WW1 centenary free poetry workshops
Heroes of Hayle: World War One stories from home and the Western Front is looking at various aspects of life in the town during 1914-18. For details of talks and a walk that we’ve held so far – click here.
Next up: acclaimed local author Jenny Alexander will run poetry workshops in September and October to create work to be read at Remembrance Day services in November. You don’t have to be an experienced poet or writer to participate – all are very welcome.
Booking is essential as places are liimited. If you’d like to come along, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. All workshops are free: this work is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Saturday 8 September – Phillack Church – 1030am-4pm
Poetry workshop by Jenny Alexander inspired by local war graves. Phillack Church is on the edge of the dunes and there will be an hour-long lunchbreak when you can take a walk along them.
Saturday 22 September – Phillack Church Hall – 1030am-4pm.
Poetry workshop by Jenny Alexander inspired by the National Explosives Factory
Saturday 6 October – Phillack Church Hall – 1030am-4pm.
Poetry workshop by Jenny Alexander inspired by the 251st Tunnelling Company