Seasons of Hope – Creative Poetry for Spring – Darren Harper

Spring Creative Poetry Workshop, Exemplars from the greats – What does Spring mean to your? Is it the season of new beginnings? This day course, suitable for aspiring or more advanced poets, will begin by exploring exemplars of the season including Emily Dickinson, Gerard Manley Hopkins and Mary Oliver. After that we’ll start crafting our own poems, inspired by the Spring setting of Minsteracres. Lunch and refreshments included.

Monday 13th March 10am-4pm   Recommended Donation £45

Meet Your Host:

Darren holds a BA (Hons) English & Creative Writing (1st class), a PGCE in Lifelong Learning, and has been an adult education teacher for 10 years.  In addition to teaching at Minsteracres, he offers residential courses at Dillington House in Somerset, Higham Hall in Cumbria and the Green Park Hotel in Perthshire, as well as Stoic retreats in Somerset, Northumberland and Morocco.  Darren also offers on-line courses at .

Darren has almost completed his first book, Encounters and Reflections: An Introduction to Philosophy.


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