Rob Francis creative writing walking tour

1 June 2019 10.00am 1.00pm

Venue:

Weston Library (Map)

Speaker(s):

Dr Robert M Francis (David Bradshaw Creative Writer in Residence)

Contact:

Janet Walwyn | janet.walwyn@bodleian.ox.ac.uk | 01865 287156

Description

Psychogeographic Writing Workshop inspired by Evelyn Waugh’s Oxford

Join poet, writer and academic R.M.Francis for this one-off Psychogeographic writing workshop and walking tour. Rob will introduce writers, both novice and established, to new creative ways of approaching space and place, on an Evelyn Waugh inspired walk of Oxford, taking in some of the significant sites to Waugh’s experiences and writings of Oxford. At each location, the group will take a writing mini-retreat and get the chance to explore cutting-edge ways of writing from place.

The session will start with a brief introduction to the key ideas Rob's introducing. The group will the then stroll through the streets of Waugh's Oxford, using his life and work as inspiration for new creative endeavour.

Read more about the David Bradshaw Creative Writing Residency and the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh project.

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Booking

This event is free. Booking is essential.

Aged 18+ only.

Meeting point at the main Weston Library entrance, Broad Street, Oxfor.

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This event is listed under: Lectures and talks; Free events
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