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Poetry in Motion

May 12 - May 14


A Gatekeeper Trust weekend with Jay Ramsay, poet, following in the footsteps of Samuel Taylor Coleridge with a return to Culbone & a walk to Coleridge’s cottage.

Friday 12th – Sunday 14th May 2017

Pepperhill Barn, Over Stowey, in the Quantocks, Somerset

A two day residential weekend with a visit to the magical hanging valley of Culbone with its diminutive church and wooded walk down to the sea at Porlock Weir; and a walk to Coleridge’s cottage in Nether Stowey. Both days will include opportunities to capture the moment in poetry in the company of the highly acclaimed poet Jay Ramsay, author of many books of poetry.*

Tickets and Booking:

£185 residential / £115 non-residential.

Click on the orange buttons below to book online:
Weekend Ticket (Residential): £185
Weekend Ticket (Non-Residential): £115

Some accommodation is available at Pepperhill Barn (guests to bring own bed linen) and includes breakfast and evening meals; there is also a choice of good local B&Bs. The weekend will start with supper on Friday evening (12th May) and end on Sunday afternoon.

Participants to bring good footwear for walking in, and a picnic lunch to share on one or both days. Be aware that the walks will be fairly lengthy, will require medium fitness and can be steep in places.

Further Information:

Please contact Lucy Wyatt LucyWyatt57@gmail.com if you would like to come on this special weekend. Or book online using the ticket options above.

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*Jay’s latest collections are “Diamond Cutters–Visionary Poets in America, Britain & Oceania” (co-edited with Andrew Harvey, Tayen Lane, San Francisco, 2016) and “Dreams Down Under—celebrating Australia” (knives forks & spoons, 2017)


May 12
May 14
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Weekend Ticket - Residential£185.00Poetry in Motion
Weekend Ticket - Non Residential£115.00Poetry in Motion