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Writer event

Anita Sethi: A reading from I Belong Here: a Journey Along the Backbone of Britain

Quay Words is  to be joined by Anita Sethi, who will be reading from her work I Belong Here, a journey of reclamation through the natural landscapes of the North, brilliantly exploring identity, nature, place and belonging. The reading will be followed by a conversation with Literature Works CEO Helen Chaloner and questions from the audience….

Wednesday 11 August 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Workshops and courses

Masterclass with Adrian Cooper of Little Toller Books

Advice from an expert on editing and publishing your creative non-fiction and nature writing. In this Quay Words Summer masterclass, we are pleased to continue our nature season with a workshop and one-to-one mentoring from Adrian Cooper, the publisher and editorial director of Little Toller Books. Little Toller was started in 2008 with a singular purpose…

Saturday 31 July 2:00 pm - 5:00 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 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
Residency

Nature Writing for Performance Workshop with Writer-in-Residence Naomi Westerman

Over the course of two sessions (Thursday 15th and  Tuesday 27th July), Quay Words writer-in-residence and playwright Naomi Westerman teaches a friendly and inclusive workshop on nature writing for performance. This workshop will involve taking a short walk in nature (the walk will be fully disabled accessible), followed by a discussion of various techniques to…

Thursday 15 July 2:00 pm - Tuesday 27 July 4:00 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
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