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Pop-up Writers’ Block

Pop-up Writers' Block

Building on the success of our creative writing hub in Pool, we bring you a travelling resource complete with writer to lead creative writing workshops in your school, community space or library. Our aim is to support pupils to achieve their potential in literacy, unlock […]

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‘White’ by St Ives Year 11

A group of pupils from St. Ives School recently joined us at The Writers’ Block. Here is a piece they created.   Glow, where did you get your white?   I stole it from the diamonds trapped in a newborn’s eye Borrowed it from Neptune’s […]

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Creativity fizzes at The Writers’ Block

Creativity fizzes at The Writers’ Block

Eager pens scratching A sense that something begins Fresh words on the page   Following the summer break, five young creatives returned to The Writers’ Block on Saturday the 29th of September for a session with workshop leaders Olivia Lowry, Max Webb and Casey Bottono. […]

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Warm up and launch yourselves into Writing Resources

Warm up and launch yourselves into Writing Resources

The Writers’ Block aims to encourage the creative writer in us all. But we know that not everyone can visit us in Pool so we have asked our creative team of writers & workshop leaders to come up with some writing exercises to share with […]

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Fantastic, creative training opportunity for young and emerging playwrights

Fantastic, creative training opportunity for young and emerging playwrights

The Minack Youth Theatre is looking for a selection of short original plays, each with a running time of approximately 15 minutes for Autumn 2019. The material must be appropriate for performance by a cast of 12-18 year olds. The cast size needs to be flexible […]

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Call for Volunteers at The Writers’ Block

Call for Volunteers at The Writers' Block

The Writers’ Block is an imaginative and customised space in the heart of Cornwall College in Pool dedicated to creative writing and literature.  Our ambition is to become the Centre for Writing in Cornwall. We currently run: programmes for reluctant writers with schools special projects […]

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Young Writers Shine on National Writing Day

Young Writers Shine on National Writing Day

KEAP and book printers TJ International are delighted to launch their newest publication Let the Adventure Begin… An anthology of short stories by children on June 27th at The Writers’ Block in Cornwall College Camborne to coincide with National Writing Day. Children from Crowan, Blackwater, […]

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Ideas from the Attic – a look back

Ideas from the Attic - a look back

Ideas from the Attic…a look back on all that happened. A festival of ideas, where they come from and how they are developed, inspired by director, designer, theatre maker, visionary and artistic director of Wildworks, Bill Mitchell, took place in April. The impact and development […]

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Privacy Policy

KEAP Privacy Policy  – updated May 2018 We at Kernow Education Arts Partnership (KEAP), The Story Republic and The Writers’ Block, take your privacy very seriously. This privacy policy sets out what information we collect about you, for what purpose, how we store it and […]

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We’re Calling out for Story Republicans

We're Calling out for Story Republicans

  The Story Republic is a travelling world of words that celebrates the place of story in Cornwall’s culture.​ A first of its kind in Cornwall and beyond, The Story Republic is an exciting programme of events and installations to delight and inspire audiences through […]

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