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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DECEMBER

 

04 — 08 December
TY NEWYDD CHRISTMAS RETREAT
Wales, UK. Cost: £375 — £450

05 December
EXPERIMENTS IN CONSTRAINED CREATIVITY
London, UK. Cost: free

07 December
WRITE & SHINE’S WINTER SEASON (workshop- Leicester Square)
London, UK. Cost: £15

08 December
WALKING, CONNECTING, CREATING
Wiltshire, UK. Cost: free

09 December
INVESTIGATING SHORT FICTION
Newcastle, UK. Cost: £30 — £40

09 December
SHORTSTOPSTALKING TALES #16
Bristol, UK. Cost: free/tbc

14 December
WRITE & SHINE’S WINTER SEASON (workshop- Piccadilly)
London, UK. Cost: £15

15 December
WRITE & SHINE’S WINTER SEASON (workshop- Marylebone)
London, UK. Cost: £15

20 December
WRITE & SHINE’S WINTER SEASON (workshop- Leicester Square)
London, UK. Cost: £15

 2018

JANUARY

 

04 January — 01 February
WRITING YOUR ROOTS: FAMILY HISTORY AND MEMOIR WITH MANDY ROSS
Birmingham, UK. Cost: £89 — £99

08 January — 26 March
WRITERSCENTRE NORWICH ONLINE COURSE: LEVEL 1 FICTION
Online. Cost: £450

08 — 18 January
WRITERSCENTRE NORWICH ONLINE COURSE: LEVEL 2 FICTION
Online. Cost: £900

08 January — 26 March
START WRITING CRIME FICTION
Online. Cost: £450

11 January
WRITE & SHINE’S WINTER SEASON (workshop- Piccadilly)
London, UK. Cost: £15

12 — 14 January
UNRAVEL YOUR OWN MYTH
Somerset, UK. Cost: £350 — £675

15 January — 12 March
INTRODUCTION TO THERAPEUTIC AND REFLECTIVE WRITING
Online. Cost: £399

15 January — 19 March
WRITING FICTION FOR NEW MEDIA
Scotland, UK. Cost: £121

18 January
WRITE & SHINE’S WINTER SEASON (workshop- Leicester Square)
London, UK. Cost: £15

19 January
HAMPSHIRE WRITERS SOCIETYCREATIVITY AND THE HISTORICAL NOVEL
Winchester, UK. Cost: Free for HWS members, £5 for non-members

19 January
WRITE & SHINE’S WINTER SEASON (workshop- Marylebone)
London, UK. Cost: £15

19 — 21 January
SHE SAID, HE SAIDWRITING DIALOGUE FOR FICTION
Sussex, UK. Cost: £246

22 January — 04 March
RUNNING WRITING GROUPS
Online. Cost: £399

24 January
LONDON WRITERS NETWORK: DEVELOPING A PORTFOLIO CAREER AS A WRITER
London, UK. Cost: £0 — £12

25 January
WRITE & SHINE’S WINTER SEASON (workshop- Piccadilly)
London, UK. Cost: £15

27 January
EBOOKS AND BEYOND
Nottingham, UK. Cost: £65 — £70

27 January
WRITING RESOLUTIONSWRITECLUB ALL-DAYER
Bristol, UK. Cost: £60

27 — 28 January
RUNNING YOUR OWN CREATIVE WRITING GROUP
Bristol, UK. Cost: £80 — £120

30 January — February
CREATIVE WRITING INKBEGINNERS CREATIVE WRITING (four weeks)
Online. Cost: £90

30 January — February
CREATIVE WRITING INKDOWN THE RABBIT HOLE (four weeks)
Online. Cost: £140

30 January — February
CREATIVE WRITING INK — 13 WAYS OF LOOKING AT CHARACTER (four weeks)
Online. Cost: £140

30 January — February
CREATIVE WRITING INKFLASH FICTION COURSE (five weeks)
Online. Cost: £140

30 January — March
CREATIVE WRITING INKBEGINNINGS CREATIVE WRITING (six weeks)
Online. Cost: £120

30 January — March
CREATIVE WRITING INKINTERMEDIATE CREATIVE WRITING (six weeks)
Online. Cost: £140

30 January — March
THE WRITING DISTRICTFICTION LEVEL 1 (six weeks)
Online. Cost: $295

FEBRUARY

01 February
WRITE & SHINE’S WINTER SEASON (workshop- Leicester Square)
London, UK. Cost: £15

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

05 — 10 February
ARVON WINTER WARMER: FICTION
Yorkshire, UK. Cost: £710 — £760

06 February — March
THE WRITING DISTRICT — 13 WAYS OF LOOKING AT CHARACTER (four weeks)
Online. Cost: $195

06 February — March
THE WRITING DISTRICTDOWN THE RABBIT HOLE (four weeks)
Online. Cost: $195

06 February — March
THE WRITING DISTRICTFLASH FICTION: THE ART OF THE VERY SHORT STORY (five weeks)
Online. Cost: $250

08 February
WRITE & SHINE’S WINTER SEASON (workshop- Piccadilly)
London, UK. Cost: £15

16 February
WRITE & SHINE’S WINTER SEASON (workshop- Marylebone)
London, UK. Cost: £15

17 February
WERE NOT IN KANSAS ANYMORE: CREATING ENGAGING WORLDS IN FICTION WRITING
Yorkshire, UK. Cost: £35

17 — 28 February
STORIES FROM THE SANDS
International, beginning and ending in Marrakech, Morocco. Cost: £945 (see website for what cost includes)

21 February
WRITE & SHINE’S WINTER SEASON (Retreat- Leicester Square)
London, UK. Cost: £15

01 February
WRITE & SHINE’S WINTER SEASON (workshop- Piccadilly)
London, UK. Cost: £15

 

MARCH

03 March
THE WRITERS CONFERENCE 
Nottingham, UK. Cost: £50 — £65

APRIL

02 — 07 April
WRITING RETREAT WITH LIZ CASHDAN AND BEVERLEY WARD
Wales, UK. Cost: £310 — £385

10 April
HAMPSHIRE WRITERS SOCIETYAN EXPLORATION OF STRUCTURE
Winchester, UK. Cost: Free for HWS members, £5 for non-members

24 April — 29 May
YOGA FOR WRITERS
Online. Cost: £395

MAY

08 — 10 May
MANCHESTER MET SHORT COURSE: TEACHING CREATIVE WRITING
Manchester, UK. Cost: £350 (other prices for students wishing to attain 30 Masters-level credits)

15 — 17 May
MANCHESTER MET SHORT COURSE: CRIME FICTION
Manchester, UK. Cost: £350 (other prices for students wishing to attain 30 Masters-level credits)

22 — 24 May
MANCHESTER MET SHORT COURSE: WRITING (WELL) ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS
Manchester, UK. Cost: £350 (other prices for students wishing to attain 30 Masters-level credits)

JUNE

05 — 07 June
MANCHESTER MET SHORT COURSE: FROM HISTORICAL FACT TO CONTEMPORARY FICTION
Manchester, UK. Cost: £350 (other prices for students wishing to attain 30 Masters-level credits)

12 June
HAMPSHIRE WRITERS SOCIETYPUBLISHING AND WRITING
Winchester, UK. Cost: Free for HWS members, £5 for non-members

21 — 22 June
MANCHESTER MET SHORT COURSE: CREATIVE WRITING SUMMER SCHOOL
Manchester, UK. Cost: £350 (other prices for students wishing to attain 30 Masters-level credits)

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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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