Creative Gardens: Writing Poetry at Mount Stewart

Join Erin Halliday, award-winning poet and creative writing tutor, author of 'Chrysalis' and 'Pharmakon', for a six-week course writing poetry inspired by the history, family, collection, and grounds of Mount Stewart

  • Booking essential

There is no greater figure of inspiration at Mount Stewart than Edith Vane-Tempest Stewart, and the gardens are the principal embodiment of her remarkable character. This six week evening course hopes to inspire you using the enchanting gardens at Mount Stewart which where the outlet of Edith's artistic expression. 


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £70.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 028 4278 8387
£70.00 for six weeks. 6pm-8pm
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Starting on Wednesday 23rd May. £70.00 for six weeks. 6pm-8pm. Class dates are 23rd May, 30th May, 6th June, 13th June, 20th June


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
23 May 2018 18:00 - 20:00 Available

Contact Info

Call 028 4278 8387

Upcoming events

Discover Spring on the Demesne

Sat 24 Mar 2018
Join the Area Rangers on a behind the scenes three mile walk/talk through the rolling countryside of the Demesne

Easter Fun at Mount Stewart - Spring Activity Trail

Sat 24 Mar 2018
Join us today and pick up a Spring Activity Trail Map, follow the clues on our Yellow Trail and discover some fun nature facts along the way!

Easter Fun at Mount Stewart - Spring Crafts

Sat 24 Mar 2018
Join us today from 11am to 3pm and create some spring crafts with our staff and volunteers.

Easter Fun at Mount Stewart - Eco-Explorers

Wed 28 Mar 2018
Learn how to build a red squirrel drey, enjoy some tracking games, find your flock and learn how animals use their senses!

Easter Fun at Mount Stewart - Spring Colouring-In

Wed 28 Mar 2018
Join us today for some spring colouring-in from 11am to 3pm, go for a walk around our stunning house and gardens or visit the Natural Play Area and discover our beautiful Demesne.

Easter Fun at Mount Stewart - Planting at the Potting Shed (Vegetables)

Thu 29 Mar 2018
Get your hands dirty and learn how to plant and grow your own vegetables with Daniel our Apprentice Gardener. Suitable for families.