SEDA Writing Retreat 2015

A three day residential event offering support and dedicated writing time in beautiful surroundings

13 April 2015 - 15 April 2015

Location: Woodbrooke, Birmingham

Day 1

17.00: Arrival and Welcome

Outline of retreat and setting writing intentions

18.00 Writing session 1

19.30 Dinner

20.30 Conversations about peer review and publishing (optional)

Day 2

08.30 Breakfast

09.00 - 09.30 Warm up session

09.30 - 11.00 Writing session 2

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee and feedback session

11.30 - 13.00 Writing session 3

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch / walk

14.00 - 16.00 Writing session 4

16.00 - 16.30 Tea, printing and proof reading

16.30 - 18.30 Writing session 5, with optional peer review

18.30 - 19.30 Optional walk

19.30 Dinner

Day 3

08.30 Breakfast

09.00 - 10.00 Review of writing intentions

10.00 - 12.00 Writing session 6 (short coffee break at 11)

12.00 - 13.00 Sharing progress and action planning

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch

Note: Facilitators will be available until 15.00 to provide feedback and support

  • Each room has its own desk
  • Communal areas are also available for writing
  • Please bring lap top and memory stick. Wifi available
  • Bring comfortable shoes for walking


A member of the International Consortium for Educational Development
Registered charity no. 1089537
Registered company no. 3709481