Writing the Journey Into The New Year - Workshop with Dan Simpson

  • Sun 9th Jan 2022, 5:30pm – 7pm UK time (UTC +00:00)
  • Online
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Hosted by The Psychedelic Society
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Enquiries to mags@psychedelicsociety.org.uk
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As we mark a new year in much of the Western world, we reflect on endings – and turn to beginnings. Let’s bring some conscious direction to that process through the power of writing and language.

This workshop will enable you to think and feel about the past year, bringing into focus your experiences and the inner changes that may have happened. From here, you will look to the future in order to take forward the growth and lessons into 2022.

Through meditative and breathing practices, practical writing exercises, and a chance to share your journey with others, this will be an empowering and uplifting opportunity to reflect and move forwards.

This stand alone workshop is the perfect introduction to the practices Dan offers and what to expect from the full 5-week course, starting  Sunday 30th January. There is no obligation to sign up for the course by attending this one-off workshop.

If you would like to attend this event but are unable to afford the ticket price, please do get in touch with us directly at mags@psychedelicsociety.org.uk. At the Psychedelic Society, we believe that everyone should be able to access our events regardless of employment or health circumstances, so we will do our best to accommodate where we can.

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FACILITATOR: Dan Simpson

Dan Simpson is a writer, performer, producer, and educator. He makes highly engaging and contemporary work that is entertaining, intelligent, and thought-provoking. His subjects include science and technology; history and place; art and culture; people and poetry. 

An accomplished facilitator, Dan is an enthusiastic, insightful, and adaptable workshop guide. He convenes and lectures on the 'Writing for the Spoken Word' module at Canterbury Christ Church University, and delivers work for the Poetry Society, First Story and Beyond Equality. He also runs both creative writing and professional development sessions for adults, drawing upon Authentic Relating techniques.

Dan has been Poet-in-Residence at Glastonbury Festival, Imperial College, St Albans Cathedral, and National Trust Stowe. His two collections of poetry are Applied Mathematics and Totally Cultured (Burning Eye Books). Dan has performed around the world including at Glastonbury Festival, Chicago’s Uptown Poetry Slam, Sofar Sounds Auckland, and on the BBC.

 

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