Creative Writing Huddersfield

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Tuesdays at 2 - 4pm

Writing is a great way for us to express our thoughts and feelings, and relieve tension or stress. No writing experience is needed to join this group activity, just a pen and some paper.

This term - with Tara and Sammy

Tara will get to know the group using surreal elements in story making followed by an exploration of self and wellbeing, with a focus on food, memory and childhood.

Sammy’s sessions will be poetry-based, drawing on our surroundings and senses and our relationship to the world around us. The group will be looking at the poets Mary Oliver and Wendell Berry who write nature-wellbeing poems .


How to get started

    If you’re interested in joining then please complete the form below. This will be sent securely to the team at hoot who will be in touch to help you get started.

    This group is free for people who are

    • Aged 18 or over
    • Living in Kirklees
    • Wanting to look after their well-being and mental health
      (you don’t need a diagnosis to sign up)

    If you'd prefer to complete a paper form or you would like to complete the form over the phone with a staff member, please contact us and let us know.

    Need help?

    Not sure if this is the right thing for you? Our friendly team can tell you more about the activities and the sign up process. Give us a bell or send an email to talk to us.

    Telephone:  01484 516 224   |   E-mail:

    Dates and time

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    All sessions take place at 2 - 4pm

    Where we are

    hoot is located in Bates Mill not far from Huddersfield town centre on the corner of Queen Street South and Milford Street. Disabled access is available via our door on Milford Street. A wheelchair friendly toilet is available.

    Bates Mill,
    Milford Street
    Huddersfield, HD1 3DX

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