Are you going to Scarborough Flare…

Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme… well, I guess I won’t be offering you any herbs, but Scarborough promises to be a lively place in April with the literature festival… try out some of the events between 24th and 27th of the month, taking place in various venues about town… my workshop takes place in the wonderful studio space run by artist Helen Birmingham.

                   on Sunday 27th April 2pm until 5.30pm


The Studio Gallery, 5 Belle Vue Parade, Town Centre, Scarborough YO11 1SU

 The sea has cast its spell upon a long line of writers, from Homer to Coleridge’s Ancient Mariner, from John Masefield ‘s Sea Fever  right up to the present day.  Now I  invite wave-riders, divers, fishermen, sailors, swimmers, paddlers, rock-pool scavengers, beachcombers and all water-lovers to splash in the magic with word-pools and mind-castles, working towards creating your own sea writing. Plus the chance to perform at the end of the session….

 Tickets for all ‘Flare performances’ are available from the Scarborough Flare office -open between 10 am and 4 pm every Tuesday to Friday from Thursday 13th March onwards. Studio 213 Woodend Creative Workspace (The Crescent, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 2PW) Tel:  01723 384523.

Tickets – which are numbered – can be bought by going to Woodend at times when the Flare office is open: callers will see Kathy or Jo on reception who will ring
for one of the team to come and help callers. Alternatively, you can ring the Flare office during the office’s opening hours or

If tickets are available, they will – at request – be held for up to three days. Those who can’t pick up tickets themselves can write to: Scarborough Flare, c/o Bryn Stowe Associates, Studio 213, Woodend Creative Workspace,The Crescent, Scarborough, YO11 2PW with a cheque for the tickets reserved and an SAE.


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