Laura Cousins

Laura is a community musician with experience of working with individuals and groups of all shapes and sizes. She especially enjoys working with people who are convinced of their inability to make music - other than, say, singing in the shower, or tapping on the steering wheel. Laura is committed to growing her own organic music.

Brian Jenner

Brian is an experienced tutor who runs the Encourage Bournemouth Writers’ Group. He studied at Brasenose College, Oxford and then trained as a journalist, before going on to work on the Telegraph, Guardian and Daily Mail. He runs the UK Speechwriters’ Guild and edits their publication The Speechwriter. He has published two books, Men & Collections and I’m Just Phoning to Chase My Invoice.

Trish Jubb

Trish has worked with people across a wide range of abilities, from reluctant beginners to those in higher education. She has a firm belief that everyone has the facility to increase their creativity at any stage, and simply needs help to break through the barriers we gain in life. Her sessions help students to increase their confidence, gathering the tools to enable them to continue to work on independently in the future.