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.

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14 - 18 Sep

Archetypes at Work Online Immersion Virtual Event

Developing Agility and Resilience

Facilitator: Olivier Mythodrama

Archetypes at Work Online Immersion Archetypes are key underlying patterns in human nature and experience. When you understand all 10 of these patterns – and learn how to activate them at will, you will become truly, future-fit. This training combines…

13 - 17 Oct
21-X413 - The Leader Within - Trevor Bentley
Event Postponed

The Leader Within Virtual Event

Discovering your leadership potential

Facilitator: Trevor Bentley

We hope to reschedule this programme to the Spring of 2022   A 6 part programme to help you find The Leader Within. Leadership is an art, not a science, and like all art the artist is fully reflected in…

31 - 03 Oct

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…

01 - 03 Nov

Climate Action Lab IV Virtual Event

#ShakeUpTheSystem #COP26

Facilitators: Climate Action Lab IV created by Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking in partnership with CAT's Zero Carbon Britain, One Resilient Earth & Network of Wellbeing

Hawkwood’s flagship climate action lab is a three-day intensive conference to #ShakeUpTheSystem! Welcoming world leaders at the forefront of change. Take a stand and play your part to ensure a greener, more resilient & creative future for all. Welcoming Vandana…

01 - 22 Nov

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…

03 - 08 Nov

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…

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…

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…

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.