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Punjab to the Potteries: Writing Workshop with Sarah Bedi

Punjab to the Potteries: Writing Workshop with Sarah Bedi

As part of the Punjab to The Potteries project, Playwright Sarah Bedi wrote the new short play When You Ask. Newly commissioned by Appetite and New Vic Theatre, the play is inspired by the stories of people in Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Sarah now wants to share that experience to inspire others in their creative writing endeavours. Sarah will share not only the process of drawing on real stories to create something new, she will also talk about the profound connections she felt during her research.

During the practical part of the evening, Sarah will guide you through exercises and techniques that you can use during your own writing process.

We are sure that Sarah’s unique perspective will give you some excellent know-how to help you find and craft your next story.

Please note that this is an introductory workshop. There will be no finished piece of work completed ion the evening.

More in the series

If you are interested in this event, why not check out the other events in the Punjab to the Potteries series?

Friday 17 November: Conversation and Q&A session with members of the project team covering concept, production, community engagement and next steps

Monday 20 November: Photography workshop with photographic artist Sam Ivin

You can also see the Punjab to the Potteries exhibition in Chapters Café until 25 November.

If you’d like future updates about Punjab to the Potteries direct to your inbox, email askus@appetite.org.uk or answer ‘Yes’ to the question when booking your ticket on Eventbrite.

Getting there

Parking is free on campus after 5pm every day during the week and all day on weekends. If you are planning on arriving before then, there is a small pay and display car park on Union Square but please note this does become very busy.

Access Chapters Cafe is fully accessible. There are a number of disabled parking bays in close proximity on Union Square car park. There is ramped and flat access from the car park to Chapters Cafe.

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Event Info

Date & Time

Monday 13 November I 6-9pm