Workshops & Courses

Workshops and Courses

Current and Forthcoming Workshops

Next term the Write On creative writing course at the Ripple Project will be writing about food and drink.Come along and join this relaxed, friendly group to write about your favourite (and least favourite) meals, try your hand at creating a new recipe and write reviews of meals or eating places.
The Ripple Project's Write On – Food for Thought! course is free and open to all ages. It will run for eight weeks from 12.45 – 2.45pm on Thursdays, starting on 21 September at Restalrig Lochend Community Hub, 198 Restalrig Road South. Tea and coffee (and biscuits) will be provided and snacks can be bought from the Ripple Project cafe. Beginners welcome.  For more information or to book a place please call the Ripple Project on 0131 554 0422 or just come along on 21 September.

(The Ripple Project recently published 'The Sun Breaks Through' an anthology of writing from the Write On group. You can read my review on Good Reads and you can purchase a copy from the Ripple Project).

City of Edinburgh Council Adult Education programme

Most of my classes are already fully booked for the coming term but there are still places on

Beginner's Birdwatching : Monday 10:00-12:00; 5 weeks from 25 September

You can access the whole range of Edinburgh Council adult education classes here

I have also offered workshops for a range of organisations including Gorgie City Farm, Sharing Secrets Festival (Dalry Primary School) and Vogrie Country Park. I am available on a freelance basis to offer guided nature walks and workshops on creative writing, particularly poetry or writing inspired by nature. Email Juliet.M.WilsonATgmailDOTcom for more information.

Poetry Readings

I have given public readings of my poetry and short stories including at Meadows Festival, Silencio, Ten Red and Edinburgh International Book Festival. It's now been a while since I last took to the stage, but I am keen to do so again so feel free to contact me (Juliet.M.WilsonATgmailDOTcom) if you're looking for an environmentally engaged poet.


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