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.

Spirit of Restoration

Facilitator: William Meader
It is clear that humanity has entered into a period of profound evolutionary change, with the turmoil within our political systems, the unimaginable implications of climate change, and the economic predicament we now face. It is clear that significant change…

Sound Wisdom

Facilitator: Chloe Goodchild
Life on Mother Earth is awakening humanity to a new language of consciousness, led by deep intuition, vitality, intimacy and the sound of our true Nature. With us, you will experience non-judgemental listening, discernment, dissolution of the old narratives, together…

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…

The Art of Celtic Seership

Facilitator: Caitlín Matthews
This late summer retreat will open your perception to subtle levels of knowing in nature and in your own soul. Hawkwood’s beautiful gardens, natural spring, labyrinth and woodland provide a supportive context for our explorations.

Kabbalah Experience Course

Facilitator: Mike Bais
In this course we will explore through theory and practice, the metaphysics of Kabbalah in relation to the rich inner mythology of the Round Table and the Quest for the Grail. These two traditions will cross-fertilise each other during this…

Recoup Your Embodied Movement

Facilitator: Lindsay McLeod
During this weekend retreat, bring yourself back to a settled state so that you may find your embodied movement and natural fluidity inherent within you. You will develop the skills to listen to your body at a cellular level. This…

Lifelines: Midwinter 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 depths of winter, together we will…

Finding Quiet Strength

Facilitator: Judith Kleinman
Find your quiet strength through a combination of movement practices such as Tai Chi, Yoga and Alexander Technique. This course will explore how to develop a practice that creates flexible resilience, strength and ease in everyday life. It will help…

Viol Consorts

Facilitator: Jane Francis & David Hatcher
This weekend invites players to try their hand at different sized consorts, working at times from facsimile music on renaissance viol instruments. Expect to be stretched and encouraged in your viol practice within a supportive atmosphere. There will also be…

Protected: I Fagiolini Friends Weekend

Facilitator: Robert Hollingworth
Come and join Robert Hollingworth to experience Orazio Benevoli – a mass for several choirs. Please note, places are determined by a good balance of voices. Applications for Tenor, Bass and Alto voices are available. *This weekend is primarily for…

Weaving the Line: Vessel and Form

Facilitator: Gizella K Warburton
During this course we will be considering the line through observations, mark making and interpretation. Using these start points we will explore linear and spatial relationships, and different ways of introducing “content” and detail with fibres and yarns. This course…

A Wild Soul Woman™

Facilitator: Mary Reynolds Thompson
It’s time to embody and express from your wild soul – the part of you that knows you are one with deserts, forests, rivers, mountains, and meadows.  To break free of the fears and cages that hold you back. To…

Nature Facilitation Training

Facilitator: Andy Raingold, Roz Bird, Sarri Bater & Declan D’arcy
This course will shift how you think, feel and embody the practice of transformation. Through experiential learning, we will bring awareness to the nature of change and the relationship between the personal and the systemic. We will reveal power dynamics…

The World of Being

Facilitator: William Meader
The destiny of many of those who walk the spiritual path is to eventually achieve Initiate Consciousness. It is a state of awareness that arises when the soul and personality have been fused as one, and it opens the door…

Sound Wisdom

Facilitator: Chloe Goodchild
Come with us on a journey into the secret heart of your unique sound. Discover new ways to hear and express your truth, with confidence, courage and presence. Discover your voice as a spiritual practice. Your authentic voice is the…

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…

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…

Kabbalah in Everyday Life

Facilitator: Mike Bais
In this course, through the application, study and meditation of the Kabbalah do we come to a greater understanding of these beautiful mysteries. This course aims to bring peace, clarity, insight, self-knowledge and healing. Whether you are a beginner or…

Restoring Eden

Facilitator: David Goddard
During this course you will learn how to commune with Nature through sacred drama, ancient stories, and song. By developing companionship with Nature-spirits we will enhance both land’s sacredness and our own. Then we will also be able to holistically…

Transforming Inclusion

Facilitator: Andy Raingold, Roz Bird, Sarri Bater & Declan D’arcy
This course is about transforming inclusion and bringing more systemic awareness to your life and facilitation. It will help you to be more inclusive and care for the needs of people who identify and experience life in very different ways.…

Ruth White Yoga Retreat

Facilitator: Ruth White
It’s all about where your attention is, not your ability. Through the practice of asana, pranayama, and meditation; moving further into the peace and quiet of the mind. Let us work together on our so-called problems and release any anxiety…

Introduction to Pattern Cutting

Facilitator: Jamilla Ives
Are you ready to take your clothes-making to the next level? In this Introduction to Pattern Cutting for beginners course you will learn the basics of pattern cutting. This is an opportunity to learn key skills make your own clothes;…

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…

Vision of Albion

Facilitator: Caitlín Matthews, John Matthews & Simon Wilson
On this 38th annual Company of Hawkwood weekend – open to all – we explore the indwelling sense of Albion as an inspired land, and consider the nature of that call to awaken. What does it mean to honour that…

Finding Quiet Strength

Facilitator: Judith Kleinman
This course will cover the skills of Finding Quiet Strength, working with mindful poise, thought and movement. The course is suitable for anyone exploring these ideas for the first time, alongside people who have been before. We will be developing…

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…

Recorder Weekend with Palisander

Facilitator: Palisander
International award-winning quartet, Palisander, will facilitate a weekend of ensemble playing that celebrates the diversity of the recorder. The repertoire will span from the medieval to the present day, including repertoire unique to Palisander. Members of the quartet blend their…

Further Adventures in Art Journaling

Facilitator: Jo Beal
Boost your creative habit with Jo’s Further Adventures in Art Journaling weekend drawing retreat. The focus will be on drawing, growing your enjoyment in drawing and using it to creatively reflect and capture your life and the world around you.…