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Events, Classes and Workshops.

To enjoy our free programme, places at our events, classes and workshops must be booked.
(Unless it is a specified drop-in session.)
You will be directed to the Eventbrite platform to reserve your place.
To join online events you will need to sign up for a free Eventbrite Account.
Please read the booking details carefully and any ‘Additional Information’ in your confirmation emails.
To help you get the best experience you can also see our How to Guide for accessing online events.
We look forward to seeing you soon!

For all enquiries E: pentoprint@lbbd.gov.uk T: 020 8227 2267

City of Stories

City of Stories Celebration Event  Monday 27 June, 2pm to 3.30pm

 Book Your Free Ticket Here

Come along to this special free event celebrating the launch of the City of Stories Home Anthology featuring talented new writers from across London, alongside published authors:

  • 45 minute creative writing taster session.
  • City of Stories Home Anthology reading.

 

You can find more information about City of Stories Home here: www.spreadtheword.org.uk

N.B. Due to the pandemic most of our events and classes are online.  You can still enjoy our programme by booking places on Eventbrite.  If you would like to access an online event, class, or workshop you will need to register for an Eventbrite Account.

As of April 2022 we will be starting to re-introduce venue (in-person) events, whilst adhering to any social distancing guidelines that may be in place, please check here for any further news.
If you have any questions connect with us by email: pentoprint@lbbd.gov.uk or call 020 8227 2267.

If there’s a book you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.

Toni Morrison

One should begin any work of fiction with the longest, most convoluted sentence imaginable, then try to beat that record.

Charles Dickens

Description begins in the writer’s imagination, but should finish in the readers.

Stephen King

You don’t start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it’s good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it.

Octavia E.Butler

Writing is a great comfort to people like me, who are unsure of themselves and have trouble expressing themselves properly.

Agatha Christie

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.

Maya Angelou

Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.

Louis L’Amour

It is better to ask some of the questions than to know all the answers.

James Thurber

Creativity is contagious, pass it on.

Albert Einstein

To write successfully, one requires only a sharp pencil, a piece of paper and a hot cup of tea.

Agatha Christie

Poetry is when an emotion has found it’s thought, and the thought has found words.

Robert Frost

Writing lets you break boundaries because you can go anywhere you wish.
The voice in my stories is sometimes authentic, sometimes it is foreign.
Sometimes it is old. Sometimes it is new. Sometimes my writing is Muslim, other times it is Sikh and many times, it is no one’s religion because as long as I am telling the story,
I am in control.
I am whoever I want to be.

Farzana Hakim, Book Challenge Author
Pen to Print Writer