Workshops and Courses

Travel Writing – Crafting Your Story: May 14th – 17th 2019

Higham Hall Travel Writing Course May 2019 - Zpe Dawes

Following on from the success of the 2018 Travel Writing course (2-nights), we are now offering a *NEW* 3-night course (residential or non-residential) to develop your travel writing skills in Higham Hall. The north’s leading residential college for adults, Higham Hall is set in the beautiful North Lakes National Park. Day and multi-day courses and lectures to interest everyone.

Explore what makes good travel writing, transform holiday jottings, make the most of a journal. Write compelling articles to inspire or start a travel blog. Learn how to write a gripping opener, identify your writing voice, understand dialogue, use the senses to create atmosphere and much more.

There will lots of opportunities to practice your writing and get feedback from award-winning travel writer Zoe Dawes and fellow participants. You’ll also be able to explore the grounds of Higham Hall and there will also be a half-day excursion into the Lake District to inspire your creativity.

Experience unnecessary – just love travel and be ready to try something new.

Tutor: Zoë Dawes (S.Cumbria www.highamhall.com/zoe-dawes)

Residential: £338 Non-residential: £229 including excursion

More details about the Travel Writing Course, Higham Hall and Booking Information contact Higham Hall 

Similar workshops available from Zoe Dawes on request.


Creative Blogging for Beginners: 22nd – 24th September 2019

Creative Blogging for Beginners Course Higham Hall - Zoe Dawes

*NEW* A 2-night course (residential or non-residential) introducing Creative Blogging for Beginners. Get to grips with the nuts and bolts of blogging, learn how to set up a blog, understand what makes an effecive blog post and create some compelling content. You’ll also find out how to use Social Media to promote your words of wisdom.

There will be practical demonstrations with plenty of time for practice.Award-winning blogger Zoe Dawes will be on hand to guide you through all the steps. Bring your laptop or tablet and use Higham Hall WiFi.

Tutor: Zoë Dawes (S.Cumbria www.highamhall.com/zoe-dawes)

Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166

For more details about the Creative Blogging for Beginners, Higham Hall and Booking Information contact Higham Hall 

Similar workshops available from Zoe Dawes on request.

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