Category Archives: Poetry Workshops

Just Environmentally Friendly (JEFS)

The Scouts are encouraged to make models out of the descriptions supplied by Hope Radio and Brum Community Media. Each model is accompanied with a story line which reflects the Scout`s experiences of lockdown and COVID-19. This is a different kind of writing experience. COVID-19 , lockdown and social distancing has raised all sorts of […]

Postcards of Hope

Running online creative writing sessions with Scouts on Zoom called Postcards of Hope. The Scouts are encouraged to share their experiences of lockdown. The work will be showcased in a virtual exhibition in Brum Community Media with Hope Radio and the Hope Radio Community Garden when lockdown is lifted. each Scout chooses from one of […]

Ian’s poetry workshops at the Coseley School

On Friday 26th March in support of The Black Country Festival poet Ian went to The Coseley School library to talk to some of the Year 7 and 8 AEN pupils “The Black Country Festival is designed to bring communities and people together to celebrate our shared cultures and traditions and to increase our sense […]

Poems written by students at The Coseley School during Black Country Day Workshop

The following poems were written by students at The Coseley School when Ian conducted a poetry workshop there in support of Black Country Day along with Councillor Pete Lowe; 4 Million years Over 4 million years ago In a Black Country meadow Below the very old ground Belonged years of multitude Fossils never found.   […]