Rochdale News | News Headlines | Free creative writing project for kids ages 7-11

Date published: July 24, 2022

A free creative writing project for school-aged children will take place in Rochdale town center for two days next month.

Literary arts organisation, Read Now Write Now, has received funding from Arts Council England to run creative workshops for children aged 7-11.

The theme of these workshops is about the future and what they think life will be like in the year 2050.

During the free 1.5 hour sessions, children will find inspiration, share their ideas and write themselves a postcard of the year 2050. These postcards will then be displayed in local libraries for all to see. .

Charlie Lea of ​​Read Now Write Now said: “We’ve all thought about what the future could be like and through this project kids will not only be able to share their ideas with others, but they’ll also be taking a positive step and creative. pass it on by writing a short postcard about it.

“Writing their postcards will improve their well-being and seeing their work featured and exhibited will also give them a boost of confidence and well-deserved pride to hopefully inspire them to continue their writing journey not just at school but at home and in the future. .

“Maybe the kids who attend these sessions will be famous authors in 2050.”

Sessions will take place at Rochdale Central Library (within Number One Riverside) on:

  • Friday August 5 2-3:30 p.m.
  • Saturday August 20 1-2:30 p.m.

To book, just email [email protected]