Haiku is famous for its precision and perceptiveness. It originated in Japan and had strict rules about shape and subject. Now it written all over the world and can be on any topic, though the essence remains.
This two hour workshop will have two parts. Firstly, an introduction to the key ideas and related art forms-with specific examples. Secondly, guided opportunities to write and share haiku yourselves . Previous workshops have produced some gems !
£15 to include refreshments.
The workshop will be led by Phil Madden.
Phil Madden’s haiku sequence ‘The Tea Way ‘ was published by Gean Tree Press .Many other haiku have appeared in magazines and anthologies and have won prizes .His haiga have been exhibited in Brussels and the UK.His book ‘The Amphibious Place ‘, with the engraver Paul Kershaw, won 1st Prize at the biennial International Fine Arts Book Fair in 2016.’