The Season of Reflection Autumn Creative Poetry Retreat

Seaason of Reflection – Autumn Creative Writing Retreat. What does Autumn mean to you? Is it the season of philosophical meditation? This day course, suitable for aspiring or more advanced poets, will begin by exploring exemplars, including John Keats, Edna St. Vincent Millay and Ted Hughes. After that we shall start crafting our own poems inspired by the Autumn setting of Minsteracres.Tuesday 19th Tuesday 19th September 10am-4pm Recommended donation £45

The retreat will be led by Darren Harper who describes himself as primarily an adult education tutor focusing on the areas of Philosophy, Literature and Creative Writing.

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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