Nature Writing Workshop
for 14 - 18 year olds
with El Rhodes
Saturday 14 May, 2 - 3.30pm
Westbury Arts Centre, Foxcovert Rd, Shenley Wood, Milton Keynes MK5 6AA
£10 (places limited and advance booking required)
Looking to find inspiration in nature and the wonder of trees? Join us for a writing workshop in the grounds of Westbury Arts Centre, a Grade II listed 17th Century farmhouse building that now provides both permanent and temporary studio spaces for artists. The gardens include a number of ancient apple trees that can be relied on to patiently provide inspiration for your reflections on nature and our relationship with it.
No previous writing experience is necessary and there will be a range of activities to get you writing if it’s new to you.
El Rhodes is an archaeologist who lives in Wales and Wiltshire. Her short prose and poetry has been published in forty anthologies, won or placed in sixty competitions, and been published in dozens of journals. Her nonfiction book, ‘My Family & Other Folklore’ was longlisted for the 2021 Nan Shepherd Prize, and her novel, ‘Sextet’ won the Louise Walters Books P. 100 Competition. She’s the prose editor at Twin Pies Literary, reads CNF for Variant Lit, and teaches short and longform CNF as part of the Crow Collective.
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