Upcoming Events

Poetry Carrousel

Poetry Carrousel

Friday 3 December 4pm - Monday 6 December 10am
£420pp Standard room
Full Board
Leader: Kim Moore

Join us for the Poetry Carousel – a poetry residential with a difference!

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Introduction to Celtic Spirituality

Introduction to Celtic Spirituality

Tuesday 9 November 2pm to Friday 12 November 12pm
£315pp Standard room
Full Board
Tutor: Cameron Butland

The course takes into account the most recent developments in our understanding of this distinctive spirituality includes worship, prayers, talks, silence and reflection.

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Murder Mystery Weekend

Murder Mystery Weekend

Friday 26 November 4pm – Sunday 28 November 10am
£235pp Standard room
Full Board
Leader: Marilyn Bryce

The scene is set. You are invited. Have you got what it takes to keep your cool when all around is warming up? If so, join us, but not everything will be as it appears.

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Quiet Day - Questioning Jesus

Quiet Day - Questioning Jesus

Saturday 4, September 2021
Tutor: Trevor Pitt
Donations

The talks will begin with some shared discussion of the most important questions we would like to ask Jesus frankly, (based on Mark 7: 24-37)

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Icon Painting

Icon Painting

Monday 8 Nov 10 am - Friday 12 Nov 4pm
£560 pp
Full Board
Tutor: Rev. Chris Perrins

The course is aimed at beginners, but those with more experience are very welcome. Each person will paint an icon using traditional techniques of egg tempera on a gessoed board, using the proplasmos technique, with gold leaf for the background.

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Rydal Hall: Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition 2021

Rydal Hall: Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition 2021

 Exhibition Dates: 1 May – 30 September 2021.

Cumbria Sculptors Group are delighted to be working in partnership with Rydal Hall to organise and deliver an exciting exhibition of outdoor sculpture this year within the beautiful grounds of this imposing historic house.

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Small Group Walking Breaks

Small Group Walking Breaks

Saturday 5 - Monday 7 June
Monday 19 - Wednesday 21 July
Monday 9 - Wednesday 11 August 225
Standard room - £239 Garden or Superior room
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast (packed lunch included on both days)
Walking Leader: Steve Lee

This walking break is for those who are quite fit and active and are used to walking several miles in a day. Expect to be out and about for 5-6 hours on Saturday and 4-5 hours on Sunday.

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Heart & Soul Singing Retreat

Heart & Soul Singing Retreat

Friday 21st May 4pm - Sunday 23rd May 10am
£238pp Standard room / £248 Garden or Superior room
Full Board
Tutor: Keely Hodgson

Heart & Soul Singing Retreats aim to combine singing in harmony with rest, nurture and inspiration. All are welcome to join the Heart & Soul Singing Retreats. There will be a mix of people who have sung before and people who haven’t and every other singing capability in between. This retreat offers an opportunity to take time out of life’s busy schedule whilst discovering the joy of using your unique voice in harmony with others.

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Autumn Expressive Media, Pastel & Watercolour Art Holiday

Autumn Expressive Media, Pastel & Watercolour Art Holiday

Sunday 12 September 2:30pm - Friday 17 September 11am
£565 Standard room / £600 Garden or Superior room
Full Board
Tutor: Robert Dutton

This exciting art holiday with Robert helps participants to explore lots of different painting techniques in an inspirational part of the Lake District which keeps students coming back for more! This art holiday is perfect for students with some previous experience who want to explore a more contemporary and looser expressionistic style in their work with a variety of media. Robert combines indoor and outdoor painting experiences using the beautiful landscape of Rydal Hall and its immediate surroundings as inspirational painting subjects throughout the art holiday. 

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