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The Typing Man Workshops

  • Sat, 26 Oct 2013
  • 2.00 PM - 2.30 PM
  • Tickets: Free, ticket required

Following each performance of The Typing Man there will be a workshop and an opportunity to write your own imaginative letter.

Workshop at Central Library 
11.10am Workshop: Create an imaginative letter
 

Workshops at the Bluecoat
 
2.10pm Workshop: Create an imaginative letter/Explore for 6 - 11 year olds with creative writing for two specific groups - one for children, one for adults

5pm Workshop: Create an imaginative letter

After the performance bringing The Typing Man to life, create your own letter to your favourite character. 

  1. Choose a Turkish/Arabic name from the book 'The Typing Man'.
  2. Think about the possible meanings of your chosen name.
  3. Write an imaginative letter to that person beginning with 'Dear...'

Here are some examples to get you thinking before the workshops:

Girls' names:

Dilek [DEE?LEK] – Wish
Hayal [HIGH?YAL] – Dream
Kader [CADDER] – Fate

Boys' names:
Aslan [ASLAN] – Lion
Bulut [BOO?LOOT] – Cloud
Volkan [VOL?CAN] – Volcano

Your letter might begin:

Dear Aslan (Lion in Turkish)
Everyone knows you’re proud of your name, but what if your parents had given you the name of a different animal like...

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