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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10 - 20 May
Tai Chi Day Retreat
Event Postponed

Qi Gong Membership Virtual Event

Ancient Energy Practices to Enhance Your Life

Facilitator: Chris Taylor

Qi Gong Membership Learn the ancient energy art of Qi Gong to bring health, vitality and focus to your everyday life.

23 Sep

Beyond Solastalgia

Finding the Language to Re-imagine our Future

Facilitator: Peter Moseley

In Association with Stroud Film Festival. Premier screening of a wide-ranging documentary on climate emergency, including its historical and social context and interviews with leading activists including Polly Higgins, Jonathon Porritt and Caroline Lucas. Come to the first in-person screening…

29 Sep

Frontline Folklore Film Screening with Ben Edge

A journey through the Ritual Year with Ben Edge & Bridget Christie in collaboration with Stroud Film Festival

Facilitator: Ben Edge

Join the artist Ben Edge on a journey through the ritual year, in which he visits, documents and interviews the participants of twenty of the most remarkable seasonal folk customs, rituals and ceremonies that are still taking place in the…

01 - 22 Oct

Art of Adornment Virtual Event

An exploration of Feminine Artistry in Motion

Facilitator: Kerry Wilde

Art of Adornment Can clothing be the vehicle to feel good? How would it feel to arrive at a sense of inner beauty and allow that to be experienced through the way we dress? This art of adornment course will…

10 Oct

Woodland Movement Performance

Scenes of Nature Connection

Facilitator: Jemima Bennett

A live afternoon performance that will take the audience on a journey through Hawkwood, demonstrating our close connection to nature through movement. Each part of the wood creates different moods and feelings that could be almost human, inviting the dancers…

20 Nov

The Art & Craft of Soapmaking

An introduction to soap making using plant oils, colours and scents

Facilitator: Jonathan Code

A one day workshop that introduces participants to the art and craft of soap making through an exploration of the history of soap, the use of herbs and essential oils in the making of Victorian washballs and the steps undertaken…

07 - 09 Jan

A Mindful New Year

A weekend meditation retreat

Facilitator: Sam May

Kick off the New Year with a clear and calm mind. Immerse yourself in a weekend of meditation and mindfulness with an experienced teacher and practitioner. Beginners welcome. For the beginner, this weekend course gives the understanding, confidence and experience…

04 - 06 Feb

Illustrating Nature Workshop

Unlock Your Creativity

Facilitator: Laura McKendry

Take inspiration from fruit, birds and the beautiful Hawkwood surroundings during a weekend of creative experimentation. Explore different ways to loosen up your illustrations, and how to move away from the pressures that can stifle creativity. Discover real techniques for…