Upcoming Courses & Events

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.

Rush Basketry

Facilitator: Amy Cox
On this one-day course we will be working with English rush, schoenoplectus lacustris, a beautifully soft material to weave with, as well as some locally foraged fibres, such as dandelion. We will learn some ancient techniques of cordage and plaiting…

The Green Room

Facilitator: Soumik Datta Arts and Counterpoints Arts
Experience Indian contemporary music and hear about the collaboration between Soumik Datta Arts, Counterpoints Arts and Hawkwood CFT. ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Humour & Lateral Thinking

Facilitator: Sarah Tucker
Through a dynamic and intensive session, participants will learn how to harness the power of humour to optimise decision-making, improve clarity, and trigger lateral thinking. Discover how humour can be utilised beyond mere entertainment as a tool for lateral thinking…

How to Thrive in an Embodied Life

Facilitator: Lindsay McLeod
During this weekend retreat, bring yourself into relationship with the fluidity inherent in your body and its interaction with the world around it. You will develop the skills to hear your body at a cellular level; help us to engage…

Preservation Workshop: Autumn Bounty

Facilitator: Daphne Lambert
Autumn Bounty brings you a day of sharing food stories and simple methods of preservation that have been passed down through the generations. As we edge towards the winter there is still an abundance of fruit and vegetables to preserve.…

Preservation Workshop: Autumn Bounty

Facilitator: Daphne Lambert
Autumn Bounty brings you a day of sharing food stories and simple methods of preservation that have been passed down through the generations. As we edge towards the winter there is still an abundance of fruit and vegetables to preserve.…

The How of Happiness

Facilitator: Miriam Akhtar
An uplifting and inspiring journey into positive psychology and what it takes to feel good, function well and flourish. The weekend will equip you with a range of practical tools to grow your happiness. You will come away with your…

The Meditative Value of Painting

Facilitator: Christina Sadler
A painting day course! The act of making art is therapeutic, it allows our minds to wander into a meditative state. This one-day workshop will quiet the mind to access the flow and freedom that happens when you are truly…