Ashdown Forest Poetry Bathing (Workshop)

Siân Thomas, Ashdown Forest Poet in Residence, invites you to a forest-themed poetry workshop at The Enchanted Place, the well-known landmark from the Winnie the Pooh stories.

Please bring something to sit on and something to write on as this is an outdoor event. Park at Gills Lap car park and meet at the meeting point beside it. There will be a short (five to ten minute) walk from the meeting point to The Enchanted Place.

Following a short break the workshop will segue into an optional reading and open mic evening with readings from Siân’s book, Ashdown.   If you intend staying for this please consider bringing a torch to help guide your way back to the car park at dusk.

Please note if the weather is inclement, this event will be postponed.

Venue accessibility: Unfortunately the walk from the car park to The Enchanted Place is over uneven terrain and is therefore not wheelchair-accessible.

Wednesday 18th August. Workshop 5:00 – 6:30
The Enchanted Place, Ashdown Forest. £10*: Get Tickets

*In aid of the Ashdown Forest Foundation


Siân Thomas is Poet in Residence for the Ashdown Forest. She runs creative writing classes and workshops for both adults and children in Kent and Sussex. Her work has appeared widely in magazines such as Agenda, The Clearing, Poetry Wales, The Rialto, and Swamp, as well as in The Needlewriters and London Rivers anthologies. She is the author of two publications: Ovid’s Echo (2012), and Ashdown (2020), both published by Paekakariki Press.

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