Events

I DON’T KNOW WHAT I’M SUPPOSED TO BE DOING 

Emma’s show about herself, her mother and library books. Dates in Yorkshire and the North West this Autumn. Further info: I Don’t Know
‘Completely absorbing, entertaining and poignant.’
Sat 7 Oct 2017 – 2.00pm
Burnley Library, Grimshaw Street, Burnley, BB11 2BD
Booking & info: Burnley Literary Festival 
Fri 13 Oct 2017 – 2.00pm
Brighouse Library, Halifax Road, Brighouse, HD6 2AF
Free, booking advisable
Booking & info: Calderdale Libraries Eventbrite, Brighouse Festival
Sat 21 Oct 2017 – 4.00pm
Halifax Central Library, The Piece Hall, Halifax, HX1 1RE
Tickets: £5
Booking & info: Square Chapel, Halifax

 

MEMENTOES – WORKSHOP

The objects we treasure hold our memories and stories. Bring along or remember an object that has special meaning for you (ideally not a photo) at this relaxed and creative life-writing workshop. No writing experience necessary. Workshop to accompany Emma’s show ‘I Don’t Know What I’m Supposed To Be Doing’ at venues as above.

Mon 9 Oct 2017 – 2.00pm
Burnley Library, Grimshaw Street, Manchester, BB11 2BD
Booking & info: Burnley Literary Festival
Tues 17 Oct 2017 – 10.30am-1.00pm
Halifax Central Library, The Piece Hall, Halifax, HX1 1RE
Tickets: £2
Booking & info: Calderdale Libraries Eventbrite

 

MAKING DRAMA OUT OF LIFE – WORKSHOP

Emma has written 2 shows which turn her life into theatre, as well as numerous poems on life-writing themes. In this fascinating participatory workshop she shows you how to make theatre or performance poetry out of your life events, to create work which is powerful, entertaining and cathartic for audiences and performer alike.
Tues 3 Oct 2017 – 10.30am-1.00pm
Halifax Central Library, The Piece Hall, Halifax, HX1 1RE
Tickets: £2
Booking & info: Calderdale Libraries Eventbrite

 

FRIDAY WRITING IN THE LIBRARY

Brighouse Library, Halifax Road, Brighouse, HD6 2AF
Tel: 01422 288060
6 new creative writing workshops at Brighouse Library with local writer, teacher and library staff member Emma Decent. Relaxed and inspirational writing workshops using the library and its resources for help and ideas. All levels of writing experience welcome. Each workshop stands alone – come to one or all. Free.
‘I have learnt such a lot in these classes and my confidence has increased.’
Fri 20 Oct – Fri 1 Dec 2017 (no workshop Fri 3 Nov)
10.30am – 12.30pm
Free, booking advisable: Calderdale Libraries Eventbrite

Concluding with… LIBRARY WORDS

Fri 8 Dec 2017 
10.30am – 12.30pm
Free, booking advisable: Calderdale Libraries Eventbrite
Free event where writing produced in the Friday Writing workshops will be shared with an audience, and Brighouse Library itself celebrated for its inspirational word-loving magic.