Poetry in Motion information

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Poetry In Motion in Inverness Botanic Gardens – theme- ‘endurance’

Information about Poetry In Motion

Poetry in Motion is a creative writing experience for all abilities inspired by visiting different locations and focusing on new perspectives. Experienced writers, novice writers, writers living with dementia or mental ill health , and families share the creative event with supportive and friendly facilitators. There is time allocated for people to work on their own or with support. Feedback shows overwhelming appreciation of diversity and increased sense of valuing and surprise.

Autumn 2017  Book your place on a Poetry In Motion workshop about ‘Being Ourselves’ Information: Fun & family friendly. Includes inspirational short walk, discussion, props & prompts, with refreshments. Book at Library or Creativity In Care. Free places available. Donations appreciated £5/£3

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Bridget reads one of her amazing and very funny poems about birds.

Poetry In Motion came out of community projects 2014-15. It was part funded by Highland Adult Learning (High Life Highland) in 2015.  The programme restarted in 2016 with grateful support from Foundation Scotland through Sports Relief Community Fund.

  • UHI architecture for HALP Highlands Adult Learning Partnership April 2017
  • The art of Katy Dove (1970-2015) Poetry event was held at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery in response to local artist Katy Dove March 2017
  • Rhythm, Rivers and Roads
  • Evanton Woods
  • Museum of Childhood (Strathpeffer)

Book Poetry in Motion Workshops

Poetry In Motion is about to launch a crowd-funding campaign. Pledges will receive decorated Poetry In Motion creations.

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One Response to Poetry in Motion information

  1. Herman Sahdi says:

    its inspiring idea. good job..I love poetry

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