Annual Open Day 2016

FREE

Sat  10 Sept

From 11am

Save the date! Join us for free workshops, tours of the building and lots of information on who we are and what we do! Here is just some of what we'll have on offer: 

  • Free prose and poetry creative writing classes
  • Professional Development Information Session
  • Tours of the building
  • Novel Fair Information Session
  • Join in with the Inkslingers and New Irish Communities, the open creative writing groups that meet on Saturdays at the Irish Writers Centre
  • Free teas, coffees, cakes and biscuits!

Timetable: 

From 11.00am   Welcome! Tea, coffee, biscuits, cake and tours of the building.

11.30–12.10     Poetry writing taster with Jean O'Brien 
Attendees are invited to sign up to this free course in advance via Eventbrite.

12.15–12.45    Novel Fair Information Session with Amy Herron of the Irish Writers Centre 

12.00–12.45     New Irish Communities Open Writing Group
Get a taster of this open creative writing group for non-native English speakers who come together every Saturday during seasonal terms throughout the year. Attendees are invited to sign up to this free course in advance via Eventbrite.

13.30–14.10    Prose writing taster with David Butler
Attendees are invited to sign up to this free course in advance via Eventbrite.

13.30–15.00     Inkslingers Open Writing Group
The Inkslingers welcome newcomers interested in what happens at a writing group. 

14.15–14.45     Presentation on Professional Development with Valerie Bistany of the Irish Writers Centre
Information session on the services and resources that the IWC can offer professional writers.

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