A poetry writing workshop is being held for a literary and cultural festival.

The event is part of Kirklees Council’s Around The Word in 80 Days festival which began on April 3 and runs until June 21.

Life Cycle: a Poetry Writing Workshop takes place on Saturday, April 26, at Oakwell Hall in Birstall and will be led by author Michael Yates.

The three-hour session has the theme of ‘life and its changes’.

Read Kirklees will be publishing completed poems online.

The session, which starts at 1.30pm, costs £4 for adults or £3 for Kirklees Passport holders. Call (01484) 226364.