Past Workshops

 

The Story of the English Garden – A communications workshop for ag and extension professionals  –  June 10-16  2018 

Don’t miss this professional development opportunity at the University of Maryland’s Study Center in England at home of Lord Baltimore and the birthplace of Maryland.  Explore Yorkshire during this interdisciplinary communications workshop for agriculture professionals, sponsored by the Association for Communication Excellence (ACE), with University of Maryland Photographer Edwin Remsberg  and Colorado State University’s Joanne Littlefield.

Tour of some of the most beautiful places in the English countryside and call a castle your home for a week.  We will be telling stories using both visual and written skills.  Neither words nor pictures alone are enough anymore .  Modern communications require a multitude of tools.   Whether you are just using your smartphone  or are a dedicated camera buff, an experienced writer or novice, you will take away new skills and insights.  We will get you out of your comfort zone and give you a chance to communicate with new and unfamiliar skill sets.

 Picturing Great Books – 2017  Workshop – Words and Pictures in Yorkshire

This year we will take on 4 classic works of British literature and spend a week discussing the books and illustrating the works with our cameras as we visit homes of the authors and setting of the stories.   Come on journey through the works of Shakespeare , Bronte, Stoker, and Herriot in the heart of northern England.

Our reading list

Richard III
Wuthering Heights 
Dracula
All Creatures Great and Small

Tour of some of the most beautiful places in the English countryside and call a castle your home for a week.   Explore an abandoned abbey in the dark after reading Dracula. Whether you are just using your smartphone  or are a dedicated camera buff, you will take away new skills and insights.  Even non-photographers will enjoy an amazing opportunity to learn about history, architecture, food, and farms in northern England.

2016 Workshop – Foods and Farms 

Livestock, cheese, ice cream, fish and chips and tea

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