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UCF to host writers' workshop on regeneration

26 January 2012

University Centre Folkestone (UCF) will host a workshop on Wednesday, 15 February to help writers explore the subject of urban regeneration.

‘Writers and Regeneration: Getting Started’ will be led by Sarah Butler, writer and creative projects manager and director of Urban Words.

Sarah has been working as a writer and project manager on literature development projects since 2000, and has worked with local authorities and charities, including a commission by Bexley Arts Department to co-write a public art strategy for the regeneration area in Lower Belvedere, South East London; managing a public art and community engagement programme in South Kilburn and being Writer-in-Residence for London Underground helping  to engage creatively with staff along the length of the Central line.

The workshop will be of interest to anyone working in the field of community arts and regeneration projects or practising writers looking for further outlets for their work.

 The event is open to the public and costs £10.

Writers and Regeneration: Getting Started’, Wednesday, 15 February, 10.30am, University Centre Folkestone, Tontine Street, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 1JG.

For more information or to book a place call Jane Seaman on 01303 760600, or email jane.seaman@canterbury.ac.uk

 

Notes to Editor

Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University is a modern university with a particular strength in higher education for the public services.

With nearly 20,000 students, and five campuses across Kent and Medway, its courses span a wide range of academic and professional subject areas.

  • We are the third highest university in England for student employability, with 94.3% of our recent graduates in employment or further study six months after graduating*.
  • Christ Church is the number one choice for local people looking to study at university in Kent (2010 UCAS).
  • We are the South East’s largest provider of courses for public service careers (outside of London).
  • 2012 is the University’s Golden Jubilee, reflecting on 50 years of higher education and innovation.

*2009/10 Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey

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