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Writing Well – Writing Green Project 2012
In the invisible places
Where the first leaves start
Green breathes growth …
From Ideogram for Green, Woods etc., by Alice Oswald
Project Timetable: all sessions to be on Thursdays at various locations in and around Stanley Park, Anfield - between 10.30 am and 1.30 pm Thursday 2nd February 10.30 am – 1.30 pm - Park Lodge at Stanley Park : Induction – introduction to the project and participants with Pauline Rowe. Thursday 9th February - a guided walk through Stanley Park with Park Ranger Mike Flood and follow up discussion with Pauline Rowe and writing at Stanley Park Lodge with project group. Thursday 23rd February – a guided walk through historic Anfield Cemetery with Park Ranger Mike Flood. Follow up discussion with Pauline Rowe and writing at Stanley Park Lodge with project group. Thursday 1st March, Thursday 15th March – workshop sessions exploring creative writing inspired by Stanley Park and poetry of Alice Oswald in the collection Woods etc., at Anfield Breckfield Community Corner (ABCC). Thursday 29th March – Stanley Park – exploring the space including taking photographs, feedback and discussion. Thursday 5th April, Thursday 12th April workshop sessions exploring creative writing. Thursday 19th April– Stanley Park – exploring the space. Thursday 26th April – reading & writing workshop session at ABCC. Thursday 3rd May, Thursday 10th May project meetings at the ABCC. Thursday 17th May – project meeting at Stanley Park. Thursday 24th May, Thursday 7th June, Thursday 14th June – project sessions at the ABCC. Thursday 28th June – exploring Stanley Park. Thursday 5th July, Thursday 12th July – making the project quilt – at ABCC.
Summer break – then 6th September, 20th September, 26th October and our celebration evening on 1st November.
Bus service from city centre to Stanley Park is 19
Venues for project: Stanley Park Anfield, The Park Lodge in Stanley Park (Anfield Road entrance) and the Anfield Breckfield Community Corner (ABCC) - Community Corner, Lower Level, Richmond Park, Liverpool, L6 5AD
A project for people with lived experience of mental health conditions working together, finding words and stories, celebrating our green spaces.
Natural Choices for Health and Wellbeing
funded by Liverpool PCT