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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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02 - 16 Dec

Writing our Way to Winter Solstice Virtual Event

Hello Darkness My Old Friend: An Online Writing Workshop

Facilitator: Mary Reynolds Thompson

The poet Wendell Berry writes that if we go into the dark, we will find that it “blooms and sings.” Darkness is alive, vibrant, and necessary. As we approach the Winter Solstice, this three-part writing workshop explores the meaning and…

12 Jan
Regenerative Arts
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Conversation that Matters with Daniel Christian Wahl, Bridget McKenzie, Justin Hopper & Lisa Shaw Virtual Event

Conversations that Matter

Facilitators: Daniel Christian Wahl, Justin Hopper, Lisa Shaw & Bridget McKenzie

Starting 2022 with curiosity, warmth and realness – here is a Conversation that Matters not to be missed. We need fine artists, poets, play-writers and musicians, we need applied practitioners, cultural creators and deeper listeners to give voice and local expression…

13 - 30 Jan

A Wild Soul Woman™ Virtual Event

A Journey into the Heart of Your Untamed, Unashamed, Unstoppable Self

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…

18 Jan
Listening Across Profound Difference
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Listening across Profound Difference

A community event

Facilitator: Katherine Long

How do we listen across profound difference? Stand in the shoes of people who seem ‘on the other side’? Whether as leaders, change practitioners, citizens activists, how do we rise to the challenge of deep, empathic listening at such a…

01 - 22 Feb

Creative Activism Virtual Event

A Creative Way for our Time

Facilitator: Helen Tyrell

How do you bring your voice to bear in the matters that matter to you most? Whether or not you see yourself as an activist, the way you engage with today’s challenges has power and impact – for you and…

02 - 23 Mar

Birds and Words Virtual Event

Birds through Time, History & Culture

Facilitator: Stephen Moss

What have birds ever done for us? For millennia, we exploited them for food, created myths and legends around them, and hunted them for ‘sport’. Gradually, though, our relationship with birds changed: we protected them, saved the places where they…

06 - 10 Mar

Japanese Embroidery

Exquisite Traditional Art

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…

07 - 28 Mar

Global Philosophy Virtual Event

An Introduction to the Philosophy of India, China & the Muslim World

Facilitator: Darren Harper

Much of the world’s philosophy has historically been ignored by the West. Yet, if philosophy is a love of wisdom, there is no doubt that the philosophy of cultures from all locations and times can enrich us. This course will…

10 Mar

The Filmmaker’s House

Screening and Q&A with Film Director

Facilitator: Marc Isaacs

An independent film by Marc Isaacs from London’s acclaimed Verve Pictures. It challenges prejudice, subverts expectations and asks questions about the nature of filmmaking itself. The evening includes Q&A with Marc Isaacs.  

19 - 22 Apr

Leading from the Future

Facilitating Innovation & Emergence

Facilitator: Robin Alfred

This event will explore the true nature of the future and the part we play in its emergence. Over three days, we will differentiate between imagination, intuition and inspiration; and help participants to better understand the process of innovation. We…

19 - 23 Jun

Japanese Embroidery

Exquisite Traditional Art

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…

11 - 14 Sep

Japanese Embroidery

Exquisite Traditional Art

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…

06 - 10 Nov

Japanese Embroidery

Exquisite Traditional Art

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…