Time to Change York would like to invite you to a relaxed evening of poetry and short creative non-fiction reading for your wellbeing.
About this Event
Time to Change York would like to invite you all, whether you are a writer or not, and whether you have experience of emotional distress or not, to join us for a relaxed evening of poetry reading and short creative non-fiction reading for your wellbeing.
This event will take place using Zoom and a Zoom meeting link will be sent to you nearer the time.
What will happen on the evening:
7pm Brief introduction to the event and housekeeping
7.10 Readings – people (that means anyone – no qualifications required) will read their work, or the work of others, for a maximum of 5 minutes each
7.50pm Brief introduction to Time to Change York and the purpose of Time to Talk Day and how sharing experiences of emotional distress can help to end mental health stigma and discrimination.
8.10pm Readings continue
8.50pm Final remarks
How can you take part:
1. Sign up for general attendance to listen to the full event as an audience member.
Or 2. Sign up for a 5 minute slot to read some of your own poems/writing on your experiences of mental illness / distress / wellbeing (you will also attend the full event to listen to the other readings).
Or 3. Sign up for a 5 minute slot to read one of the poems written by Time to Change Champions up and down the country as part of our national poetry book launching in the new year. We will email you a pdf of the book and you can choose which poem(s) you would like to read (you will also attend the full event to listen to the other readings).
If you have any questions about this event please email Emma at firstname.lastname@example.org