What’s on this Winter Season at Derby QUAD
Located in the heart of the city centre, Derby QUAD is both a local and international hub that engages in the creative industries ranging from contemporary art and film.
QUAD is a charity focused on intercultural dialogue through supporting diverse audiences to engage, develop skills and contribute to contemporary culture, year-round our learning, education and participation programmes involve people and communities locally and worldwide in innovative arts programmes.https://www.derbyquad.co.uk/
The year-round programme focuses on major exhibitions, professional practice for artists, mass participation, commissions, independent film and the creative use of emergent digital technologies.
Over this winter period Derby Quad has commissioned some ground-breaking events to help you establish yourself in the creative scene. Here are the top 3:
1. HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL With Alex Davis
A session exploring practical tips and techniques to help you write your novel!
New year, new you… new book?
This session will explore the process of writing a novel, looking at the obstacles that might have prevented you finishing that book in the past, as well as offering a range of practical exercises and advice to keep you writing all year!
Date: Thursday 10th January, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Entry price: £8 (Additional fees may apply)
2. HOW TO GET AN AGENT With Alex Davis
A 4-week course giving you practical advice and guidance on how to get yourself a literary agent.
Finishing a novel means facing a world of queries, agents, synopses and rejections. This course will demystify the process of submitting your work to agents, covering the research process and what goes into your agent submission package.
Date: Wednesdays 23rd January to Wednesday 13th February, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Entry price: £40-£50 (Additional fees may apply)
3. WRITING FOR RADIO With Sophie Sparham
A 6-week course looking at how to write great scripts for radio performance
From monologues, to point of view pieces, and comedy to radio drama, Sophie Sparham will teach you the different elements of how to write for radio. Focusing on a variety of different genres, Sophie will explore writing dialogue and story structure, as well as how to lay out a script for radio. The ideal course for anyone looking to get their writing onto the airwaves!
Date: Mondays from 21st January to 25th February, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Entry price: £60-£70 (Additional fees may apply)
More information about the events listed as well as other events can be found online: https://www.derbyquad.co.uk/