creativity / events / free / inspiration / writing

Words from the Woods

woods2

 

I haven’t been writing in my study, at my desk recently – I’ve been out in the woods, and it’s been a wonderful experience! I am preparing a project called Words from the Woods, for BBC Get Creative Day on April 2nd 2016.

The idea behind the day is to celebrate the creative things that are done quietly, everywhere, by everyday people like you and I – and to get more people involved. We are launching our new project that day, which asks people to take a walk in the woods and to collect ‘treasure’ from the forest floor – sticks, leaves, seeds – but to take along a notebook and collect *words*, too. The idea is to wander about, noting down the words that come into your head as you walk, and then to take the treasure and the words home to make art with them.

woods3

At Forest House Press, we will be running group sessions and classes during the year to build a collection of Words from the Woods which will be used for an exhibition next year. I shall also be running competitions and special events that I shall tell you about here later in the year – with one specially created for readers of this blog!

In the meantime, why not have a look at the Get Creative website, and see what is happening near you – and join in!

woods

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s