Core Course

A course of 12 weekly lessons which teach essential skills for writing poems using a combination of lectures and writing exercises. Perfect for beginners who want to take their writing more seriously, or for any poet who wants to strengthen their core skills and understanding. Register for the whole course here for £275 (a saving of £25), or you can register for individual classes selectively at £25 each. Classes take place on Thursdays at 7-9pm GMT. Specific dates given below. 


Lesson #01 Harsh Advice for Poets - 1st September 2022, 7pm

Lesson #02 What is a Poem? - 8th September 2022, 7pm

Lesson #03 How to Read a Poem - 15th September 2022, 7pm

Lesson #04 Imagery - 22nd September 2022, 7pm

Lesson #05 Sound - 29th September 2022, 7pm

Lesson #06 The Line - 6th October 2

Lesson #07 Blank Space - 13th October 2022, 7pm

Lesson #08 Punctuation - 20th October 2022, 7pm

Lesson #09 Statement - 27th October 2022, 7pm

Lesson #10 Form - 3rd - November 2022, 7pm

Lesson #11 Formlessness - 10th November 2022, 7pm

Lesson #12 Editing Happy - 17th November 2022, 7pm



When you register for this course you will be added to the list of registrants. Classes take place live on Zoom; the day before each class you will be sent a link to your registered Zoom meeting, which you can follow to join the class. Remember to check your Junk folder.


All Zoom sessions will be recorded. After a class or workshop, registrants will be emailed a link to the recording. If you are unable to attend a session for which you have registered, you will still be able to watch the recorded session at your convenience.

Core Course