Friday, December 4, 2015 - 09:00 to Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 17:30
You don’t have to be an adult to write good books. Anne Frank was 14, Helena Coggan was 15, Christopher Paolini was 16 and Mary Shelley began ‘Frankenstein’ when she was 18.
‘Excellent Stories’ is a weekend of laughter and hard work. Whether you want to write short stories, plays or novels, this intensive course will provide you with important tools to develop your writing.
December is a very busy time for everyone at the North Pole. There’s a lot to be done: not just present making and wrapping, there’s also reindeer grooming, and sacks and sacks of letters that need to be answered.
To help with this, Father Christmas has set up a Letter Writing Academy for Elves.
Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 13:00 to Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 13:00
And at Easter - a special treat for 12-13 year olds who are suffering from Merlin withdrawal.... Fantasy creative writing for yrs 7-9 (age 12-14)The ‘Merlin’ series on T.V was amazing, wasn’t it? Didn’t you long to be a character in that series – either Merlin (or Merlina), Arthur, Guinevere, or how about Morgana la Fay (or Morgan le Fay)?This magical course looks at the mediaeval Arthurian tales, inviting young writers to step inside those ancient times.
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 13:00 to Sunday, March 30, 2014 - 15:00
A really spine chilling story is totally compelling reading – especially if love and loss is woven into it as well. Even in the light of science and the 21st century, we still devour books about gloomy corridors, misty vistas and echoing crypts as if they were warm, fresh blood…But why? What is the psychology of horror and grief that makes us want to visit it again and again? What is the fascination of lost love and hope?
Monday, February 17, 2014 - 17:30 to Friday, February 21, 2014 - 15:00
Word Magic is designed to reinforce and enhance the English taught in school by encouraging the children to transfer their classroom skills into the wider world.The course will offer the children a mixture of fun, academic input, mixed with Kilve Court’s thrilling outdoor activities.
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 17:00 to Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 15:00
Writing is fun, funky and - well, amazing!Even better - you don’t have to be an adult to write good books. Daisy Ashford was 9, Marganhita Kampanadoo was 11, Anne Frank was 14 and Christopher Paolini was 16. Young people’s writing is just as valid as the work of adults - and much more fun! ‘My First Novel’ is a weekend of exciting work for young writers. Whether you want to write short stories, plays or novels, this intensive course will provide you with all the tools you need to develop your ideas.