April 2014

Kate Middleton at Pymble Ladies' College

Tue 11th Mar  -
Wed 20th Aug 

Australian poet Kate Middleton will visit the students of Pymble Ladies' College, NSW, during an extensive 3-visit residency spanning across the 11th March, 20th May and 20th August, working from poetry exercises within The Disappearing learning resource.

See more about the project here.

Lorin Elizabeth & Zohab Zee Khan at Oxley College

Tue 1st Apr  -
Thu 3rd Apr 

On April Fools Day, young slam poet champions Lorin Elizabeth and Zohab Zee Khan will join Dr Tamryn Bennett at Oxley College in Bowral to work with students on The Disappearing, our innovative digital app. 

May 2014

Kate Middleton at Pymble Ladies' College

Tue 11th Mar  -
Wed 20th Aug 

Australian poet Kate Middleton will visit the students of Pymble Ladies' College, NSW, during an extensive 3-visit residency spanning across the 11th March, 20th May and 20th August, working from poetry exercises within The Disappearing learning resource.

See more about the project here.

Red Room Company at Sydney Writers Festival

Sun 4th May  -
Sat 28th Jun 

This is the first time we have joined forces with ArtAnd and invited poets and artists to swap songs and pictures with one another, to create new works. The brief for the artists and poets was to come together in whatever way they wanted and create new work. 

The event will feature poetry readings, this event explores the outcomes of pairing Ken Bolton with Jenny Watson and Elizabeth Campbell with Prudence Flint. Renowned poet Robert Adamson will read his poetry and join the discussion of poetry's relationship with the visual arts. Chaired by Johanna Featherstone.

 

ART AND Poetry: Our Story Begins

May 22, 1:30-2:30pm

Pier 2/3 Club Stage

Free, no bookings


Michelle Cahill at Hornsby Girls' High School

Mon 5th May  -
Thu 29th May 

Celebrated poet Michelle Cahill will visit Hornsby Girls' High School in May 2014 to work with over 100 students from Year 7.

Click here to see poems and images from their workshop with Eileen Chong in 2013. 

Dr Felicity Plunkett at Pittwater House School

Sat 24th May  -
Fri 2nd May 

Australian poet Dr Felicity Plunkett will visit students of Pittwater House School on 2nd May to work through selected poetry activities. 

See more information about the project here.   

Tim Sinclair at Canterbury Boys' High School

Tue 27th May  -
Tue 10th Jun 

Celebrated poet Tim Sinclair will run a three-day poetry residency at Canterbury Boys' High School on 27th May, 3rd June and 10th June. The students will undertake two initial workshops, inspired by the Toilet Doors learning resource, to compose their poetry after learning about Tim's work and writing processes. This will be followed by one more workshop that will focus on editing their poetry.

See more about the project here.

Future Events

Lorna Munro at Bundanon Trust, 2014

Fri 24th Oct  -
Fri 7th Nov 

As part of a special collaboration with Bundanon Trust, poet Lorna Munro will undergo a two-week residency, working with students from Shoalhaven, Bombaderry, and Nowra High Schools. Students will explore different sites at Bundanon, composing and publishing poems that respond to themes of The Disappearing that will enetually be published on the app.

This is Red Room Education's third consecutive year working with Bundanon Trust - check out their poems from last year's workshop with Tim Sinclair here.