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Inverness, Words Work Well, Saturday 18 June, Spectrum Centre

Inverness, Words Work Well, Saturday 18 June, Spectrum Centre Words Work Well
An Introduction to Bibliotherapy
Treasures in the Chest & Lifelines
With Mandy Haggith and Margot Henderson


Treasures in The Chest
A day of creative enquiry for writers, storytellers and all those interested in working with words for wellbeing. Using the Words for Well-Being Bibliotherapy Toolkit we will explore the value of creative imagination and the gift of facilitation.

Lifelines
Together we will explore how reading and writing about the natural world can offer us a lifeline in the stormy seas of our hearts. We'll look at how the bibliotherapy toolkit can help guide us towards words that can be healing and helpful in difficult times.

Margot Henderson
is a Scots-Irish Poet, Storyteller and Community Artist. Much of her work is socially engaged and site specific, celebrating community and our connection to the natural environment. Since returning to Scotland in 2002, she has been the Storytelling Fellow for Aberdeen, Writer in Residence for The Cromarty Arts Trust and Reader in Residence for Inverness. She leads an expressive writing group at Maggie's Highlands. She practises and teaches Mindfulness Meditation in the tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh and is a Cultural Creative with Nature Culture Scotland.

Mandy Haggith
is a poet, author and environmental activist who lives in Assynt, in the NW Highlands of Scotland. As poet in residence at the Edinburgh Royal Botanic Gardens, she celebrated the ancient relationship between nature and writing exemplified by the Gaelic Tree Alphabet. Her gathering of poems about trees from around the world resulted in the anthology, Into the Forest. Her most recent novel is Bear Witness. She is an enthusiastic and experienced workshop leader and loves helping others to express themselves in words.


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