Inner Life

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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11 - 01 Jan

Tai Chi [online]

For Mind, Body and Spirit

Facilitator: Chris Taylor

Learn the ancient art of Tai Chi – slow and graceful movements that build health, focus the mind and connect you to the energy that flows through all life. * Please note that this is an online course, delivered via…

20 Jan

Coherent Self, Coherent World: A Live Talk [online]

Book Launch

Facilitator: Diana Durham

This live online talk comprises a series of simple thought experiments looking through the windows of myth and archetype, Tibetan Buddhist thought and physicist David Bohm’s theory of the Implicate Order, to show how we can draw on our inner…

26 Jan

The Quantum Leader Masterclass [online]

Lead from the Emerging Future

Facilitator: Catherine G Lucas

Step into quantum leadership to have the impact you want in your work or your community. You will leave this Masterclass with: An understanding of the key qualities of quantum leadership and what they look like in your specific context.…

27 - 10 Jan

Signs, planets & aspects​ [online]

Astrology Course

Facilitator: Mark Graham

This three-part course will introduce participants to the basic elements of an astrological chart.  The course will look at how the signs of the zodiac reflect the changing seasons, the ‘personality’ astrologers assign to each of the planets, and how…

30 Jan
Event Cancelled

Deep Ecology: Imbolc

The Swelling Seed

Facilitator: Jenni Horsfall & Mark Graham

NEXT COURSE: DEEP ECOLOGY – BELTANE on SATURDAY 1 MAY Using experiential practices, ritual, and myth Mark and Jennifer will show how the principles of deep ecology can be aligned to our personal journey of growth and self-discovery. Understanding human…

02 - 23 Feb

Awakening the Sage Within [online]

From Age-ing to Sage-ing: In Partnership with Sage-ing International

Facilitator: Felice Rhiannon

With the remarkable opportunity to live longer, healthier and more fulfilled lives, we have the choice to change the paradigm of ageing…we can age outside the box. Using the interactive model created in the ground-breaking book “From Age-ing to Sage-ing”,…

03 Feb

Conversations that Matter with Charles Eisenstein [online]

World on Fire

Facilitator: Charles Eisenstein

The wildfires that have devastated five continents in the past year are inseparable from a much larger conflagration – that engulfing human society. Is it any wonder that a human world of blazing hatred, smouldering resentment, heated debates, and inflammatory…

04 - 18 Feb

Coherent Self, Coherent World [online]

How the Whole Self Produces Whole Outcomes

Facilitator: Diana Durham

The challenge of our time is to discover our own generative power. We do this by learning to use the magical tool of consciousness. Instead of reacting to events around us, we understand how to move with the natural order.…

22 - 08 Feb

Embodied Sovereign [online] Virtual Event

Meaningful human connection through Embodied Sovereign

Facilitator: Adam Wilder

Do you ever find it hard to say no? Can it be difficult to know what you want in any situation? Do you ever find yourself pleasing others at the expense of your own needs? You may be in need…

10 - 24 Mar

Be Your Future Self Now [online]

Conscious connection to your innate navigation tools

Facilitator: Sabina Rademacher

We all envision or dream of “becoming a better version of ourselves” and still, many of us – feel stagnant or even falling back at times. How come? Some of us wait for the external circumstances to change or to…

10 - 01 Mar

Living Presence: A Community of Sound [online]

The Singing Field Membership [online]

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 – more recently with our online programme, beyond…

17 Mar

Conversations that Matter with Olivier Mythodrama [online]

Ancient Tales Lived Now

Join us for this one-hour online Conversation that Matters with practitioners and facilitators of Olivier Mythodrama as we explore how the ancient and powerful old tales and original myths can enable us to transform the living beating story of our experience. This talk…

22 - 28 Mar

Gong Master Training: An Extensive Beginners Course

Initiatic Journey into the Magic of the Gong

Facilitator: Aidan McIntyre & Tim Byford

This extensive beginners course is conducted by renowned Gong Master Trainer Aidan McIntyre and Gong Master Tim Byford. Together, Aidan and Tim will introduce you to the magic of the Gong and sound therapy, using a variety of instruments and…

26 - 28 Mar

Re-Instate Your Inner Self

Heal the Wound to Heal the Wasteland

Facilitator: Diana Durham and Anthony Nanson

Modern western culture has decided that we live in ‘a material world’ and therefore have no inner self, no soul. We are conditioned to ignore this powerful aspect of ourselves just as the biological and physical sciences largely ignore the…

05 - 03 Apr

Speak to Change the World [online] Virtual Event

Change the world through public speaking

Facilitator: John Paul Flintoff

If you had the chance, would you change the world? Of course you would. But how? You may want to stop something bad, or start something wonderful. Either way, to have real impact you need to share it, speak about…

18 Apr

Tai Chi Day Retreat

Tai Chi day retreat connecting to your inner calm & the energy around us

Facilitator: Chris Taylor

Connect with your inner calm and through it, the energy that moves all life. Learn practices to build health and balance in your daily life.

01 May

Deep Ecology: Beltane

Fertility and Sensuality

Facilitator: Jenni 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…

20 - 23 May

Authentic Expression, Effortless Wisdom

Sound, Silence & the Voice Inside You

Facilitator: Chloe Goodchild

This unique retreat is inspired by Chloe Goodchild’s lifelong experience with sound and voice as a contemplative and reflective experience. Enjoy exploring a range of sound skills for self-inquiry, conscious movement, and the healing medicine of dynamic silence. You will…

23 - 01 Jul

Gong Master Training Course 2021

Facilitator: Don Conreaux & Aidan McIntyre

This year’s training will be led by Don Conreaux and Aidan McIntyre with the help of guest teachers Jon Birdsong, Robert Horwell, Kevin Goulding and Tim Byford, in addition to a guest voice coach to be announced. It will be the…

31 Jul

Deep Ecology: Lughnasadh

First Fruits

Facilitator: Jenni 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…