At Inkpots, we are lucky enough to have great links with our local secondary school, the Burgess Hill Academy. We have our own creative space there and in September, started a new group for the Year 7 students who had recently started. This week, I was asked by a couple of young people if we […]
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When Nick Sharratt came to visit On one of the hottest days of the year, one of the loveliest people came to visit Inkpots. Nick Sharratt is hugely popular at Inkpots, particularly for his illustration of Jacqueline Wilson’s books. One of our members, Rebecca, is a particularly big fan and has been inspired by Nick’s […]
Death in the Spotlight by Robin Stevens is a fantastic mystery book that kept me suspecting everyone right until the end. I loved the plot twist and both the detective characters were so likeable. I would highly recommend this gripping page turner to readers aged 11+. This has been one of my favourite books this […]
October half term is upon here in Sussex – and it’s also being a true season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. We have been lucky enough to have had some lovely Autumnal days and, hopefully, these will continue into the school holidays. So here are some ideas for creative activities to do inspired by the […]
Young vampire Amelia Fang and her friends Florence, Tangine and Grimaldi are on a quest to save Queen Fairyweather from the Kingdom of the Light! But will they make it to Glitteropolis safely and find out who is behind its multiple mysterious disappearances to save the day? Amelia Fang and the Unicorn Lords is the […]
If you need something to top up your creativity in the last few weeks of the summer, we’re here to help! Here’s part one of our creative activity ideas, so dive in and get inspired! If you want to be inspired by books… Two worlds collide: key components of a good story are dialogue, characters […]
Our specially designed workshop is for young people age 10+ who love writing and would like the challenge of producing a story in a morning. Using a range of techniques and activities, we’ll go through the various stages of putting a story together and develop characters, plot and process. In our supportive environment, we’ll ensure everyone has fun and finds lots of inspiration too!