Additions to Creative Stoke, 9th October 2009Posted: September 9, 2009
Added to the Events listing: The Stoke-on-Trent Writing group are holding a Writers’ Workshop Weekend at the City Centre Library, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. Three tutors (Emma Hardy, Nicholas Corder and Dinesh Allirajah) will be leading the weekend on 28th/29th November 2009, and there will be around 12 workshops covering many aspects of writing — short stories, research, sense of place, poetry, etc. The weekend will cost £20. You’ll need an application form to register — please phone 01782 238455 for details.
Job: The Trust of the new £10m Wedgwood Museum at Barlaston is inviting applications for the post of Volunteer Gallery Assistant. You’ll be given full training and, among other duties, will conduct guided tours. The post is unpaid, but would suit anyone aiming for a career in the heritage and museums industry. For more information, please contact manager June Bonell on: 01782 371911.
Noted children’s authors will be giving talks about their work, and readings, at the Stone Book Festival on 19th September 2009. The event will take place in marquees located along the High Street in the town from 10am to 4pm, and among the authors are Malcolm Rose, Kath Langrish, Echo Freer, Susan Barnes, John Dougherty, Penny Dolan and Lydia Monks. Details of specific times from: 01785 619740. Don’t forget that there’s now a convenient new train service from Stoke-on-Trent to Stone station, to get you there.