My Visit to Leasowes Park

Nicole J Simms/ July 1, 2018/ Blog/ 0 comments

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On the 26th May 2018, my fellow Oldbury Writing Group members (Angela, Heather, Julian, Dave and Daniel) and I visited Leasowes Park in Halesowen. The Leasowes is a Grade I listed historic landscape. The poet William Shenstone designed the park and nature reserve between 1743 and 1763. Leasowes has open grasslands, streams, lakes and woodland which is home to many

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My First Poetry Open Mic

Nicole J Simms/ May 26, 2018/ Blog/ 0 comments

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On the 14th May 2018, I went to the poetry open mic at the Britannia Inn. This was the first time I had gone to an open mic, so I was excited but a little nervous. The poetry open mic was organised by the Oldbury Writing Group founder, Angela Garratt and the Cradley Library Writing Group founder, Maddie Williams. I

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My Visit to the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Nicole J Simms/ May 19, 2018/ Blog/ 2 comments

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On 28th April 2018, my fellow Oldbury Writing Group members and I visited the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. This was the first time I had ever gone to the museum and art gallery, and I couldn’t wait to explore the treasures inside. The visit was originally meant to be part of a bigger Birmingham Art and Architecture Tour, but

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Oldbury Writing Group: Our First Talk at the Wolverhampton Literature Festival

Nicole J Simms/ March 17, 2018/ Blog/ 0 comments

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On the 27th January 2018, my fellow Oldbury Writing Group members and I took part in the Wolverhampton Literature Festival, where we did a talk on the benefits of joining a writing group. This was the second time we had attended the festival and the second ever Wolverhampton Literature Festival. Having gone to the first literature festival, we were thrilled

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