Write Here

Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30-12:00 or 13:00-14:30 FREE
A school girl  is writing onto a post-it note leaning on an exhibition wall
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The British Library houses poetry, picture books, scripts and stories from writers across the globe. And now it’s your turn! Become a writer for the day in this creative writing workshop for Key Stage 2 students.

Led by professional writers, this session will introduce learners to a range of creative techniques to generate new writing. Students will gain confidence in drafting and editing their own work and take a guided tour through our Treasures of the British Library gallery to look at some of the incredible original draft material on display from writers whose words changed the world.

These sessions have been made possible thanks to support from Old Possum’s Practical Trust

Also available:

  • Visit Discovering Literature, a webspace that brings to life the social, political and cultural context in which key works of literature were written. Enjoy digitised treasures from our collection, newly commissioned articles, short documentary films and teachers’ notes.

 

Details

Age group: Year 3 - 6
When: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30-12:00 or 13:00-14:30
Length: 90 minutes
Group size: Minimum group size: 10 students; maximum group size: 30 students
Key skills: English, Literacy, Oracy
Price: Admission: Free entry
Where: Harry M Weinrebe Learning Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
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Enquiries: learning@bl.uk
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