Loop in the Landscape

Outdoor Writing Workshops in the Stonehenge Landscape

9th July 2017 – 2pm-5pm

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Working with award-winning poet Holly Corfield Carr, you will explore the ancient contours and hidden corners of the World Heritage Site, learning how to use field writing techniques and observational exercises to draw inspiration from even the smallest rock.

Participants will have the chance to have their writing published as part of loop, a book of poems, photographs and walking routes celebrating life in the landscape around Stonehenge and Amesbury, the UK’s longest continuously-occupied settlement. For more information, please visit

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