August Saturday 18th A retreat day, "Living Life with Ease". Will include 3 hours silence, led gentle discussion and meditations. Bring lunch to share, tea and coffee provided. No charge, donations accepted. Booking essential as places are limited, please email Chrissie and Richard at email@example.com to book or for further information.
September Saturday 8th This is a community event where we can enjoy creativity in nature. Bring your arts & crafts to work on during the day in the peaceful garden, a dish to share for lunch and possibly a garden chair. You are welcome for all or part of the day. Free event, donations welcome. Booking preferred but not essential, please book here or contact us for more information.
Quaker Week 2018 ‘Room for More’ September 29th to October 7th
October Wednesday 3rd A retreat day in association with the Quiet Garden Movement. 'Embracing Stillness and Awakening the Senses in the Garden' A gentle and peaceful day, where we will spend as much time as possible in the garden, weather permitting, opening our senses to appreciate its autumn beauties. Simple guided visualisations will focus us on our senses and help us to relax and be fully present. There will be plenty of opportunity for quiet reflection and drawing/writing materials will be available as an option. We do hope you’ll be able to come and immerse yourself in the beauty and tranquillity of the Blue Idol garden in Autumn! Bring lunch to share, tea and coffee provided. There is no charge, but donations to the Blue Idol would be welcome. For reasons of space and comfort, there will be a maximum of 10 participants. For more information or to book a place, please email Sara at firstname.lastname@example.org or John 0776715583.
October Friday 5th This open day with talk will begin with a bring and share lunch at 12.30. A talk by Harvey Gillman will begin at 2pm, discussing inclusivity. There will be time to ask questions, explore the buildings, garden and exhibition about Quaker history in the barn. All are welcome. Booking is preferred by September 22nd due to limited spaces, click here for further information and to book.
Events will be updated here throughout the year and also will be posted on our Facebook page.