Archive of Event Types Retreat

  • EDITING A NOVEL

    Listed on January 25, 2017 by Arvon in Featured Courses

    An early draft of a novel is a very different beast froma finished manuscript. How do you get from one to the other, and how do you create distance between yourself and your manuscript? How can you hone your sentences while also digging deeper to discover three-dimensional characters and a natural narrative drive? Here is your chance to work with...

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  • STARTING TO WRITE: NON FICTION

    Listed on January 25, 2017 by Arvon in Featured Courses

    Do you have a non-fiction subject you are burning towrite about? Are you unsure how to turn it into a book, or what kind of book to write? This week will help you understand how to turn facts into compelling stories and how to make non-fiction as engaging as a novel. We will inspire you to explore the best...

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  • POETRY

    Listed on January 25, 2017 by Arvon in Featured Courses

    Poets write out of their personal chaos – thepreoccupations that arise from their lives and relationships. But can private experience be poetically shaped to connect with a wider audience? Can we draw on the personal to create work that is publicly engaged? Drawing on concepts such as vision and inspiration, and poetic forms and approaches including ballads and confessionalism, we will...

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  • NARRATIVE NON-FICTION

    Listed on January 25, 2017 by Arvon in Featured Courses

    This week we will explore a wide variety of narrativebasedtechniques for telling vivid non-fiction stories, with particular focus on reportage and memoir. Through an exploration of structure, research, storytelling, character, dialogue and scene-building, we will encourage authentic and vibrant writing with strong narrative and a deep respect for language. This week will suit all levels of experience. Participants are invited to...

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  • POETRY: TOWARDS A COLLECTION

    Listed on January 25, 2017 by Arvon in Featured Courses

    Making the leap to producing a collection is differentfrom writing single poems. Yet it’s a hugely creative and enjoyable process, which includes plenty of new writing as well as reading and editing. We’ve designed this week to support you at this exciting stage, whether you’re doing it for the first time or the fifteenth. Working on a collection also allows...

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  • CHILDREN’S TV

    Listed on January 25, 2017 by Arvon in Featured Courses

    Explore writing TV for six- to twelve-year-olds. Children’sTV has come a long way in the last 25 years. The audience may be young, but they’re fiercely critical – and spoilt for choice. So although there’s a strong market for children’s material, it’s highly competitive. We’ll look at how to hook your audience in and keep them watching. We’ll also cover...

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  • FICTION

    Listed on January 25, 2017 by Arvon in Featured Courses

    Following the success of Arvon’s first-ever queer writingcourse, we return with another week on a queer slant. We will tackle the basics – character, dialogue, plotting – and also explore the challenges and opportunities that alternative sexualities bring to narrative, from pronoun concerns (he, she, they?) to avoiding the excesses of political correctness and writing inclusive and honest fiction. All genders,...

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  • Yoga

    Listed on December 12, 2016 by The Grange in Featured Courses, Fitness & Wellbeing

    A yoga retreat led by Kim Rossi.

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  • The Naked Voice: A Way of Love

    Listed on December 12, 2016 by Hawkwood College in Featured Courses

    Enjoy this retreat with Chloe Goodchild and explore energy movement, sound medicine and vocal practices

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  • Rest and Restore Retreat

    Listed on December 12, 2016 by Hawkwood College in Featured Courses

    Escape for a long weekend and truly rest and recover. Experience complete relaxation and find deep rest.

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  • Reiki and walking weekend retreat

    Reiki and walking weekend retreat

    Listed on January 30, 2016 by De Tout Coeur in Featured Courses

    Reiki & walking retreats in the beautiful Limousin region of rural SW France - as featured in Living France magazine.

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  • Sing from the Heart group singing holiday SW France summer 2016

    Sing from the Heart group singing holiday SW France summer 2016

    Listed on January 30, 2016 by De Tout Coeur in Featured Courses, Learning for Leisure, Lifelong learning, Music, Singing, Specialists

    Singing holidays and retreats in France facilitating positive group learning and interaction. Our breaks are a great opportunity to meet new people whilst sharing a fun and creative activity. Many lifelong friendships have been formed on our singing workshops and holidays throughout the years.

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  • Sing from the Heart group singing holiday May 2016

    Sing from the Heart group singing holiday May 2016

    Listed on January 30, 2016 by De Tout Coeur in Featured Courses

    Singing holidays and retreats in France focus on facilitating positive group learning and interaction. Our breaks are a great opportunity to meet new people whilst sharing a fun and creative activity. Many lifelong friendships have been formed on our singing workshops and holidays throughout the years.

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  • Exploring the Second Half of Life Through Mindfulness

    Listed on January 14, 2016 by The Grange in Featured Courses, Fitness & Wellbeing, Health & Beauty, Lifelong learning

    A 3-day retreat for women to embrace the potential of the second half of life, teaching mindfulness and meditation techniques.

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  • A Life at Work Career Change Weekend

    Listed on September 5, 2014 by A Life at Work in Featured Courses

    Would you welcome the chance to get away from it all and spend some time contemplating your work, career and vocation in life? If you find yourself answering yes to these questions, this retreat is for you.

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  • Hawkwood Rest-ival: Summer Well-being Retreat

    Listed on June 10, 2014 by Hawkwood College in Featured Courses

    Do you long to slow down? This is an invitation to make some space for rest and renewal. Delicious home-cooked food, access to craft studios, pampering therapeutic treatments and gentle work in the flower garden are on offer. Come with a partner or make new friends in a beautiful setting in high summer.

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  • Creative Retreat

    Creative Retreat

    Listed on June 4, 2013 by Chateau Life Courses in Featured Courses

    Design your own creative escape and stay anything from 3 days to 2 weeks.

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  • The Embercombe Experience

    The Embercombe Experience

    Listed on May 30, 2013 by Embercombe in Featured Courses

    Exploring values and vision for a truly sustainable world - an experience to guide you towards a life that contributes to creating the world of your longing and also a life of fulfilment and happiness.

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