Residential Courses

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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19 - 21 Mar

Writing in Wild Spring

Writing the Wild Spring

Facilitator: Helen Moore

Writing in Wild Spring. Over Spring Equinox, we’ll open to wildness and new growth within and without, as we explore the beautiful land of Hawkwood and enjoy creative writing. In developing our response to place and other-than-human realms, we’ll read…

30 - 02 Apr
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Rest & Restore Yoga Retreat

Inner Learning: A Yoga Education Relaxation Retreat

Facilitator: Mel Skinner

Unwind and give yourself the space to be deeply rested. Rather than pushing ourselves into postures, this retreat will encourage you to let go of tension and worries. With twice daily yoga sessions designed to gently stretch and open the…

20 - 23 May
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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…

26 - 31 May

Nature Facilitation Training Course

An immersive learning journey in Nature Facilitation for those seeking to catalyse positive change

Facilitator: Andy Raingold & Chloe Revill

This Nature Facilitation Training course is for anyone who is looking to start or to deepen their experience of leading groups in nature, to bring about enhanced wellbeing and /or catalyse positive change. The course combines theory, practice and seeks…

20 - 24 Jun
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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…

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…

11 - 15 Aug

Qi Gong Meditation Retreat

Qi Gong - Self Healing Retreat

Facilitator: Andy Henry

The focus of these five days is the study of Taijiwuxigong (a Qi Gong system) for self-healing, allowing us to come more into our real nature or our true state of being. This is characterised by an increased sense of…

09 - 12 Sep

Animal Communication Workshop – Level 2

Telepathic animal communication workshop - Level 2

Facilitator: Jacqueline Buckingham

This  workshop is for you if you have previously studied in this field and feel comfortable with the basic elements. This is an exciting opportunity to learn new techniques & release blocks. Deepen your telepathic communication skills through supported practice…

10 - 12 Sep

Ruth White Yoga Retreat

Ruth White Yoga Retreat will allow you to work to your needs, inspire as well as relax and revitalise you. Preparing your body and mind to enter in to Autumn with the glow of self-care. Ruth says: “This lecture and…

28 - 03 Sep

Nature Facilitation Training Course

An immersive learning journey in Nature Facilitation for those seeking to catalyse positive change

Facilitator: Andy Raingold & Chloe Revill

This Nature Facilitation Training course is for anyone who is looking to start or to deepen their experience of leading groups in nature, to bring about enhanced wellbeing and /or catalyse positive change. The course combines theory, practice and seeks…

04 - 08 Oct
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Further Journeys in the Mastery of the Gong

Sacred Sound as A Transformational Tool

Facilitator: Aidan McIntyre & Tim Byford

This is a fantastic opportunity to explore and deepen in your Gong technique and understanding. Exploring the uses of gong in a therapeutic setting, Master Trainer Aidan McIntyre and his team will guide you towards creating a deeper connection between…

16 - 19 Dec

Lifelines: A Midwinter Drawing Retreat

Arts Education: Drawing From Life

Facilitator: Morag Donnelly

A midwinter drawing retreat with Morag Donnelly. Lifelines is a sacred, sensitive art practice that weaves together movement and drawing, providing a space for opening our senses and becoming more present with ourselves, our materials and each other. This drawing…