Lapidus North West

Past events

Unleash Your Writing Power

Inspirational writing course to develop confidence and personal empowerment. Breaks through the blocks to build writing fluency and self-esteem.  An enjoyable and sometimes challenging series of games, exercises and discussions remove self-doubt, trigger creativity and enable delegates to inspire and motivate others.  Suitable for all levels and all types of writing. Beginners particularly welcome.

14 – 16 November 2014


The Story Cafe Sparkling Conversation and Seasonal Tales 

Poetry Reading: Myra Schneider with poets from Lapidus North West Nikki Bennett; Elizabeth Burns; Geraldine Green; Elaine Trevitt. Friday 12 September, 7.30pm. The Gregson, Moor Lane, Lancaster LA1 3PY. £4/£3

Myra Schneider’s eleventh poetry collection is What Women Want (Second Light Publications, 2012). She is a core tutor for The Poetry School in London, has co-edited four anthologies of poetry by contemporary women poets and is a consultant to Second Light, a nationwide network of women poets.

Poetry Workshop with Myra Schneider: Taking risks in your poetry
Making unexpected and daring connections is one aspect of taking risks in writing poetry but equally important is being able to tackle subject matter, forms, syntax, tones and voices which one hasn’t used before. We shall try out some possibilities after looking at poems in which the writers have taken various kinds of risks. There will be time to start developing a piece of work.
Saturday 13 September, 10.30 – 12.30, Friends’ Meeting House, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster LA1 1TX. £15 / £10 concessions.

To book a place, please email or phone 01524 843586

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