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Poetry Writing

Poetry Writing

If you want to develop your creative writing, general writing skills, and awareness of the English Language, then poetry is the perfect medium for you.

On our Poetry courses, you will respond to new writing themes, and explore the many forms poetry can appear in. You will look at a wide range of work from professional poets and develop your voice through a range of practical exercises that look at tone, rhythm and meter. You will also look at ways to add form to your work, use of metaphor and lyricism, and ways in which descriptive imagery can elevate your writing.

 

POETRY COURSES CONTENT

 

  • Exploring the canon; The Romantics (Byron, Shelley and Keats), Medieval (Dante), the Modernists (TS Eliot, Sylvia Plath, Baudelaire, Dylan Thomas).
  • Participating in discussion, sharing your work and providing feedback.
  • Exercises to help creatively respond to themes, poets and different forms of poetry.
  • Inspiring your writing and developing your own.
  • Cultivating an understanding of poetic writing and connecting with other texts.
  • Drawing inspiration from new and existing sources.

 

OUR APPROACH

 

Like all of our writing courses, you’ll receive friendly, constructive feedback from your teacher throughout the course. The opportunity to discuss and share your ideas with a group of fellow writers can be an incredibly useful part of the creative process, helping you develop the style and scope of your writing.

Please note: fluency in English is essential for this course. If you have any special requirements please inform our Customer Services Team prior to your course start date so we can ensure we cater for these needs. You can call us on 0207 042 8833 or email info@city-academy.com.

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DATE DAY TIME DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
15 Nov Sun 10:30-17:00 1 day Zakia Carpenter-Hall City Academy at 38 Rosebery Ave. £129.00
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PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

DATE DAY TIME DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
15 Nov Sun 10:30-17:00 1 day Zakia Carpenter-Hall City Academy at 38 Rosebery Ave. £129.00
Book Now
Click the gift icon to gift this course
Book Now
Gift this courseClick the gift icon to gift this course

PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

Poetry Writing Venues


Poetry Writing tutors


All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

CREATIVE WRITING SUMMER SCHOOL

Kick-start your writing, whether you have an existing idea that you would like to develop or you’re still looking for inspiration on our Creative Writing Summer School

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