Creative Writing - Spring Poetry - Online Course - Community Learning - 10:00-12:00

Online Course, Nottingham

Important update: Bookings will close 7 days before the course starts.

Key details

Time 10am - 12pm
Venue Online Course, Nottingham
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 10
Cost FREE - £4.50

Spring celebrates hope and renewal. Through time and across the world, Spring has inspired poets to capture that spirit of the new. Using some famous (and not so famous) examples of Spring poetry to start us off, this course aims to help you record what you notice and want to remember about this special time. The session is particularly suitable for beginners, but those who have some experience are welcome also.     

On this course, you will look at:

  • Using others’ poems as inspiration for your own 
  • Using images and memories to ignite ideas for poems 
  • Using your five senses to write  
  • Recognising the clues in the shape of a poem – poetic form  
  • Understanding and using metaphor in poems 
  • Sharing your work with the group and hearing others’ poems 

This is an online course. A suitable electronic device such as a laptop, tablet or smartphone with internet access will be required. Learners will be required to download and use Zoom (free software).  You will also require paper and pencil 

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been a resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in the UK with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Greater London, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West Midlands and West of England.

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