Courses

Bursaries are available on all courses.

Our 2019 courses will be announced in November. Sign up to our mailing list for updates. Join the friends scheme for priority booking.


  • Day Workshop: Poetry: Engaging the Senses with Nalini Paul
    Sun 18th Nov
    10:00am - 4:00pm
    Fully Booked

    What does the sky taste like? What landscape best describes your mood? What images appear when you hear a certain strain of music?

    Takes place at: Moniack Mhor,

  • From Page to Publication: Jenny Brown & Lisa Highton, Guest: Janet Ellis
    Mon 19th Nov - Sat 24th Nov
    5:00pm - 10:00am
    Limited Places Available

    This course offers a different perspective on the writing business, aiming to demystify the process and explain how publishers, agents and authors work together.

    Takes place at: Moniack Mhor,

  • Ewan Macpherson Trio
    Sun 25th Nov
    7:30pm - 11:00pm


    Now based in the Highlands Ewan has been working in the music industry for 20 years. As a multi-instrumentalist he is a recognised figure on the vibrant Scottish music scene. Ewan is a founder member of three bands and has taken stages around the world with a wide range of traditional and contemporary folk/roots artists.

    Takes place at: Abriachan ViIlage Hall,

  • Short Course: Journalism - Chitra Ramaswamy & Peter Geoghegan
    Thu 29th Nov - Sun 2nd Dec
    All Day
    Fully Booked

    Through a wide-ranging series of workshops and writers’ surgeries, Chitra Ramaswamy and Peter Geoghegan will examine two of the most important concepts in journalism and non-fiction: the self and place.

    Takes place at: Moniack Mhor,

  • Fred Morrison
    Sun 2nd Dec
    7:30pm - 10:30pm
    Partnership Course

    Although born and raised near Glasgow, it’s the celebrated Gaelic piping tradition of his father’s native South Uist, in the Outer Hebrides, that forms the bedrock of Fred Morrison’s intensely expressive, uniquely adventurous style.

    Takes place at: Abriachan ViIlage Hall,

  • Songwriting: Boo Hewerdine & Duke Special, Guest: Eddi Reader
    Mon 3rd Dec - Sat 8th Dec
    5:00pm - 10:00am
    Fully Booked

    In this week as well as exploring the fundamentals of songwriting we will look at how exciting a collection of related work can be.

    Takes place at: Moniack Mhor,

  • December Retreat
    Mon 10th Dec - Sat 15th Dec
    5:00pm - 10:00am
    Fully Booked

    Join us for a week where writing time is top priority before Christmas sets in. A manuscript polish could be the perfect treat to yourself. Mulled wine and mince pies included.

    Takes place at: Moniack Mhor,

 

 

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