Cancelled: April 17: Houseconcert: The Forks

We regret to inform you that this Concert has been Cancelled due to COVID-19 Stay tuned – We hope to reschedule at a later date! The Forks: a concert with bouncy clawhammer banjo music and playfully emotive lyrics.   Tickets $20. Friday, April 17th Doors open: 6:30pm Concert starts: 7pm Cash bar. The Caetani Centre Studio […]

Cancelled April/May & May-July 2020: Memoir Writing Classes With Janelle Hardy

We regret to inform you that these classes have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 closure. We hope to offer these again at a later date due. Find out more here… Introductory & Intermediate Memoir-Writing Classes with transformational memoir-writing instructor Janelle Hardy In these series we’ll mix live writing, discussion and feedback into our sessions. […]

Jan. 25th: Outline Your Memoir – a FREE workshop

Outline Your Memoir a FREE workshop with transformational memoir-writing instructor Janelle Hardy In this 2 hour workshop you’ll go from not knowing where to start and not knowing what parts of your life you want to write about, to having: a loose outline of your memoir insight into the themes you’d like to explore your […]

January 25th: DIY Marketing for Creatives

One 3 hour workshop + unlimited access to resource library (hosted on a  googledocs spreadsheet) Saturday, January 25th 2-5pm Cost: $100 Caetani Library This workshop is a comprehensive overview of all the basics you need to know to start setting yourself up with an affordable and professional online presence and marketing plan. Learn how to […]

January 21: True Stories: memoir-writers reading: open-mic & special guests

Join local writers and memoir-writing instructor Janelle Hardy for an evening of readings Featuring local writers: Art Dalton, Patti Shales Lefkos, Raven Dahl (and more) Tuesday, January 21st open-mic: 7 – 7:30pm readings: 7:30 – 9pm Caetani Studio Gallery This is a friendly reading environment, intended for connection: sharing stories, building community, meeting like-minded folk. It’s also a potluck […]

October 26: Poetry Workshop with Yvonne Blomer

Poetry: Language and Form Join Kalamalka Press Writer-in-Residence Yvonne Blomer for a three-hour workshop on writing poetry with a focus on pushing language, playing with metaphor and using forms such as pantoums and sonnets. The class will involve a lot of writing, and reading as well as discussions on poetic devices, sample poems, how poetry […]

October 24: Reading with Yvonne Blomer & Natalie Appleton

Join Kalamalka Press Writer-in-Residence Yvonne Blomer and local author Natalie Appleton for an evening of readings Thursday, October 24th 6:30 – 8:30pm Caetani Studio Gallery Refreshments will be served. Yvonne Blomer is a writer, mentor and teacher of poetry and memoir who served as Victoria, BC’s poet laureate from 2015-2018. In 2018 she also served […]

Oct. 18th: Outline Your Memoir, A Free Workshop

Outline Your Memoir a FREE workshop with transformational memoir-writing instructor Janelle Hardy In this 2 hour workshop you’ll go from not knowing where to start and not knowing what parts of your life you want to write about, to having: a loose outline of your memoir insight into the themes you’d like to explore your […]