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.


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…

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,…

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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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…

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 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.

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.

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.

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…

The Way of Kabbalah

Facilitator: Kurt Browne & Joanna Lapage-Browne
This annual retreat provides a creative space in which we study and experience the universal principles of the Kabbalistic Tree of Life and in its extended form, Jacob’s Ladder and how to apply them to daily life. Our aim is…