East Coast War Channels Creative Writing Workshop at The Word
A free workshop at The Word, South Shields. Using poetry and prose to explore the ships wrecked in the WWI War Channels off the north east coast and mark their human cost.
- Booking essential
- Free event
Over a thousand boats and ships sunk by German forces still lie on the seabed just offshore.
Antony Firth, Marine Archaeologist, introduces the fascinating story of the War Channels, outlining local connections to shipwrecks. Winston Plowes, West Yorkshire poet, will explore approaches to writing about sites unseen on the seabed and help you develop your own piece throughout the day. The workshop includes a guided walk and opportunities to perform and hear pieces written during the day.
- Booking details
- Call 0191 529 0905
- Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
- Meeting point
- Meet at The Word: National Centre for the Written Word, 45 Market Place, South Shields, NE33 1JF
- What to bring and wear
- Bring a notebook and pen.
- Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, this workshop is free, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
|14 September 2017||10:00 - 16:00||Available|