Black Ven Creative Poetry Winter workshops

  • Reed Hall at the University of Exeter
  • December 18
  • 10:15 - 12:00
  • £10/6
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“If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees.” – Rainer Maria Rilke, Rilke’s Book of Hours: Love Poems to God

These creative informal guided sessions offer dedicated time to:

Think about and develop your poetry practice indoors and outdoors, unblock your imagination, enjoy community with other poets and writers, participate in poetic ideas and discussion, find inspiration everyday in nature, and develop your confidence to share poems in readings/performance.

Facilitator: Sarah Acton
Location: The Garden Room, Reed Hall, Exeter University, Streatham Dr, Exeter EX4 4QR
Dates: Mondays 10.15am-12pm 16 October, 20th November, 18 December
Price: £10/£6
FREE parking on campus subject to availability – details on booking


“Skillful as a Blacksmith at the fire of inspiration, beautifully grounded and utterly inspiring, thank you!”

“Many thanks for yesterday’s poetry workshop. It was well organised and very enjoyable, and it far exceeded my expectations. What a splendid group of people turned up.”

“I was struck by the friendliness of the group and am interested in its development towards the more public presentation of poetry. I sense that it might bring me out of my current state of creative isolation and perhaps kick start my rusting and faltering engine of creativity… I’ll stick with it, and you!”

“Amazing how much you fitted into two hours though and so nourishing and inspiring – I loved it!”