Tom Twisleton 100

It's 100 years since local legend Tom Twisleton died.

Between 14-25? Join us in telling Tom's story. You could earn an Arts Award, which will look amazing on your CV and you'll have great fun in the process. 

You are invited to any of the workshops that interest you. You can drop in for just one session or join us every week. All sessions are free. 

We meet once a week, mostly on Mondays at the Joinery (behind the Ye Olde Naked Man Cafe). We do meet at other venues and times, so double check below.

JUNE MEET UPS

Throughout May, we're running a POETRY COMPETITION for 11-14 year olds in Craven Schools.

Write poems inspired by Tom Twisleton. You could choose to write about living in the country, farming, rural traditions like Market Day.

First prize:  £50 Amazon voucher

Second prize:  £25 Amazon voucher

Third Prize:  £10 Amazon voucher

5 poems which are commended will receive a small prize and everybody that takes part will be presented with a certificate. 

Judged by:  Jean Harrison, published poet and writer.

Closing date: 30 June, 2017

Get inspiration for your poems by checking out Tom's links CLICK HERE

Enter by sending your poems via email to hazel@settlestories.org.uk

 

Meeting, Monday July 3rd 6-8pm

Poetry workshop with Chris Singleton. In this lively poetry session, Chris will give you an introduction to poetry with loads of fun excersises to develop your creative flair! You'll learn to produce new poetry which will amaze your audience and keep them waiting on their toes.  

Chris is an established poet who runs workshops for the West Yorkshire Playhouse with young people and with youth theatres across the North of England. We're thrilled he's joining us for two exciting sessions this July.

Meeting, Monday July 17th 6-8pm

Chris is back for a second week. This time it's going to get rowdy! It's time for a poetry slam! You'll be in two teams both of which will have created high energy poetry pieces. Will your team win the slam? Mic drops encouraged.

Chris is an established poet who runs workshops for the West Yorkshire Playhouse with young people and with youth theatres across the North of England. We're thrilled he's joining us for two exciting sessions this July.

 

Want to come along to any of the sessions? Contact Hazel from Settle Stories.

Email: hazel@settlestories.org.uk

Mob: 07399 073246

WhatsApp: @Hazel Allen