Quay Words - The Trance Of Nature: A Poetry Course - Run By Pascale Petit

Exeter Custom House, 46 The Quay, Exeter, EX2 4AN
Many open books laid out together

About

On this course spread over five weeks, you will embark on outer and inner journeys, finding fresh ways to write about the places and themes that haunt your imagination. Pascale will bring binoculars, magnifying glasses, animal myths, and field-guides. Using exercises and games, she will show how poems can arrive from reading other poems, looking at the natural world, art, myth or from playing with images and language. At least one session will be outdoors, where we will track poems along the River Exe. We will capture our poems as though they were creatures which have a life of their own, beyond our knowledge. Bring a passion for nature and a love of poetry. By the end of the course, you will have created a personal menagerie, written during fieldwork, workshops, and with the aid of inspiring wildlife poems.

We are offering one bursary place for this course, which is available by application only and will be allocated on a first-come, first served basis. The bursary is awarded on the basis of financial need not writing ability. You can find out about how to apply for a bursary, here.

**Please note:** We are intending for this course to take place in-person at Exeter Custom House. We will be monitoring the latest Government guidance and following social distancing guidelines at the time of the course. We can accommodate free tickets for carers or personal assistants if needed. Please email us after booking to let us know if you would like to book one of these tickets.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Standard£50.00

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

TripAdvisor

Directions

Opening Times

Quay Words - The Trance Of Nature: A Poetry Course - Run By Pascale Petit (7 May 2022)
DayTimes
Saturday11:00

Follow us

What's Nearby

  1. Creative Writing-Walking Workshop for families with Quay Words writer-in-residence Ellen Wiles

    Writer-in-Residence and creative writing lecturer Ellen Wiles will lead you on a walk…

    0 miles away
  2. Quay Words presents a reading by Patrick Gale

    We're thrilled to welcome former writer-in-residence Patrick Gale back to Exeter Custom…

    0 miles away
  3. Quay Voices with Louisa Adjoa Parker

    Emerging writers will perform their works-in-progress alongside Quay Words Autumn…

    0 miles away
  1. Climate Science and Creativity with Quay Words writer-in-residence Ellen Wiles

    A conversation between Writer-in-Residence Dr. Ellen Wiles and expert scientists about…

    0 miles away
  2. Quay Words presents The Magicians Apprentice by Sally Pomme Clayton

    This event is in association with Artemis Storytelling. 

    With a top hat from a junk shop…

    0 miles away
  3. Fleetwood Mac Night Exeter

    0.04 miles away
  4. MrTraumatik's Anything Is Possible Tour (Round 2)

    MrTraumatiks brand new tour comes to Move, Exeter. This will sell out in advance, get…

    0.04 miles away
  5. Abba Night

    0.04 miles away
  6. Kickstart My Heart - 80s Metal & Power Ballads Night

    Let us take you on a Journey back to the glorious days of big hair and heavy make up,…

    0.04 miles away
  7. Heritage Open Days: Under the Microscope at Custom House Visitor Centre

    A special one day event for Heritage Open Days inviting a closer look at Marcus…

    0.06 miles away
  8. 'How to write good poems and get them published' with Jonathan Davidson : online short writing course

    THIS COURSE WILL TAKE PLACE ONLNINE VIA ZOOM.

    This five-week short course offers…

    0.06 miles away
  9. FREE 'Why Football is good for Exeter' : with Exeter City Supporters Trust, sports writer David Goldblatt & Rob Casey, Bard of Exeter City FC

    THIS EVENT WILL BE LIVE STREAMED FROM EXETER CUSTOM HOUSE, AVAILABLE TO VIEW ONLINE

    Quay…

    0.06 miles away
Previous Next

Search for What's Nearby

Product Type
Proximity
Within miles

Events Powered By

The List