Rainbow Writers Project – Creative Writing Workshops with Derbyshire LGBT+

Tying in with the #50years events this year, Derbyshire LGBT+ are pleased to announce the Rainbow Writers Project, a series of free creative writing workshops. The workshop lead will help participants explore creative writing through a series of fun exercises, suitable for all levels. There will be time to write, discuss and read out during each workshop. At the end of the project, we are offering participants the option to read their work out at a special celebration event at the end of October.

The workshops will be for our social support groups on the following dates:

4th May – Reach Out – 18+ men’s group
17th May – Outrageous – 18+ women’s group
8th June – Chesterfield Youth Group for 13-19’s
10th June – Derby Youth Group for 13-19’s
10th June – Stand Out – 19-30’s group
14th June – Omi Polari –50+ men’s group
28th June –workshop open to all LGBT+ people, please contact us to book a place.
11th July – Golden Rainbows Chesterfield – 55+ group
7th August – Transcend and SOFFA – 18+ Trans* group – TBC
A workshop for Blaise (18+ BAME group) TBC

An end of project event is planned provisionally for the end of October 2017. We hope that some of the workshop attendees would like to present their work as part of a celebration of the project.

If you identify as LGBT+, would like to attend a workshop and are either not part of a group or cannot make the date for your group, there will be an open workshop on Wednesday 28th June 6-8pm. Please get in touch with us mailto:[email protected]if you would like to book a free place.

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