Walk and words

Inspire your creativity by following in the footsteps of Virginia Woolf.

  • Booking essential

Join artist Jacky Misson for a workshop exploring your own creativity with words to create a piece of artwork. You will be guided with inspiration taken from Virginia’s own home and garden. The price includes exclusive access to Monk’s House and the garden with a walk down to the river. You will experiment with your own stream of consciousness writing to create your own artwork.


Event ticket prices
  • All £65.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 01273 474760
Email us at monkshouse@nationaltrust.org.uk to book your place now.
Suitable for children over the age of 10.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Monk’s House garden. Monk’s House, The Street, Rodmell, BN7 3HF.
What to bring and wear
This workshop will take place entirely in the garden so please dress appropriately for the weather. All materials supplied but a sketchbook may be useful.
Monk's House and the garden are partly accessible with some steps and uneven paths. See our accessibility statement for more details.
This course is available over May half term and is suitable for both adults and children over the age of 10 who must be accompanied by a full paying adult.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
11 July 2019 10:00 - 15:00 Available
6 September 2019 10:00 - 15:00 Available

Contact Info

Monk's House
Call 01273 474760

Upcoming events

Dalloway Day

Wed 19 Jun 2019
Help us celebrate Virginia Woolf.

Readings in the garden

Wed 19 Jun 2019
Join Larry Yates for readings in the garden and hear some of Virginia Woolf's most famous words in situ.

Garden Tour

Fri 28 Jun 2019
Join our garden research volunteer on a guided tour.

Walk and words

Thu 11 Jul 2019
Inspire your creativity by following in the footsteps of Virginia Woolf.

Wood engraving with Keith Pettit

Thu 18 Jul 2019
Spend some quality time in the garden at Monk's House and gain inspiration to create your own wood engraving over two days.

Experimental botanical art

Fri 02 Aug 2019
Experiment with line and colour as you explore the art of botanical painting and drawing in Monk’s House garden, taking inspiration from the nature’s specimens.