Ideas from the Attic


Ideas from the Attic

A festival of ideas, where they come from and how they are developed, inspired by director, designer, theatre maker, visionary and artistic director of Wildworks, Bill Mitchell. 


Friday 20 April – Sunday 22 April

At The Writers’ Block, Merlin Building, Cornwall College, Trevenson Road, Redruth, TR15 3RD



An exhibition of Bill Mitchell’s landscape boxes, collage and sketchbooks from his extraordinary attic of ideas, the visions and curiosities of his imaginations.

Speakers, workshops, writing, making, Cornish publishers and a human conversation library.

A space to think, converse and create.


Friday 20 April

Skills Development Day

10.30 – 4pm

For writers, artists and theatre makers


Saturday 21 April

Cornish Publishers Day.

10.30 – 4pm

Open to the public


Celebrating the book as a vehicle for harnessing and sharing ideas and stories.

Exhibition of Bill Mitchell’s Boxes and Collage Books plus interactive activity and workshops.

Showcasing Cornish publishers.


Sunday 22nd April

The Creation Day

10.30 – 3pm

For writers, artists, theatre and film makers