Walk of Life
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Wild Women
24-26 March


Spring Awakening
22-23 April 2023

Women in the Land
10-11 June 2023


Summer Songs
7-9 July 2023

Embodied Landscapes
29 Sept - 1 Oct 2023

Autumn in the Woods
14-15 October 2023

Workshop bookings

To book on a workshop please send a £40 deposit with your postal address and phone number (preferably a landline) to Helen Poynor at the address on this page. Early booking is advised (maximum 8-12 places). Once your booking is confirmed your deposit is non-refundable. A list of local accommodation, and full travel details are sent on confirmation. Please respect that the concession rate is intended for people on benefit level of income. If you would have difficulty walking up to a mile on rough ground or moving on unpredictable terrain please call Helen to discuss the sites we will be working on.

A reduced price bursary place is available on most workshops in exchange for help looking after the space. Please enquire.

Public Transport
Nearest train station: Axminster on the Waterloo to Exeter line operated by South Western Railway www.nationalrail.co.uk. Discounts for South East Network card holders and other card holders. For cheap tickets from London try megatrain.com.

Buses: For buses from Axminster see www.traveline.org.uk tel: 0871 200 22 33.

Airports: Exeter, Bristol, Heathrow (with railair link via Woking to Axminster) and Gatwick (Gatwick Express to Clapham Junction to connect with Waterloo - Axminster train).

Workshops are based in Branscombe, East Devon, 20 miles east of Exeter between Sidmouth and Lyme Regis or Beer (3 miles east of Branscombe) and Charmouth, West Dorset a coastal village 2 miles east of Lyme Regis. All three villages are located on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast providing beautiful and tranquil settings to take time out. A variety of accommodation is available including hotels, B & Bs, a Youth Hostel and camping (in the summer).

Unless otherwise indicated most workshops start at 10am on the first day and finish by 5.30pm on the last day.


Tel: 01297 680155 (Mon-Sat 9am-7pm)

Or write to:

8 Mill Lane
EX12 3DS

To receive a hard copy of the brochure please contact Helen. If you are happy to receive workshop information by email register on elist@walkoflife.co.uk. Helen cannot be reached by email, for all enquiries contact her directly by phone or post.

Performance images: Annie Pfingst
Some of the these are available for purchase. Please call for details.
Workshop images: Helen Poynor and Annie Pfingst
All images copyright Helen Poynor / Annie Pfingst