Poetry Classes

notebooks and pensDo you enjoy reading or listening to poetry and would like to try writing your own? Or have experience of writing poetry and would like the support of a group to develop your work?

A poetry course at the City Farm might be just the thing for you!

Moving On with Reading and Writing Poetry: for Improvers

This course, aimed at the experienced or improving student, encourages the continued development of their poetry. As well as writing poems they can enjoy, the course aims to build the students’ confidence for sharing work with a wider audience. Students will work with and use a variety of imaginative creative exercises and prompts, to help challenge and expand their practice. They will study published poetry, and practise reading & critiquing their own work. Weekly homework is a core feature of the course. While each term will be self-contained, the course will enable continued development in the next term.

Start date: Thursday 17th January 2019
End date: Thursday 28th March 2019
Time: 10am to 12 noon
Sessions: 10
Cost: £74 (may be reduced for those on a means tested benefit – see this page)
For: This course is suitable for improvers. Please note that you must be over 18 years old to enrol on a WEA course and that, for this course, students need a level 2 qualification in English.

This course is now finished. Details of future poetry courses will be published when available. Please check again.