The Season of Solitude: Winter – Creative Poetry

The Season of Solitude: Winter – Creative Poetry

What does Winter mean to you?  Is it the season when we’re most consoled by companionship?  This day course, suitable for aspiring or more advanced poets, will begin by exploring exemplars, including Ralph Waldo Emerson, Robert Frost and Gjertrud Schnackenberg.  After that we shall start crafting our own poems, inspired by the Winter setting of Minsteracres. Lunch and refreshments included.

Monday 11th December 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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