Develop your writing and explore new approaches in monthly workshops, inspired by the Barber’s collection.
For adults of all writing ability and levels of experience, workshops are led by Jacqui Rowe, former Barber writer-in residence.
Saturday 20 May
TREASURES OF THE CAMPUS
Seek out some hidden gems on the University campus and come back with the treasure – ideas for writing.
Saturday 17 June
EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY
Respond to the ‘More Real than Life’ exhibition by creating stories and poems with a touch of fantasy and magic realism.
Saturday 15 July – FULLY BOOKED
THE GLORY OF THE GARDEN
Inspired by Monet’s ‘The Water Lily Pond’, this workshop explores writing about gardens, flowers, trees and water.
Saturday 9 September
As part of Birmingham Heritage Week, get inspired by archival material and photographs from the history of the Barber.