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Writing for Wellbeing
23rd September @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This two-hour online workshop will introduce participants to writing for wellbeing. It will offer advice on how to use writing to explore emotions, reduce anxiety and find calm. Participants will be invited to try out prompts and techniques in the session that they can then practice at home when their wellbeing needs a boost. This workshop is suitable for anyone, from absolute beginners to published writers.
Christina Thatcher is a Creative Writing Lecturer at Cardiff Metropolitan University. She keeps busy off campus as Poetry Editor for The Cardiff Review, a tutor for The Poetry School, a member of the Literature Wales Management Board and as a freelance workshop facilitator across the UK. Her poetry and short stories have featured in over 50 publications including The London Magazine, North American Review, Planet Magazine, The Interpreter’s House and more. She has published two poetry collections with Parthian Books: More than you were (2017) and How to Carry Fire (2020). To learn more about Christina’s work please visit her website: https://christinathatcher.com/ or follow her on Twitter https://twitter.com/writetoempower
Adult Learners’ Week is celebrated in over 55 countries worldwide and each year we see over 10,000 adults in Wales participating in Adult Learners’ Week activities. The aim of this campaign is to raise awareness of the value of adult learning, celebrate the achievements of amazing people and projects, and inspire more people to discover how learning can positively change their lives.