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21st CENTURY SOUL EVENTS

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EVENTS

1: ALCHEMY EXHIBITION: 23rd March to 14th April 2018

10am to 5pm every day

The Tower Room at Oriel y Parc, St Davids.

 

An illustrated exhibition of poetry with talks and workshops run by writer in residence, Steve Thorp. A free series of poetry events alongside a striking and engaging exhibition of words, images and activities in the Tower Room at Oriel y Parc, St Davids.

 

During this three-week residency you can meet, talk and work with poet, therapist and author, Steve Thorp to develop your creativity, activism and wellbeing. You can book a place on the FREE workshops by emailing Steve: steve@21soul.co.uk – just put in the workshops you wish to attend in the body of the email and you'll receive confirmation asap.

 

TOWER ROOM EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS:

 

Friday 23rd March: 6 till 8 pm

POETRY & TRANSFORMATION

Exhibition opening, poems, conversation and refreshments (by invitation only – if you'd like to attend, email Steve and you'll be sent one!)

 

Wednesday 28th March: 1 till 4pm

ALCHEMY/ECOLOGY  |  Poetry Workshop

Alchemy/Ecology is a workshop in which you’re invited to write your own poetry based on Earth and Ocean. The workshop is led by writer-in-residence, Steve Thorp. This workshop is part of a series of events over the Easter period of 2018 .

 

Friday 30th March: 6.30 till 8 pm

EARTH SONGS  |  Evening Event

Earth Songs is an evening of poetry and conversation with Steve Thorp around the theme of eco-poetry. Steve will be joined by Sophie McKeand – the Young People’s Laureate in Wales and full-time van-lifer. There’ll be a chance to read your own ecopoetry at this event, so book a space with Steve at steve@21soul.co.uk or email him to enquire about reading spots.

 

Thursday 05th April: 6.30 till 8 pm

CLIMATE MINDS  |  Talk & Discussion

An evening of conversation around climate change and our creative responses. Steve Thorp will be launching the fourth edition of Unpsychology Magazine with the theme of Climate Minds, and will share poetry, writing and artwork from the magazine during the evening.

 

Saturday 7th April: 1 till 4pm

POETRY AND WELLBEING  |  Poetry Workshop

This workshop explores how poetry and creativity can contribute to the wellbeing of individuals – and also of out communities and ecolosystems too. Therapist and poet, Steve Thorp will share poetry from a range of poets and you’ll be encouraged to write your own words for wellbeing.

 

Thursday 12th April: 1 till 4pm

A FORCE FOR CHANGE  |  Poetry Workshop

In this workshop we will explore how poetry can be a force for change in the world. Steve Thorp will share ‘activist’ poetry from a range of poets – and there’ll be a chance to find your own words to make a difference.

 

Saturday 14th April: 2 till 4 pm

OPEN SPACE SHARING EVENT  |  Afternoon Event

The final event in the Alchemy series gives you the opportunity to share your own poetry for transformation. It may be work that you’ve written in one of the workshops – or poetry you’ve already produced around the themes of the residency. All welcome!

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THROUGHOUT THE YEAR THERE ARE EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES RUN BY STEVE THORP DETAILS WILL BE LISTED HERE AND ON THE 21SOUL FACEBOOK PAGE: www.facebook.com/twentyonesoul/

 

There are a number of activities planned for 2018:

2: 'Soul-making: A  programme of day workshops will be running from April to June 2018 at the St Davids Wellbeing Centre in Pembrokeshire. Look out for details here, or on the 21soul Facebook page.

 

3: The Edge Festival, Solva: This wonderful local festival is in its 4th year. There's always good music and writing events. Steve Thorp will be leading a workshop on poetry and climate minds on the Sunday. Find out more at their website: www.edgefestival.co.uk  or Facebook page: www.facebook.com/Edgefestivalsolva/

 

4. Steve will also be appearing at events to launch Unpsychology magazine's Climate Minds edition throughout 2018. Look out for details at: www.facebook.com/unpsychology or www.unpsychology.org

 

 

If you'd like to invite Steve Thorp to speak at your event – about soulmaking, unpsychology, climate minds and other related topics, contact him on steve@21soul.co.uk or phone 07949553029.

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