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Kent and Sussex Writing and Wellbeing Network: Public Libraries and Wellbeing
Saturday 08 December 2018, 10:00am - 01:00pm
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Kent and Sussex Writing and Wellbeing Network

Public Libraries and Wellbeing

Saturday 8th December 10am-1pm

Canterbury Christ Church University

in association with the England Centre for Practice Development

North Holmes Road Campus, Room Lg20 (Laud, Ground Floor), Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU

https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/about-us/docs/maps/canterbury-campus-map.pdf

Programme

10am               Introductions and warm-up writing exercise.         

Sarah Salway, Jon Sayers, Victoria Field to introduce the network and its objectives

11am               Break

11.30am          Presentation: Wise Words for Wellbeing – Canterbury Library

Libraries are a unique public resource and offer unprecendented opportunities for developing community reading and creative writing projects. Victoria Field, a passionate lover of libraries and a trained biblio-poetry therapist will present the outcomes of Wise Words for Wellbeing – a group that has run, on and off, since 2013. 

1pm     Close

Free but booking essential – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

KSWWN is a network of people involved in writing for wellbeing across Sussex and Kent. We run workshops, talks and share information. Criteria for joining: you must live or work in Sussex or Kent, be involved, or want to become involved, in using words for wellbeing with others, and have a commitment to the development of professional good practice in words for wellbeing.

Future meetings – all 10am-1pm

Saturday 19th January 2019 – Learning Lab, The Beaney, Canterbury – contact Victoria Field This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

March -  Hastings / East Sussex – contact Jon Sayers This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

May  – Tunbridge Wells / West Kent – contact Sarah Salway This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

(July -  Lapidus-Metanoia Conference Bristol)

Sept – Brighton / West Sussex – contact Helen Stockton This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.