Creative workshops

Jan Noble teaches poetry & creative writing in prisons, schools and psychiatric wards.  He was the poetry tutor and facilitator for award-winning Hackney mental health charity Core Arts for 10 years.

“Jan has a totally original and fresh approach to making poetry relevant, interesting and accessible.”

Martine Osorio, HMP Feltham

He has run community projects with homeless artists, writers and musicians at the Union Chapel and Islington Libraries with support from the WEA and Awards for All.

“Jan is a brilliant teacher, giving his students the confidence to participate and learn.”

Martine Osorio, HMP Feltham

He has brought poetry into schools working with ages 5-16 and given lectures at university level. He has organised poetry programmes and events with refugee writers and young offenders and has run workshops in hospices and day centres.


Jan Noble can deliver 2 hour, half-day and full day creative writing workshops, talks and lectures on poetry covering a variety of themes (mental health, the environment, identity) to a diverse range of learners from school children to vulnerable adults.


Invite Jan to your school or community centre or get in touch to discuss the wide variety of educational packages available: