TQT Events & Workshops

Travel Writing Workshop with The Quirky Traveller

Introduction to Travel Writing Workshop

DATE: Saturday 24 February 2018 TIME: 10am – 1pm

LOCATION: Halton Mill, Mill Lane, Halton, Lancashire LA2 6ND

Want to turn your holiday jottings into a travel journal or blog? Need to improve your writing style? Hoping to promote your tourism, leisure or hospitality business? Join award-winning travel writer Zoë Dawes for a half-day workshop to using simple techniques to develop your unique, inspirational ‘voice’.

  • Explore what makes ‘good’ travel writing
  • Identify writing style and voice
  • Find out how to write a blog post or travel article
  • Share ideas and have a go at writing for yourself

No experience necessary – just a love of travel and a readiness to try something new.

Travel Writing Workshop: £40 (reduced rate – usually £60)

BOOK here > www.trybooking.co.uk/DRL or contact Zoë for more details


Blogging for Beginners Workshop

DATE: Saturday 17th March 2018    TIME: 10am – 1pm

LOCATION: Halton Mill, Mill Lane, Halton, Lancashire LA2 6ND

Want to start blogging but not sure how? This practical half-day workshop with award-winning blogger Zoë Dawes will help.

  • identify key elements for creating a successful personal or business blog
  • explore effective writing styles and format of blog posts
  • share ideas for compelling blog posts
  • learn how social media can increase your readership.

No experience necessary. You can bring along a laptop or mobile device (with charger) but it’s optional. 

Cost: £40 (reduced rate: usually £60)

BOOK here www.trybooking.co.uk/DRO or contact Zoë for more details

Travel Writing: Crafting Your Story 

*NEW* A 3-day course (residential or non-residential) to develop your travel writing skills in Higham Hall. The north’s leading residential college for adults, Higham Hall is set in the beautiful North Lakes National Park. Day and multi-day courses and lectures to interest everyone.

Explore what makes good Travel writing. Transform holiday jottings, make the most of a journal. Write compelling articles to inspire or start a travel blog. Learn how to create the Circle of Attention, write a gripping opener, identify your writing voice, understand dialogue, use the senses to create atmosphere and much more.

There will lots of opportunities to practice your writing and get feedback from the tutor and fellow participants. Weather-permitting, you’ll be going out in the grounds of Higham Hall and possibly further afield to get inspiration from your surroundings.

Experience unnecessary – just love travel and be ready to try something new.

TUTOR: Zoe Dawes

Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

More details about Higham Hall, the Course, and Booking Information here > Travel Writing – Crafting Your Story