Hidden Garden Haiku Vauxhall

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Date(s) - 04/10/2018
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm



Celebrating National Poetry Day – a 90 minute walkshop aimed at adults or children over 12 in discovering hidden gardens minutes from Vauxhall transport interchange in which you get to compose and recite haiku – 3 lined short poem usually associated with Japanese culture.

Novice or expert, join in this fun walking activity in which you get to compose, write and recite short 3 line poems (known as haiku) and see your work published in a ‘zine anthology. Be inspired by the beauty and calm of hidden gardens just minutes from the bustle of Vauxhall’s transport interchange.

  • Find no better way
  • To be inspired by gardens
  • Claim calm from bustle

Participants to bring their own packed lunch, although we will pass a gem of a deli, so you may wish to preorder from Italo deli 020 7450 3773

Download the zine anthology of poems written on the walkshop – remember to print these on both sides of the same sheet of paper – download this handy crib sheet to remind you of how to fold and cut the paper into a journal.

£12 in advance / £15 on the day (£2 cash back on the day if you have previously contributed haiku to a Museum of Walking haiku anthology)

No booking fee if you use the PayPal button below, otherwise Eventbrite will add a booking fee.


  No booking fee – Hidden Garden Haiku – Vauxhall

Suitable for adults and accompanied children 12+ (come free). All materials provided. Please book in advance to guarantee your place. This also helps us be more sustainable, by not overproducing journals etc.

What participants told us on previous Hidden Garden Haiku walkshops:

What I like best about the event | What I found surprising | How much I enjoyed it (maximum 5 stars) and why?

  • Walking slowly – writing and hearing what others had written | How large a place feels if you walk slowly | 5 stars | Great activities
  • Taking time to look and listen | How quickly I can write | 5 stars | Lovely mix of time to think and learn new things
  • The setting | The knowledge on ‘signifiers’ from Andrew | 5 stars | Perfect pace, friendly guidance
  • Being present (mindful) | Unleashing my creativity | 5 stars

Check out the Museum of Walking‘s Haiku Encounter project.