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.

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 - 22 Jun

Play Ethic Creativity Workshop
Virtual Event

A Creative Way for Our Time

Facilitator: Helen Tyrell

Do you long to bring more creativity into your life? We are creative beings! The wellspring of creativity which runs in all of us offers innovation, healing, beauty, and pleasure! This creativity workshop puts you in touch with your creative…

03 - 17 Jun

The Futures of Agency
Virtual Event

An in-depth Futures Literacy Laboratory

Facilitators: Loes Damhof, Alex Lambie & Steve Fuller

Recently named by UNESCO as a critical competency for the 21st Century, Futures Literacy (FL) enables users to make better informed decisions in the present. Our FL laboratories reveal subconscious assumptions that restrict your capacity to imagine; These biases colonise…

08 - 29 Jun

Wisdom of Self-Healing Systems: Summer
Virtual Event

Summer Season

Facilitator: Katherine Long

Spanning the Spring and Autumn equinoxes, and the Summer and Winter solstices, this quartet of online retreats provides the opportunity to deepen your relationship with Self in a flowing exchange within the wider body of Nature.

09 Jun

Healthy Boundaries Lab
Virtual Event

Create intimacy & connection through healthy boundaries

Facilitator: Adam Wilder

Have you ever said no when you wanted to say yes? Do you ever find it hard to say no to your partner, boss, children, family members? Then this is for you. In this introductory lab we will explore the…

17 Jun

Music That Matters with the Mirry Project
Virtual Event

Carers: Music That Matters Series

Facilitator: Mirry Project Makers & Matthew Shaw

Tune in for a Music that Matters episode with Simon, Tom, Kirsteen and Rupert who between them put the Mirry project together. “Mirry is one of those rare projects where the story seems so absolutely magical, that it’s almost impossible…

18 - 20 Jun
Yoga Retreat
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Midsummer Yoga Retreat

Replenish, renew and reflect

Facilitator: Mel Skinner

At this point of midsummer and the longest day, take time for yourself to both nourish and restore your energies. This weekend retreat will offer nature-based meditations, free time to explore and rest, a gentle ‘flow and restore’ yoga practice…

19 Jun
Blacksmithing Day
Fully Booked

Summer Blacksmithing Workshop

Summer at the Forge - June Workshop

Facilitator: Arian Leljak

During the Summer Blacksmithing Workshop, you will spend the day learning 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 long lasting…

20 Jun
Blacksmithing Day
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Summer Blacksmithing Workshop

Summer at the Forge - June Workshop

Facilitator: Arian Leljak

During the Summer Blacksmithing Workshop, you will spend the day learning 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 long lasting…

20 - 24 Jun

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 twenty years.  Using traditional methods and techniques you will produce truly stunning…

23 Jun

Music That Matters with Alabaster dePlume
Virtual Event

Music, caring, mental health: Music That Matters Series

Facilitators: Alabaster dePlume, Alicia Carey & Matthew Shaw

Tune in for a #MusicThatMatters episode with singer, songwriter and saxophonist Alabaster DePlume, well known for bringing theatrical spoken word to music audiences. This episode will explore the topics of music, caring, mental health and how they interweave. Hosting by…

24 Jun

Archetypal Wisdom: Acting in our Desired Futures
Virtual Event

Archetypal Wisdom for Transitional Times

Facilitator: Richard Olivier

Archetypal Wisdom Archetypes are underlying patterns in human nature and culture. Every civilisation identifies  its own Archetypes and lives with them and by them, until they get staid, stale or unsustainable. Times of great transition call for a change in…

29 Jun

Trestle Theatre Workshop
Virtual Event

Exploring Mask & Character Physicality in an Online Space

Facilitator: Trestle Theatre Facilitators

Trestle Theatre Workshop Following several months of online and socially distanced working Trestle Theatre Company will be running a 3 – hour practical session Theatre Workshop online. You’ll explore some of the mask and physical theatre techniques from their practice…