The Writers’ Block is an inspirational creative writing space created by Kernow Education Arts Partnership (KEAP) in Redruth, Cornwall, as part of The Story Republic programme. The Writers’ Block offers a range of programmes and activities for schools, families and the community including workshops to inspire reluctant young writers, sessions for vulnerable children and families, and adult creative writing workshops. Amanda Harris and Helen Reynolds at KEAP are highly experienced programmers and project managers, having worked in arts education with great success for over 20 years. KEAP itself has an excellent reputation with schools and partners cultural organisations for high quality developmental arts in education programmes.
Helen Reynolds will lead on the Solstice project, she has 12 years of creating and managing events for KEAP, in a variety of venues and spaces including 300 children and a string quintet at The Eden project; 20 schools and 1000 children in Truro’s City of Lights lantern parade.