We All Have A Story: Health & Wellbeing Arts

Ref: C2420631

A lively five week course where we will look at all forms of creative writing ... It could be a short story, a novel, a poem, a memoir or even a play. The theme is writing for pleasure, the sheer enjoyment of seeing your thoughts and experiences put into writing.

Additional information about this course

Funded by Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea

Course aim

Come and enjoy telling your story and hearing others tell theirs. Writing is often the most exciting way to express yourself.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • A passion for the written word.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • To enjoy writing
  • to appreciate the work of other students
  • to enjoy works of poetry and prose.
  • to have completed a poem or short piece of prose or drama
  • to continue writing when the course finishes.

How will I be taught?

  • Exercises and games set in class to stimulate creativity. Visual prompts like pieces of art and musical prompts.. Discussion and feedback in class.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • pen and paper and anything you may have written

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

Download full course information sheet

We All Have A Story: Health & Wellbeing Arts


As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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