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Creative Writing workshop

A video workshop led by Hayley Greggs, Co-Artistic Director of Paperwork Theatre Company.

Exploring the theme of Identity using inspiration from Kathryn Evan’s novel ‘Beauty Sleep’, pupils will learn creative writing techniques. Includes an introduction to understanding how characters and their identities can be created.

There is a workshop resource to accompany the video with a guide to the excersises and further activities. To access these, and explore many more resources, please go to the Liverpool Children’s Festival of Reading: Cultural Programme Padlet. Just scroll across to find this resource.

(Please note you do not need to have read ‘Beauty Sleep’ to take part in this workshop).

Suitable for KS3

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Contact name:

Jess Buxton

Type of offer:

Digital/online activity or resource Young people’s opportunity to make, create, compose, or perform Young people’s opportunity to review art and culture

Key Stage:




Session length:

Combining the video with the supporting resource should allow for 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete

Nature of activity or art form:

Literature & reading Creative Writing

Subject or curriculum focus:

Drama English PSHE

Outcomes for children & young people:

Improved mental health and well-being Raised aspirations Raised attainment Social skills


Part of the Liverpool Children’s Festival of Reading: Cultural Programme.


Please see other workshops available.