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‘Just Suppose…’ | A creative writing workshop for 8 – 14 year olds

23/08/2022 @ 10:15 - 14:00



We have a lovely creative writing workshop coming up on the Tuesday 23rd August for 8 – 14 year olds, lead by children’s author, Bridget Crowley.

Just suppose … that endangered plants started to flourish once again in Penwith?
Just suppose …that the thing you love most about Penwith was about to disappear. What would you do?
Just suppose …that you could change one thing about Penwith to make it even better than it is. What would it be?

In this workshop, Bridget will use artefacts and books in the Morrab Library to spark off ideas for creative writing that will light up a brighter future for Penwith. We’ll also spend some time outside in Morrab Gardens, taking inspiration from the rare plants in the gardens. There will be writing games, chanting, plenty of ideas for the budding writer (and cake too!)

The pieces created at the workshop will then be included in the Penwith Futures Book – the very special book that the Morrab Library is compiling, filled with positive ideas from the people of Penwith for the future of this special place. The book will be kept safe in the library for all to read and to inspire change.

For the past twenty-five years or so, Bridget has been leading creative-writing workshops for children in major art galleries and museums all over the UK, from Tate St Ives via the Wallace Collection to the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh. She was a regular facilitator for Young Cultural Creator sessions in museums on barges and boats, in post offices and county archives and wrote audio-descriptions for blind and partially sighted children for the Reading Agency. Her four critically acclaimed children’s books were published by Hodder, one of which was nominated for the Edgar Allen Poe Awards in America.

We ask for a suggested donation of £5. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential, please email enquiries@morrablibrary.org.uk or call 01736 364474 to book a place.


10:15 - 14:00


Morrab Library


Morrab Library