Creative Writing for Pleasure and Wellbeing. Find Your Voice - Starter

  • Day:Monday
  • Time:12:30 - 14:30
  • Duration:5 sessions
  • Location:Trowbridge Close, Highbridge
  • Start:08/01/2024

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Course overview

This course is ideal for people of any ability who want to get into writing. Whether you have an idea for a story, or just want to explore language, this course is packed with fun ideas to help you get pen to paper and enjoy writing.

Delivered by Weston super Mare’s biggest selling children’s author, Ade will share his own journey with you. Ade’s Amazon profile can be found on

The course will primarily inspire you to write. It will also cover practical tips and techniques to improve your writing style. You will be given different topics to write about using varied inspiration techniques, and there are games and activities to make it loads of fun along the way.

Every week there will be discussion, instruction, demonstrations and plenty of hand on opportunities for you to write.

Taught by author, illustrator and entertainer Ade Bowen, these courses are an entertaining as they are helpful. If you have an idea of a story and want help getting it down on paper, or if you just enjoy the craft of writing, then this course will give you plenty of fun ideas with like minded people.

Do not fear the blank page. Let’s have some fun!

Course assessment

There are no formal assessments for this workshop. The tutor will give regular feedback to help you improve.

Course progression

At the end of this course, if you’d like to continue with your learning in this subject, you’ll be able to progress onto our Developer Level workshop or course.

Our workshops and courses are designed to provide essential skills, develop confidence and resilience, improve your health & wellbeing, prepare you for further learning or employment, provide ways to learn with your family and build communities. We have a wide range of workshops and courses and you can explore more on our website. There’s something for everyone! 

Need to know…

Entry Requirements:

This course is suitable if you’re a beginner and want to learn about this subject, and you don’t have relevant knowledge or experience.

Fee information:

If you are aged 19+ AND are unemployed AND receive a benefit / your annual income is less than £25,000 per year AND live in Somerset (not including Bath & North East Somerset) AND you have lived in the UK/EU for the last 3 years OR you have refugee status / right to remain. *Please note – proof of eligibility will be requested during the enrolment process.

If you are aged 19+ AND your annual income is over £25,000 and live in Somerset OR you live in Bath & North East Somerset OR you live anywhere else in the UK. Some Community partners may not be able to accommodate learners from outside Somerset. This will be highlighted during enrolment.

Our funding rules have changed – how this affects you…
You can only enrol on ONE free* workshop/course at each level, e.g. one Taster, one Starter… and so on. Our new levels are designed to encourage you to learn and progress in your chosen area of interest. If you enrol on multiple workshops/courses at the same level, we’ll contact you to discuss (as there are exceptions), or you’ll be given the opportunity to pay for your place, (costs are detailed on each course page).

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12:30 - 14:30
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