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Jenny Hope


From January 2013 Jenny will be lead writer for the Write On! Worcester Writing Group. This is one of many creative writing group across the West Midlands region and are aimed at writers 8-12 or 12-16.

The Worcester squad meets monthly at the Hive for two hours a month for ten months a year. The age group is 8-12. The cost is £5 per session.

For more information contact Joanne Penn - or see


October Sunday 28th:

Jenny Hope and Stewart Derry will be running a Skillful Scribes Session as part of the NAGC Big Family Weekend in Walsall. 

Get writing! With support and guidance from professional writers and performers Jenny Hope and Stewart Derry you’ll be involved in lots of creative writing games to get your imaginations working and ultimately your thoughts into words on paper. Come along to this fantastic workshop to help you create polished prose.

Session One: 10am-12pm – ages 7-9

Session Two: 1.15pm-3.15pm – ages 10-12


Venue: Walsall College, Wisemore Campus, Littleton Street West, Walsall, West Midlands , WS2 8ES


For more information and details on cost:

August Friday 3rd:

Jenny will be running a Poetry Workshop: All too often, we see only with our eyes. As part of the series of Dig the Poetry Workshops which run alongside Dig the Poetry @ The Abbey. 

Workshops run from 10am-2pm, Fridays 27th July, 3rd,10th and 17th Aug and Saturdays 4th,and 25th Aug. With a different poet leading each session.  The Archaeological Site Tour is at 2.15pm on dig days.


Venue: Polesworth Abbey, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78 1DU


For more information:


Cost: free  

Sunday June 17th

The Walking Write-shop (family-friendly)

If you go down to the woods sure to take a pad and paper.  The Natural World has always been a major source of inspiration to many poets and writers.  Join local poet Jenny Hope on a Walking Write Shop to view the woods from a poetic perspective. Writers will be encouraged to explore different approaches to their writing, and to view the natural world from a different angle.
Age range 4+ - Adult.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Venue: The Countryside Centre Worcester Woods Country Park, Wildwood Drive, Worcester, WR5 2LG

price £5

June 5th Thursday
(Summer half-term week)

A music and poetry inspired creative writing workshop for ages 5 – 11, helping children find their voice through poetry, song writing, and music in a fun and relaxed environment with Jenny Hope ( and Deborah Rose (

Children will have the opportunity to compose their own songs and poetry and set them to music within this session.

Venue: The Cob House, Worcester Road, Wichenford, Worcester, WR6 6YE

Price per child – £10.00

Why not take advantage of the Cob House’s Afternoon Tea/Coffee and Cake offer whilst your child is poetically and musically inspired.  Pot of tea/small filter coffee plus home-made cake - £3.25.

For more information and to book, please contact Jenny on 07772 783167 or email

April 14th Saturday

Literally in a Day @ The Hive: A full day of taster events celebrating the forthcoming Worcestershire Literary Festival.

A family-friendly poetry/creative writing workshop – 12.30-2.00pm

Venue: The Meeting Pod.  Level 2, The Hive, Sawmill Walk, The Butts, Worcester, WR1 3TD


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