Events

Wherever possible the venues we use are wheelchair accessible, but please contact us before booking for a retreat or attending a group. Please also contact us if you have any other particular needs so that we can discuss ways of meeting them. Chairs are available at all of our venues. We welcome feedback on how we can be more inclusive as this is a core value for us.


  • 29th February 2020
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mindful Self Compassion is a great way of being both aware of our emotions and kind to ourselves, learning to listen to what we need and cultivate an attitude of kindness and compassion for ourselves. The Mindful Self Compassion course was designed by Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer after they found that people who were (more…)


  • 5th April 2020
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The ennobling quality of contentment is a direct antidote to the cause of suffering: restless desire. Whilst the winds of wanting blow us from past to future, always promising happiness someplace else, contentment enables the mind to linger with loving appreciation in this moment; within this imperfect body and mind. This retreat will show how, when we are contented (more…)


  • 25th April 2020
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

On this daylong  we will draw attention to the mystery of the heart, Citta in Pali. The heart not only as a physical organ, but as an imaginal and spiritual centre of stillness.  Once the feeling resonance of the heart is activated through meditation, energy work and chanting, we will  develop strategies to rest in (more…)


  • 25th May 2020
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Mahasi Sayadaw of Burma, one of the most influential vipassana insight meditation teachers of the last century, developed techniques to help us maintain moment to moment mindfulness from the instant we awake to the instant we fall asleep.  This leads not only to spiritual insights into our true, immortal  nature, but also, equally important, to the purification of the (more…)


  • 11th September 2020 - 12th September 2020
    7:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please Note This event has an introductory session on Friday evening 11th September between 7 pm and 9: 30 pm and a Full day Saturday 12th September between 9:30 am and 5 pm. Please let us know (by responding to the booking email) if you are only planning to come to one of these sessions.   (more…)