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Jon Barton

Head of Writing


Jon Barton

Jon heads up our writing department and has been teaching writing courses for City Academy since 2013. 

Jon studied Creative Writing at the University of Exeter and holds an MA in Playwriting and Script Development. Working as a freelance writer, he has ten years of extensive experience across Theatre, Film and Television. His work has been produced at The Old Vic Theatre, the Royal Court, The Bush Theatre, The Almeida and High Tide Festival Theatre, and he currently writes Holby City for the BBC. Jon has also received development funding from the BFI and Creative England, and reads work for Kudos Television, Hat Trick, and BBC. 

He is passionate about his craft and keen to enable as many writers as possible. He sees the writing department as a safe space to share ideas with like-minded people and explore approaches to storytelling. 

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Online Novel Writing23 Sep - 28 OctThu18:00-20:006 weeksJon BartonOnline£166.50
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Online Writing Club24 SepFri18:15-20:152 hoursJon BartonOnline£10.00
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Online Writing Club24 SepFri18:15-20:152 hoursJon BartonOnline£10.00
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Online Creative Writing Course – Beginners12 Oct - 16 NovTue18:00-20:006 weeksJon BartonOnline£179.00
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Online Novel Writing18 Oct - 22 NovMon18:00-20:006 weeksJon BartonOnline£185.00
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Creative Writing Taster Classes20 OctWed18:30-20:302 hoursJon BartonFora Space - Folgate Street£25.00
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Creative Writing – Beginners27 Oct - 1 DecWed18:30-21:006 weeksJon BartonFora Space - Folgate Street£345.00
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Online Writing Club29 OctFri18:15-20:152 hoursJon BartonOnline£10.00
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Online Writing Club29 OctFri18:15-20:152 hoursJon BartonOnline£10.00
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Online Novel Writing7 Nov - 12 DecSun12:00-14:006 weeksJon BartonOnline£185.00
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Spoken Word13 NovSat10:30-17:301 dayJon BartonCity Academy at 38 Rosebery Ave.£129.00
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Online Writing Club26 NovFri18:15-20:152 hoursJon BartonOnline£10.00
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Online Writing Club26 NovFri18:15-20:152 hoursJon BartonOnline£10.00
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Online Writing Club17 DecFri18:15-20:152 hoursJon BartonOnline£10.00
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Online Writing Club17 DecFri18:15-20:152 hoursJon BartonOnline£10.00
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Creative Writing Taster Classes19 JanWed18:30-20:302 hoursJon BartonFora Space - Folgate Street£25.00
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Creative Writing – Beginners26 Jan - 2 MarWed18:30-21:006 weeksJon BartonFora Space - Folgate Street£345.00
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Writing for Film Courses7 Feb - 28 FebMon18:30-21:004 weeksJon BartonFora Space - Dallington Street£220.00
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Writing for Television22 Mar - 26 AprTue18:30-21:006 weeksJon BartonFora Space - Dallington Street£345.00
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Creative Writing Taster Classes5 SepMon18:30-20:302 hoursJon BartonFora Space - Folgate Street£25.00
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Creative Writing – Beginners12 Sep - 17 OctMon18:30-21:006 weeksJon BartonFora Space - Folgate Street£345.00
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Creative Writing – Level 224 Oct - 28 NovMon18:30-21:006 weeksJon BartonFora Space - Folgate Street£345.00
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