- 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 9 September
As part of Birmingham Heritage Week, get inspired by archival material and photographs from the history of the Barber.
Please book via 0121 414 2261 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 7 October
WORDS WORDS WORDS
Gather words from all over the Barber to use as openings, endings, and components of collage texts, and have a go at writing alternative labels for artworks.
Saturday 11 November
TREASURES OF THE EARTH
After meeting at the Barber, we’ll spend part of this workshop in the Lapworth Museum of Geology nearby, returning with plenty of ideas for writing.
Saturday 9 December
MORALS AND MESSAGES
In response to the exhibition ‘Pride and Persecution’, discover the Old Testament stories painted by Jan Steen, and the tales behind works in the galleries, and retell them with a modern twist.