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In conversation with…

Zakiya McKenzie and Louisa Adjoa Parker discuss their work and influences

  • 17 September 2021
  • Picnic Area, Moors Valley Country Park and Forest

Join former Forestry England writer-in-residence, Zakiya McKenzie and Dorset-based poet and writer Louisa Adjoa Parker as they discuss their work and the influence the natural world has on their creative process.

A relaxed conversation event in a beautiful forest setting. This event is outdoors.

This event requires you to book (it is a free event). Click here to reserve your seat.

In conversation with… is supported by Arts Council EnglandDCMS, DorsetAONBDorset Council, Forestry England, Cultural Hub & Wave

Click here for a forest-themed Activity Pack to enjoy


This event will be located in the picnic area, approximately 206m from the Visitor Centre in Moors Valley Country Park. Terrain is hard-standing tarmac changing to hard standing gravel to the area itself, which is then a mix of hard-standing gravel and compacted earth (levelled for accessible routes).

Audience will be seated on benches and standing area behind.

Further access information can be found through the ‘Plan your visit’ link below.

Plan Your Visit

With the current climate crisis, we try to work in a greener way and understand that we all need to be part of the solution in protecting our planet. We encourage you to consider how you get to the festival and adapt to ‘greener’ ways if possible. Follow this link to plan your visit and read full access information.

The event is free however, advance booking required. Click here to reserve your seat.

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