Winter Warmer: Poetry

New year, new writing

Monday January 28th - Saturday February 2nd 2019

The Hurst

Make a resolution to move your poetry writing practice a long way forward in 2019. This demanding but hugely enjoyable course will take your writing to another level, whether you are well published or only just starting out. Working from classic and contemporary poems, the exhilarating writing sessions and sensitive expert feedback will be the main focus in a well-structured week dedicated to your poetry.

Single room price: £835 

COURSE TUTORS

The Hurst

The Hurst is a place you can write, far away from daily distractions. The house and gardens, surrounded by the forest-covered Shropshire Hills, were the former home of playwright John Osborne.

THE COURSE AT A GLANCE

Monday

Arrive late afternoon, settle in, enjoy dinner and the tutors’ introduction to the week in the evening.

Tuesday

Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. Tutors read from their work in the evening.

Wednesday

Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. In the evening a guest speaker joins the group.

Thursday

Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. You are free to spend this evening as you wish.

Friday

Tutors lead the final workshops in the morning. In the evening everyone gets together to share and celebrate their work.

Saturday

The week comes to a close after breakfast. Have a tissue handy to say your farewells to the group.

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