A year of hearing, creating and learning about stories, led by author and theatre producer Daniel Ingram-Brown Woodcutters in Killingbeck, wolves on Woodhouse Moor and heroes emerging from their back-to-backs. Join us for a year of learning about, and creating, stories. Each month we will gather for a creative writing workshop, discussion seminar, book group or inspirational outing. This crash course in storytelling will result in the publication of a book of short stories, packed with tales from the Forest of Leeds.
Group 1 – fully booked (see group 2 dates below)
- 30th September – Why are stories important?
- 18th November – Writing workshop 1 (based on ideas from Sara Maitland’s ‘Gossip from the Forest’)
- 20th January – Book discussion – ‘Haroun and the Sea of Stories’ by Salman Rushdie
- 24th February – The Seven Basic Plots: Why we tell stories (by Christopher Booker)
- 24th March – Writing workshop 2
- 14th April – Book discussion – ‘Stardust’ by Neil Gaiman
- 19th May – Writing workshop 3
- 30th June – Storytelling time and group meal
- 29th January – Why are stories important?
- 10th February – Writing workshop 1 (based on ideas from Sara Maitland’s ‘Gossip from the Forest’)
- 10th March – The Seven Basic Plots: Why we tell stories (by Christopher Booker)
- 21st April – Writing workshop 2
- 12th May – Book discussion – ‘Haroun and the Sea of Stories’ by Salman Rushdie
- 23rd June – Writing workshop 3
- 14th July – Storytelling time and group meal
All sessions will be from 7-9.30pm at LCI, LS1 6DG (opposite the Corn Exchange, above ‘Out of This World’) and will be led by author and Theatre Producer, Daniel Ingram-Brown No writing experience is necessary, just a willingness to have a go! FREE! To book a place, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0113 391 7928
Download the notes from the first session ‘Why are stories important?’ here – Stories from the Forests of Leeds – session notes 1
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