Zoom Online Workshops

Coming in 2021
Online weekly writing workshops for kids 8-13 years, presented by Kalika Magic author Karen Hughes. Only $99 for a full term. Use your Creative Kids voucher and get the whole term for FREE!
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Keep scrolling for examples of our previous workshops. We are developing an exciting new program for 2021. Full details coming soon.

Ahoy me hearties!

Set sail for adventure with the Dread Pirate Roberts and his dastardly crew. Encounter wild seas and giant squid. Look out for the mermaids on the rocks. Search for buried treasure. Will you live to tell the tale?


Dynamic workshops for creative kids

Look to the skies

Strap on your goggles and look to the skies! The people of Old London Town are depending on you to deliver their emergency supplies. Will you make it in time? Who is the mysterious lady on board? And what on earth are those strange noises coming from the hold?


Look behind you. Can you see them? Clawing at the earth. Rising from their broken graves. Shambling towards us with their decayed skin and their haunted eyes.

I think we should run, unless you have a better idea.

“All I need is a sheet of paper and something to write with, and then I can turn the world upside down.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

Welcome to the jungle

What if you could run through the mountains like a snow leopard, swing through the trees like a spider monkey, or see the world through the eyes of a hawk? The kids in the Kalika Magic books can. Join us on a wild, shape-shifting adventure, where you'll meet all kinds of animals and experience a whole new world.

Follow the clues

Oh no! Someone has hacked into the mainframe at Dr Jekyl's laboratory and stolen the formula for his latest potion. Follow the clues and solve the mystery, before it's too late!

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“First, find out what your hero wants, then just follow him!” – Ray Bradbury


Once there were dragons

In the land of Gilgaron, on the shores of the Shining Sea, there lives a band of fierce warriors. The youngest, a boy called Red, has set out on a marvellous quest to find the sleeping dragon. Over the lonely mountain, through the hidden forest ... What happens next? Join the adventure and find out.

Create unique characters, build magical settings, and map the perfect plot


What's your superpower?

If you could choose any superpower, anything at all, what would be? Invisibility? Laser vision? The power to read minds? The ability to fly?

More importantly, what would you do with all that power?

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Writing is my superpower


Into the deep

Captain Nemo has invited you on board the Nautilus, his famous submarine, and you're about to set out on a dangerous journey, 20,000 leagues under the sea. Watch out for sea monsters!

“I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

Lost in space

Orbiting around Jupiter on a mysterious exoplanet, you begin to keep a diary. Tell us about your incredible adventure. Write down all your hopes and fears. Will anyone ever come to rescue you?

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And so the adventure begins