Courses

Bursaries are available on all courses.

 


  • Performance Poetry: Caroline Bird & Ross Sutherland, Guest John Hegley
    Mon 23rd Sep - Sat 28th Sep
    All Day
    Fully Booked

    This week will introduce a dizzying variety of techniques to help poets keep their words alive and surprising. Expect to write an almost criminal amount of new poems as well.

    Takes place at: Moniack Mhor,

  • Autumn Retreat
    Mon 7th Oct - Sat 12th Oct
    All Day
    Fully Booked

    Spend a week at Moniack Mhor, marking up your manuscript or studying your screenplay in the comfort and warmth.

    Takes place at: Moniack Mhor,

  • Short Story: Cynan Jones & Nuala O'Connor, Guest Bernard MacLaverty
    Mon 28th Oct - Sat 2nd Nov
    All Day


    Workshops with Nuala and Cynan will look at crucial aspects of short form writing, like titles, openings, concision, and detail; while one-to-one clinics will focus on your specific project(s).

    Takes place at: Moniack Mhor,

  • Playwriting: Simon Stephens & Ella Hickson, Guest David Greig
    Mon 11th Nov - Sat 16th Nov
    12:00am
    Fully Booked

    An active interrogation of the mechanics of playwriting, this course will creatively examine the use of dramatic action, character, location, narrative and structure in the making of a play.

    Takes place at: Moniack Mhor,

  • Memoir: Cathy Retzenbrink & Nina Stibbe, Guest Sheila Hancock
    Mon 18th Nov - Sat 23rd Nov
    All Day
    Fully Booked

    Bestselling authors Cathy Rentzenbrink and Nina Stibbe come together to present a course on different approaches to writing the self.

    Takes place at: Moniack Mhor,

  • Tutored Retreat - Crime Writing: Karen Campbell & Adam LeBor, Guest: Louise Welsh
    Mon 25th Nov - Sat 30th Nov
    12:00am
    Only Twin Rooms Available

    Supported by tutors Karen and Adam, our tutored crime-writing retreat will let you unravel ideas, craft plot twists and turns and cut away excess flesh in your work.

    Takes place at: Moniack Mhor,

  • December Retreat
    Mon 9th Dec - Sat 14th Dec
    All Day
    Fully Booked

    Forget the festive rush. Come to Moniack Mhor for some writing therapy instead. This could be your prefect gift – time, space and the permission to write, with festive treats laid on!

    Takes place at: Moniack Mhor,

 

 

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