Event details

What: Creative Writing Workshop
Date: 24th August, 2019
Times: 12pm - 2pm
Capacity: 15
Price: £20 (£16 RSPB members) 

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Creative Writing Workshop

Develop your creative writing skills in a place steeped in folklore, legend and natural beauty…

Join local poet, Jack Underwood, and Common Ground Storyteller Martin Maudsley on a creative writing workshop exploring the trees, legends and poetry of place beneath the ancient branches of Sherwood Forest. The first half of the session will take place in the forest, provoking exploration and seeking inspiration, and the second half will be classroom based. Refreshments will be provided.


10am -12pm, 15 spaces, available to prebook online or in the centre.


£20 (£16 RSPB members)

Places of Poetry

Places of Poetry is open to all readers and writers. It aims to use creative writing to prompt reflection on national and cultural identities in England and Wales, celebrating the diversity, heritage and personalities of place.

Events and activities will be staged at our heritage partner sites across England and Wales to promote the project and generate new writing. Each site will host a Places of Poetry poet-in-residence, and we will promote and document all events on our website and via social media (@placesofpoetry). Please follow us and help us spread the word.

The Places of Poetry is led by the renowned poet Paul Farley and the academic Andrew McRae. It is based at the universities of Exeter and Lancaster, and generously funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, The National Lottery Heritage Fund and Arts Council England. It is underpinned by national partnerships with the Ordnance Survey, The Poetry Society, and National Poetry Day.

Take Part

Feeling inspired? Poetic Head to placesofpoetry.org.uk to pin your own poem on the map!