Cats Cradle is a project for writers who do facilitation work, run by Jasmine Cooray and hosted by Spread the Word.
Date: 04/12/2023 – 04/12/2023
Cats Cradle provides support and solutions for issues
that arise during creative facilitation projects. Many writers run
workshops but do not always have access to advice or support around
challenges that arise, especially when working with young or vulnerable
groups. We may face a variety of dilemmas, or feel anxious or
overwhelmed, and not know where to turn for advice. Cats Cradles aim
is to create a forum to hold concerns and share resources. It is a very
rich space and an opportunity to learn from your fellow artists.
Our meetings are structured and time managed: each
writer brings one issue for troubleshooting, and others in the group
respond with ideas or practical solutions in response.
Each session will have space for 6 attendees, and
takes place at The Albany, Deptford, on one Monday evening every month.
Meetings last for 2 hours. We ask that attendees have worked on
facilitation projects for at least 1 year.
Autumn 2017 dates
Monday 11 September 6.30 8.30pm
Monday 9 October 6.30 8.30pm
Monday 13 November 6.30 8.30pm
If you would like to sign up to reserve a place at one or more meetings,
please contact Jasmine Cooray on firstname.lastname@example.org. When meetings are
full, there will be a waiting list in case of short-notice
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