Botanic Garden and Attenborough Arboretum

Poetry writing workshop

The Botanic Garden’s poet in residence during 2023, Tim Relf, will be running a small poetry writing workshop, suitable for poets of all levels, interested in gardening or just keen to spend some time in, and take inspiration from, the beautiful surroundings of the Botanic Garden.

This informal half-day will be an opportunity to:

  • meet our poet in residence 2023, Tim Relf
  • find out how he writes and where he finds his inspiration
  • write your own composition, and
  • if you wish to, share your writing with the group.

Whether you're a budding novice or an established writer, come along and join poet, novelist and enthusiastic amateur gardener Tim Relf for this friendly session.

Light refreshments (tea/coffee and biscuits) will be included. Why not bring your own lunch to enjoy in the Garden afterwards?

Location: Beaumont Hall, Botanic Garden, Stoughton Drive South, Oadby LE2 2NA
Date: Saturday 20 May 2023, 9.30am to 12.30pm

Cost: £40

Discount available for Friends of the Garden, and University of Leicester students and staff (cost £36).

Booking is essential. Select Short Courses at the University Shop, follow the menu on the left through Short Courses to Botanic Garden.

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