Nurture and Growth

Barnet Poetry in Motion

What is Barnet Poetry in Motion?

Barnet Poetry in Motion was an expressive art workshop which was made possible by a grant provided by The Barnet Youth Services. The workshop was for young people aged 14 to 18, where they learnt how to write modern poetry and explore this particular performing art form.  They were able to express themselves while they made new friends. 

Venue: Refresh Coffee Shop, 45 - 51 Woodhouse Road, North Finchley, London N12 9ET

Time: Saturdays 1:30pm to 3:30pm 


Workshop outline

Creative poetry writing style was taught by a trainers in a workshop setting.

Drama and presentation skills was also taught as part of the workshop. Different topics were explored every week ranging from ‘who am I’ to UFOs. The young persons were encouraged to come up with a range of topics to explore. Their input was greatly encouraged. Below is a guide to topics covered at workshop. 

Workshop 1              06/10/2012       1.30pm – 3.30pm     What is poetry

Workshop 2               13/10/2012      1.30pm – 3.30pm     Styles of poetry

Workshop 3               20/10/2012      1.30pm – 3.30pm     Study a Style

Workshop 4               27/10/2012      1.30pm – 3.30pm     Develop your style

Performance 1          27/10/2012       6.30pm – 8.30pm     1st Performance

Workshop 5               03/11/2012      1.30pm – 3.30pm     Questions for a poet

Workshop 6               10/11/2012      1.30pm – 3.30pm     Session with a poet

Workshop 7               17/11/2012      1.30pm – 3.30pm     Poetry in culture

Workshop 8               24/11/2012      1.30pm – 3.30pm     Poetry in culture

Performance 2          24/11/2012       6.30pm – 8.30pm     2nd Performance

Workshop 9               01/12/2012      1.30pm – 3.30pm     Poetry and music

Workshop 10             08/12/2012      1.30pm – 3.30pm     Drama/performing

Workshop 11             15/12/2012      1.30pm – 3.30pm     Looking forward

Performance 3           15/12/2012      6.30pm – 8.30pm     Final Performance


Barnet Youth Poetry in Motion 2012

Barnet Youth Poetry In Motion - Launched on Saturday 25th February 2012. 


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