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Transforming lives through active participation in arts and film including exhibitions, films and wide-ranging education and creative activities.

Young Writers

Derby Young Writers

16th November 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm Are you 12-18 with a passion for playing with words and exploring your imagination? Derby Young Writers meet once a month

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DSLR Photography Level 1

DSLR Photography Level 1

Back by popular demand, this five-week course with tutor Jon Legge is ideal if you have recently purchased, are going to purchase or want to learn more about

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Introduction to Creative Writing

Introduction to Creative Writing

Introduction to Creative Writing with Alex Davis Wednesdays 6th November - 27th November 2:00pm – 4:00pm This four-week course will introduce the fundamentals

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Books

Practical Self-Publishing

Practical Self-Publishing with Alex Davis Wednesdays 6th November - 27th November 6:30pm - 8:30pm Self-publishing is a better option now for authors than it

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The Elements Of A Ghost Story

The Elements Of A Ghost Story

Join author and traditional oral storyteller, Sophie Draper for a closer look at what makes for an effective ghost story. Mood, setting, structure, backstory,

29th Nov 2019
Introduction To Ghost Stories

Introduction to Ghost Stories

If you’ve always been interested in ghost stories, but didn’t know where to begin, this workshop is made for you! Over this two-hour session we’ll cover how to

29th Nov 2019
Ghost Stories

The Supernatural In Crime

With Sarah Ward Are crime novels and ghost stories mutually exclusive? The boundary between crime and supernatural fiction is increasingly blurring and

30th Nov 2019

The BIG Little Art Drop In

The BIG little art drop-in  30th November – 19th January 11:00am – 5:00pm Take part in our ‘Distinctly Derby’ exhibition through creating and sharing miniature

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Ghost Stories

Atmosphere In The Ghost Story

With Charlotte Baker This workshop will ensure you gain an understanding of what atmosphere is, how writers have used it, and how to best utilise this in a

30th Nov 2019
The Haunting Of Hill House

Melodrama & Horror - An Analysis Of The Haunting of Hill House

With Charlotte Baker This workshop will examine the Netflix’s adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House. The workshop will analyse the

01st Dec 2019
GSF: Editing A Horror Anthology

Editing A Horror Anthology

In 2017, The Corona Book of Horror Stories burst onto the publishing scene and over the last three years has built a reputation for quality short story fiction

01st Dec 2019
Books

Routes Into Publishing

Routes Into Publishing with Alex Davis  Thursday 12th December 2:00pm - 4:00pm & 7:00pm - 9:00pm If you’re looking to get yourself published in 2020, look

12th Dec 2019