Support and feedback

Help and support from an experienced tutor.

Additional costs and requirements

Pen and paper or laptop.

No extra costs.

You may be eligible for a learner bursary if you can demonstrate that attending a course will improve your wellbeing. Eligibility is determined after a short interview with a member of our learning support team. You must be aged over 19 on 31st August 2018 and your household income below £15,276 to access this fund. Contact your local centre for more details. 

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

No additional work will need be done outside of the course.

About the tutor

Jill teaches Creative Writing for Learn Devon, including fiction, autobiographical & biographical pieces and poetry. Jill has taught in a number of different settings: ranging from schools to adult and community learning centres.

She has a Masters in Education, specialising in inclusion and dyslexia, and is always looking for different ways for people to access their creativity and be innovative.

“With story writing, it is always about being fresh, authentic and creative!”

“My greatest love is to help people develop their creativity and explore their imagination using a number of genres and techniques.”

Jill Hobbs, MA.Ed., Adv.Dip.SEN., AMBDA

DayThursday
Start date13 June 2019
End date13 June 2019
Start time13:00
End time15:00
Cost£12
Concessions not available
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