Free Poetry Workshops Led by Emilie Lauren Jones

Poetry is powerful – it shows us the world in new ways; it teaches, heals and celebrates
Whether you want to develop your interest in poetry or are completely new to it, you are invited to come along to any or all of these FREE workshops thanks to the Positive Images Festival. 

Saturday 26th August

Session 1 Imagery in Poetry  – Learn the importance of “show don’t tell” as well as the use of senses.

Central Library, City Centre 11.00am – 1.30pm  
Smithford Way, City Centre, Coventry CV1 1FY  Tel:  024 7683 2314
Discover how you can use imagery effectively to create a powerful pieces of poetry.

Wednesday 30th August

Session 2 Variety in Poetry    – Get a taste for different types of poetry  from Praise Poems to Haiku and Acrostics  to List Poems…

Cheylesmore Community Centre 2.00pm – 4.30pm
Poitiers Road, Cheylesmore, Coventry CV3 5JX Tel: 024 7650 2226 

Discover the difference in styles and have a go at your own.  

Friday 1st September

Session 3 Finding Inspiration – Stuck for what to write about?

WATCH, Hillfields 1.00pm – 3.30pm
WATCH Building 12 Victoria Street, Hillfields, Coventry CV1 5LZ Tel:  024 7655 0564 

Overcome your writers block  with some useful writing exercises designed to get your creativity flowing.    

Each workshop will be run by Coventry Performance poet  Emilie Lauren Jones Twitter: @emilielaurenxxx Facebook: @emilielaurenxx

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