Private Poetry Workshops in London 

with South Bank Poetry

Private Workshops

South Bank Poetry is now offering an exciting range of private poetry workshops in London. Run by co-editor and publisher Katherine Lockton. You can choose from a range of workshop options that incorporate drama, music, mindfulness and physical work.

At South Bank Poetry, we believe poetry and writing takes guts and that developing a participant’s confidence and creative voice plays a fundamental role in the outcome. Offering an inclusive and welcoming environment, our workshops are goal-orientated but remain engaging and fun all the while.

Crucially, the private poetry workshops we offer are tailored to your needs and what you hope to gain. Whether you are a primary school wanting students to explore imagery and improve literacy skills, or a corporate company seeking to strengthen teamwork skills and spark imaginative thinking, we can provide a private writing workshop that is perfect for you.


Workshop packages available

We offer two standard packages; full day or half a day.

Half Day

  • 2-hour workshop for up to 15 participants plus reading with Q and A

Full day

  • A 4-hour workshop for up to 30 participants


  • Two workshops, 2-hours in length, for up to 15 participants per group

Reading plus Q and A

  • The number of participants is kept low so that everybody taking part is guaranteed personal attention

Please get in contact with us if you want further information or have any questions. We look forward to working with you!


  • “Even those who thought that they were not ‘very good at writing poetry’ wrote pieces in the session that were moving and full of life…. and very good!”

    Helena from The Story Room



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