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Missing children found: a creative workshop
19 November, 2017, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
This creative writing workshop at Wymering Manor explores the haunting story of two children who ran away from their home in Southsea with a cake, a saucepan, and the works of Shakespeare in 1925. They were found less than two days later, no worse for wear. What were their motivations? How did parents and locals respond? Why did the incident hit the papers in Aberdeen and Dundee? Hosted by Rosie Paice and Alison Habens of the University of Portsmouth, participants will be provided with contemporary newspaper reports of the incident to help tease out the various perspectives and possibilities in their writing.