Lapidus Scotland: Words Work Well for All Facilitator Gathering

Saturday 25 August 2018, 9.30 – 4.30

Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN

A networking event for facilitators and organisers of creative words for health and wellbeing.

Join Lapidus Scotland for a day celebrating the use of writing, storytelling, and reading for health and wellbeing in Scotland. This is an opportunity to come together with fellow words […]

Autumn Voices – book launches

ISBN: 978-0-9573340-4-5

Edited by Robin Lloyd-Jones, (PlaySpace Publications, £12.99) – £12.00 at launch.

Scottish writers over 70 talk about creativity in later life. There will be readings by the writers in the book, drawn from: Sheena Blackhall, Larry Butler, Jenni Calder, A,C.Clarke, Stewart Conn, Douglas Dunn, Sally Evans, Vicki Feaver, Lee Gershuny, Alasdair Gray, Diana Hendry, Richard […]

Whatton Lodge Residential Workshop

A Lapidus Scotland Residential Workshop for Facilitators and Organisers of Reading, Writing and Storytelling for Wellbeing

Course leaders Valerie Gillies and Larry Butler plus guest artist Lesley O’Brien

21st to 23rd September2018

Friday from 5pm till Sunday 5pm

at Whatton Lodge, Gullane, East Lothian

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Change – Loss – Grief — Healing

How to Facilitate groups using Literary Arts
alongside Visual Art, Music and Movement
A Residential Workshop for Experienced Facilitators AND Potential Trainers
of Reading, Writing and Storytelling for Wellbeing

2nd to 5th November 2017
Thursday from 5pm till Sunday 4pm
at Whatton Lodge, East Lothian

Whatton lodge is located on Hill Road, Gullane and overlooks Gullane Bay and offers spectacular views over […]

Words Work Well for All Workshops

Words Work Well for All Workshops – on Eventbrite
Glasgow Women’s Library: MAR 18 10:30 – 19:30
Writing workshops and buffet lunch provided.
10.30 – 11.00 Tea and Coffee, Welcome
11.00 – 12.30 Workshop 1 (choice of 3)
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch and Networking
14.00 – 14.30 Lapidus Scotland AGM (all welcome)
14.30 – 15.00 Keynote Speaker
15.00 – 16.30 Workshop 2 (choice […]


A Creative Reading and Writing Day
Activity Room, Kirkcaldy Galleries
Saturday, 25 March 2017 from 10:30 to 15:30

Facilitated by Maureen Sangster
This day will appeal to writers, storytellers and all those interested in the creative use of the written and spoken word for well-being.
A day of valuing words, of being authentic and freeing yourself from pressure, the morning […]