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.

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18 Mar

Climate Action Lab Call Back

What Next? Keeping each other accountable.

Facilitator: Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking

We’ve all attended a conference and left with handfuls of inspiration and an exciting checklist. But what happens next? How do we keep the momentum going? Accountability and community are key. Join us for a 2-hour interactive session to come…

19 - 21 Mar

Writing in Wild Spring

Writing the Wild Spring

Facilitator: Helen Moore

Writing in Wild Spring. Over Spring Equinox, we’ll open to wildness and new growth within and without, as we explore the beautiful land of Hawkwood and enjoy creative writing. In developing our response to place and other-than-human realms, we’ll read…

25 Mar

The Refugee Crisis – Conversations that Matter with Jaz O’Hara

The Refugee Crisis

Facilitator: Jaz O'Hara

The Refugee Crisis remains the biggest humanitarian crisis of our time. The UNHCR predicts that by 2050, 1 billion people will be displaced. But for many of us, this raises lots of questions… Why are so many people leaving their…

01 Apr

April Fools Special Event

Improv: Moments & Mindset

Facilitator: Neil Mullarkey

Have you ever seen an improv show – where a team of performers create spontaneous scenes and stories based on audience suggestions? Here is your chance to experience an hour-long taster session on April Fools’ Day, run by one of…

05 - 10 Apr

Wild Ways to Writing

A Mentoring Journey into Deeper Nature Connection

Facilitator: Helen Moore

Wild Ways to Writing offers a unique creative writing journey into deeper Nature connection. Assisting participants to develop a ‘co-creative writing practice’ inspired by the natural world and our ‘wild self’. Helen offers guidelines and themed assignments to inspire your…

05 - 03 Apr

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…

07 - 12 Apr

Conscious Connections with Nature

Explore the infinite potential of human kinship with nature

Facilitator: Kate Dineen

Conscious Connections with Nature Taking harmony with nature as the core value, this six-session course offers a coherent structure. You will have the opportunity to explore your unique relationship with the environment; an invitation to deepen awareness of nature wisdom…

12 - 26 Apr
Mind Management
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The Magic of Mind Management

Practical ways to develop a new mental paradigm

Facilitator: Terry Ellston

“Your body was made to serve your travels, your mind to guide the body – and your soul to remember the path” Terry Elston For those on the path less travelled, this Magic of Mind Management will look into how…

14 - 16 Apr

The Regenerative Path

Leadership for the future

Facilitator: Jenny Andersson

We are in a time of transformative and turbulent change. A time of breakdowns and breakthroughs. A time that asks us to step courageously into an unknown, unknowable, emerging future. Are you longing for a different way to develop your personal agency…

29 Apr

Do Something For Nothing – Conversations that Matter with Joshua Coombes

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

Facilitator: Joshua Coombes

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. In cities with such…

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