Spike Island

Creative Writing WorkshopChildren’s Storytelling Spiderweb


Saturday 11 February 2017, 1–3pm


Free, booking advised

Suitable for participants aged under 16

Event type


Do you want to learn to tell a story? An adventure story? A scary story? An animal story? Or something completely different? With the Storytelling Spiderweb, you can tell your story and see it come to life as it is attached to the ever growing web of tales. We provide pens, card and spiderweb. All you need to bring is your imagination.

Fully booked (join the waitlist)

This workshop is organised by Sian Norris, writer-in-residence at Spike Island (3 January to 30 April 2017). During her residency, she is developing a new novel and running a series of workshops and literary events. 

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Sian Norris

Sian Norris is a novelist, short-story writer, poet and feminist activist. She is the founder and director of the Bristol Women’s Literature Festival and the co-editor of the Read Women project. She runs the feminist blog sianandcrookedrib.blogspot.com and has written for the Guardian, the Independent, the New Statesman3am Magazine and Open Democracy. Her first book, Greta and Boris: A Daring Rescue came out in 2013. She is currently working on a novel based on the life of Gertrude Stein which in 2016 was longlisted for the Lucy Cavendish Prize.

Follow Sian on Twitter: @sianushka