Monday, 4 May 2015

Workshops, Readings and Residential Courses May-December 2015

May 23rd Write on the Farm Jane's farm, near Kirkby Lonsdale - please note: this workshop will take place on the wonderful Piel Island, Furness Peninsula, SW Cumbria!

June 27th Write on the Farm Jane's farm, near Kirkby Lonsdale - these workshops explore inner and outer landscapes, memory and layerings, through a variety of writing prompts and stimuli new writing is created.


June 6th - Myth, Map-Making and Transformation - Write in the Forest
the second of a series of four creative writing workshops in The Yan, Grizedale Forest, Cumbria suitable for writers at any level. On this workshop we'll be exploring myths of forests and woodlands, making maps as we walk and pause in the forest, exploring the idea of shapeshifting and transformation and the impact of the natural world on the human spirit - all welcome!
11am-3pm, £25 incl refreshments, free parking
Dates: February 28th, June 6th, September 5th and November 7th
Booking through Geraldine Green
please email: geraldinegreen[dot]poetry1@gmail[dot]com

12th-14th: Midsummer Festival of Words, Swarthmoor Hall, Ulverston, Cumbria
 Swarthmoor Hall mini Literary Festival celebrating my time as writer-in-residence at the Hall and also celebrating work produced on the Living Words workshops by participants - all welcome!

Friday - 2pm - Geraldine will read from her new pamphlet A Wing and A Prayer
Saturday 10.30am-12noon - Story Trees! children's writing and drawing playtime in the Meadow
Saturday 2pm - Living Words reading by contributors to the Living Words anthology, host Geraldine Green
Saturday evening Quaker Music
Please see Swarthmoor Hall's website for more details and how to book (link above)
Sunday Music from Gershwin

photo of Brantwood, looking across the lake to the Coniston Fells

19th-21st  Midsummer Poetry Course with Penelope Shuttle and Geraldine Green  Brantwood Coniston email: Brantwood - early booking advisable

June 27th Write on the Farm Jane's farm, near Kirkby Lonsdale 10.30am-4.30pm £35 incl refreshments - please bring own lunch, suitable footwear and clothing as part of these workshops take place outside - all welcome!

photos: Geraldine Green, Swarthmoor Hall 12.11.2014, Williamsburg Bridge NYC July 21st 2014

Poetry Trip, New York/New Jersey/Connecticut

August 4th Sip This, Valley Stream, Long Island, host Lorraine Conlin
August 5th William Carlos Williams Centre Rutherford New Jersey, host Claudia Serea
Aug 6th    Geraldine Green and George Wallace  Patchogue Alive After 5 Street Festival
August 9th Maritime Center East Hampton Long Island, host AnnaLee
August 11th The Noshery Amityville, Long Island, host Russ Green
August 14th Artist Tree Bristol Connecticut with George Wallace, host Colin Haskins

Back to the UK!
August 27th Mungrisdale Writers - Creative Writing Workshop, Mungrisdale Village Hall

September 5th - Write in the Forest, third in the series of four creative writing workshops exploring what forests mean to us

September 18th-22nd Friday-Tuesday - Walking Home - Residential Writing Course on Jane's farm, a working upland farm near Kirkby Lonsdale - 2pm-2pm

'Location is where we start from'-  Maxine Kumin 

Through a series of writing prompts and a variety of stimuli, new writing will be created exploring the theme: home, place and displacement

Course Fee £300 per person
Accommodation at Jane's farm, or BandB's close by, is extra.
Please 'phone Jane 015395-67277 for accommodation details on her farm, or visit Trip Advisor for accommodation in and around Kirkby Lonsdale
Please email me for more details/course bookings

October 8th Carte Blanche Newcastle, please contact Pippa Little

October 19th-22nd (Monday - Thursday) Brantwood Coniston with Geraldine Green and Pippa Little Please contact Rachel Litten at Brantwood for cost of course, accommodation and bookings, thanks.

June: Brantwood Coniston New York poet George Wallace and Geraldine Green

all photos taken by Geraldine Green

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