Family Writing Workshop With Ken Cockburn

Family Writing Workshop With Ken Cockburn

Date(s) - Sat 14th Mar, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Abriachan Forest Trust, Abriachan, , IV3 8LB

Come and join us at Abriachan Forest Trust  for a fun and informal afternoon taking inspiration from our surroundings to get writing. Ken Cockburn,  Moniack Mhor Jessie Kesson Fellow 2020, will lead the workshop providing advice, ideas, tips and techniques to help you create a wonderful piece of poetry or prose. This afternoon workshop is suitable for family groups of any age and stage of writing – come with your parents, children, older or younger family and friends. Be sure to wear clothing suitable for the outdoors (in March in the Highlands) and your imagination at the ready. This workshop is free to attend, but spaces are limited. To book, please either email or telephone 01463 741 675.


Ken Cockburn is a poet, translator, editor and writing tutor based in Edinburgh. After several years at the Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh, since 2004 he has freelanced, working in schools, colleges, care and community settings, and collaborating with visual artists on book, exhibition and public art projects. His most recent collection is Floating the Woods (Luath, 2018). He also runs Edinburgh Poetry Tours, guided walks with readings of poems in the city’s Old Town.


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