Creative writing workshop: celebrating Black History Month

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Join us for a creative writing workshop with the fabulous performance poet, Miss Yankey from Poetry Prescribed, celebrating Black History Month. Everyone's welcome, whatever your colour, background or heritage!

Black History Month creative writing workshop: ‘What it means to be black and a carer’

Join the wonderful Miss Yankey of Poetry Prescribed for a lively creative writing workshop for carers as part of Black History Month, and supporting BLM. Come and explore the benefits of poetry and creative writing, for a new way to improve your mental health and wellbeing.

Performance poetry is for everyone, so whatever your background, join us for a chance to be creative, share your experience, including what it means to be black, and a carer in the UK. We’ll enjoy powerful spoken word poetry, vital conversation, and creative writing challenges suitable for all, whether you’re a regular writer or just fancy having a go.

Miss Yankey is a British/Ghanaian performance poet, host and performer. Combining her love of poetry, with her knowledge of holistic therapy, and passion for mental health awareness, Miss Yankey founded Poetry Prescribed in 2017, with the primary aim of improving people’s mental health and wellbeing using poetry and creative writing. She understands being a carer herself and looks forward to prescribing you poetry!

This will be a video meet up using Zoom and is open to all our registered carers although spaces are limited.

If you’ve not used Zoom before, we have a handy guide below which will talk you through it.

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