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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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04 - 18 May

Advanced Nature Writing
Virtual Event

Advanced Nature Writing with Stephen Moss

Facilitator: Stephen Moss

Naturalist, author and academic Stephen Moss has now run several successful and popular online and in-person taster courses on Nature Writing for Hawkwood. Join Stephen now for a course on Advanced Nature Writing, which will take you to the next…

04 May

Conversations that Matter: Life Lessons from Nepal
Virtual Event

Resilience and hope in the High Himalayas

Facilitator: Zara Balfour and Phil Briggs

Conversations That Matter Series Join us for a new episode on our Conversation that Matter series that will take you to faraway places, consider a reality outside your own, and that will fill you with amazement for the human spirit’s…

10 - 13 May

Regenerative Confluence
Virtual Event

An innovative 4-day conference in professional and personal regeneration

Facilitator: Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking

Explore the core principles and practices underpinning regeneration in this 4-day conference. This confluence will be facilitated by the Hawkwood team, opened by Dr. C. Otto Scharmer, author of Theory U, co-founder of the Presencing Institute and Senior Lecturer in…

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.

18 May

Music That Matters with Emma Warren
Virtual Event

Make Some Space & Document your Culture: Music That Matters Series

Facilitator: Emma Warren & Matthew Shaw

Tune in for a Music that Matters episode with journalist, and radio presenter author Emma Warren. This event will be hosted by Hawkwood Curator Matthew Shaw. This event will be delivered via Zoom.

19 May
Conversations That Matter: Futures Literacy & The Future
Event Postponed

Futures Literacy
Virtual Event

Conversations that Matter on Futures

Facilitators: Loes Damhof, Alex Lambie & Steve Fuller

A one hour journey into the powerful capability of Futures Literacy. Giving a taste of what it has to offer you, how you can apply it and why UNESCO named it a critical competency for the 21st century.

21 - 23 May

Gurkha Getaway

Outdoor practical & cultural weekend

Facilitator: Zara Balfour & Phil Briggs

The world’s first Gurkha activity weekend gives you the chance to experience the lifestyle of a Nepalese Gurkha in the great outdoors, learn about their culture and history, take part in fun physical activities. Eat Nepalese curry cooked by the…

22 May
Blacksmithing Day
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Spring Blacksmithing Day

Spring at the Forge: Blacksmithing Workshop

Facilitator: Arian Leljak

During the Blacksmithing day, you 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 and…

23 May
Blacksmithing Day
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Spring Blacksmithing Day

Spring at the Forge: Blacksmithing Workshop

Facilitator: Arian Leljak

During the Blacksmithing day, you 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 and…

26 May

Music That Matters with Emma Kirby
Virtual Event

Music That Matters Series

Facilitator: Emma Kirkby & Alicia Carey

Tune in for a #MusicThatMatters episode with Dame Carolyn Emma Kirkby, DBE, well known as an English soprano and early music specialist. In this episode, Emma Kirkby will share insights and inspiration. She hopes to celebrate a number of performers; some…