WRITERS WORKSHOP SERIES: Sundays at home
Sun 11 October: 10am-4pm
Join Sarah St Vincent Welch to discover how ideas of home, place, and memories can be sources
for poetry, life writing and fiction, over three Sundays at the historic Lanyon, Calthorpes’ House and
The guided writing workshops will include a tour and will draw inspiration from the homes, the landscape, and reflect on domestic life, leisure, work and change. The workshop will include writing exercises and games engaging with the environments and responding to their histories and yours, and will provide time to experience the homes and surrounds, and to write and discuss together.
Sarah has over fifteen years of experience teaching creative writing in the Canberra community. Participants can attend all three workshops, or a combination of Lanyon and Calthorpes’ House or
Lanyon and Mugga-Mugga.
Cost: $195 for Lanyon only,
to add either Calthorpes’ House and/or Mugga-Mugga classes is an extra $50 each;
includes 12 months of ACT Writers Centre membership (for Lanyon only ACT M&G members
and ACT Writers Centre members $130), bookings essential via 6262 9191
or www.actwriters.org.au, payment is required at time of booking.
Please bring along something to write on.
Own transport needed.
CHRISTMAS CAROLS AND PICNIC
Sat 12 December: 5–9pm (Carols commence at 7pm)
An evening of magical Christmas fun. Bring your own picnic to enjoy in the beautiful Lanyon gardens. Sing-a-long with the Sing Australia Choir and Tuggeranong Valley Band as the sun sets over the Brindabellas. The homestead is lit by candles and decorated for a nineteenth century Christmas. Enjoy Christmas ornament-making for children, a sausage sizzle, musical entertainment and carols on the lawns. Presented in association with Sing Australia Choir and the Tuggeranong Valley Band.
$10 per car, bookings are not required.
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