Exploring Nature’s Lost Words
Mirfield Library, East Thorpe Lodge, Huddersfield Rd, Mirfield WF14 8AN
Life skills and interests
Join librarians Leah & Nicola for this uplifting four week course exploring words, nature, stories and creativity.
We’ll be using the ‘The Lost Words’ by Robert Macfarlane & Jackie Morris as our theme – an award-winning book of stunning illustrations and haunting poems that celebrate words from nature that have disappeared from the children’s dictionary over the years: heron, ivy, dandelion, wren…
We aim to deliver fun, gentle sessions that support wellbeing and create a supportive environment. We’ll be exploring local nature, producing a piece of artwork and will finish by making our own keepsake poetry booklet. In the second session there will be an optional short story trail walk around Mirfield in order to discover the beauty of nature on our own doorsteps. No experience in poetry/craft/art needed and all abilities are welcome.
This wonderful course takes place in a private area of Mirfield Library and is solely for Recovery & Wellbeing College learners only.
If you are already enrolled with the College, to book your place please email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are new to the Recovery & Wellbeing College, please enrol here.
".. just finished the final session today and I must say the course was fantastic. Never done any craft stuff like this before, but I've really enjoyed it tremendously. The course itself was expertly run, very hands on, relaxed and easy going, with a very nice atmosphere. In a nutshell the course really opened my mind, helped with my wellbeing, mood and of course had some wonderfully friendly people contact. The venue was superb, it was comfortable and private and well away from any possible library public.."
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Start dates and time
|Term||Thursday||21 September 2023||10:30 - 11:45 am||4 weeks|
How do I enrol?
You are not referred to the Recovery College, you can simply enrol yourself, or on behalf of someone for any of our courses that may be of interest to you. Our courses are open to all adults and we welcome carers, supporters and professionals too.
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