SEDA Writing Retreat 2019

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

01 May 2019 - 03 May 2019

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


  1. Each room has its own desk
  2. Communal areas are also available for writing
  3. Please bring lap top and memory stick. Wifi available
  4. Bring comfortable shoes for walking
A member of the International Consortium for Educational Development
Registered charity no. 1089537
Registered company no. 3709481