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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.

We are open and have implemented a Safety Protocol in order to welcome you to a secure venue following recommended government guidelines (COVID Risk Assessment).

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06 - 20 Aug

Poetry & Activism [online]

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 world-views of separation and experience a cosmology of connection. These workshops will explore poetry, arts activism, creativity and social change,…

27 Aug

A Changemaker’s Retreat: The Wisdom of Self Healing

The Dance of Trauma and Healing

Facilitator: Katherine Long

A day for change practitioners and leaders to explore the dynamics of trauma and healing in their life and work. A day deep in Nature for your personal embodied wellness, and the wellness of your work.

29 Aug

Storytelling from Life

How Our Reality Is Created By The Stories We Tell Ourselves

Facilitator: Adam Fotheringham

A one-day workshop looking at the way we shape our experience through the stories we tell ourselves and others. We will be sharing stories from our lives, and considering how we arrived at these versions of events. We will be…

03 Sep

Indian & Abrahamic Spiritual Teachings [online]

Spiritual Search: a public talk

Facilitator: Ravi Ravindra

Indian and Abrahamic Spiritual Teachings – a talk with Ravi Ravindra Spiritual scholar Ravi Ravindra was due to give this public talk on Self Inquiry & Transformation in the opening evening of his weekend retreat. Due to the COVID crisis…

06 - 08 Sep
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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.

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…

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…

20 - 22 Nov

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…