Saturday, 27 February 2016

Woodland Wonders, by Lynn Huggins-Cooper

Lately I’ve been out in the woods, even when I have been writing. I am preparing a project called Words from the Woods, for BBC Get Creative Day on April 2nd 2016.
The idea behind the day is to celebrate the creative things that are done quietly, everywhere, by everyday people like you and I – and to get more people involved. We are launching our new project that day, which asks people to take a walk in the woods and to collect ‘treasure’ from the forest floor, as you do - sticks, leaves, seeds etc – but to take along a notebook and collect the words that appear in your head as you walk, too. You then take the 'treasure' and the words home to make art with them.  I love using the forest (360 hectares of it!) that surrounds me as inspiration.

At Forest House Press, we will be running group sessions and classes during the year to build a collection of Words from the Woods which will be used for an exhibition next year. If you'd like to be part of the project, drop me a line.


Sue Purkiss said...

What a lovely idea!

Joan Lennon said...

I agree!

LynnHC said...

Thank you :) It's very exciting :)