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Workshop: If These Walls Could Talk (5 April)

Fri 05 Apr, 1:00 pm4:00 pm

About the event

An interactive writing workshop and follow-up sharing event* led by author and editor Yvonne Battle-Felton exploring The Arcade Dewsbury as place, memory, and imagination.  

In this free workshop, we will write fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry inspired by The Arcade Dewsbury.

We will come together in May for the Sharing Event* to read and listen to those who want to share their writings. 


Yvonne Battle-Felton is a writer, academic, podcaster, and event creator living and writing in the UK. Yvonne’s debut, Remembered, was longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction and shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize. She’s written six titles for Penguin Random House’s Ladybird series and is Academic Director for Creative Writing at Cambridge University Institute of Continuing Education and Commissioning Editor (Fiction) for John Murray Press. Her second novel will be published in October 2024.   


This workshop is co-hosted by The Arcade Dewsbury https://www.arcade-dewsbury.org/ 




Date: Friday 5 April 

Time: 1pm-4pm 

Venue: Dewsbury Town Hall, Wakefield Old Road, Dewsbury WF12 8DG 

Tickets: Free (booking required) 

Age guidance: 16+ 

For access information, please contact the venue on: 01924 324501 

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Fri 05 Apr
1:00 pm–4:00 pm
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Dewsbury Town Hall
Wakefield Old Road
Dewsbury, WF12 8DG
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