Writing with the river

Join us for a riverside walk in the Upper Bure River Valley near Blickling Hall. We will be exploring diverse readings of riverine literature along the way, some even written about this stretch of water

  • Booking essential

We’ll explore the National Trust’s river valley restoration project and think about the challenges and opportunities facing river conservation today. Finally, we’ll warm up indoors over cake and coffee (included in the ticket price) and produce some writing of our own in response.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £25.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 2491895
Suitability
Not suitable for children
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Meet in the main car park
What to bring and wear
Please wear suitable clothing and footwear
Accessibility
Please call for details
Other
We’ll discuss how different authors take different perspectives, from Roger Deakin’s ‘frog’s-eye view’ to Alice Oswald’s muttering ‘pidgin-river’. The workshop will be run by Dr Jos Smith, poet and lecturer in contemporary literature at UEA, and Alison Hall, the National Trust’s Engagement Officer for the Riverlands Project in the Upper Bure River Valley.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
28 March 2020 10:30 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Blickling Estate
Email
blickling@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01263 738030

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Writing with the river

Sat 28 Mar 2020
10:30-16:00
Join us for a riverside walk in the Upper Bure River Valley near Blickling Hall. We will be exploring diverse readings of riverine literature along the way, some even written about this stretch of water