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.

Improv for Beginners

Facilitator: Jon Trevor
This will be a gentle introduction into the joy of comedy and theatre improvisation. A low-pressure, high-enjoyment workshop in a fun, friendly, supportive and stress-free environment. You will learn to work together with others to spontaneously create group stories, scenes…

Lifelines: Summer Drawing Retreat

Facilitator: Morag Donnelly
Lifelines is a sacred, sensitive art practice that weaves together movement and drawing. It provides a space for opening our senses and becoming more present with ourselves, our materials and each other. In the nourishing season of summer, together we…

The Path Leading Home

Facilitator: Caít Branigan & Caitlín Matthews
How can find our way when certainties are swept away? By seeking the constant thread interweaving all traditions, we find the path leading back to our true nature, our true home. Through shamanic journey, song, and movement, we will find…

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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Deep Ecology: Lughnasadh

Facilitator: Jennifer Horsfall & Mark Graham
Using experiential practices, ritual, and myth Jennifer and Mark will show how the principles of deep ecology can be aligned to our personal journey of growth and self-discovery. Understanding human consciousness as a component of the ecological process, we will…

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…

Restoring Eden

Facilitator: David Goddard
We are all aware that our planet is in an ecological emergency and we must do all we can to avert this crisis. This course addresses this urgent issue from a spiritual and imaginative point of view. There will be…

Choral Weekend with Gavin Carr

Facilitator: Gavin Carr
Explore the music of Vaughan Williams through choral singing. This weekend will give you the opportunity to deepen your knowledge with likeminded singers, in an inspiring setting. The weekend will culminate in a public performance.

Choral Weekend Sing-Through

Facilitator: Gavin Carr
Revel in the work of one of Britain’s greatest symphonists. A beautiful way to spend a summer’s afternoon; listening to a choral recital of Vaughan William’s work with piano accompaniment. This concert will be led by Gavin Carr, one of…

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.
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Classical Guitar Masterclass

Facilitator: Craig Ogden
A masterclass opportunity to study with one of the best classical guitarists of our generation. This enjoyable, intense weekend study course is suitable for experienced players and advanced students with a minimum skill level of Grade 6 guitar. There will…