Calendar of Events, Short Courses & Workshops

photo by  Joe Lanman

A calendar of upcoming literary and short story courses, conferences, festivals, retreats, workshops and other writing-related events.

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We also have up-to-date lists of
WRITING RETREATS and WORKSHOP GROUPS.

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JULY

26 July
CREATIVE WRITES: MYRIAD OF OBJECTS
London, UK. Cost: £40

27 July
SHORT STORY MASTERCLASS
Surrey, UK. Cost: £60

27 July
WHO ARE WE NOW? – A WORKSHOP FOR BAME WRITERS
Brighton, UK. Cost: free

29  July
SPACE TO WRITE DAY
Yorkshire, UK. Cost: £25 – £30

29 – 30 July
CREATIVE BRIDGES CONFERENCE 2017
Bristol, UK. Cost: £170 – £200 (for both days. Tickets for individual days available)

31  July – 04 August
FUNDAMENTALS OF STORY WRITING
Nottingham, UK. Cost: £200

AUGUST

09 August
WRITE AND SHINE MORNING WRITING RETREAT
London, UK. Cost: £15

12 August
REWRITING THE SELF
Surrey, UK. Cost: £60

12 – 18 August
SWANWICK WRITERS’ SUMMER SCHOOL 2017
Derbyshire, UK. Cost: varies. (£100 tickets available through TopWrite)

26 August – 02 September
WRITING THE BRIGHT MOMENT
Cévennes, France.  Cost: £695 – £795

SEPTEMBER

04 – 09 September
DISCOVERING YOUR VOICE 
Yorkshire, UK. Cost: £500 – £750

07 September – 26 October
LONDON LIT LAB – CONTINUING TO WRITE 
London, UK. Cost: £319 – £349

11 – 16  September
NON-FICTION: TUTORED RETREAT – LIFE AND OTHER JOURNEYS
Shropshire, UK. Cost: £760

14 – 17 September
NOIRWICH CRIME WRITING FESTIVAL
Norwich, UK. Cost: £66 – £86

16 September
IN STEP WITH THE SEASONS- AUTUMN
Brighton, UK. Cost: £65 (£240 for all four Seasons workshops)

16 September
RESEARCH METHODS FOR FICTION WRITERS
London, UK. Cost: £40 – £50

16 – 22 September
LITERARY ADVENTURES WRITING RETREAT
Andalucia, Spain. Cost: £795

18 September – 23 October
WRITING SHORT FICTION
Online course. Cost: £140

22 – 24 September
SCOTSWRITE CONFERENCE 2017
Glasgow, UK. Cost: £46 – £120

23 – 29 September
UNLEASH YOUR WRITING POWER (retreat)
Portugal. Cost: €725

27 September – November
BEGINNERS’ FICTION 
Norwich, UK. Cost: £200 – £225

29 September
WORKSHOP: EXPLORING STORY WORLDS
Sussex, UK. Cost: £75 – £95

29 September – 01 October
CHASING TIME WRITING RETREAT: STOP THE CLOCK!
Scotland, UK. Cost: £250 – £275

30 September
BANISHING THE BLANK PAGE
Surrey, UK. Cost: £60

OCTOBER

2 – 5 October
WRITER’S RETREAT
Cumbria,  UK. Cost: £270 (not including accommodation. Accommodation prices outlined on the website)

16 – 21 October
ARVON – QUEER FICTION
Shropshire, UK. Cost: £760

16 October – 22 January 2018
WRITING YA AND CHILDREN’S FICTION
Online course. Cost: £1,600

16 October – 14 May 2018
LONDON LIT LAB – CONTINUING TO WRITE POST-MA
London, UK. Cost: £220

18 October
INSPIRATION FROM MYTH AND LEGEND
Surrey, UK. Cost: £60

21 October
WRITING FICTION – THE MAGIC IN THE EVERYDAY
London, UK. Cost: £12 – £15

NOVEMBER

06 – 11  November
LIFE WRITING: WRITING FAMILY HISTORY
Yorkshire, UK. Cost: £710 – £760

10 – 12 November
NAWE CONFERENCE 2017
Yorkshire, UK. Cost: varies

15 – 29 November
WRITERS RETREAT 
Sierra Nevada, Spain. Cost: £390 – £860

20 – 25 November
ARVON- GHOSTWRITING
Devon, UK. Cost: £710 – £760

27 – 29 October
CHASING TIME WRITING RETREAT: TURN BACK TIME
Scotland, UK. Cost: £250 – £275

DECEMBER

02 December
IN STEP WITH THE SEASONS- WINTER
Brighton, UK. Cost: £65 (£240 for all four Seasons workshops)

2018

JANUARY

FEBRUARY

02 – 04 February
CHASING TIME WRITING RETREAT: TICK TOCK – WRITING DETOX!
Scotland, UK. Cost: £250 – £275

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Find a month by month listing of annual literary festivals here.

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Please contact us at thresholds@chi.ac.uk if you would like your literary event listed.

 

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