The Writer’s Bus is Coming to Your Area!

After the success of our first live event, The Writer’s Bootcamp on Saturday 18th September 2021, we’re back with more writing opportunities in the new year — and this time we’re coming to you! WoW are leading a partnership of creative organisations with Year of Writing to tour the Liverpool City Region this January.

The Writer’s Bus will provide access to creative workshops directly to your local communities, bringing an array of activities designed to get people writing more.

Opportunities include:

  • A writer in residence
  • Writing activities and workshops
  • Poetry workshops and games
  • Writers’ advice sessions
  • Live author readings
  • FREE resources and giveaways

 

“The Year of writing has achieved a lot this year, getting many people across the city involved in writing and creativity. The Writing bus is an opportunity for us to get out to areas across the city, working with local community groups so that as many people as possible get to work with professional writers – it’s a great initiative, and we are really looking forward to discovering local talent and generating new writing.”

Mike Morris, Chair of the Year of Writing and Co-Director of Writing on the Wall

We will be coming to your area from Wednesday 19th January to Sunday 30th January, and our temporary writing ‘pop-up’ will be available to visit from 11am – 3pm. The full list of dates and locations is as follows:

 

Weds 19th Jan: Liverpool Central Library / Granby Adult Learning Centre

Thurs 20th Jan: LIFE Rooms Bootle / Huge Baird College

Fri 21st Jan: Incredible Edible Knowsley

Sat 22nd Jan: ROMA Community

Sun 23rd Jan: Pier Head

Mon 24th Jan: Rotunda

Tues 25th Jan: Irish Centre

Weds 26th Jan: LIFE Rooms Walton

Thurs 27th Jan: Tuebrook Market

Fri 28th Jan: Belle Vale Shopping Centre

Sat 29th Jan: Tuebrook Market

Sun 30th Jan: Sefton Park Palm House

 

“The Liverpool Literacy Cycle was set up to support skills development in the city. I am delighted to report it has delivered creative engagement and opportunities across the city region and beyond given the reach of a growing online and social media presence. In 2021 the Year of Reading was celebrated, this year the focus has been the Year of Writing and 2022 will be Liverpool Year of Oracy and performance. If you wish to engage with any of the forthcoming events or projects, check out the website link and contact email as below…”

Councillor Barbara Murray

Labour Councillor for Yew Tree Ward

Chair of Education and Skills Select Committee

 

   

 

For more information about Liverpool Year of Writing, visit https://www.cultureliverpool.co.uk/year-of-writing-2021 or contact info.2021@yearofwriting@gmail.com

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