Anne will be leading a writing poetry workshop at St. Aidan’s Hall, Berwick-upon-Tweed, on Saturday 21 October, 10am – 12 noon. The theme is In Praise of the Ode. After reading a range of odes, with a particular focus on Neruda’s, there will be exercises to inspire new odes. Places are free but must be booked in advance through The Maltings (01289 330999 ).