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Writers' Lab with Plymouth Laureate Of Words, Laura Horton

Barbican Theatre
Castle Street
The Barbican

Tel: 01752267131

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Writers' Lab with Plymouth Laureate Of Words, Laura Horton


Pay What You Decide
This is a Pay What You Decide workshop, which means you can decide what you pay to attend. You can pay now when you book or after you have attended the workshop.

Looking at other workshops of this type in the area we estimate that 1 ticket to similar events would cost £30. There is no 'right' answer, we are not attempting to lead you to a specific figure. You can pay £0 for your ticket.

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About us

An opportunity for emerging writers to explore different writing techniques, try out ideas and share their writing in a safe space. For Ages 15+.

Professional writer and Plymouth's Laureate Of Words, Laura Horton, will facilitate each Lab and also share her month to month writing process and give you an insight into her way of working.

In March and April the sessions will prepare you for an optional sharing of your work, giving you a chance to either stage your script with Barbican Theatre performers, place it in an anonymous art show, share your work as an Open Mic or perform your spoken word in a City Centre showcase - Plymouth In Its Prime.

The Labs happen the last Thursday of the month, at Barbican Theatre.

There will be lots of time to talk, write, share and listen.
Writers' Lab Session Dates:
Thursday 27 Jan 2022 5pm - 8pm
Thursday 24 Feb 2022 5pm - 8pm
Thursday 31 March 2022 5pm - 8pm
Thursday 28 April 2022 5pm - 8pm

You can book to attend one, two, three or all four sessions. There is no minimum or maximum limit. This is a Pay What You Decide event.

Online Access
You can join online instead if you would like to - please email to register and we'll send you the zoom link.
Covid 19 Safety & Additional Measures
We ask that you wear a face covering (unless you are medically exempt), for the safety of all your fellow audience members, other members of our training sessions, and our team.

The Barbican team will all wear face coverings / shields (unless medically exempt) and are also regularly lateral flow tested. This includes our practitioners, core team, the team front of house and back stage.

Hand washing facilities and hand sanitiser is readily available throughout the building.

Read our full Covid 19 Safety Info here:

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Opening Times

Season (24 Feb 2022)
Thursday17:00 - 20:00
Season (31 Mar 2022)
Thursday17:00 - 20:00
Season (28 Apr 2022)
Thursday17:00 - 20:00

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