Light Fiction


Plato by candlelight, Shakespeare by lantern light, Swift by oil lamp, Dickens by gaslight, Manga by torchlight. The enjoyment of reading often depends on the context the experience takes place in. You will look at creating fiction for reading in a light that enhances the power and impact of your writing. We shall make our own stories, lanterns, storm and calm lights, creating settings for a celebration of your Light Fiction.

Start date: 10:00am, 29th Feb, 2020

End date: 3:00pm, 29th Feb, 2020

Location: Bury St Edmunds , East Anglia

Masterclass year groups: 5, 6, 7

Cost: £45.00

Masterclass leader: John Senior

Bio: John is a highly experienced and creative freelance education consultant, lecturer and writer. He has worked with able, gifted and talented children for over 3 decades as well as their teachers, carers and parents, Advisor for several London Boroughs as an Advisor as well as previously a Director of GIFT Ltd, Otherwise Ltd and the National Youth Director for the National Association for Gifted Children. He loves learning and working as a co-operative learner with anything that breathes. As an academic writer, leader, advisor and consultant he explores creativity and innovative learning. He has written extensively for both academic and popular readerships specialising in providing enrichment activities that stimulate independent thinking. He is currently a Contributing Editor and Senior Reviewer for Gifted Education International, a SAGE Journal and joint editor and contributor of the Handbook of Gifted Education (SAGE to be published 2018).

Venue: St Mary's Cof E Primary Academy

Address: Trinity Avenue, Mildenhall, Bury St Edmunds , Suffolk, IP28 7LR

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