Join our Poet in Residence Nia Broomhall to use the beautiful surroundings of Painshill as inspiration for your own poems that explore your relationship with the natural world and the seasons.
No previous writing experience necessary.
Bring writing materials if you wish, but some will be provided.
Parts of the workshop take place outside in the landscape, please wear suitable clothing and footwear.
Participants must be over 16 years.
Nia Broomhall is originally from Somerset but now lives in Farnham and has just completed a Masters degree in Creative Writing with Lancaster University. A teacher for 22 years, she is currently Co-Head of English at a comprehensive school in Surrey. She was Highly Commended in the Winchester Poetry Prize in 2022 and 2023 and has been published in several poetry magazines and anthologies. She has been coming to Painshill since her teenagers were babies; it is very much her happy place. She is delighted to be working with Painshill as Poet in Residence for 2024.