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The Extraordinary in the Ordinary

Date: Wednesday, 26th June 19:00

Venue: Oxfam, 778 Wilmslow Rd, Manchester M20 2DR

Tickets £5 available here 

This creative writing workshop led by Brenda Mallon is for ‘Baby Boomers’ - anyone born between 1945 and 1965 - who is curious about mining their lives for nuggets of golden moments. The aim is to make the space to tell your story, to make the invisible visible and to share your wealth of life experiences.

The workshop will include: 

Sifting memories to find themes in your life

Finding moments of change and moments of inspiration

The Hero’s Journey - Understanding how times of adversity can lead to deepened creativity and strength.

The workshop will be limited to 20 people so apply early


Brenda Mallon is the author of 18 published books including ‘The Dream Bible’, ‘Building Continuing Bonds with Grieving and Bereaved Children’ and ‘A Year of Creativity.’ She has appeared in numerous TV programmes including, ‘In Your Dreams’, a Channel 4 series.

At present she is working on a memoir set in Ireland and India.


Please bring a notebook and pen or laptop. If you have any queries prior to the event e mail Brenda at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



All Dates

  • Wednesday, 26th June 19:00