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Hawkwood often stages various special events throughout the year, from concerts to lectures, open days, and retreats.

See below for the list of current events.

Meditation - Every Sunday 9am to 10am and Wednesday 8.20am to 8.50am
17 Aug 2014

buddha.jpgEvery Sunday at Hawkwood 9am  - 10am a group meets to spend an hour in meditation.  This is an open and friendly group.  Perhaps you would like to come along one Sunday for a peaceful hour. 

There is a mid-week session on Wednesday at 8.20 - 8.50am. This is a space in the working week for us to gather and be together in silence and stillness.

See below for some writings about Meditation...

The Meditation Space is available at other times by arrangement with the front office. Tel: 01453 759034.  info@hawkwoodcollege.co.uk

Prayerful Singing
28 Oct 2014

Would you like to sing in a way that touches your longing for the divine?

Do you want to sing like that free of dogma or creed?

Then you are in the right place!

Prayerful Singing happens every fourth Tuesday evening at Hawkwood with Leo and Sundara Sofer.

We start with a gentle warm up for our voices and then learn 6-7 songs as rounds / canons or in parts. The songs come from different traditions and include Taizé chants, songs in the style of Nickomo Clark's Harmonic Temple and Wildgoose sacred chants from the Iona Community, among others.

Arrival 7.15pm. Sing 7.30-9.15pm

£7 sliding scale

Autumn dates

Tuesday 28 October - Sitting Room Main House

Tuesday 25 November - Blue Room (Main House, enter via courtyard)

December - no singing, but we usually hold a Solstice Spiral on 21 December.

Words Speak Volumes Book Launch Party
01 Nov 2014

"Words Speak Volumes"



We invite you to join us to celebrate the release of two path-breaking books, following Polly’s Higgins’ Eradicating Ecocide agenda.  www.pollyhiggins.com

  • I Dare You to be Great!
  • Ecolibrium Now

Ecolibrium Now  is a compilation of responses by writers, poets and aritists who wish to show how the Arts can be central to social change.  It’s a local initiative with a global message to place life before profit.

The event "Words Speak Volumes" on Saturday 1 November 2014 will include pop-up poetry, music, dance, delicious food and refreshments.

We hope you will join us with your family, friends and colleagues to meet local national and international voices in our shared global message and celebrate together. 


If you wish to order either of the books ahead of the event please contact Stroud Bookshop email: bookshopstroud@waitrose.com  Tel.  01453 756646

Trish Dickinson, Earth Trustee to eradicate Ecocide

Katie Lloyd-Nunn, Programme and Communications Manager at Hawkwood

4.15pm VINTAGE TEA PARTY   Main Hall

RESERVATIONS ENCOURAGED, please let us know if you are thinking of coming – first come first served basis.  Payment by donation “Gift Economy”

6.15pm SUPPER in Dining Room

BOOKING ESSENTIAL Chicken or Vegetarian Tagine plus Dessert  £18.00 / £15.00 concessions

  1. 7.45pm STORIES & INSPIRATION Alicia Carey (Hawkwood), Trish Dickinson (Ecolibrium Now) Polly Higgins (I Dare you to be great!)   No booking needed, but again, helpful to know if you are coming.

8.30pm onwards DANCING to The Phantom Sweethearts Trio

Bars Open Throughout!  

Welcome and bookstall in Main Foyer; Libary as quiet room with woodburner on, Blue Room Bar, Green Room Book Signing and Crowd Funding, Main Hall piano music, tables café style, vintage tea, filming.

YES I wish to book B & B Saturday 1 November (£35.00 single; £25.00 shared per person)


 (copy and paste in email to info@hawkwoodcollege.co.uk  or ring 01453 759034 Mon – Sat 9.30am – 4.00pm)

YES I wish to book supper, stories & dancing 6.30-10.00pm (£18.00 or £15.00 concessions) YES I wish to book B & B Saturday 1 November (£35.00 single; £25.00 shared per person)

Contact Hawkwood  info@hawkwoodcollege.co.uk  Tel. 01453 759034

My name and phone number are__________________________________________

Christmas Lunches
01 Dec 2014

Christmas Menu


Roasted Hawkwood Organic Pumpkin Soup


Goats Cheese and Pine Nut Salad with a Sweet Chilli Sauce

Main courses

Roast Rib of Hawkwood Organic Beef and Forestiere Sauce


Stuffed Free Range Turkey Breast with Pigs in Blankets


Roasted Vegetable Filo Parcel with Red Pepper Sauce (v)


Roasted Maris Piper Potatoes, Purple Sprouting Broccoli,

Thyme Carrots and Red Cabbage



Homemade Coffee and Orange Cheesecake with Cream


Traditional Christmas Pudding and Brandy Cream


After Lunch Tea or Coffee included

2 Courses for £16 or 3 Courses for £21

We strive to use local, seasonal, organic and Fairtrade produce whenever possible

Food, Land and Healing Open Evening
05 Dec 2014




Contact Hawkwood College
For all events please email for further details or telephone 01453 759034


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