Category: English Literature & Creative Writing at the University of Gloucestershire

First year students visit Dymock

First year students recently went on a trip to the Gloucestershire village of Dymock to experience the area that inspired the Dymock Poets. For a few years before the First World War, the village was a hub of […]

  Edward Thomas 13 November 2018  

Cheltenham Poetry Festival 2018

The University of Gloucestershire is a sponsor for this year’s prestigious Cheltenham Poetry Festival. There is so much for everyone, with lots of free trips for English students. The Festival kicks off on Wednesday 18 April at 8:00pm […]

  Cheltenham Poetry Festival 15 April 2018  

Pacifists and Protesters Theatre Trip

English students recently went to see Pacifists and Protesters at the Parabola Arts Centre. The production brought to life the little-known story of suffragette and anti-war campaigner Alice Wheeldon, who was sent to prison during the First World War […]

  Cheltenham culture 23 February 2018  

On the Road with English at Glo

Students on our third year Modern and Contemporary American Literature module will be speeding into the new semester via an exploration of Jack Kerouac’s classic work of Beat literature On the Road. Legend has it that the author typed […]

  American Literature 10 January 2018  

Trip to the American Museum

Here’s a quick look back to 2017, when students on our 19th Century American Literature module had the chance to visit the American Museum near Bath. The texts we’d covered at that point included Native American Literature and […]

  American Literature 10 January 2018  

Loz Apperley wins the Laura Brereton Prize

The Laura Brereton Prize is awarded annually to an English Literature student who made an outstanding contribution to the course.  Loz Apperley, BA Hons English Literature and Creative Writing (Class of 2017), is this year’s recipient. Dr Paul […]

  English Literature & Creative Writing at the University of Gloucestershire 28 November 2017  

‘Back to the Future’ Alumni Supper brings current students and graduates together

Dr Debby Thacker organised a special careers event last week that brought current Humanities students and graduates together to talk about careers. Bethany Norris, third-year English Literature student and President of the UoGlos English Literature Society, reports. Thanks […]

  Careers in English 18 February 2015