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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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01 - 04 Sep
Kabbalah_Summer_School
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The Way of Kabbalah

Making Kabbalah relevant in our contemporary world

Facilitator: Kurt Browne and Joanna Lapage-Browne

COURSE DATES FOR 2021 COMING SOON: Register your Interest   The Kabbalah Summer School offers a great opportunity to learn about (and to find meaning in) the universal Kabbalistic Tree of Life. The four days incorporate illustrated talks, guided meditations,…

03 Sep

Conversations that Matter with Ravi Ravindra [online]

Indian & Abrahamic Spiritual Teachings

Facilitator: Ravi Ravindra

Spiritual scholar Ravi Ravindra was due to give this public talk on Self Inquiry & Transformation in the opening evening of his weekend retreat. Due to the COVID crisis we are now bringing Ravi to you online via Zoom. Ravi…

04 - 06 Sep

Rest & Restore Yoga Retreat

Reclaim Your Right to Rest

Facilitator: Mel Skinner

Prepare to move from summer to autumn with deeply restful yoga. Rather than pushing ourselves into postures, this retreat will encourage you to let go of tension and worries. Using restorative yoga to reduce stress and tension and yoga nidra…

05 Sep

Fire Ceremony

In honour of Cuda

Facilitator: Kate Dineen

The mystery of fire speaks directly to us and reminds us of our ancient selves, the calling of our ancestors whose wisdom we carry in our DNA. In prehistoric times fire was used locally for warmth, cooking; upon beacons to…

06 - 10 Sep

Japanese Embroidery

Exquisite Traditional Art

Facilitator: Jackie Hall

This unique art form originated in Buddhist temples and is used for the elaborate decoration of Kimonos. This rarely taught skill has been based at Hawkwood for over sixteen years.  Using traditional methods and techniques you will produce truly stunning…

06 - 08 Sep
20-364 Spritual Search
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Spiritual Search

East & West

Facilitator: Ravi Ravindra

All serious teachings recommend the transformation of our whole being in order to come to the truth or to God. This retreat weekend explores the similarities and differences between the major religions of East and West.

10 - 24 Sep

The Wild & The Sacred [online]

A Nature Poetry Writing Workshop

Facilitator: Mary Reynolds Thompson

We read a poem and something stirs inside of us. We walk outdoors and are similarly inspired.  A glint of sunlight, the fiery spin of a copper leaf, and life leaps up in us. In this series of three workshops,…

12 Sep
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Blacksmithing Day

Summer and Autumn at the Forge

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…

14 Sep

Conversations that Matter with Sabina Rademacher [online]

Reconnecting to your inner guidance

Facilitator: Sabina Rademacher

Breaking through to your heart’s wisdom: A live talk So many of us have been living cut off from our heart’s wisdom due to cultural, educational and societal up-bringing. This cut-off has a tremendous impact on our ability for heart-connection,…

16 Sep
Abundant Harvest Daphne Lambert
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Return of the Larder: Abundant Harvest [online]

A Late Summer Masterclass

Facilitator: Daphne Lambert

In this charming masterclass, expert Daphne Lambert will share her skill, technique and know-how in the art of preservation. We will make preserves to enliven dishes, from the abundant harvest that is our late summer gardens, nearby hedgerows, and the…

21 Sep

Live Concert: Mélodie [online]

Flute and Piano

Facilitator: Elisabeth Hobbs & John Alley

Join Elisabeth Parry and John Alley for a livestream concert of music for flute and piano. Exploring the relationship between voice and flute, the duo will perform their own arrangements of songs and arias by Bach, Fauré, Strauss and Berg.…

22 - 06 Sep
Essential Oils online 2
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Essential Oils from the Garden [online]

Facilitator: Jonathan Code

This three session course is an introduction to sourcing and using essential oils from plants that grow in our gardens. We will be working with common aromatic plants that grow in the UK. The course is in three parts, part…

23 - 07 Sep
Animal Communication Telepathy
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Animal Communication [online]

Connecting with our Wild Tribe [online]

Facilitator: Jacqueline Buckingham

In this three-part online evening class, dive into a deep exploration of your relationship with the wild animal tribe who share the planet with us. In the process, reconnect with your own inner wild animal nature. * This online event…

25 - 27 Sep

Yoga with Ruth White

Facilitator: Ruth White

Originally trained and certificated by B.K.S. Iyengar, today Ruth adapts her Karuna teaching to the ever-changing needs of the student. She has developed a unique style of teaching that unites pupil and teacher in an atmosphere of happiness and well-being.…

25 - 27 Sep
Gizella K Warburton Art
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Weaving the Line

A practical art retreat

Facilitator: Gizella K Warburton

Develop the confidence to take risks with your ideas and nurture your own creative voice. This course is suitable for those new to drawing or making, or for experienced artists wanting to revisit or refresh their practice. In observing the…

25 Sep

Reinventing Organisations XTRA Orientation Session [Online]

Zoom orientation session

Facilitator: Peter Baily & Paul Jackson

You are invited to join us for a 2-hour zoom orientation session; in this session, you will have the opportunity to meet other participants, hear about our 4 module online program and to ask us questions about any logistics, timings…

28 - 12 Sep

Making Peace Within [online]

Connecting to the natural power of your Self

Facilitator: Sabina Rademacher

“We won’t make peace on Earth until we find peace within ourselves.” When we turn our gaze inward, we can discover the most incredible innate and natural tools of healing and balance. The equanimity and calm we seek to find…

30 - 14 Sep

Flutes Inspired [online]

Learn, rehearse, perform: making flute music together again

Facilitator: Elisabeth (Hobbs) Parry & John Alley

Join Elisabeth and John in this short online course exploring flute technique and repertoire, with opportunities to perform and work on an ensemble piece together. In this 3-part course, we will come together to work on technique, put together a…