By harnessing the transformative power of creative storytelling, we seek to tackle the causes of inequality and improve the quality of life for all those we work with.


Who we are and what we do


Author: Sinead McLaughlin

VERBAL Wellbeing

Looking for a powerful tool to improve emotional well-being and resilience?


Author: Sinead McLaughlin

The Honest Ulsterman

The Honest Ulsterman is the name of a long running Northern Ireland literary magazine created in 1968 by the Derry born poet James Simmons.


Author: Sinead McLaughlin


'HUMAN' (Honest Ulsterman Magazine Archive Network) is an online ‘Irish Literary Magazine Archive’ using the Honest Ulsterman (HU) publication.


Author: Sinead McLaughlin

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  • Poetry Workshops

    Are you looking for creative inspiration to enhance your poetry skills? Do you have a fascination for Irish history and want to make a meaningful contribution to it? Then, we have the perfect opportunity for you! Read more

  • The Foyle Yarnspinners

    Foyle Yarnspinners are a group of local storytellers, poets, singers and musicians who perform monthly at Verbal Read more

  • City of Derry Chess Club

    Welcoming chess players of all ages and levels. Read more