Magic Beans - is a manuscript development service primarily for children's and YA fiction writers. They offer critiques, beta reading, and one-2-one mentoring on specific projects for both adult and YA fiction, plus writing workshops and an online course for writers who want to write for children but are unsure where to start.
Stealing Thunder Story Nights - Stealing Thunder Story nights is a popular monthly storytelling club in the Lake District, not far from Kendal. Aimed at an adult audience, Stealing Thunder features some of the finest performance storytellers from across Europe. From myths & epics to folktales & wonder tales, these stories may be old, but they will shake your world…
Eden Arts - an artist-led organisation based in Eden in Cumbria. Eden is England's largest and most sparsely populated district. Eden Arts practice is Art(ful), Useful, Rural, Sociable and Fun. They are the creators of THE WINTER DROVING, C-ART, PICNIC CINEMA, REMOTE CINEMA, FLOCK, CANOPY and much more. They are based at Penrith Old Fire Station where you will find all sorts of gigs, exhibitions and activities.
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