Next workshop Thursday 1st November: Seamus Kelly

Shay the Poet: Seamus Kelly
Shay the Poet: Seamus Kelly

Seamus Kelly, is a Rochdale based Irish / English poet originally from the Midlands. In 2015 Seamus took the plunge giving up his full time job in sustainable travel to become a professional poet and writer.

The next Touchstones Creative Writing Group Workshop will be on Thursday 1st November from 2 – 4pm at Touchstones Heritage Centre.  We hope that you can join us to learn more about writing professionally and the writer’s life.

Seamus’s website can be found here: Thinking Too Much.

Next workshop Thursday 4th October: James Nash

Poet & Writer James Nash

Poet & Writer James Nash lives a life in words.  He’s a poet and writer, a literature developer and educator, he runs workshops for all ages, and helps host events across northern England. James is a veritable word whirlwind!

The next Touchstones Creative Writing Group Workshop will be on Thursday 4th October from 2 – 4pm at Touchstones Heritage Centre.  We hope that you can join us as we’re looking forward to learning some tips and tricks from James!

You can follow James Nash on Twitter by clicking this link.

Next workshop Thursday 6th September: Jennie Bailey

Writer, researcher and workshop facilitator: Jennie Bailey
Writer, researcher and workshop facilitator: Jennie Bailey

Jennie Bailey is a writer and researcher. She has run workshops for all ages believing that creative writing has the ability to empower and delight. She is the co-author of Lancashire Folk Tales (2014, The History Press). Her poetry has been published in Loose Muse Anthology, The Best of Manchester Poets (vols 1 and 3), and Nine Arches Under the Radar.

The next Touchstones Creative Writing Group Workshop will be on Thursday 4th January from 2 – 4pm at Touchstones Heritage Centre.  We hope that you can join us for some experimental and fun writing activities!

You can see Jennie’s website here: Wild Writes.

Pulling Threads performances

You can catch the last War Years performed by Pulling Threads at the following times and venues