Residential Writing Courses

An educational writing course will inspire students to find their own voice, enhance their creativity, skills and confidence in their own abilities. Courses offer a variety of content & style and can lead to professional and personal development. See our listed Residential writing courses and centres available to Key stage 4 students and upwards.

Set in the Shropshire Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, The Hurst is the former home of playwright John Osborne, and is the perfect place to write, away from the distractions of daily life.
The Ted Hughes Arvon Centre, Lumb Bank is an 18th-century mill-owner's house in West Yorkshire, which once belonged to Ted Hughes.
Arvon offers five-day residential writing courses for schools and groups, tutored by two professional authors, and held in historic writing houses in countryside locations.
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