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.

We are open and have implemented a Safety Protocol in order to welcome you to a secure venue following recommended government guidelines (COVID Risk Assessment).

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28 - 30 Jan

Wild Scribe – A Year of Nature Writing

Nature Writing Workshop

Facilitator: Mary Reynolds Thompson

Welcome to the Wild Scribe: Nature Writing Workshop! Here, you’ll explore your love of nature through writing. You’ll learn new journal and poetry techniques, discover how to unlock the power of nature’s metaphors, dialog with trees, and much more.

10 - 01 Mar

Living Presence: A Community of Sound

The Singing Field Membership

Facilitator: Chloe Goodchild

Chloe Goodchild has had a longstanding and well-rooted relationship with Hawkwood for almost three decades. The depth of her work brings an astonishing resonance that fills the grounds of Hawkwood and beyond – more recently with our online programme, beyond…

05 - 03 Apr
How to Change the World
Event Postponed

Speak to Change the World

Change the world through public speaking

Facilitator: John Paul Flintoff

If you had the chance, would you change the world? Of course you would. But how? You may want to stop something bad, or start something wonderful. Either way, to have real impact you need to share it, speak about…

21 - 30 Apr

Business Leadership

How to create a business the world needs

Facilitator: Alan Moore

The Business Leadership programme will help you to create a different type of business: one that will regenerate and restore our economy, our environment, and our civilisation. Are you ready to build a new reality?

22 Apr

Sing For Earth Day 2021

A Celebratory Earth Day

Facilitators: Claire Dubois, Carrie Tree, Jojo Mehta, Liz Terry, Skeena Rathor & more

Join us for this online creative and celebratory event on Earth Day raising awareness for The Earth Protector Communities. And in support of Tree Sisters. Featuring an incredible constellation of Guest Speakers and Guest Artists. Our presenters will be contributing…

29 Apr

Do Something For Nothing with Joshua Coombes

Seeing beneath the surface of homelessness, through the simple act of a haircut

Facilitator: Joshua Coombes

Conversations That Matter Series Most of us know what it’s like to walk past another person who is sleeping on the streets and to experience the feelings that confront us at that moment. Homelessness is continuously rising around the world.…

03 - 17 May

Mindful Drawing

Exploring mark-making as meditation

Facilitator: Anna Black

Mindful Drawing is an exploration of drawing as meditation. We will experiment with different exercises involving the senses and mark-making. There will also be short periods of guided meditation. No prior meditation or drawing experience is needed.

04 - 18 May

Advanced Nature Writing

Advanced Nature Writing with Stephen Moss

Facilitator: Stephen Moss

Naturalist, author and academic Stephen Moss has now run several successful and popular online and in-person taster courses on Nature Writing for Hawkwood. Join Stephen now for a course on Advanced Nature Writing, which will take you to the next…

04 - 18 May

How to Paint the Sky

Learn how to spot clouds & paint them

Facilitator: Gavin Pretor Pinney & Donna Levinstone

The Art of the Sky – A Watercolour Course This course of three live workshops will teach you how to paint in watercolour a range of varied cloud formations and skyscapes. As you learn different approaches and techniques for depicting…

04 May

Conversations that Matter: Life Lessons from Nepal

Resilience and hope in the High Himalayas

Facilitator: Zara Balfour and Phil Briggs

Conversations That Matter Series Join us for a new episode on our Conversation that Matter series that will take you to faraway places, consider a reality outside your own, and that will fill you with amazement for the human spirit’s…

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