Swaledale Festival 2024 has now finished. For an overview of events, please see the 2024 BROCHURE. The programme for 2025 will be shared in the new year - please check back in!

Writing the Dale Poetry Walk and Workshop

Wednesday 29 May 2024 11:00 - 15:00

Event No: 16

Inspiring poetry walk & workshop with Mary-Jane Holmes

Venue: Keld Resource Centre

Meet in Keld Resource Centre, upper room.

Join the award-winning Dales poet Mary-Jane Holmes on a walking and writing workshop in beautiful upper Swaledale. There will be some moderate walking, discussions, and fun writing exercises. It is open to anyone who’s interested in any genre of writing. Please bring a picnic lunch and car-share if you can. No dogs please.

Adults £20; Under 25s £3

Generously supported by the Funnell family

Places are very limited so please book in advance. If a walk is sold out, you can call our office to add your name to the waiting list. Please let us know as early as possible if you are not going to use your walk ticket; we can’t offer refunds but someone else may be able to take your place.

You’ll need sturdy boots, waterproofs and a hat. For the longer walks bring lunch and water. Coins for ticket machines may be needed. Published durations are approximate. Thanks to the Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust, Yoredale Natural History Society, Keld Resource Centre, the Woodland Trust, our walks co-ordinator Charles Collinson, all our walk leaders, and to our generous walks sponsors.