Ways into Writing the Climate

  Ways into Writing the Climate is an online facilitator training course led by Linda France, taking place on Wednesdays 23 & 30 November and 7 December from 14.00 to 16.00. This short online course of three linked sessions will consider how to approach the subject of climate and ecological change within the context of […]

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CommuniTEA Tour in Dumfries & Galloway

Based in Wigtown in south-west Scotland, Renita Boyle combines skills in storytelling, poetry, life writing and community arts to facilitate wellbeing events and workshops. Since 2019, Renita has upcycled 100 used teabags into miniature pieces of nature-themed art. Examples of these can be seen at her Instagram page. Along the way she has been writing […]

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Mindfulness and Expressive Writing Retreat, November 2022

A 6 day retreat in the glorious setting of Myres Castle, combining meditation, mindful movement and expressive writing, from Monday 14 to Saturday 19 November. Stop and rest, and appreciate the goodness of life, despite it all. ‣ Honour your feelings in response to your own suffering and the suffering in our world. ‣ Connect […]

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Spark My Words with Lesley O’Brien, September 2022

Gather under Glasgow Green’s yellow gazebo for a series of mini-adventures. Explore the familiar in a new way to spark ideas and creative writing, facilitated by Lesley O’Brien, singer, storyteller and poet. We will be running these sessions on Fridays 2nd, 9th & 23rd September, from 11.00am to 1.00pm. Come to one session or to […]

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Improvised Bodies

Kibble Scribblers is a writing group established by Lapidus Scotland some years ago, and now operating semi-independently. The group usually meets at the Kibble Palace in Glasgow Botanic Gardens, with some sessions led by guest authors. Recently the group took part in a workshop led by Lin Li, together with Sukhema (Larry Butler). The workshop […]

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Walking Writing Talking, August-September 2022

6 morning walks by Glasgow’s River Kelvin with Sukhema (aka Larry Butler) What I take with me, what I leave behind, are of less importance than what I discover along the way. from In Praise of Walking by Thomas A. Clark Friday 5th August 10:30am to 12:30 Dawsholm Park Saturday 13th August 10:30am to 12:30 […]

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Living Our Dying: Glasgow workshops (Autumn 2022)

8 weekly workshops for people living in the Glasgow area, partly based on the book Living Our Dying Thursdays 15 September to 3 November, 13.30-15.30, Kibble Palace, Glasgow Botanic Gardens “I love this book – it will not only help you die a good death, it will strengthen you to live a good life.” Richard […]

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Walking & Writing along the Clyde Walkway with Christie Williamson

Our latest series of Walking & Writing events starts on Tuesday 28 June, with events taking place weekly (except 12 July) till 9 August. The walks are led by poet Christie Williamson, originally from Shetland and long resident in Glasgow. Last summer Christie led walks for Lapidus Scotland in the grounds of Gartnavel Hospital. For […]

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AGM 2022 & Postcards Launch

  The next Lapidus Scotland Annual General Meeting will take place online, on Thursday 16 June 2022 at 5pm. From 6.30pm, again online, we launch our new postcards, and present a reading by Valerie Gillies. You can book for either or both events at Eventbrite. Book a place for the AGM. Book a place for […]

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