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Friday, 17 July 2015

The Skyros Centre opens this weekend : Writers' Lab, Life Choices and the Art Studio!

The Skyros Centre is opening this weekend with three fabulous facilitators to kickstart the season! We have the amazing Deborah Levy, Ilene Sawka and Juliette Smith running courses for this first week and then other inspiring facilitators joining us for two week holidays thereafter. Take a look below to find out more about what's on offer on our next 2 week holiday beginning 26 July. Work with experienced authors, life coaches and artists and explore your creativity and expand your potentials. 

Don't miss your opportunity to holiday on the picturesque island of Skyros and enjoy its traditional Greek culture along with good wine, delicious food and sunshine. Book online here or call the office on 01983 86 55 66 or email for more information.

With best wishes, 
The Skyros Team
Isle of Wight

Writers' Lab: Mez Packer
Mez is author of Among Thieves and The Game is Altered and an Associate Senior Lecturer at Coventry University. In her course she will focus on structure, character, plot and voice looking at how to keep the reader wanting more. Mez has varied writing interests from scripts for apps and transmedia projects to short stories, which have appeared in various literary magazines.

Life Choices programme: Ari Badaines
Ari is an American clinical psychologist and has been a Skyros facilitator since 1982. Ari uses a variety of approaches including psychodrama and gestalt therapy to help people gain new awareness and experience more satisfying ways of being. He received a post-doctoral Fellowship with the National Inst. of Mental Health in Washington, DC where he trained in group psychotherapy. He also spent two years training as a Couple and Family Therapist.

The Art Studio: Amanda Davidson
Amanda was inspired by her tutor Raymond Briggs, best known for his story The Snowman, to become a children's book author and illustrator. As a successful mural artist, Amanda has worked for school projects, conservation groups and architects. Amanda adores teaching; it comes naturally along with her artistic flair. Fine tune your powers of observation by working with paint, pastel and pen. Still-life, landscape and figure drawing will be covered.

Flights and Multiple Holiday Discounts
Ryanair is offering up to 30% off flights in order to 'Keep Greece Flying' and it's worth reading this article here. Ryanair flights are from £29.99 leaving London Stansted and arriving in to Athens throughout the summer. Their offer ends today!

If you take more than one holiday in Greece with Skyros this summer and you will receive a multiple holiday discount. This is a double Friend of Skyros discount equating to £100 off a one week and £150 off a two week holiday. Book your second, third, fourth holiday at our Atsitsa or Skyros Centre and you will receive the multiple holiday discount for every additional Greek holiday booked.

Contact us
If you would like more information about any of our holidays we would be happy to answer any questions you may have.

phone: +44 (0)1983 86 55 66   


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