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These sessions are run by Paul Cookson, poet extraordinaire and Potential Plus UK friend from the Big Family Weekend 2019. Paul is offering workshops that will be a mixture of learning about how to write poems, developing your own creativity and style as you try it out and watching and taking part in performance.  This is for children aged 6 – 10 years.

Monday 8 June
Fun With Kennings
Find out what a kenning is, where they come from and how to write your own

Monday 15 June
Teachers and School
I know we aren’t necessarily there at the moment, but we can have fun writing about school, teachers and the crazy things that might happen there!

Monday 22 June
The Giant’s Fridge
What do you think is inside the Giant’s Fridge? Together we can explore ways of extending our vocabulary, imagery and description.

Monday 29 June
The Legend of Class 6…
Through a series of questions for you to answer, we can build up a poem about the strange goings on in Class 6 …

All workshops will take place over Zoom.  You will be sent a meeting ID and password to your registered email address at least one hour before the first session is due to start. If you have not received a link at that stage, please email amazingchildren@potentialplusuk.org.

Age guidance is given for each workshop series but there can be flexibility – please ask if you are unsure.

Please book a ticket for every child who will be in attendance at the sessions