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Galway Arts Centre Education Courses

This course is designed for those writers who wish to spend a sustained period of time working on a single project of any length. Writers must have a formed idea to bring to the course which indicates its proposed overall structure and content. Part of the project might be already written but this is not required. Limited Places

 

Start Date Fri 09th Jul 2021 - 5:30 pm
End Date Fri 17th Sep 2021 - 7:30 pm
Cut off date Fri 09th Jul 2021 - 12:00 am
Capacity 15
Price per person €125.00

Join ink maker Annie Hogg in making botanical Inks for drawing and calligraphy from common hedgerow plants. The workshop will cover the basics and use the simplest of materials.

Start Date Wed 30th Jun 2021 - 1:00 pm
End Date Wed 30th Jun 2021 - 2:30 pm
Cut off date Wed 30th Jun 2021 - 12:00 am
Capacity 15
Price per person €40.00

Join ink maker Annie Hogg in making botanical inks for drawing and calligraphy from common hedgerow plants.

This workshop is ideal for those who have completed the Basics and would like to further their ink making.

 

Start Date Wed 07th Jul 2021 - 1:00 pm
End Date Wed 07th Jul 2021 - 2:30 pm
Cut off date Wed 07th Jul 2021 - 12:00 am
Capacity 15
Price per person €40.00

Join ink maker Annie Hogg in making botanical inks for drawing and calligraphy from common hedgerow plants.

This workshop is ideal for those who have completed the Basics and would like to further their ink making.

 

Start Date Wed 14th Jul 2021 - 1:00 pm
End Date Wed 14th Jul 2021 - 2:30 pm
Cut off date Wed 14th Jul 2021 - 12:00 am
Capacity 15
Price per person €40.00

Join ink maker Annie Hogg in making botanical inks for drawing and calligraphy from common hedgerow plants.

This workshop is ideal for those who have completed the Basics and would like to further their ink making. 

Start Date Wed 21st Jul 2021 - 1:00 pm
End Date Wed 21st Jul 2021 - 2:30 pm
Cut off date Wed 21st Jul 2021 - 12:00 am
Capacity 15
Price per person €30.00

This carefully structured course is a general introduction to critically reading some of Ireland's best known literature in the context of a progressing Ireland.

We will begin in the 20th century with short stories by James Plunkett, Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds and Edna O'Brien's The Country Girls. We take in John Banville's The Book of Evidence and then move to contemporary literature through Mike McCormack's Solar Bones, Claire-Louise Bennett's Pond, Sara Baume's Spill Simmer Falter Wither and Sally Rooney's Normal People.

By the end of the course, participants will have read and discussed a number of Ireland's authors and critically analysed their themes. Irish Literature is an exciting and highly enjoyable new course, which would be ideal for the literary enthusiast or anyone preparing to study English at third level. Limited places.

 

Start Date Thu 15th Jul 2021 - 6:30 pm
End Date Thu 23rd Sep 2021 - 7:45 pm
Cut off date Thu 15th Jul 2021 - 12:00 am
Capacity 15
Price per person €100.00

This course is a general introduction to critically reading some of Ireland's best literature with reflection on the poetic technique in poetry and in prose.

We will begin early in the 20th century with W.B Yeats, progress to Patrick Kavanagh, Molly Keane and Maeve Brennan. The second half of the course discusses more recent writers: Colm Toibin, Naoise Dolan, Belinda McKeon and concluding with a selection of contemporary Irish Poetry.

By the end of the course participants will have read and discussed a number of Ireland's authors and critically analysed their themes. Irish Literature: From Yeats to McKeon - REMOTE is an exciting and highly enjoyable new course which would be ideal for the literary enthusiast or anyone preparing to study English at thirdlevel. Limited places 

 

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Start Date Wed 09th Jun 2021 - 6:30 pm
End Date Wed 28th Jul 2021 - 7:45 pm
Cut off date Wed 09th Jun 2021 - 12:00 am
Capacity 15
Price per person €100.00

This course is designed for those writers who wish to spend a sustained period of time working on a single project of any length. Writers must have a formed idea to bring to the course which indicates its proposed overall structure and content. Part of the project might be already written but this is not required. Limited Places

 

Start Date Mon 14th Jun 2021 - 3:00 pm
End Date Mon 20th Sep 2021 - 5:00 pm
Cut off date Mon 14th Jun 2021 - 12:00 am
Capacity 15
Price per person €190.00

Have you ever wanted to write short stories or even try a novel? Have you dreamed of seeing your play on stage, your film on screen, or even stunning audiences with your poetry?

This exciting and highly popular course is now available remotely by video conference, email or phone. You can even participate by post if you wish. Zero technical expertise is required to take part. The course itself introduces participants to the craft of creative writing while working in a range of genres such as sci-fi, crime, horror and realism. We will share work, exchange feedback and discuss routes to publication. Suitable for those seeking a rewarding pastime or as an introduction to an exciting professional career as a creative writer. Includes post-course editorial. Limited places.

Attend via VC, Email, Phone, Post, FLEXI

 

Start Date Tue 13th Jul 2021 - 8:00 pm
End Date Tue 21st Sep 2021 - 10:00 pm
Cut off date Tue 13th Jul 2021 - 12:00 am
Capacity 15
Price per person €125.00

Would you like to develop your writing craft and develop your work for publication? Have you been working on a writing project for a while and want to move onto the next level? Explore genres such as comedy, fantasy, memoir and radio writing in this innovative new course for intermediate writers. The course is provided exclusively remotely, by video conference, email or phone. You can even participate by post if you wish. Zero technical expertise is required to take part. We will examine fundamental aspects of the craft, share work and exchange feedback. Includes weekly editorial support and extended post-course feedback and advice. Suitable for writers with some experience or those who have completed 'Creative Writing: Introduction'. Limited Places

Attend via VC, Email, Phone, Post, FLEXI

Start Date Wed 14th Jul 2021 - 8:00 pm
End Date Wed 22nd Sep 2021 - 10:00 pm
Cut off date Wed 14th Jul 2021 - 12:00 am
Capacity 15
Price per person €125.00

Contact Galway Arts Centre

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 Phone: + 353 (0) 91 565 886
 Fax: + 353 (0)91 568 642
 47 Dominick Street, Galway City

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