The RSPB and New Writing Worlds 08, Human:Nature

New Writing Partnership are working in close partnership with the RSPB on New Writing Worlds 08, Human:Nature.


News Flash

SPECIAL OFFER: 2 for 1 tickets for RSPB members for Future Imperfect: The Debate on Monday 16th June at Norwich Playhouse. See below for more information about the event. Just quote your membership number when you book.


RSPB and Norfolk Reads and Writes, Human:Nature

RSPB staff and volunteers are encouraged to take part in the county-wide reading and writing project, Norfolk Reads and Writes, Human:Nature. Four places per site specific creative writing workshop are offered at no cost to RSPB staff and volunteers, reserved until May 01st.  See the Norfolk Reads and Writes page for more information.


RSPB Writer in Residence

Mark Cocker, author of Crow Country, will be the New Writing Partnership’s RSPB writer in residence. This involves Mark conducting a day-long creative writing workshop for RSPB staff on the 26th June, and developing workshops for six RSPB Bird Friendly schools workshops taking place in June. Mark will also lead an outing to RSPB nature reserve Strumpshaw Fen on Wednesday June 18th, acting as host to the group of visiting New Writing Worlds writers.  


Partnership Events

An Afternoon at the Bishop’s Garden: The RSPB will collaborate with the New Writing Partnership on this event, taking place in Norwich on June 15th. There will be RSPB stalls and family activities as well as readings from the East Anglian wave of nature writers, plant-selling, refreshments and more.

Future Imperfect: The Debate: The RSPB will also contribute to the New Writing Partnership’s flagship event at Norwich Playhouse. RSBP scientist Professor Rhys Green will be taking part in the debate with writer Giles Foden, Professor Andrew Watson from the UEA, Tony Juniper, Director of Friends of the Earth, MP Ian Gibson and Graham Creelman OBE.


For more information about the RSPB and their work, please go to the RSPB website.