Lapidus South West (Bristol)

Lapidus South West creative writing group for personal and professional development, For Words, meets on the first Tuesday of every month in the Community Room at Asda Bedminster, Bristol between 7pm and 9pm.

November 3rd – physical health
December 1st – pen-writer’s muscle

January 5th

February 2nd

The workshop is free, with contributions to tea and coffee.

Of interest

Creative Networking - Bristol Arts and Health Forum are running a series of creative networking events. The events are open to anyone currently engaged in Arts and Health activities, or for those who want to get involved in the sector. So whether you are an arts and health practitioner, art consultant, artist or a health and social care professional these events are for you. All of the evenings will be suitable for all levels of ability. See Creative Networking Events for full details and booking your free place.

Training: Evaluating Arts, Health & Wellbeing Initiatives: 5-day programme £450 or individual days £110. The programme is open to project and programme managers working in the field of arts and health or arts and wellbeing, as well as artists, arts practitioners and creative professionals currently working in, or seeking to develop their practice in, arts, health and social care. See Evaluation Training for full details.


We have decided on a consistent price of events until further notice:

Fire Works! free, just a contribution to coffee Creative Writing for Personal and Professional Development on the first Thursday of every month 7-9pm in the Community Room at Asda Bedminster

A Pair of Pencils suggested contributions: £5 members / £10 non-members An opportunity for Lapidus members to showcase their work, two at a time, normally also at Asda Bedminster.

Flourishing Quills £10 members / £20 non-members This is planned as Continuing Professional Development, venues to be confirmed, where visiting speakers run talks and /or half day workshops.

Previous events

Writing Workshop with author of 'Writing Without a Parachute' (reviewed in Lapidus Journal) in Bath, Tues 29th April, 6.30-8.30pm. Cost £7.50. Leading writing teacher from Canada, Barbara Turner-Vesselago uses her method, Freefall, to support and inspire writers worldwide. Book here: Freefall Writing Workshop. Barbara's website hereTicket price redeemable against cost of signed book. Venue: Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution
16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN