Join writer, facilitator & embodiment practitioner Alice Flynn at Hengistbury Head for a morning enjoying the majesty & simplicity of nature – and how this can influence our creative writing.

We’ll also explore an embodied approach to creative writing working with the rhythms of breath & movement in the body & how these might be in reciprocal relationship with rhythms of ‘breath’ & movement in nature & in our writing.

We will close our session togethering with a packed lunch picnic & optional sharing of our writing.


Wednesday 28th September, 2022
Times: 9.30AM – 12.30PM

WHERE: Meet outside The Hiker Café, Broadway, Southbourne, Bournemouth BH6 4EN


A notebook & pen/pencil, packed lunch & snacks, water bottle, suncream & waterproof clothing, you may wish to bring a towel/plastic bag to sit (if ground is damp) & an umbrella, any medication (if relevant).

WHAT TO WEAR: This is an outdoor session. It will go ahead if there are rain showers, so please dress for changeable weather. Wear/pack layers for warmth/cool. Wear comfortable shoes you can walk in, with a sturdy base (eg. trainers)

WALK LEVEL: Gentle – moderate.

This is a fairly gentle walk upon a variety of terrains, which may include: shingle, sand, shoreline, gentle inclines and a short moderate incline & steps, woodland and scrub. We will stop along the way to explore creative writing practices. We will move at the pace of the entire group.

Note: There are public toilets at the start & end of the walk but not on the route.


This event is for all Dorset-based people of any gender expression who would benefit from an uplifting day in community, enjoying nature, connection & creativity.

In keeping with our Wild Writing for Wellbeing aims, priority for the first 8 places will be given to those who would like to attend for wellbeing & connection, those who experience marginalisation or isolation for any reason (be that socio-economic, isolation, gender, sexuality etc), experience mental or physical issues, and those who might not have time/space to access green spaces & creative exploration often.

If you need assistance to fund your travel to this event, please be in touch with Alice in advance of the session via 07398 665212.

Please also feel free to share this registration link with anyone who might appreciate joining us!

No writing/walking experience is necessary.


Register for the Wild Writing for All at Hengistbury Head HERE

(alternatively, copy & paste this booking link in your browser:  )


Once you’ve booked, within a few days, you’ll hear from us to confirm your space. By end of day on Monday 26th September you will receive a reminder email prior to the event on the 28th. We recommend adding Alice Flynn’s (Facilitator) mobile number to your phone in advance of the day: 07398 665212.


Feel free to contact us in the meantime if you have any questions via

Thank you for being part of this growing creative community, we look forward to connecting with you soon!

A huge thank you to all our partners whose support ensures that Wild Writing for Wellbeing events are accessible to all:

Thank you to ArtfulScribe, Stepping into Nature & the Nature Art & Wellbeing Community Fund – a collaborative of National Lottery Community Fund via Stepping into Nature, National Academy for Social Prescribing Fund via Thriving Communities Nature Buddies and Contain Outbreak Management Fund via Dorset Council.

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