Fathom Writers

Fathom Writers Group, linked to Barton’s Ropewalk Centre for the Arts, has been meeting and writing since September 2007. The group is open to anyone interested in improving their creative writing skills. Meetings are informal with a focus on contemporary writing with a range of guest workshop leaders who have included novelist Karen Maitland and performance poet John Hegley.

Officials for 2019 are:

Chairperson Neil King
Secretary Cheryl Leaning
Treasurer Liz Bennet

Creative Writing Workshops at The Ropewalk

Saturday Writing Workshops – 10.30am – 1pm. £16

Time to Think – Saturday 23rd February
with Sue Wilsea, Trevor Millum and David Gaffney 

A unique opportunity to explore the theme of time and brevity: for both writers and those with an interest in the passing hours and the machines that measure them.

Author Talk:  Ali Harper – Saturday March 30th 

Author of ‘The Disappeared’ Ali will discuss her own writing and feminist crime fiction.

Word Play Saturday 11th May
with Sue Wilsea 

A creative writing workshop exploring language.


To book any of the above courses call 01652 660380.



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