Swanwick Writers' Summer School is a week-long programme for writers of all ages, abilities and genres. Featuring courses, workshops, guest speakers, panels and optional one-to-one sessions, it offers you the opportunity to learn new skills, explore your creativity, perform your poetry, sing, act, dance, laugh, or even write. Prices start from £465 and the cost includes full board and evening entertainment. For aspiring writers between 18-30 there is the opportunity to apply for a place on the Top Write scheme at the heavily subsidised price of £100.
Full details at: swanwickwritersschool.org.uk/topwrite-places
When? 12-18 August 2017
Where? Swanwick Writers' Summer School The Hayes Conference Centre Swanwick, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 1AU
Who? In 2017 - Sophie Hannah, Cathy Cassidy, Imogen Cooper. While Simon Hall, crime writer and BBC reporter will be in conversation with authors Sue Moorcroft, Jon Mayhew and Steve Hartley, extracting anecdotes, information and inspiration.
Website? Swanwick Writers' Summer School
Facebook? Sandwick Writers
Festival Director? Cathy Grimmer
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