These events are free to everyone. The event is in the South of England twixt SW England and SE England, but also close to Bristol International Airport! :-)Haiku/Renga Weekend
There is going to be a haiku/renga weekend at the University of Winchester on Sat 4th and Sun 5th of August, sponsored by the University and hosted by Mark Rutter and the poets of Notes From the Gean on the Road: Alan Summers, Alison Williams, Colin Stewart Jones, and Andy Pomphrey.
There will be haiga (haiku and image) and linked verse workshops and a ginko (haiku walk) in the Winchester watermeadows, where Keats wrote ‘To Autumn.’ All events except the ginko will be held in Stripe Studio 2, in the Stripe Building, University of Winchester.
Saturday August 4th: 10am: We will meet in Stripe Studio 2, followed by a ginko in the Winchester water meadows (bring camera as well as writing pad, pen, etc).
Sunday August 5th: Stripe Studio 2: morning: haiga workshop; afternoon: renga workshop.
Come and meet the British-based Notes from the Gean editors Colin Stewart Jones, Alison Williams, Andy Pomphrey, and Alan Summers.
University of Winchester weblink:http://www.winchester.ac.uk/ACADEMICDEPARTMENTS/ENGLISHCREATIVEWRITINGANDAMERICANSTUDIES/NEWSANDEVENTS/Pages/NewsandEvents.aspxThe Winchester Watermeadows haiku walk
will be a stunning opportunity to walk where Keats wrote 'To Autumn' and also take part in a traditional Japanese custom in haiku poetry.
Saturday August 4th: 10am: We first meet in Stripe Studio 2, followed by a ginko in the Winchester water meadows (bring camera as well as writing pad, pen, etc).
Come and join us.