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.

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Serious Play: Kickstart Your Creativity

Virtual Event
Facilitator: Helen Tyrell
How can you focus on what really makes your heart sing? How does doing that move you closer to your life work and purpose? In living creatively you will be able to bring more of your talents to bear, more…
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Living Presence Membership

Virtual Event
Facilitator: Chloe Goodchild
Chloe Goodchild has had a longstanding and well-rooted relationship with Hawkwood for almost three decades. The depth of her work brings an astonishing resonance that fills the grounds of Hawkwood and beyond – and now with our virtual singing field,…

Songwriting for Voices

Facilitator: Helen Chadwick
This will be Helen’s fourth songwriting workshop at Hawkwood on creating harmony songs for unaccompanied voices, small groups and choirs. We will create alone and collaborate with others to share what we make with the group, noticing and collating an…
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A Wild Soul Woman™

Virtual Event
Facilitator: Mary Reynolds Thompson
During the course, you will travel into the deepest and most untamed aspects of the soul. You will enter an inner world of archetypes, metaphors, symbols, dreams and imagery, where ancient Earth energies shed light on the fullness of who…

Dance Movement in Nature

Facilitator: Jemima Bennett
This one day workshop takes place outdoors within the beautiful woodland of Hawkwood. Taking inspiration from the textures, sounds, light and colours of the trees, plants, undergrowth and creatures, we will find new ways to express ourselves through movement and…

Choral Weekend with Gavin Carr

Facilitator: Gavin Carr
Explore the music of Vaughan Williams Mass in G Minor, and come away with a renewed sense of vigour and excitement in the possibilities of choral singing. This weekend will give you the opportunity to deepen your knowledge with like-minded…

Dance the Circle Round

Facilitator: Stephanie Rose
This weekend explores the gradual disintegration of the Great Mother goddess of ancient times, fragments of which take us dancing into Old Europe and indigenous cultures who still revere the earth. Stephanie will teach both traditional folk and modern choreographed…

Printing with Leaves

Facilitator: Clare Walsh
A day exploring colour and textures, printing with natural leaves and grasses. You will learn the process of sublimation printing using the heat press to create beautiful and unique botanical designs.

Craig Ogden Guitar Concert

Facilitator: Craig Ogden
An engaging summer concert with chart-topping guitarist Craig Ogden. This Friday night recital will include music by Aguado, Rodrigo, Albeniz, Villa-Lobos and Bach. It will be a varied programme of key works from the guitar repertoire.

Rest & Restore Yoga Retreat

Facilitator: Mel Skinner
Prepare to move from summer to autumn with deeply restful yoga and nature-based meditations and activities to help you connect with your surroundings, as well as your body. From restorative yoga to remove the effects of high stress, and gentle…

Writing for Screen & Radio with Graham Duff

Facilitator: Graham Duff
Multi-award winning TV comedy and drama screenwriter Graham Duff will provide you with a range of strategies to create powerful, engaging and entertaining scripts. Whether you’re a novice, or someone who has been writing for a while, Graham can help…

Ruth White Yoga Retreat

Facilitator: Ruth White
Ruth White Yoga Retreat will allow you to work to your needs, inspire as well as relax and revitalise yourself. Preparing your body and mind to enter into Autumn with the glow of self-care. This lecture and workshop lifts the…

Preserving Workshop: Folkloric Food

Facilitator: Daphne Lambert
Folkloric Food brings you a day of sharing food stories and simple methods of preservation that have been passed down through the generations. As we pass the autumn equinox and edge towards the winter there is still an abundance of…