Current Poetry Classes

Now accepting enrolments for:

Summer 2023

February 11th to March 19th, 2023
Reading for Writing: Irish Poets

They say you can’t throw a brick in Ireland without hitting a poet …

Beyond Yeats and Heaney, a five-session stroll around the work of contemporary Irish poets – will it be Eavan Boland, Colette Bryce, Paul Durcan, Derek Mahon, Medbh McGuckian, Paul Muldoon, Sinead Morrissey, Matthew Sweeney … ? You’ll have to come along to find out!

A combination of close reading with writing exercises.
Suitable for all levels.

Saturday afternoons, Feb 11, 18, 25, & March 11 & 18
(five sessions)
2 pm to 5 pm

The Boardroom,
South Library
66 Colombo St
Fee: $45

Max 10, min 6


Sunday mornings, Feb 12, 19, 26 & March 12th & 19th
(five sessions)
10 am to 1 pm
Online via Zoom

Fee: $45
Max 12, min 4

Supported by Christchurch City Council Creative Communities fund

To enrol, or to ask a questions about the courses, please use the contact form below.
To see what else is planned for 2023, visit the Workshops for 2023 page.

Christchurch and Zoom workshops, January 2023