Courses/Retreats

Untutored November Retreat – FULLY BOOKED – email for waiting list

Treat yourself to the mists and mellow fruitfulness of Garsdale and give your writing a seasonal massage! Dedicate time and space to your writing, escape domestic chores and be nurtured by outstanding hospitality.
11th – 16th November 2024

Poetry: The Big Things: Poetry & Reaching for the Big through the Detail – FULLY BOOKED – email for waiting list

Poetry is invaluable for addressing the most important things in life: love, loss, joy, sadness, the family, the natural world. If there’s an important subject you just can’t find the way to write about, or even if you’re looking to discover new subjects, this course will give you a wide range of strategies to take all that beauty, humour and personality inside us and allow the reader to make it their own.
Jonathan Edwards – Tutor
Steve Pottinger – Guest Reader
25th – 30th November 2024

Untutored December Retreat – FULLY BOOKED – email for waiting list

Now is the winter of your full content. Indulge yourself with log fires, outstanding food and the space to write, free from domestic chores.
9th – 14th December 2024