Young people

Write a Historical Story with Isabelle King (9–11 years)

Calendar
Thursday 8 August
Location
National Centre for Writing at Dragon Hall
Time
10.00 - 12.00
Price
£ 2.50 - £7.50

In this workshop, you will be guided through the steps to creating your own historical story, drawing inspiration from objects, images and music.

Are you a budding storyteller with an enthusiasm for history?

In this fun and imaginative workshop, Isabelle King will guide you through the steps to creating your own historical story, drawing inspiration from objects, images and music. You don’t need any writing experience or knowledge of history, just lots of imagination!

This will be a relaxed workshop to get the creative juices flowing and learn useful, practical steps to bring your ideas to life on the page. By the end of the workshop, you will have created a character, a setting and the start of your own tale.

Suitable for ages 9–11 years.

About the workshop leader

Isabelle King is the author of ‘The Norfolk Story Book’, ‘Once Upon A Time in Norfolk’ and ‘Once Upon A Street.’ With the first book, she toured schools with the Norfolk and Norwich Festival 2017 and was shortlisted as a finalist for the Norfolk Arts Awards/People’s Choice Awards 2017. She is the founder of a Prince’s Trust supported enterprise called Books Talk Back through which she runs literary events for The British Library. Isabelle the Writer in Residence at Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library and frequently do storytelling and public speaking events – most recently at the Business Book Awards 2018.

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