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The British Library houses stories, spoken word, playscripts and poetry from writers across the globe. And now it’s your turn! Become a writer for the day in this creative writing workshop for Secondary and Further Education students.

Created by professional writers and led by experienced learning facilitators, this workshop will introduce learners to a range of creative techniques to generate new writing. Students will gain confidence in drafting and editing their own work and take a guided tour through the Treasures of the British Library gallery to look at some of the incredible original draft material on display from writers whose words changed the world.

Key info

Suitable for: KS3, KS4, KS5

Age Groups: 11-14, 14-16, Post 16

Subjects: English

Topics: Careers, Creative Writing, Literature, Oracy, Stories, Storytelling, Team Building, Vocabulary Development, Writing

Type: At Venue

Duration: 90 minutes

Cost: Free

Dates: Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu: 10:30 - 12:00 or 13:00 - 14:30

Min. Group Size: 10

Max. Group Size: 30

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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