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Writing with Betsy Cornwell

Explore • Create • Discover

Join NY-Times bestselling author Betsy Cornwell once again at the Kylemore Global Centre for these very exciting workshop opportunities. Each workshop includes en-suite accommodation (sharing or individually), all meals which are prepared by our amazing in-house Chef with locally sourced ingredients (alcohol not included), and any course fees. Come for a weekend of creativity, workshops, walks in nature, fireside chats, and lots of fun.

Retreat Options

Stitching Stories (online only)

February 5-7, 2021

Join Betsy Cornwell, resident of The Old Knitting Factory, for three days of community building and learning through the intersection of storytelling, knitting, and other textile arts, as well as the chance to escape virtually to Kylemore Abbey in the mountains of Connemara. 

Cost for this programme is €195.


Register for Stitching Stories    Download the workshop schedule

Word-painting in Connemara

March 5-7, 2021

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but the right word is priceless. Learn about the poetry, prose, and lyrics that have put words to the breathtaking beauty of Kylemore Abbey and the surrounding Connemara landscape; then hone your descriptive writing skills in a welcoming group of fellow aspiring wordsmiths led by New York Times bestselling author Betsy Cornwell. En-suite accommodation (sharing or individually) is included and all meals are prepared by our amazing in-house Chef with locally sourced ingredients.

Workshop Cost

The cost for the workshop is €495 and includes:

  • ensuite accommodation
  • all meals (prepared by an in-house chef)
  • all cultural activities

Book a spot