One-day Spring Seminar and Writing Workshop 2019
Creating Powerful Narratives in Fact and Fiction
(plus the Society’s Extraordinary General Meeting to discuss the new constitution.)
For medics, nurses, allied healthcare professionals and students.
The Art Workers Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT
Wednesday May 1st 2019. 9.30am – 5:00pm
9:00-9:30 Arrival and Gathering: Coffee, tea.
9:30 Dr Neil Wilson: Meet the Editor
10:00 Dr Graham Easton: GP and academic at Imperial College School of Medicine;
and medical journalist
Using stories to engage your audience: lessons from the BBC and the lecture theatre
11:15 Tea and Coffee Break
11:45 Professor Rodger Charlton: GP, author and Professor of Undergraduate Primary Care Education at Leicester Medical School
What’s in a story? Writing, publishing and marketing your own medical textbook.
14:00 The Bard of Windmill Hill – Trevor Carter: award winning poet, storyteller and social commentator. He will entertain and inspire us. www.windmillbard.co.uk
15:00 Tea Break
15:15 Paula Lawrence (Competitions Secretary) with Trevor Carter: our Winter Competition results, prizes, readings, and encouragement.
16:00 More from Trevor Carter: writing workshop / writing exercises, and entertainment
17:55 Closing remarks
17:00 –17:25 Extraordinary General Meeting / AGM: to approve the new constitution and elect the coming year’s committee.
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17:30 Optional extra: Short walk to Ciao Bella, Lamb’s Conduit St. for a meal / drink (pay as you go)