Lapidus Day 2016

Lapidus Day 2016 took place at the University of Chester. Here's a video from the day:

Click this link to read Cheryl's Lapidus Day zuihitsu.

Here are some of the exciting workshops, talks, networking and performance that took place:

  • "You Have to Laugh.....Or Do You?" Marie Larkin introduces comedy writing for stress management...
  • "Learning to fly: Harnessing metaphor in reflective writing" with Anne Taylor, exploring 'clean language questioning' with reflective writing to identify personal metaphors...
  • Diana Hedges, author of 'Poetry, Therapy and Emotional Life', introduces "Bibliotherapy – a celebration!"...
  • "Courage to Be Me – Understanding the Mother - Daughter Relationship" with counsellor, life coach and poetry therapist, Charmaine Pollard...
  • "The Poetry Exchange introduces Poems As Friends" - Fiona Lesley Bennett combines readings, curated audio and discussion, to explore aspects of voice, deep listening and the spaces between the written and spoken word
  • Keynote speaker and founding Lapidus member, Cheryl Moskowitz, will offer insight into our writing for wellbeing journeys...
  • Keynote speaker Simon Poole, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education and Children's Services at University of Chester, will condiser the tension between Creativity and Tradition, through songwriting (and song)...
  • There'll also be the chance to perform your own work in the Open Mic, as well as to win inspiring reading in the Book Raffle!