Rob regularly leads creative writing workshops for members of the public, young people and mental health service users. Clients include Nottingham and Leicester City Councils, Writing East Midlands, BrightSparks Arts in Mental Health Group and Leicester Partnership NHS Trust.
Previous creative writing projects include:
ACT OUT WRITE UP (Leicestershire 2016-18) Scriptwriting workshops with KS2 students, including students with profound physical disabilities, gifted and talented and students who have English as a second language, culminating in a publication and a performance of scripts by professional actors at Curve Theatre in Leicester.
SHOWCASE SMOOTHIE (Leicester 2015-16) A year of weekly creative writing workshops with young male mental health service users, predominantly from black and ethnic minority communities - a demographic who are statistically more likely to be sectioned and experience prolonged stays in hospital.
HEALTHY CULTURE ANTHOLOGY (Leicester 2015) Creative writing workshops exploring the theme of healthy lifestyle choices with mental health service users, culminating in publication of an anthology.
BRADGATE WRITERS (Leicester 2015) Weekly creative writing workshops at the Bradgate Mental Health Unit in Leicester.