8th July 2019
This is Me: Writing Workshop

This is Me: Writing Workshop


Writing Workshop for adopted young people  (age 11 – 18 years)

No previous writing experience needed. Everyone welcome. Meet and write with other adopted young people.

The theme is This Is Me any writing on any subject which tells something about yourself.

What will happen?

The workshop consists of guided writing exercises in a supportive group setting. Hear words from songwriters, poets, rappers , authors. Write and share as much or as little as you wish.

No previous writing experience required.

Create Poems, Short Stories, Life Accounts, Raps, Songs….All forms of writing welcome.

Write something yourself. All levels of experience  and no experience welcome.

Free to attend


Wednesday, 7th August.

1.30 – 3.30pm

The Centre, 162 Pennywell Road, Easton, Bristol, BS5 0TX.



The Workshop will be run by writing facilitator & poet Amanda Alston  &  A Team (adopted teens group) Worker Fran Barker

If you would like to come to a workshop but you are younger than 11 or older than 18, please let us know and we will hold another workshop if there is enough interest.

Following on from this workshop CCS is holding a

Writing Competition – THIS IS ME.

To enter the competition you are invited to write any piece on this theme  of under 500 words to be in with a chance of winning up to £100 of Love2Shop vouchers.

Entries can be in any form from a poem or short story to a rap or song.

The closing date for submissions is Friday, November 8th.

Entries can be submitted by email to Amanda.Alston@ccsadoption.org or post (CCS Adoption, 162 Pennywell Road, Bristol, BS5 0TX) until the competition closing date of Friday 8th November 2019 . There are four age categories:




4) 18- 25.

The entries will be judged by a local writer and poet.

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