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Eastbourne Write Club – 28 July & 29 July

28th July 2018 @ 10:00 am - 29th July 2018 @ 5:00 pm


Join a weekend writing retreat on Saturday 28 July & Sunday 29 July, organised by writers for writers, at Eastbourne’s new Devonshire Collective.

This will be a dedicated writing space for you to bring whatever you want to work on and write in the company and quiet hum of other writers.

A stone’s throw from the beach, artisan ice cream on your doorstep and a super nice workshop space that’s been recently converted especially for Eastbourne’s new cultural quarter. What more could you ask for?

Dates set so far:

  • Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 May
  • Saturday 30 June & Sunday 1 July
  • Saturday 28 July & Sunday 29 July

About the day

The plan for the day is simple:

  • 10am arrivals – bring your own tea/coffee/refreshments of choice
  • 10-10.30am – group decides on writing schedule for the day, house rules & housekeeping (brief discussion)
  • 10.30-5pm – write!
  • *lunch break planted somewhere in this time
  • 5-6pm – sharing work, networking, drinks (BYO)

Maximum space: 15 per day

Writers of all genres and level of experience are welcome.

The retreat will provide a dedicated quiet space, loosely structured (as explained above). The main rule is that we respect the shared need for quiet to work within, unless during agreed break times. And have fun, we hope.

You can book for just 1 day or book for both. We don’t mind! £10 per day per person

What do I bring

We suggest you bring everything you need to make your writing possible and comfortable, such as

  • pen, paper, notebook, laptop
  • cushion, scarf, blanket, jumper,
  • favorite tea, snacks, Snoopy mug
  • talisman, desk ornaments
  • wine, chocolate, tequila
  • headphones (don’t forget these)
  • your own breakfast/lunch/dinner
  • anything else?

What else?

Saturday venue: DC3 Project Space

Sunday venue: DC1 Cafe & Gallery

Both venues are fully accessible. There is wifi. We will have access to kettle, fridge, cups, cutlery and other necessities.

DC1 cafe does amazing lunches & coffees to take away (highly recommended, not open Sun).  Fusciardis & Thayers are just opposite DC3. Tesco Express nearby.

Advance booking required

To reserve your spot, advance booking is required as we only have 15 spaces per day.

You can pay:

Please email amy@thistooisreal.co.uk to confirm if you would like to pay via BACS.

Tickets are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged.


28th July 2018 @ 10:00 am
29th July 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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DC1 Cafe & Gallery
67-69 Seaside Road
Eastbourne, BN21 3PL


Eastbourne Write Club