This Is Our Place, our nature writing project celebrating London’s wildlife, nature and the diverse communities of the city through words, in partnership with London Wildlife Trust, is offering eight nature writing workshops, which are now open for bookings. Four workshops will run in-person, and four will run online.
Workshop attendees who are based in London, and from backgrounds underrepresented in publishing, are welcome and encouraged to submit to the This Is Our Place nature writing competition.
This is Our Place in-person workshops
only one place per person at the in-person workshops due to limited availability;
for Londoners from backgrounds underrepresented in publishing, including but not limited to: Disabled, LGBTQIA+, Working class,Writers of colour (Black, Asian, Arab, Mixed-Raced and Non-white Latinx);
All take place at London Wildlife Trust sites and adhere to COVID guidelines and good practice.
Centre for Wildlife Gardening – Peckham with Jackee Holder
Sunday 8 August 2.00 – 4.30pm
Woodberry Wetlands – Stoke Newington with Anita Sethi
Sunday 8 August 10am – 12.30pm
Centre for Wildlife Gardening – Peckham with Elspeth Wilson (BSL Interpreted)
Thursday 12 August 1pm – 3.30pm
Walthamstow Wetlands with Laura Barker and LiLi K Bright
Friday 20 August 10am – 12.30pm
This Is Our Place online workshops
all free to attend;
you are welcome to book onto as many of the online workshops as you like subject to avaibility;
- run on Zoom;
These workshops are for anyone who would like to attend, but it is particularly focused towards Londoners from backgrounds underrepresented in publishing, including but not limited to: Disabled, LGBTQIA+, Working class, Writers of colour (Black, Asian, Arab, Mixed-Raced and Non-white Latinx).
Sunday 1 August 9am – 10.30am with Jackee Holder
More info and book here: www.spreadtheword.org.uk/events/this-is-our-place-a-nature-writing-workshop-with-jackee-holder-online/
Friday 6 August 2pm – 3.30pm with Elspeth Wilson
More info and book here: www.spreadtheword.org.uk/events/this-is-our-place-online-nature-writing-workshop-with-elspeth-wilson/
Wednesday 11 August 7pm – 8.30pm with Laura Barker and LiLi K Bright (BSL interpreted)
More info and book here: www.spreadtheword.org.uk/events/this-is-our-place-online-nature-writing-workshop-with-laura-barker-and-lili-k-bright-bsl-interpreted/
Tuesday 24 August 7pm – 8.30pm with Anita Sethi
More info and book here: www.spreadtheword.org.uk/events/this-is-our-place-online-nature-writing-workshop-with-anita-sethi/
Published 8 July 2021