Right Up Our Street at The Counting House, Bessacarr

17 Mar 2017 by rachelr

Right Up Our Street presents a series of taster sessions at a brand new venue in Doncaster.

The Counting House in Bessacarr will open later this month and Right Up Out Street will be hosting eight weeks of creative try-out sessions from a range of different artforms. From poetry, to craft, scriptwriting to songwriting these eight weeks are a chance for the local community to come along and try their hand at something new whilst enjoying the brand new facilities at The Counting House.

Wednesdays 6.00-8.00pm from 29th March - 17th May

Weeks One and Two 29th March and 5th April

Songs of Our Town, Led by Ian Parks and Mick Jenkinson

Songs Of Our Town is an imaginative and creative collaboration between musician Michael Jenkinson and poet Ian Parks dedicated to recognising and celebrating the unsung heroes of Doncaster. In these sessions Ian and Mick will be creating work with you, concentrating on the lives, loves, and landscapes of the region.

Weeks Three and Four 12th and 19th April

Skillshare, led by Chelsea Lord

Chelsea will lead these creative workshops where you can try your hand at a variety of arts and crafts. Upcycling and textiles are the focus here. Whether you are brand new to it or have some experience these sessions will be fun and friendly for everyone.

Weeks five and seven, 26th April and 10th May

Scriptwriting with Richard Hurford.

Award winning playwright Richard Hurford will lead these creative writing sessions focussing on scriptwriting. These workshops are a perfect introduction to the craft and are bound to get your creativity flowing.

Weeks six and eight, 3rd May and 17th May

Read to Write with Ian Parks

After the success of two local poetry groups in Mexborough and Balby, Ian is in Bessacarr to try out the model there. The group will look at a poet or a work and then create their own writing in response.


The Counting House is the brand new venue opening in Nostell Place, Bessacarr at the end of March 2017.

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