It was a lovely session tonight, for which I intended to nurture lots of sunny, Summer Solstice images which somehow took some quite unexpected turns. Summer Solstice was the title of our first writing exercise and, as I should have expected, rather than a load of poems about evening sunshine, it produced a myriad of different ideas – that’s one of the things I love most about this group! Then, for our next exercise we wrote around the theme of Echoes which evoked some spooky
It was the final session of making bug hotels at Go Beyond today. I have had the best time running sessions here and truly feel sad that they have come to an end. The kids have brought so much wonderful creativity to the workshops, and each week has been so very different - but equally as fun! If you’d like to see more of what we do please join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2462634637372929 Flis.
We were low on numbers tonight, but very high on quality with Khadijah and Jeff writing the most incredible poems. Our first exercise involved working around Wordsworth’s wonderful Daffodils, and was quite a lot more complicated and prescribed than usual so I extended the time limit, but the poem sketches were nevertheless completed in just over ten minutes – AMAZING! It was really interesting to hear how our writers had played with the ideas and written completely contrasti
Join us on June 14th for our fifth monthly poetry open mic night. New poets, seasoned poets, readers of other people’s poems or audience members who just want to come along to listen – YOU’RE ALL WELCOME! Really looking forward to seeing you all there on: Monday June 14th ON ZOOM AT 7:00PM. Email me if you’d like to come along and I will send you the Zoom link: firstname.lastname@example.org You’re also most welcome to join our Facebook group where all of the poems are posted ea
It was fun getting stuck in with some more tin can bug hotels this week with all the lovely people at Go Beyond some really beautiful creations made, there's going to be some happy bugs out there! Only one more week of these workshops left Later, I was delighted to find this posted on our Facebook page by the lovely Go Beyond team: Go Beyond Charity The children had free roam of our arts and crafts barn at our Coastal Centre this week to create ‘Bug Hotels’ in partnership wit