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Free Event

Quay Words and Paddleboat Theatre present Rustle

An outdoor family show and interactive workshop

An outdoor family show and interactive workshop all set against the beautiful backdrop of Exeter Quay Award winning, Exeter based, PaddleBoat Theatre Company and Quay words present RUSTLE an interactive outdoor family show, jam-packed with puppets, songs and outdoor surprises. Imagine that you’re far from home, Playing in the woods all on your own And…

Saturday 24 July 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free Event

Rustle: Post-show workshop with Paddleboat Theatre

Come and join PaddleBoat for a 60 minute post-show workshop and decide what our next woodland adventure should be!What new mysteries will we find if we follow the estuary? What treasures lie on the riverbed? And what monsters might lurk nearby? Using puppetry, song, props and physical storytelling, you will learn how to bring your…

Saturday 24 July 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Free Event

Quay Words and Paddleboat Theatre present Rustle

An outdoor family show and interactive workshop

An outdoor family show and interactive workshop all set against the beautiful backdrop of Exeter Quay Award winning, Exeter based, PaddleBoat Theatre Company and Quay words present RUSTLE an interactive outdoor family show, jam-packed with puppets, songs and outdoor surprises. Imagine that you’re far from home, Playing in the woods all on your own And…

Saturday 17 July 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free Event

Rustle: Post-show workshop with Paddleboat Theatre

Come and join PaddleBoat for a 60 minute post-show workshop and decide what our next woodland adventure should be!What new mysteries will we find if we follow the estuary? What treasures lie on the riverbed? And what monsters might lurk nearby? Using puppetry, song, props and physical storytelling, you will learn how to bring your…

Saturday 17 July 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Free Event

Quay Words and Poetry Africa Writer Networking  

We are offering this free networking event to give writers the chance to meet their international peers. This is a chance for women writers from the UK and South Africa to meet, discuss their work and issues that matter to them. The event will be facilitated by Tolu Agbelusi, who will be sharing her expertise and…

Friday 18 June 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free Event

Quay Words and Poetry Africa present a reading from Emmah Mabye and Nomakhwezi Becker

We are thrilled to present Emmah and Nomakhwezi to audiences from both hemispheres in this second online event from the Quay Words and Poetry Africa partnership.  This event will be live-streamed from 6.30 – 7.30 pm UK time. Save your seat today.  ***** About the writers What started in 2009, as a mere stress reliever has helped Emmah Mabye become…

Friday 18 June 6;30 pm - 7:30 pm
Writer event

Poetry reading by John Wedgwood-Clarke

Camborne’s Red River: Listening to a Polluted River  Although only 7.5miles in length, and little more than a stream, the Red River passes through a remarkably diverse ecological and cultural landscape. It rises among neolithic standing stones on the moors above Camborne, flows through a valley that has been worked for tin since at least…

Wednesday 9 June 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Workshops and courses

FREE zine making workshop day for young writers

with zine-maker Laura Moseley

Join Quay Words and Laura Moseley, zine-maker and founder of Common Threads Press, for a day of fun, creative zine-making for 13-18 year olds during the half-term! This is an opportunity for any young people with an interest in writing, crafts, art or any creative activity to explore zines. Zines are small, handmade booklets that…

Monday 31 May 10:00 - 15:30
Writer event

FREE poetry collection launch

Elizabeth-Jane Burnett’s Of Sea

Join us as we celebrate the launch of poet and academic Elizabeth-Jane Burnett’s next collection, Of Sea, published by Penned in the Margins.   This event will be live-streamed on Crowdcast. Save your seat today! ***** Elizabeth-Jane Burnett is an author, academic and founder of Grow Your Own Creativity. A writer of English and Kenyan heritage,…

Wednesday 12 May 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Workshops and courses

Online writing course

‘Exploring the world of short stories’ with Emma Timpany

Saturday 8th May – 5th June 2021 on five Saturday mornings, 11am-1pm. Intriguing, engaging and a little bit mysterious, short stories are windows into other lives and worlds – but what goes into making a great short story? During five informative and inspiring sessions, we’ll look at the essential elements all short stories share and…

Saturday 8 May 11:00 am - Saturday 5 June 1:00 pm
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