A quest for the future of Dartmoor!


Dartmoor Landscape

Dartmoor Landscape

Not quite the knights in shining armour of the stories of old, but a modern quest for budding writers to help shape the future of Dartmoor.   Wordquest Devon, in partnership with Dartmoor National Park Authority, is offering a challenge to experienced or first-time writers to create fictions set in a sustainable Dartmoor of the future.

To help in this quest, Wordquest is offering a series of free creative writing workshops, suitable for all levels of experience, from complete beginners to professionals.   The workshops are free of charge, but you will need to bring your own lunch, or cafes are available nearby.

Thursday 15 September 2011 10.30am to 4.00pm Endecott House, Chagford, Devon, TQ13 8AJ

Wednesday 21st September 2011 10.30am to 4.00pm St Lawrence’s Chapel, St. Lawrence Lane, Ashburton, Devon TQ13 7DD

Wednesday 28th September 2011 10.30am to 4.00pm The Wharf, Canal Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8AT

Registration is essential. To book your place, please email Clare George at c.e.george@exeter.ac.uk
For more information please visit: http://blogs.exeter.ac.uk/environmentalfutures

These workshops are part of the Heritage Lottery Fund- funded Wordquest Devon project and are linked to the Arts Council England-funded ‘Imagine There’s a Future’ Project. They are in partnership with the Dartmoor National Park Authority.

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About Dartmoor National Park Authority

Dartmoor National Park Authority is a special purpose local authority created under the Environment Act 1995. Our purposes are: * to conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the National Park * to promote opportunities for the understanding and enjoyment of the special qualities of the National Park by the public In pursuing these statutory National Park purposes we also have a “socio-economic duty” to seek to foster the economic and social well-being of the communities within the National Park.
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