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Pictures Making Words

Stimulate and explore creative writing via great artworks


Tue 29 May - Sat 2 June 2018


Space is available on this event! :-D


Do you yearn to write creatively, in whatever form? Do you already write but want new inspiration and encouragement?

This short course will present you with digital images of great artworks from many times and cultures – a stimulus to any writer. Graham Fawcett, renowned poetry expert and teacher, will be your facilitator. His courses and retreats at Othona have left no doubt of his finely honed instinct for what could help your particular creative endeavours.

Pictures Making Words runs alongside Othona's Dorset Art Weeks exhibition. The study sessions with Graham will by no means fill your day - leaving plenty of time to relax, explore the Dorset-wide festival that is Dorset Art Weeks, or help out on the Cream Tea Team.

We offer a number of special 50% discount places. They’re for you – if you’d like to muck in for up to 3 hours a day (Tuesday to Friday) as part of our Cream Tea Team. Help to bake, serve customers, clear and wash up. It’s a friendly experience, not a dreadful chore! Graham’s sessions will not clash with cream tea duties! To apply for one of these discounted places, complete the booking form at full price - then also send an email to bookings@othona-bb.org.uk to offer yourself for the cream tea team (places are limited - we'll let you know when we invoice you if the discount is available to you).



Fee Type

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Adult £270
Adult with Single Supplement £310
Deposit £ 30


Arrival + Departure Times

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Arrive between 4.00 - 6.30 pm
Depart after 2.30 pm
29 May 2018 18:30   through   02 Jun 2018 14:30
Othona Community, West Dorset
Coast Road
Burton Bradstock
Landline: 01308 897130