Below is a list of upcoming retreats and other events. Some are regular events and you will see the next session below. At the bottom of the page you can view details of past Teacher-led retreats.
Tuesday evening sitting group
These evenings are a good way to practice meditation with others, to socialise and to have a taste of what we have to offer. All are welcome. Cont…………..
Self-led day retreats
We are delighted that the Self-Led retreat has returned to its Friends Meeting House, Bristol. The retreat continues its popular format with periods sitting and walking meditation. To find out more and book a place on this retreat Cont…………
We offer these monthly nature meditation retreats to help you connect with the peace, beauty, joy and nourishment of the woods. We have exclusive use of a private, eight-acre woods with two streams, multiple circles for group practice and surrounding fields. Cont……….
Rewilding women: Nature meditation overnights 2022
Saturday 10th – Sunday 11 Sept. 2022
Many women would love to practice on their own outdoors, but find deeply engrained, conditioned fears stop them. Our aim is to help women experience the peace, nourishment and joy of the woods to deepen their practice and transform nature into a place of refuge. Cont………
Freedom of the Heart Unbound with Nathan Glyde
The Buddha taught a path “good in the beginning, in the middle, and in the end”. This statement emphasises how unbound well-being is not left only for completion, and reminds us to find release in every step of the great way. Cont…..
Past retreats - 2017
Deepening Mindfulness Practice
A day retreat that explores and deepens the practice of mindfulness meditation, taking as its starting point the practices offered on the 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) courses.
A Day with Suvaco
Suvaco is a former Buddhist monk and a passionate advocate for embodying life in all of its forms. He lives in the South West UK where he works as a psychotherapist and Tai Qi teacher.
Chris Cullen – Cool Head, Warm Heart
The Buddha’s teachings provide practical and trustworthy ways of deepening both Equanimity and Compassion. During this day we will look at some ways to practise and actualise these potentials both in meditation and in daily life. Chris Cullen trained to teach Insight Meditation with Christina Feldman, and did Community Dharma Leader training at Spirit Rock. … Continued
A Day with Jaya Rudgard
A retreat day centred around the qualities of wise resolve and balanced effort, and how we can practise these to support a life that honours our deepest aspirations. The day will include periods of sitting and walking meditation, dharma reflections and time for questions and discussion.