Workshops

We offer a range of accessible workshops for anyone with an interest in storytelling. We cover subjects including drama, theatre studies and creative writing.

Creative Writing: Sunday Specials


Tutor: Claire Steele
One Sunday per month, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Next Dates: 15 Dec, 19 Jan, 16 Feb
The keys to our lives are hidden in our writing. The story reveals the purpose and the proper rhythm of our lives. Join me on this one day course to explore the abundant pleasures of writing together in a nurturing and creative environment. Guided writing exercises will provide the structure for you to embark upon your unique writing adventure. Everything you need to know is already within you; it just needs you to turn the key.
These one-day classes must be booked in advance - click here to see the upcoming classes and book your place.
Entry: £15.00 / £12.00 members

Creative Writing: Writing Skills (Intermediate)


Tutor: Nick Andrews
Four-week course: 18 Nov, 25 Nov, 2 Dec & 9 Dec, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Rediscover confidence in your writing skills with these gently guided sessions. The class is a safe and supportive environment for you to rediscover, develop and polish your writing.
Places MUST be booked in advance for this course - click here to book
Full Course: £45.00

Creative Writing: Self-Publishing


Tutor: Nick Andrews
One-off class: 16 Dec, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Following on from Nick's two four-week courses exploring writing skills, this single session workshop introduces the means and methods of self-publishing, so that you can see your newly-developed writing in print!
Places MUST be booked in advance for this course - click here to book
Class: £10.00

Theatre Studies: Mixing Live Sound


Tutor: TBC
Two-day course: 24 Jan & 25 Jan, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
This class offers a beginners guide to running a live concert, from assembling and checking a PA system, to practical experience mixing live sound for a band.
Places MUST be booked in advance for this course - click here to book
Full Course: £30.00 / £25.00 members

Theatre Studies: Lighting for Theatre & Film


Tutor: Pete Benson
Two-day course: 31 Jan & 1 Feb, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Learn about the principles of lighting design for both theatre and film productions.
Places MUST be booked in advance for this course - click here to book
Full Course: £30.00 / £25.00 members

Theatre Studies: Directing Theatre


Tutor: Erika Sanderson & Pete Benson
Two-day course: 7 Feb & 8 Feb, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Learn about the principles and practices of directing for the stage, including a chance to work with actors and explore the different roles and responsibilities of the director in a production.
Places MUST be booked in advance for this course - click here to book
Full Course: £30.00 / £25.00 members