Knife Act – Wednesday 14th February

Knife Act: Wednesday Feb 14thYou are invited to a free Open Dress rehearsal of Hearth’s new production- Knife Act by Jimmy Whiteaker – a play about Self Harm. Through an entire classroom of characters, a teacher preparing for Ofsted, snippets of song and a dull detention, we see two people emerge in bright focus:  a…

Classic in a Day: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte with Polly Wright – RESCHEDULED TO MARCH 17TH

  Click HERE for the BMI’s events. Click HERE for the Writing West Mid’s events.RESCHEDULED FROM 3RD MARCH TO 17TH MARCH 10am – 4pm 9 Margaret Street, Birmingham, B3 3BS £29/£26 for Members of the BMI (lunch and refreshments not included) Jane Eyre- Great romantic novel? Feminist re-working of the Cinderella fairy tale? A perceptive…

Writer’s Reading Group Wednesday 24th January at MAC Birmingham

This course combines a reading group with a writing course where published texts are read and used as models to develop your own creative writing skills.   The next group meet is on Wednesday, and there are also other dates running until the end of March.   Please follow this LINK for details.

Literary Classics in a Day – A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Sat 9 Dec, 11am – 4pm | £40 (£36) | All Levels | Ages 18+ Spend a day exploring a beautiful tale of redemption in the heart of winter! Share extracts and discuss the incredible appeal of the story’s characters and themes. Who is this course for? This course is suitable for adults aged 18+…

Literary Classics in a Day – The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte

Thu 26 Oct, 11am – 4pm | £31 (£28) | All Levels | Ages 18+ Spend a day exploring an overlooked classic. Explore the story, underlying messages and hidden meanings through reading extracts and group discussions. Please click HERE for more details.

Literary Classics in a Day – Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte – Sun 1st Oct

Loved the play of Jane Eyre by the national theatre at the REP? Love the book anyway? Come and spend a day exploring Bronte’s great classic at MAC on Sunday Oct 1st with Polly ( Artistic Director of hearth) Click HERE for more information and tickets.

Writing the Seasons: Autumn on October 21st and 22nd

Extend your creativity to the full… Exciting short course combining visual art and creative writing at MAC to explore the seasons in traditional tales. Led by writer and Artistic Director of Hearth: Polly Wright. No previous experience in writing or visual art techniques necessary. Click HERE for tickets. I loved the course in August and…

The Writers’ Reading Group with Polly Wright at the BMI – Sept to Dec

Starting Weds September 13 fortnightly for 8 weeks 6-8pm £52/£44 for all 8 sessions £7 or £6 per session for members of the BMI CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Looking for a reading group with a difference? Enjoy reading – but always thought you’d like to give writing a go yourself? Three different types of comic…

Writing The Seasons: Tue 8 & Wed 9 Aug

Extend your creativity to the full.. Exciting short course combining visual art and creative writing at MAC to explore the seasons in traditional tales. Led by writer and Artistic Director of Hearth , Polly Wright and printmaker and illustrator, Sarah Moss. On the first day of the 2 day course we will read famous fairy…