November Literary Newsletter

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Dear All

Yesterday I saw a murmuration of starlings amongst a joyful tree and this morning the air is sharper. The seasons take us.. and so into November we go and here are the upcoming events!


Event 1:

Dreams & Writing Course

starting Saturday 11th November 10.30am to 1pm.

Every Saturday for 4 weeks (ends 2nd Dec).

This is an intensive 4 session Creative Writing course looking at how to use the alchemy of our own dream tapestry to weave into our creative writing. We can use our dreams to work on theme, characters and archetypes, dramatic structure and plot. We also look at how Jung dealt with dreams and drama and Dreamtime totems and the dreaming of landscape.

‘And though we seem to be sleeping, there is an inner wakefulness that directs the dream, and that will eventually startle us back to the Truth of who we are.’ Rumi

Short intro video here:

The course will be at Hypatia House, Regent Basement, Chapel St, Penzance.

Price £70.

Price includes 10 hr group tuition with writing tasks, non mandatory takeaway assignments and individual review/edit of one piece that you can choose to submit.

Full advert here:

To book your place

email: or call/text: 075075 50764


Event 2

Reclaim the Night

International Day to End Violence Against Women

Friday 24th November

Organised by Lynne Coakley Dyer

MC at Hypatia House Linda Cleary

Lynne says: Dearest friends come and join me for a walk around Penzance. Bring your voices and let’s speak out against violence towards women by men. Then let’s celebrate being women with a shared (veggie) feast, poetry, song and speeches.

The women’s walk goes from Hypatia Trust at 6pm and is then planned to walk, sing, dance down Abbey Slip, up Wharfside, up Market Jew Street to Chapel Street and the Hypatia Trust Speeches, Songs at Arcade Steps. Celebrations/Performances/Shared Vegan Feast at Hypatia Trust .

Link to Facebook event page organised by Lynne:

If you’d like to share some of your work (poetry/prose/song) for the event at Hypatia Trust then contact me.

Any other enquiry regarding Reclaim the Night then please contact Lynne.


Many thanks! Linda :)


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