Upcoming Courses & Events

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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.

03 Mar

Warm Data Lab

New Patterns of Connection

Facilitator: Nora Bateson

The theme for this event is: What is activism in a changing world? This enlivening day will introduce the Warm Data Lab, a cutting-edge process for initiating and managing change. Warm Data Labs are group exercises that help our ability to collectively…

03 - 28 Mar

Kickstart Your Novel

From Idea to Page in Eight Weeks

Facilitator: Tessa Harris

Aimed at eager beginners, this evening course will cover all the basic aspects of novel writing, including researching, creating great characters and editing, to possibly seeing your work in print. Classes will meet on Tuesday evenings for eight weeks.

04 - 06 Mar

Climate Action Lab

Practical Steps to Support a Thriving Planet

Facilitator: Hawkwood College Team with Mike Berners-Lee

How do we really change our current behavior? How can we introduce new systems into our organisations? This 2-day action lab will create the space for us to re-imagine the ways in which we can limit our impact on our…

11 Mar

Stroud Film Festival

[Work in Progress] Screening of Southern Journey (Revisited)

Facilitator: Matt Shaw

Ahead of its premiere later this year, we are proud to present a special work-in-progress screening of this freewheeling film. Come and enjoy the glorious soundtrack to a muso-geographic road trip through the American South by two outsiders. This film…

19 Mar
Event Cancelled

Stroud Film Festival: Beyond Solastalgia

Reimagining a Better Future

Facilitator: Peter Moseley

Come and view the premier of Peter Moseley’s latest film during the Stroud Film Festival. Discussion with Peter follows the screening. This documentary premier examines causes of and future solutions to the climate emergency.

21 Mar
Fully Booked

Blacksmithing Day

Spring 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…

22 Mar
Fully Booked

Blacksmithing Day

Spring 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…