Mindful Writing Day (free creative writing workshop)

Saturday, 22 June 2019 from 10:00-16:30
at Somerton House Hotel, 35 Carlisle Road, Lockerbie DG11 2DR
Teas/coffees provided

– Want to try creative writing?

– Interested in mindfulness?

– Never written a story before? Or an experienced writer looking for inspiration?

Treat yourself to a day of creativity! Along with our guest speaker, Margaret Elphinstone, we’ll guide you into ‘thinking in the now’ and making space within our busy lives for peaceful writing.

All you need to do is open your mind …

Adults of all writing interests and abilities are welcome at this FREE event, which is supported by DG Unlimited and Dumfries & Galloway Council.

To reserve your FREE place, please visit www.ticketsource.co.uk/kerriemckinnel or email Events Manager Kerrie McKinnel on kerrie_mckinnel@hotmail.com.

LOCKERBIE WRITERS MEMBERS – Those who attend the regular Lockerbie Writers meetings do NOT need to book a place – spaces will be reserved for regular members, and numbers checked during meetings nearer the time.

Margaret Elphinstone has published nine novels, and is now working on a book of essays on the theme of reconnections. She is Emeritus Professor at Strathclyde University, where she taught literature and writing. She has practised meditation and mindfulness for many years. She lives in Galloway.

Lockerbie Writers are an enthusiastic and friendly group, open to new members of all abilities. They run regular writing events including spoken word nights and an annual children’s writing competition in collaboration with Castle Loch, and are working on their second anthology.

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