Sat, 28 Sep | Finch's

Poetry of the City (a day of writing + breakfast, a free book, handouts & more!)

Breakfast, followed by a two hour workshop, a free book, a free tea or coffee, a lunch break, 3 x 40-minute writing sessions, 3 x 15/20 minute breaks, and the opportunity to stay for an evening drink to celebrate.
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Poetry of the City (a day of writing + breakfast, a free book, handouts & more!)

Time & Location

28 Sep 2019, 10:45 – 18:00
Finch's, 12a Finsbury Square, Moorgate, Finsbury, London EC2A 1AN, UK

About the Event

Hi there,

This is a full day workshop. Suitable for absolute beginners. No pressure to read your work aloud... ever!

If you're a poet (or would like to be!), please RSVP and come along to this full day event: Poetry of the City.

We will be meeting for breakfast, and teas/coffees, and looking at a selection of poems about London, New York, and Paris from Frank O'Hara, Ted Hughes, and Erika Meitner.

We'll be using these poems, and a series of writing prompts, to produce our own poetry.

By the end of the workshop, you will have three of your own poems, either complete, or to take home and edit.

The workshop will introduce you to some basic elements, including:

1. Line Breaks

2. Figurative language (metaphor, simile, etc.)

3. Rhythm

4. Rhyme / internal rhyme

5. Free verse

6. Urban thematics

Included in the price of the ticket is:

- a breakfast - a tea or coffee - a free book - a handout - a 2-hour workshop - a lunch break (1 hour) - 3 x 40-minute private writing sessions - 3 x 15/20-minute afternoon breaks

You're more than welcome to text or WhatsApp us on 07534 981 636 if you have any questions about this event and/or if you'd like to be added to out WhatsApp community for updates.

You can book our events directly at: www.writeandpint.com/workshop

You can follow us on instagram. Search: "writeandpint"

For anybody at all interested in poetry and/or writing, generally, this promises to be an incredible day.

We hope to see you there!

Cheers :)

****There is an automatic no refund policy on this event. Refunding or moving an RSVP to a future event is contingent upon being able to refill the space that you vacate.

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