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.

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

Loom Woven Cushion Cover

Facilitator: Angie Parker
Under the guidance of professional weaver, designer, and colour lover, Angie Parker, you will weave a cushion panel on a four-shaft table loom. Once you have designed the cloth for your cushion you can enjoy the process and therapeutic benefits…

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…

Energy Systems Science and Practice

Facilitator: Curtis Ogden
Everything is energy. This course is an experience of “energy system science”, a trans-disciplinary field that focuses our attention on the movement and exchange of energy as fundamental to creating and regenerating all systems of Life; whether we are talking…

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.…

Briony Greenhill in Concert with Asha McCarthy

Facilitator: Briony Greenhill & Asha McCarthy
Come and experience a collaborative performance between Briony Greenhill and Asha McCarthy. This concert will explore the question of “What is to bring a child into this country, culture, world at this time?” ALL WELCOME!   Arrivals from 7.00pm; Concert 7.30pm…

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…

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…

Loom Weaving Retreat

Facilitator: Angie Parker
Join us for an enjoyable and educational workshop led by professional weaver Angie Parker. You’ll receive expert guidance on how to set up a multi-shaft table loom and learn the techniques of plain weave and twill. At the end of…

A Year in a Field

Facilitator: Directed by Christopher Morris
BAFTA-winning documentarian Christopher Morris invites us to slow down, as he films for a year in a West Cornwall field; to immerse ourselves in this quiet, direct-action of stillness, to take a breath and reflect on the planetary impacts of…

Forest Bathing

Facilitator: Dee Aebischer
Come and join Dee Aebischer, a qualified guide with the UK Forest Bathing Institute, who holds a Masters & PhD in Forest Science, as she leads you on a journey of discovery through the art of Forest Bathing (also known…

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…

POSTPONED Supper and Documentary: The Garden

Facilitator:
The fourteen-acre community garden at 41st and Alameda in South Central Los Angeles is the largest of its kind in the United States. Started as a form of healing after the devastating L.A. riots in 1992, the South Central Farmers…

Gong Initiation Course

Facilitator: Aidan McIntyre & Tim Byford
Join us for a full and stimulating immersion into the Way of The Gong, an extensive introduction into working with the gong, singing bowls, and other sound healing instruments as transformational tools for the self and others. This course is…

Hawkwood Huddle – March

Facilitator: Penny Gundry & Jo Weatherall
If you’re looking to join a networking group with fellow business people then we’d love to welcome you to join us for a monthly Hawkwood Huddle. Join us for this new, monthly networking group held at Hawkwood. Connect, share ideas…

Forest Bathing

Facilitator: Dee Aebischer
Come and join Dee Aebischer, a qualified guide with the UK Forest Bathing Institute, who holds a Masters & PhD in Forest Science, as she leads you on a journey of discovery through the art of Forest Bathing (also known…

Eating Wild

Facilitator: Jos Fletcher
Join an immersive course on foraging that will inform and delight you, leaving you confident and inspired to explore wild food. This course will go a lot further than nettles and pesto and many unexpected plants will be covered.  This…

Sketchbooking Your Environment

Facilitator: Emma Leyfield
Many of us aspire to keep a regular sketchbook, journal or diary, but it’s deceptively hard to get started, let alone stick to it. This workshop is an opportunity to put you blank-page nerves aside and go out painting in…

Hawkwood Huddle – April

Facilitator: Penny Gundry & Jo Weatherall
If you’re looking to join a networking group with fellow business people then we’d love to welcome you to join us for a monthly Hawkwood Huddle. Join us for this new, monthly networking group held at Hawkwood. Connect, share ideas…

Kabbalah: Paths on the Tree of Wisdom

Facilitator: Mike Bais
This course compliments the publication of Mike Bais’ latest book “Paths on the Tree of Wisdom”, published by Watkins Books, London. Those who participate on this course will receive the knowledge of the Tree of Life and the unique diagram…

Deep Ecology: Beltane

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 with our personal journey of growth and self-discovery. Understanding human consciousness as a component of the ecological process, we will…

Journey to Net Zero

Facilitator: Jane Davidson, Stan Townsend and Alicia Carey
The world is experiencing the disastrous impacts of the climate crisis and is currently off track to avert further impacts.  Leading scientists recently issued what they called “our final warning”. The Welsh Government and Plaid Cymru have jointly invited an…

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…

Painting and Alchemy

Facilitator: Marius von Brasch
This course introduces you to both the intriguing symbolism of Renaissance alchemical imagery and how to make paintings or drawings in response to what the pictures, motifs and colours trigger in us as individuals. It invites the participants to actively…

Hawkwood Huddle

Facilitator: Penny Gundry & Jo Weatherall
If you’re looking to join a networking group with fellow business people then we’d love to welcome you to join us for a monthly Hawkwood Huddle. Join us for this new, monthly networking group held at Hawkwood. Connect, share ideas…

Futures Literacy: The Emergence Academy

Facilitator: UNESCO Chair Loes Damhof & Artist Alex Lambie
As times feel more uncertain, we often respond too fast to urgency, regularly resulting in yet more of the same. To uncover and discover new genuine pathways we need new regenerative leadership. In this three-day course, inspired by the beautiful Cotswolds…

The Upper Room: The Dwelling Place of Christ Within

Facilitator: William Meader
Within the subtle planes of human consciousness is found The Upper Room. It is a dimension of awareness that transcends the mental, emotional and physical perceptions of the personality and is the place where your soul is inwardly found. In…

Public Talk: The Forerunners, Agents in Support of the Soul of Humanity

Facilitator: William Meader
As humanity, and the world we live in, face such huge and growing challenges, renowned teacher of esoteric philosophy, William Meader, will present a spiritual perspective to what’s happening and why. He’ll also share practical insights to help us understand…

Eating Wild

Facilitator: Jos Fletcher
Join an immersive course on foraging that will inform and delight you, leaving you confident and inspired to explore wild food. This course will go a lot further than nettles and pesto and many unexpected plants will be covered. This…

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…

Japanese Embroidery

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…

RSA Event: Launch of The Integrity Centre

Facilitator: Professor Martin Calnan, Dr. Jeremy Chapman x RSA
This launch event will celebrate the ambition to develop and to further the practice of integrity through dialogue, exchange, exploration, education and research in an international and multi-cultural context, in order for integrity to become a way of being in…