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7 Books to Get You Prepped for COP26

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Working at Hawkwood

The team talks about their experiences working at Hawkwood. Our small gritty team share their learnings, challenges and inspiration. Cathy Working for Hawkwood during the past year has certainly presented …

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Gift Economy

Gift Economy: What it is and why we do it You might have wondered why Hawkwood, as an arts charity that has been heavily impacted by the economic challenges of …

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Dance & Nature Series

A community collaboration in Hawkwood’s woodland during the lockdown Dancing in nature has been a tradition for many cultures from the tribes of our ancestors to the traditional folk dances …

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News from our Chief Executive

Our charity’s struggle to survive the pandemic:  A year in reflection. It has been a rollercoaster journey and “improvise, adapt and overcome” continues to be our daily mantra. I recognise …

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Artist in Residence: Alicia Jane Turner

Artist in Residence: In Reflection I spent time at Hawkwood in September 2020, to begin research and development on a new sound and instruction led theatre experience called THIRST TRAP, …

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Artists in Residence: Leo, Lowri & Lou

We asked our Artist in Residence to share with us their experience of their work whilst on residency at Hawkwood. Below are the reflections of a group of artists, Leo …

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Dance & Nature

A community collaboration in Hawkwood’s woodland during the lockdown In these difficult times, people have been finding different ways to work in nature and finding great solace from it. I …

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Artist in Residence: Angela Spencer

Artist in Residence in Reflection I was extremely fortunate to be awarded a residency at Hawkwood CFT, a beautiful centre for courses just outside Stroud, in September 2020, fully residential …

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Transforming Crisis – It all has to go

Transforming Crisis  |- ‘It All Has To Go’ In my role as a counsellor and coach I witness people’s surprising skill in transforming crisis into opportunity, says Catherine G Lucas. …

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The Poetics of Architecture: An insight from David Wilson

A personal insight from David Wilson During the early years of my training as an architect, I was always more inclined to look for hands-on experience of building than to …

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Yoga

Fill Yourself with Light   Due to summer break and then a family emergency, I didn’t manage to lead my small (but perfectly formed) yoga class for eight weeks.  This …

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Before I Go 

Thinking About End of Life…   I have been quite insulated from death and dying – until recently.  My elderly mum nudged up to the brink in late August but …

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Icon Painting in the Russian Byzantine Style

An interview with our tutor, Nikita Andrejev Is Iconography primarily a religious practice in former times? When did it become available to laypeople & even those not allied to a …

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How to be an eco-system for well being

Loneliness and isolation hit most of us at some time in our lives, but there are places that provide solace and connection. Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking seeks to be …

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Every penny counts when it comes to climate change

By Bevis Watts, CEO, Triodos Bank UK Banks must acknowledge the role they have to play in tackling the existential challenge of climate change Little more than 10 years on …

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Poetry: Journey of self and the nature around.

1 Let the mist of morning song fill your heart with sacred gratitude for shared moments of connection Be full with the presence of tall trees as they rise from …

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