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Creative Writing Group
Creative Writing Group

Sat, 27 Apr

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London

Creative Writing Group

Join poet Will Burns on a series of five sessions to approach nature through creative writing

Time & Location

27 Apr 2024, 10:30 – 12:30

London, Townsend Yard, London N6 5JF, UK

About the event

Join poet Will Burns this spring and summer for a programme of writing workshops focusing on the impact of our creativity on spaces like OmVed, and of course, the opposite.

This year’s programme takes the shape of a series of five sessions on the last Saturday of the month from April through to August, after which we will announce an autumn programme.

The sessions will involve reacting critically to other poets who have interacted with ideas of ‘gardens’, ’nature’, ‘place’ and the environment while also blending in time spent in and with the unique setting here at OmVed to help shape and share your own reflections with Will’s help.

Please bear in mind no prior experience in poetry or creative writing is necessary to join this Group.

Dates:

1 ticket is for all the below sessions. The timings are always 10:30AM - 12:30AM

April 27

May 25

June 29

July 27

August 31

Subsidised Tickets:

We would love to encourage young people to join the group. People between 16- 25 can avail of a 50% discount on the sessions; please write to us at events@omvedgardens.com with the name of the event and attach your I.D. to avail of the young person discount. Subject to availability.

Refund Policy:

These tickets are refundable up to 10 days before the start of the sessions (17 April) post which they will be non-refundable.

About the facilitator:

Will Burns is a poet and novelist. He first came to prominence in 2014 as a Faber New Poet and has since authored poetry collections ‘Natural Burial Ground’ (Brown Book Group, 2024) and ‘Country Music’ (Offord Road Books, 2020) which won the 2021 Laurel Prize for best first collection, & ‘Germ Songs’ (Rough Trade Books, 2019). He released the album Chalk Hill Blue in 2019, a collaboration with composer Hannah Peel whose music was set to his poems. (Hannah Peel, 2019.) His debut novel, The Paper Lantern (Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2021) saw Burns named among The Observer’s Top 10 Debut Novelists of 2021.

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