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Upcoming Event: ‘Writing Places’ writing workshop with Virginia Astley: Gathering 1 at Hardy’s Cottage

We’re excited to announce that Virginia Astley’s programme of events for her upcoming residency at Hardy’s Cottage has been decided. Virginia will be hosting a range of writing workshops as well as helping to celebrate National Poetry day onsite.

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We’re Delighted to Announce Our Writers- in- Residence for 2017

Two writers have been found to creatively inhabit two of Britain’s most literary homes, as writers-in-residence. Virginia Astley, a Dorset-based poet, and Roselle Angwin, a Devon-based writer, will be starting their residencies at, respectively, Thomas Hardy’s Cottage and Agatha Christie’s Greenway this September.

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Resonant Objects and Feathers and Shells

Join author and Writer In Residence at A La Ronde, Jane Feaver on Saturday September 24th in a unique writing workshop – Resonant Objects and Feathers and Shells. Continue reading “Resonant Objects and Feathers and Shells” »

200th anniversary of the first publication of Coleridge’s Kubla Khan

Watch Ian McMillan reading Kubla Khan at Coleridge Cottage in the anniversary year of it’s publication.

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Miriam Nash at Ways with Words

We are delighted that Greenway’s Writer In Residence Miriam Nash has been asked to take part in the 2016 Ways With Words Festival of Words and Ideas at Dartington on July 16th at 12.30pm. Continue reading “Miriam Nash at Ways with Words” »

Ian McMillan at Nether Stowey

Nether Stowey Church Centre was packed to the gills when Barnsley poet Ian McMillan took to the floor for an hour and a half of glorious poetry based mayhem Continue reading “Ian McMillan at Nether Stowey” »

Workshops at A La Ronde with Jane Feaver, Writer In Residence

During Jane’s stay at A la Ronde she will be at the property for two days each week.  Part of that time, she will be working on writing about A la Ronde and also have time to meet visitors.  She will also be holding 4 free workshops during her three month residency (admission charges apply): Continue reading “Workshops at A La Ronde with Jane Feaver, Writer In Residence” »

Events and activities at A La Ronde 2016

Saturday 23 July 2016, 11am – 3pm

A La Ronde’s writer in residence, Jane Feaver, will be on hand to encourage visitors to write postcards for a postcard competition as if they were the Parminter cousins on their Grand Tour. The competition will culminate in an exhibition of postcards in October and Jane will be picking winners from the following categories:

Under 10’s, 11 – 13 years, 14 – 17 years and adults. Continue reading “Events and activities at A La Ronde 2016” »

Jane Feaver

Jane Feaver takes up the role of Writer In Residence at A La Ronde

A La Ronde has a new writer in residence as part of Writing Places.

Novelist and short story writer Jane Feaver will take up her position at the beginning of July 2016 Continue reading “Jane Feaver takes up the role of Writer In Residence at A La Ronde” »

Ian McMillan talks poetry

June 27th

7.30pm

Nether Stowey Church Centre

Renowned poet Ian McMillan, whose other hats include journalist, playwright and broadcaster, will be coming to give a talk in Nether Stowey, home to Coleridge Cottage, as part of the Writing Places project in June. Continue reading “Ian McMillan talks poetry” »

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