Workshop 3

The third and final workshop of the series took place on Wednesday 21st March 2018 at the University of Glasgow. It featured a hands-on writing and mindfulness lead by Larry Butler, founder of Survivors’ Poetry Scotland, and award-winning poet Linda France, followed by a talk at the University Chapel by renowned illustrator and storyteller Debi Gliori. Both
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Lunar Poetry Podcasts – Creative Writing as Therapy

 Poet Emily Harrison chats to Lapidus members Wendy French and Marie Larkin about using poetry to ad mental well being. The episode can be found here (and on iTunes): A full transcript can be downloaded via this link:

Workshop 2: Overcoming Challenges

We held our second day-long workshop on Friday 6th January 2017 in the Edwin Morgan Poetry Library at the University of Glasgow. Those of us who braved the cold, dark morning and participated in a lively meeting were: Dr Carolyn Jess-Cooke, University of Glasgow James Withey, Founder of The Recovery Letters Angela Wilson, counsellor at Washington
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Workshop 1: Mapping the Territory

The first workshop for the project was held at the University of Glasgow on Saturday 18th June from 12-4pm. There were 18 of us in total, all working in areas of mental health and creativity but a fascinating range of angles and scholarly viewpoints. The session was split into two halves, the first being devoted to
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