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Earlier Workshops


Creative Writing at The Italian Garden, nr Totnes, S Devon

A gentle afternoon of creative writing inspired by echoes in The Italian Garden, a secret walled haven under restoration.  With an astonishing history to share, it's sure to inspire you.  “Other echoes inhabit the garden. Shall we follow?”  T.S. Eliot

Look, listen to tales of those who came before us and imagine… “If these walls could talk, if these stones could sing, what would they say?”

It's between Totnes and Newton Abbot in S. Devon, a magical space to enjoy writing. 


Creative Writing at The Italian Garden, nr Totnes, S Devon

Exploring the theme of Transitions, inspired by a guided walk in the garden.  “To look at a thing is very different from seeing a thing.”  Oscar Wilde 

Easing into autumn, paying attention to change… in colours, plants, in the garden itself as it’s restored. And reflecting on how an enclosed garden offers freedom...


Wednesday Writers

Established in March 2018 by Christine Cooke, writer and poet, and Anne Rainbow, writer, editor, mentor, Wednesday Writers offered a monthly ARTIST’S DATE (as recommended by Julia Cameron in The Artist’s Way) to:

Previous workshops have included:



Biographies of hosts and speakers are here.


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