Words for Life - Writing Workshop

Words for Life - Writing Workshop
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Event details

Event date: 
5 June 2015
Event duration: 
1pm- 5pm
Type of event: 
Workshop / participation
Over 18s only
Access for wheelchair users: 
Venue name: 
Poetry Cafe
22 Betterton St, London, Greater London


Concession : 
Ticket availability: 
Limited places
Email address to reserve a place: 

About the event

Words for Life - Writing Workshop

Creative ways to increase your confidence and resilience through writing Facilitators: Charmaine Pollard and Christine Hollywood.

Poetry Therapy is the intentional use of poetry and other forms of literature for healing and personal growth. Research over the last 30 years has found links between writing, health and wellbeing.

By attending the poetry therapy workshop and writing for wellbeing workshop you will gain an opportunity to experience ways in which creativity and expressive writing can help you increase your confidence and resilience.

Charmaine Pollard and Christine Hollywood are members of Lapidus, the organisation working to promote writing for wellbeing, enjoyment and connection.

Christine Hollywood
Christine Hollywood Christine Hollywood is a writing for wellbeing practitioner. She’s also a Board member of Lapidus: the Writing for Wellbeing Organisation. Christine uses the healing properties of writing and nature in her work in schools, organisations and community settings, with children and adults.

Come along and have some fun in London Creative and Wellbeing week 2015

Who should attend?
For students, writers, counsellors, therapists, teachers and anyone interested in the ways  how writing and poetry enhance wellbeing.

Charmaine Pollard

Charmaine Pollard is a British association for counselling and psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited counsellor and writing therapist with over 16 years’ experience of working with diverse communities.Over the past ten years she has facilitated several personal development and poetry therapy workshops and groups in various settings. She has developed a therapeutic writing programme Courage to Be Me – For self acceptance and self estem and is passionate about how words can be used to bring about healing and transformation.

Workshop details
The workshop takes place on Friday the 5th June 2015 at Poetry Cafe, London

Time: 1p.m. – 5.00p.m.

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided.

The full address for the venue is Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton St, London, Greater London WC2H 9BX . You can find a map and directions of the area.

Nearest Underground: Covent Garden (Piccadilly Line) / Holborn (Piccadilly and Central lines).


Charmaine Pollard and Christine Hollywood
Christine Hollywood


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