Creative Writing Workshop - Stepping into the Green



Join Fiona, local Nottinghamshire poet and experienced creative writing tutor as she guides you through a simple process of observation and writing, specially created for beginners who want to try poetry or prose. Our growing awareness of the nurturing value of the natural world is one reason why so many people get enjoyment from writing about what they see around them. This workshop is the perfect way to get started with some nature writing of your own. The earliest pale green leaves appear, and the blossoms and blooms colour everywhere.  Spring brings the newness of life and hope, so step into the vibrancy of Hanwell Wine Estate's vineyard and you are bound to find inspiration! The workshop will take place in Rural Antics converted art & craft barn followed by an inspirational walk around the vineyard taking in the beautiful views of the open Nottinghamshire countryside. The setting provides the perfect space to relax and engage in your passion while learning new and useful skills. Outline of the session: A welcome and introduction A brief discussion about yourself and what you would like to gain by the end of your creative writing session Begin with some short writing exercises indoors using real materials from Hanwell Wine Estate's vineyard Then a walk through the vineyard notetaking with writing guidance from your tutor Return to the art & craft barn for morning refreshments and snacks Finish with some sharing and tips on how you can share your work with family & friends by your tutor Who is the workshop for: No prior knowledge is required, this course is designed for beginners or those who ware looking for a spark to write again. What you need to bring: You will need to bring your own pencil, pen and notebook.

What's included in the price?

What is included:  Refreshments, snacks and materials. You will need to bring your own pencil, pen and notebook.


3 hours

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts


Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Father's Day
  • Romantic
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Mother's Day
  • Public transport
  • Stag dos
  • Parking provided
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No prior knowledge is required, this course is designed for beginners.


Rural Antics at Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, , Melton Mowbray, Nottinghamshire, LE14 3QG