An insight into English and Creative Writing

We’re based in the centre of campus in the Main Building, a prime example of 1930s architecture which has undergone extensive refurbishment to combine a traditional setting with modern facilities, including the popular Student Hub.


What’s going on in the department?

Tackling issues through collaborative theatre

Theatre has the ability to make people feel heard and the power to affect social change.  Creative Writing lecturers, Billy Cowan and Dr Kim Wiltshire have published a book that reports on their research findings studying 50 years of political theatre theory, practices and techniques.

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Creative industries symposium

Our recent interactive creative industries symposium brought guest speakers who work professionally within the creative industries, whether that be publishing, TV, radio, etc, to talk to our students about their experiences of how they got into their area of work.

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If you would like to experience Edge Hill in person you can book an open day or a campus tour.

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