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The Flipped Text: A Writing Workshop

Tuesday, 22 January, 2019 - 19:01

As part of the first University of Edinburgh November WriteFest, Daphne Loads and I offered a workshop called ‘The Flipped Text’. Daphne and I both have intense relationships with the written word. She has used it in innumerable creative ways in her teaching and research practice and has written a wonderful book about creative writing …

2019 Festival of Creative Learning Programme Launches Today!

Monday, 21 January, 2019 - 15:15

We are delighted to announce the programme launch of the 2019 Festival of Creative Learning. This year our curated Festival week is 18th-22nd February during which we will host over 100 extraordinary creative and innovative events. Explore our programme and book onto events here. Tango or bake your way to a new understanding of mathematics! …

Festival of Creative Learning 2019 Application Window Now Open!

Tuesday, 25 September, 2018 - 10:11

We are delighted to announce that the application window for the Festival of Creative Learning 2019 is now open. This year’s Festival will take place from the 18th-22nd of February 2019. Send us your innovative, collaborative, mindful, fascinating, challenging, unusual, extraordinary and super creative ideas for events that celebrate news ways of learning and teaching at …

Poets and Filmmakers: from Page to Screen

Wednesday, 11 July, 2018 - 16:34

In the following article, poets Stav Poleg (Magma) and Jennifer Williams (University of Edinburgh) introduce the collaboration of Magma Poetry with the University of Edinburgh and the Festival of Creative Learning. What better place and time to contemplate a collaboration? It was the peak of the Edinburgh festival season. We met for a coffee at Dovecot Studios, discussing ways … Continue reading Poets and Filmmakers: from Page to Screen