Know a budding poet or a creative teen? Poet in Residence Nia Broomhall has years of experience working with young people. This workshop is designed to help them express themselves through poetry in an accessible and enjoyable way in the beautiful setting of Painshill Park.
For young adults aged 11 – 16 years.
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.
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.