Unleash Your Creativity

Unleash Your Creativity

Fun, inspiring and productive retreats and courses in the French countryside

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Course Spaces Filling Up Fast!

We have a limited number of places remaining on our A Writer BeginsA Writer Prepares and A Writer Progresses for the autumn. Don’t miss your chance. A Writer Prepares, for instance, only has one spot remaining and A Writer Begins is only offered one week this autumn. All are currently being offered at a special price for a limited time. Book now.

Here’s the full list of upcoming events:

Writing Courses and Retreats 2018

Airport/Train pick-up at Tours (See specific course/retreat and Our Location for more details)

September/October 2018

Sep 4-8 (Tues-Sat)A Writer Begins (LIMITED SPACES)

Sep 8-15 (Sat-Sat) – Studio Retreats (LIMITED SPACES)

Sep 15-22 (Sat-Sat) – Studio Retreats (LIMITED SPACES)

Sep 22-29 (Sat-Sat)A Writer Prepares, A Writer Progresses, Studio Retreats (ONE SPACE LEFT!)

Sep  29-6 Oct (Sat-Sat) – Studio Retreats (BOOKINGS COMPLETE – Send an email to get on the waiting list)

Oct 6-13 (Sat-Sat) – A Writer Progresses, Studio Retreats, Mentored Retreats (ONE SPACE LEFT)

Oct 13-20 (Sat-Sat) – Short Story Course led by writer Annie Kirby,  Studio Retreats (ONE SPACE LEFT!)

N.B. We now shift start/end dates to Sunday and airport/train pick-ups to Poitiers

Oct 21-28 (Sunday-Sunday)Hotel Retreats (LIMITED SPACES)

Oct 28-4 Nov (Sun-Sun)Hotel Retreats

November/December 2018

Oct 28-4 Nov (Sun-Sun) – Hotel Retreats

Nov 4-11 (Sun-Sun) – Hotel Retreats

Nov 11-18 (Sun-Sun) – Hotel Retreats

Dec 2-9 (Sun-Sun) – Hotel Retreats

Dec 9-16 (Sun-Sun) – Hotel Retreats

Painting

Still Life Workshop with Janette Hayhoe

28 OCT-4 NOV, 2018 (Sun-Sun) €1080 (includes EVERYTHING except travel to France). To secure a place a deposit of €300 is due at the time of booking; the balance is due 45 days before the course starts. Check here for travel info

Photography

The Photos Tell a Story – workshop with Katherine Oktober Matthews

6-13 OCT (Sat-Sat) £895 (includes EVERYTHING except travel to France). To secure a place a deposit of £300 is due at the time of booking; the balance is due 45 days before the course starts. Check here for travel info

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Course Spaces Filling Up Fast! We have a limited number of places remaining on our A Writer Begins, A Writer Prepares and A Writer Progresses for the autumn. Don’t miss your chance. A Writer Prepares, for instance, only has one spot remaining and A Writer Begins is […]

Announcing Circle of Misse Hotel Retreats

Announcing Circle of Misse Hotel Retreats

We’ve got some great news for you. After completing the renovations on the Circle of Misse house, we now have central heating. That means we can now offer what so many of you have asked for: independent retreats during the Autumn and Winter.