Writing in the Sanctuary

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

24 Nov 2018

Learn the art of place-based writing with internationally produced playwright and writer – Emma Gibson.

Immerse yourself in the wonders of Mulligans Flat, then put pen to paper to express your experience.

The workshop will be staged over two sessions in the Sanctuary – a daytime walking-writing experience (approx. 4 hours), and a night time experience (approx 3 hours).

Emma Gibson and Indigenous Ecologists – Kristi Lee and Dhani Gilbert – will take you venturing into the Sanctuary – shining light on the wildlife, ecology and cultural history of the landscape.

Combine art and science with exercises and discussion of language, poetry, written mapping, sensory engagement and bush symbolism.

Draw inspiration from the beauty of Mulligans Flat and its unique wildlife – bettongs, quolls, curlews and an array of protected biodiversity will be there to greet you along the way!

PART 1. Saturday, 24th November, 9am – 1pm

PART 2. Wednesday, 28th, 7:30 – 10:30pm

The workshop will include exercises in writing poetry, script and prose, taking inspiration from the landscape. Expect to walk around 5 kilometres (with breaks) on Saturday.

All experience levels are welcome – from beginners to practicing writers. Age limit is 12 and over.


Carpark Disabled access available Public Toilet

Event Times

24 Nov 2018

Once Only Event


Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary

Corner of Quinane Avenue and Justice Kelly Street, Forde, 2914

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