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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.

27 - 01 Apr
20-180A Olivier Mythodrama
Event Postponed

Archetypes at Work

Coaching Training - Level 1

Facilitators: Richard Olivier, Laurence Hillman & Lesley Quilty

Archetypes at Work ™ is a new experiential learning methodology to help individuals, teams and organisations become future-fit. Archetypes are the underlying patterns of human nature and experience. As such they are – often invisibly – ‘running the show’. The…

01 - 04 May
20-181 Divine Love in Action Hawkwood College
Event Postponed

Divine Love in Action

Transforming Our World with Sacred Activism

Facilitator: Andrew Harvey

Sacred Activism is a transforming force of compassion-in-action that is born of a fusion of deep spiritual knowledge, courage, love, and passion, with wise radical action in the world. The large-scale practice of Sacred Activism can become an essential force…

01 May
The Birth of a New Humanity
Event Cancelled

The Birth of a New Humanity

Public talk by Andrew Harvey

Facilitator: Andrew Harvey

Listen to an inspiring speaker who will surprise, challenge and delight you with his eloquence and passion about mystical poetry, activism and human transformation.

12 - 15 May
20-061 Hawkwood Men's Mythodrama Retreat & Rites of Passage
Event Postponed

Maybe I’m a King

A Mythodrama Rite of Passage for Men

Facilitators: Michael Boyle, William Ayot & Nathan Roberts

The 21st century needs self-aware and emotionally present men as never before. These are men who can take responsibility, harness the imagination, collaborate, lead and rise to the challenges of our unstable world. Historically, such men underwent mysterious rites that…

08 Jun
20-231 Embracing Diversity & Inclusion 2
Event Postponed

Embracing Diversity & Inclusion

A living systems approach.

Facilitator: Katherine Long

This workshop explores how leaders and change practitioners embrace and enhance diversity and inclusion as a key principle within their work, and the wider systems they engage in, by applying regenerative, living systems principles to a complex and challenging topic.…

07 - 09 Aug

Poetry & Activism

Enlivening the language of social change

Facilitator: Drew Dellinger

Poetry and activism both emerge from our capacity for imagination, our interconnectedness, and our love for the planet–allowing us to transcend worldviews of separation and experience a cosmology of connection. This workshop will explore poetry, arts activism, creativity and social change,…

07 Aug

Earth’s Revolution Poetry Performance

Poetry, Cosmology, and Activism

Facilitator: Drew Dellinger

The first evening of teaching on his course “Poetry and Activism“. Come wrap your ears around some wonderful performance poetry by the renowned Drew Dellinger!

06 - 08 Sep

Spiritual Search

East & West

Facilitator: Ravi Ravindra

All serious teachings recommend the transformation of our whole being in order to come to the truth or to God. This retreat weekend explores the similarities and differences between the major religions of East and West.

06 Sep

Indian & Abrahamic Spiritual Teachings

A public talk

Facilitator: Ravi Ravindra

The first evening of teaching on his course “Spiritual Search: East & West”.

09 - 11 Sep

Transformative Leadership Programme

How can we embed human connection in services and systems?

Join a 6 month Learning Marathon to explore the answer to this question and develop the craft of relationship-centred design, together with a dozen peers. Based in London with 2 residential weekends in Stroud, the Deepr Learning Marathon is powered…

25 Sep

Reinventing Organisations XTRA I

Connected Leadership (Module 1)

Facilitator: Peter Baily & Paul Jackson

This is the first experiential workshop of an innovative training course that comprises three modules starting September 2020. It builds on the world-recognised organisational model Reinventing Organisations, devised by Frédéric Laloux. We are asked to imagine an organisation where people…

25 Sep

Reinventing Organisations XTRA III

Living in your Element (Module 3)

Facilitator: Peter Baily & Paul Jackson

At the heart of your ability to lead is your unique personality. We call this your “shaping” or your embodiment. These aspects determine how you see the world, how you feel, behave, make decisions and communicate with others. Using the…

09 - 11 Oct

Improv for Beginners

A gentle introduction into the joy of comedy and theatre improvisation.

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…

15 Oct

RSA Talk: The Good Ancestor

How to think long-term in a short-term world

Facilitator: Roman Krznaric

Come and listen to a leading philosopher and best selling author who is always entertaining and engaging. His newly published book The Good Ancestor argues that the greatest challenge we face is not climate change, extreme inequality or terrorism: it…