Writing Truth To Power


Starts Tuesday 13th September, 10am-12pm, Newtown Community Centre, Stockton

A free eight-week creative writing course for women in Teesside with lived experience of poverty and social injustice, delivered in partnership with Thrive Teesside charity. Writing Truth to Power will explore the solutions to poverty. Participants will discover poets, writers and musicians to inspire their writing, watch videos, listen to spoken word performers and draw on their experiences to produce a body of work to put out into the

Poetry Playspace #3 – Playing with Paper


Saturday 15th October, various sessions 2.00pm-8.30pm, ARC Stockton

An open drop-in day where the TWP will be ‘in residence’ at ARC Stockton. Any woman poet in Teesside is warmly invited to come to as many sessions as they like – each session will be very loosely led by various members of the sisterhood, and by you – they’re not workshops, they’re spaces for co-creation, play, and connection.

2pm onwards – fold a zine, stitch an artist’s book, make a text collage, a found poem, or a blackout poem. Or simply write and chat together!

4pm-5.30pm = compassionate critique. Bring your poems in progress and get helpful feedback.

6.30pm-8.30pm = performance lab. Rehearse and practice skills and techniques together.

Past Events

Poetry Playspace #2 @ ARC Stockton, Saturday 17th September 2022

TWP @ Globefest, The Globe Theatre, Saturday 11th September 2022

Poetry Playspace #1 @ ARC Stockton, Saturday 27th August 2022

Poetry & Art @ MIMA, Thursday 25th August 2022

Thriving Women anthology launch, Tuesday 3rd August 2022

TWP @ Hartlepool Waterfront Festival, Sunday 10th July 2022