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Residencies

October 5th - 19th 2022

 

Minimum stay 3 days/nights

Maximum stay 13 days/nights

THIS SELF GUIDED RESIDENCY IS DESIGNED FOR THOSE WHO WANT TIME & SPACE TO FOCUS ON A SPECIFIC WRITING PROJECT. 



SELECTION
Each proposal is considered in relation to all other applications for each residency, taking into account the stage and artistic merit of your project, together with your statement regarding the benefit of a residency to your project. Consideration is also given to the diversity of the group at each residency.  

ACCOMMODATION
All residents have their own private bedroom, desk, ergonomic chair & private bathroom, either in Rosemary Hall of Drover's Rest. 

MEALS 
Residents have the freedom to self-cater for breakfast . Evening meals, which are shared, family style, are in Rosemary Hall.  The meals are wholesome, and organic, and many of the vegetables are sourced from our own gardens. You are welcome to harvest ingredients and to collect your eggs. 


INCLUSIONS
Pre-arrival 30 minute session with professional writing coach/editor Karen Comer**
Farm Tour
Days free to rest, read, write, think, daydream and explore 
Morning ‘Story Workshop’ hour
Excursion into the beautiful Southern Highlands (on request, customised to your preferences)
Evening salons
One 60 minute massage per week (for stays of 7 -13 nights)
An opportunity to present and discuss your current project
The option to do readings 
Time to truly slow down and sink in to your writing in a beautiful country setting 
Cosy open fires (yes it can be cold in October!)
Nourishment of organic farm to table lunch & evening meals made with fresh produce straight from our very own veggie gardens. Breakfast is self-catered
A week of luxury accomodation
Transfer to and from Bowral train station
Concierge staff and onsite laundry 
Fire-pit evenings (fire regulations permitting)
 
OPTIONAL EXTRAS
       Massage
       Story Workshop with Kinchem Hegedus (details available on request)
       Bush walking
       Additional writing coaching/editing consultation with Karen Comer
       Daily yoga or Xi Gong
 
PRICES*
     
Rose Room 
          $550/day, up to 7 nights
          $500/day, 7-13 nights
     
Blue Room
          $500/day, up to 7 nights
          $450/day 7-13 nights
     Avocado + Indigo Room
          $450/day, up to 7 nights
          $400/day 7-13 nights
          This package includes both Avacado + Indigo Rooms + private bathroom.                 Avocado Room is set up as a separate writing room.
     Indigo Room
           $350/day, up to 7 nights
           $300/day, 7-13 nights
           Avo
cado + Indigo Rooms share a bathroom.   
    Avocado Room

            $350/day, up to 7 nights           
            $300/day, 7-13 nights
            Avocado + Indigo Rooms share a bathroom.                 

*Terms & Conditions apply (included in your pre-registration package, ie., when you confirm the dates you’d like to book).

APPLICATION 

 

To apply please complete the online application form below.

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