Ben has a Ph.D. in Creative Writing from Queen’s University Belfast. While studying, he lectured on BA courses and ran creative writing summer schools at the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry. He also worked with the Arts Council, teaching writing workshops across Northern Ireland, including a course for members of the Irish Traveller community in West Belfast. Since returning to his home city of London, Ben has gained extensive experience tutoring ages 6-18 (inc. 7+, 11+, Common Entrance, Scholarship, GCSE and A-Level) for a number of agencies. He also writes and tours one-man storytelling shows for children, as well as performing with his band across the country.