SEDA Writing Retreat 2017

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

22 November 2017 - 24 November 2017

Location: Woodbrooke, Birmingham

Day 1

11.00-12.00 Arrival and Welcome

Outline of retreat and setting writing intentions

12.00-13.00 Writing session 1

13.00-14.00 Lunch / walk

14.00-16.00 Writing session 2

16.00-16.30 Tea and printing

16.30-18.30 Writing session 3, with optional peer review

19.00 Dinner

20.00 Conversations about peer review and publishing (optional)

Creative session in the art room (optional)

Day 2

08.30 Breakfast

09.00-09.30 Warm up session

09.30-13.00 Writing session 4 (coffee break at 11)

Review of writing intentions

13.00-14.00 Lunch / walk

14.00-16.00 Writing session 5

16.00-16.30 Tea, printing and proof reading

16.30-18.30 Writing session 6, with optional peer review, or

Creative session in the art room

19.00 Dinner

Day 3

08.30 Breakfast

09.00-10.00 Review of writing intentions

10.00-12.00 Writing session 7 (coffee break at 11)

12.00-13.00 Sharing progress and action planning

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-16.00 Writing session 8

Reflections on writing achievements


  • 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
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