Furnace, Forge and Kiln

Join us for our next workshop of the inaugural 'Woodland Words' residency!

Furnace, Forge and Kiln - Firing the wood. A poetry workshop on the artistic uses of Wytham Woods with archaeologist Peter Hommel, guest poet Joe Butler and workshop led by Romola Parish and Sarah Watkinson.

The Wytham Chalet as seen from amongst the trees.

Programme Outline

9.30am – Participants meet in Wytham Woods Main Car Park: Introduction by Sarah Watkinson and Romola Parish, then walk up to the Wytham Chalet.

 

10.00am – Meet Pete Hommel, archaeologist, for a smelting demonstration. (Or a fuller talk about current research in Archaeological Science in case of wet weather).

 

12.30pm - Lunch break at the Chalet (please bring a packed lunch*).

 

1.15pm - Poetry workshop led by Romola Parish and Sarah Watkinson, with readings by guest poet Joe Butler

 

3.30pm - Close & Walk back to Wytham Woods Car Park.

 

* Tea and coffee making facilities are available, and biscuits are provided.