All Courses & Events

Immerse yourself in the Hawkwood experience on one of our residential courses, or simply join us for a day. We have a huge range of creative and inspiring courses: focus on movement and creativity with yoga or an art workshop, get involved with social change, reconnect with nature, or join us for a poetry, storytelling, classical music, woodwork, blacksmithing or embroidery course.

We offer a unique mix of vibrant and stimulating courses, often not found elsewhere.

Either browse our full list of courses, talks and events or select from a specific area of interest. You can also use the search bar option or take a look at our calendar which highlights all activities at Hawkwood month by month.

24 - 26 May

The Silent Watcher

Esoteric Philosophy

Facilitator: William Meader

This is a seminar designed to help participants better understand their soul’s intention through a deeper recognition of the source of that purpose—the Silent Watcher hidden deep within.   It involves both an exploration into various distortions within the lower-self (personality)…

25 - 26 May
Event Cancelled

Fragmentation & Cohesion

Art & the Body-Mind

Facilitator: Paul King & Helen Garrett

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Thank you to those of you who expressed interest in this event. If you register your interest using the form below, we will let you know if we re-advertise or re-programme the event in the…

28 - 30 May

Deep Collaboration

Transforming our world without recreating the past

Facilitator: Miki Kashtan

An intensive seminar for change makers, activists, and influencers  “Imagine a future world in which we all value people and life and participate in the flow of generosity. A world where sharing our gifts and the mundane tasks of life…

30 May

The Mother Country Book Launch

Readings by eco poet Helen Moore

Facilitator: Helen Moore

Award-winning ecopoet Helen Moore visits Stroud as part of her three-month UK summer book tour, travelling the length of Britain by train. At this free event on Thursday 30th May she will be launching her third poetry collection, The Mother…

02 Jun
Fully Booked

Blacksmithing Day

Facilitator: Arian Leljak

During the Blacksmithing day workshop participants will have the opportunity to learn and experience the ancient elements of forge work: fire use and maintenance, heating the steel to around 1000 C, and hammering it on an anvil to produce graceful…

04 Jun

Concert with Matthew Barley & Friends

Artist Residency Spotlight Events: Sharing of work

Facilitator: Matthew Barley

We invite you to join us for an evening of extraordinary music created by Matthew Barley, cellist, and musicians from all over the world – who will share music with a Brazilian influence. This is a rare opportunity to hear…

05 Jun

Social Presencing Theatre

Learning and practice day

Facilitator: Dick Baker

A peer-led day of Social Presencing Theatre (SPT) learning and practice. SPT brings to the surface a clearer sense of the relationships, hidden dynamics, and emerging possibilities inherent in a team, organisation or larger system to understand current reality and…

15 Jun

Deep Ecology

Collective Myths and Consciousness

Facilitator: Jenni Horsfall & Mark Graham

Using experiential practices, ritual, and myth Jennifer and Mark will show how the principles of deep ecology underpin and inform our personal journey. Understanding human consciousness as a component of the ecological process, we will seek to inspire a creative…

17 - 18 Jun

Co-creating the Future of Work

Accelerating Organisational Shift

Facilitator: Dick Baker & Jackie Thoms

There is a shift in organisational life as the command-and-control paradigm has reached its limits. More effective ways to meet and make decisions coupled with a reorientation towards purpose-driven accountability have led people to work together in more creative and…

21 - 23 Jun

The Magic of Storytelling

Folktales, magic & public speaking

Facilitator: Sue Hollingsworth

Traditional stories are the basis for beginning to explore the world of storytelling. You will be coached in confident speaking in front of a group and learn some key skills.  Suitable for complete beginners or those wanting to refresh their…

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