Creative Writing Workshop 'When the Park Gates Close'

A special opportunity to gain creative writing inspiration and guidance from successful playwright and former Cheshire Poet Laureate, Joy Winkler.

  • Booking essential

Of this workshop, Joy said: “What could be more sinister or threatening that to be locked behind the park gates. In this workshop we will look at writing stories and poems that have a macabre or menacing theme. Impending darkness leads to thoughts of portentous omens or things we can’t understand. Spooky? Maybe."


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £18.00
    Includes park entry

The basics

Booking details
Call 01625 374428
Booking is essential. £18 per person (park entry included).
Intended for Adults
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Present your ticket to the gatekeeper on arrival and make your way to the main car park. Once parked follow signs to the Stableyard where you will find the Barn Rooms.
What to bring and wear
Please bring a notebook and pen-scrap paper will be provided. You are welcome to use on site catering facilities or to bring a packed lunch.
Disabled parking is available.
Ticket price includes park entry admission on the day of the workshop and warm drinks on arrival. Regular attendees may wish to purchase a 'creative writing pass' for discounted entry across this year's workshops-please contact for more information.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
23 October 2019 10:30 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Tatton education
Call 01625 374428

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