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Writing Nature Memoir Thursday PM (Shrewsbury)

Course code: M16P197
Type: Short Courses
Duration: 5 weeks
Location: Gateway Adult Education Centre
FE Tuition - £84.00

About the course

A course designed for anybody who would like to keep a written record of their encounters with nature.  Using popular nature memoirs as a starting point, we will work on short writing tasks to increase our confidence as creative writers. 

Level:  No experience necessary. 

Why choose us

Shropshire Community Learning has an excellent reputation for delivering enjoyable, informative and interesting community learning courses. These enable students to develop or enhance their skills, leading to better job prospects, finding new friends and improving their self confidence and self esteem.

What you could do next

Further Nature writing courses 

Popular modules

By the end of the course you can expect to be able to do the following 


  • To understand what memoir is 

  • To identify some features of nature memoir 

  • To participate in a variety of nature writing activities 

  • To identify some writer’s methods and employ them in your own writing 

Key facts

The college/ tutor will supply:

  • Readings from popular nature memoirs, spare paper and pencils, specimens, a hand lens to share*

*You may want to bring your own writing notebook and pencil.

About the tutor:

Carolyn is a writer and teacher with a special interest in English and outdoor learning. She began teaching creative writing 30 years ago, has taught in universities and schools and is an Associate Tutor with the Field Studies Council.

Course Dates:

25th April 2024 – 23rd May 2024

Assessment methods

Ongoing assessment by tutor and self

Entry requirements