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.

01 Jun

Blacksmithing Day

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…

15 Jun

Deep Ecology

Collective Myths and Consciousness

Facilitator: Jenni Horsfall & Mark Graham

Using experiential practices, ritual, and myth Jennifer and Mark will show how the principles of deep ecology underpin and inform our personal journey. Understanding human consciousness as a component of the ecological process, we will seek to inspire a creative…

17 - 18 Jun

Co-creating the Future of Work

Accelerating Organisational Shift

Facilitator: Dick Baker & Jackie Thoms

There is a shift in organisational life as the command-and-control paradigm has reached its limits. More effective ways to meet and make decisions coupled with a reorientation towards purpose-driven accountability have led people to work together in more creative and…

21 - 23 Jun

The Magic of Storytelling

Folktales, magic & public speaking

Facilitator: Sue Hollingsworth

Traditional stories are the basis for beginning to explore the world of storytelling. You will be coached in confident speaking in front of a group and learn some key skills.  Suitable for complete beginners or those wanting to refresh their…

29 - 30 Jun

Watercolour Painting

Discovering the joys of watercolour

Facilitator: Julia Cairns

This course is ideal for beginners or those whose painting has lapsed and need a refresher class. Julia will guide you through the process of watercolour painting, including how to mix paints, the use of colour (how to avoid ‘muddy…

30 - 04 Jun
Japanese embroidery
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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…