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Quay Words Exeter and Poetry Africa Durban

Launch: Day one – development days for women writers featuring Efemia Chela and Louisa Adjoa Parker

Join us for the launch of our exciting international project, a partnership between Quay Words, Exeter and Poetry Africa, Durban, funded by a British Council’s “Working Internationally” grant. Two UNESCO Cities of Literature present five development days for women writers. Day one features readings by Efemia Chela, Quay Words International digital writer-in-residence for February and…

Monday 8 March 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free Event

FREE 'Why Football is good for Exeter'

with Exeter City Supporters Trust, sports writer David Goldblatt & Rob Casey, Bard of Exeter City FC

Quay Words is joined by Exeter City Supporters Trust and sports writer David Goldblatt to discuss the importance of Exeter City FC being a supporter owned football club. Join us for a discussion on the importance of democratic ownership in sport, how communities can be involved with their club and how football supports the wellbeing…

Wednesday 9 December 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free Event

FREE Workshop for teachers and writers

with Wyl Menmuir and The Writers’ Block

Quay Words has teamed up with Cornwall-based The Writers’ Block to explore how the historic Exeter Custom House can inspire and act as a catalyst for creative writing by young people and schools. We’re kicking this off with some free training workshops, offering CPD for teachers and writers. Participants will be given training in The…

Thursday 21 January 09:30 am - 3:00 pm
Free Event

Quay Voices: solving the Locked Door Mystery:

A FREE evening of readings and conversation with Exeter digital writer-in-residence, Martyn Waites and nine talented writers

Join us for an evening of readings that will solve one of the greatest mysteries in the history of Exeter Custom House…. Over the course of a week in July, nine talented writers were challenged to solve Exeter digital writer-in-residence Martyn Waites’ Locked Door Mystery’…. It is 1847 and Mr Jackson Whitburn, Wharfinger at Exeter…

Wednesday 5 August 6;00 pm - 7;30 pm
Free Event

Join us for this FREE event:

In conversation with Tjawangwa Dema: Quay Words Summer digital writer-in-residence

Join us as we present an evening with Quay Words Summer digital writer-in-residence, Tjawangwa Dema. TJ will share her work with us, reading from her collection, the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets winning, The Careless Seamstress as well as sharing some of her spoken word poetry. The evening will close with an in…

Wednesday 12 August 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free Event

Meet the writer-in-residence:

FREE online one-to-one sessions with Quay Words Summer writer-in-residence, Tjawangwa Dema

Come meet our digital writer-in-residence, poet Tjawangwa Dema. As a way to mediate lockdown restrictions these will be free, bookable 20 minute sessions held online on Thursdays. Please bring at least one question or comment, or a piece of writing you’d like to discuss (either your own or another’s). These are not workshops, interviews or…

Thursday 6 August 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Free Event

Meet the writer-in-residence:

FREE online one-to-one sessions with Quay Words Summer writer-in-residence, Tjawangwa Dema

Come meet our digital writer-in-residence, poet Tjawangwa Dema. As a way to mediate lockdown restrictions these will be free, bookable 20 minute sessions held online on Thursdays. Please bring at least one question or comment, or a piece of writing you’d like to discuss (either your own or another’s). These are not workshops, interviews or…

Thursday 30 July 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Free Event

Meet the writer-in-residence:

FREE online one-to-one sessions with Quay Words Summer writer-in-residence, TJawangwa Dema

Come meet our digital writer-in-residence, poet Tjawangwa Dema. As a way to mediate lockdown restrictions these will be free, bookable 20 minute sessions held online on Thursdays. Please bring at least one question or comment, or a piece of writing you’d like to discuss (either your own or another’s). These are not workshops, interviews or…

Thursday 23 July 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Free Event

Quay Words online zine making experience

– an exciting opportunity for young writers aged 14-18

This is a FREE opportunity for 12 young writers aged 14-18 to work online with zine maker Laura Moseley, collaborating via two Zoom workshops on Monday 24th August and another on Friday 28th August. All you need to do to prepare is come up with five ideas that relate to the theme of nature. These…

Monday 24 August 12:00 pm - Friday 28 August 4:00 pm
Free Event

The Quay Voices 'Locked door mystery'

a FREE online short story writing experience, masterminded by Exeter digital writer-in-residence, Martyn Waites

The Custom House on the quayside in Exeter has a long history. And it’s darker and bloodier than people might think . . . Back in the Eighteenth-century, a particularly grisly – not to mention ingenious – murder took place in the building. The Wharfinger was found dead in his attic room, the door locked…

Wednesday 8 July 09:00 - Tuesday 14 July 17:00
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