Join 26 board
members and Dark Angels tutors Neil Baker and John Simmons for this writing
ramble through Highgate Wood, London. We’ll be playing
with words in response to the natural environment, especially the trees.
amazing. They feel things, they help each other out, they communicate in ways
we are only just starting to understand. From alder and ash to willow and yew,
we can learn so much from the trees around us – but only if we
move among them, noticing and listening. As the Zen poet Basho wrote, if you
want to learn about the pine, you have to ‘go to the
#26Trees project 26 is celebrating and exploring the role that trees play in
our lives, in partnership with the Woodland Trust. This walking workshop is a
practical and creative way to get involved. It’s open to all
members – not just those of you who are lucky
enough to be part of the #26 Trees project.
You’ll discover some quick and fun ways to boost your
creativity, generate new writing, connect with nature, and maybe even find a
bit of mindful peace – by engaging with some simple
writing tasks devised and led by Neil and John.
Don’t expect a mobile lecture on all things arboreal. Do
expect a warm welcome and an afternoon among creative friends. And then it’s off to a café or pub.
£10 for this workshop, so we can
raise a bit of money to help 26 deliver amazing projects and all that. It’s essential that you book in advance, so we know who’s coming. It’s for 26
members only, but please do bring a “curious +1”. That could be someone who might enjoy an afternoon
of creative mucking about, someone who’s interested
in 26, or just someone who’s, well,
Only 10 spots available – to book yours, click here.
email Neil Baker: firstname.lastname@example.org
– Neil Baker
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