Creatiive Writing with Courttia Newland. Like that!


Free Creative Writing Workshops with award-winning author, Courttia Newland

Newham New Deal Partnership (NDP) is offering free creative writing workshops in libraries and community centres across Newham in autumn 2014. The workshops will be led by NDP’s writer in residence, award-winning author, Courttia Newland with the support of Arts Council England. The workshops are open to anyone aged 12+ and will aim to get participants writing through fun, imaginative activities focused on short fiction. Activities will be tailored to the needs of the group.

The open workshop schedule is as follows:

Venue: Durning Hall Community Centre

Earlham Grove


E7 9AB

Dates: 30 September and 7 October Time: 5-7 p.m.*


Venue: The Gate Library

4-20 Woodgrange Rd


E7 0QH

Date: 21 November Time: 2-3 p.m. (taster session)

Date: 28 November Time: 2-4 p.m.

*The Durning Hall workshops will build on each other.

All workshops are free, however booking is essential. In order to book, please contact: or telephone Newham NDP: 020 7366 6343

There will be additional events taking place in Winter 2014/15


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