Recorder Players’ Workshop II

Tutor: Mary Tyers  Ensemble playing in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, this workshop is aimed at experienced adult players who ideally offer two instruments and are able to swap between them.  The ability to hold your own part in a group and good sight-reading skills are key.  Expect a wide variety of interesting music and

£190

For the Peace of the City: Christian-Muslim relations in Britain today

Tutor:  Dr Phil Lewis This retreat presupposes no knowledge of Islam. After a brief introduction, there are four sessions: the first will look at ‘Worship in Islam’ where worship will be the lens through which we see how the Islamic tradition developed over time. It is appropriate to begin with a focus on worship since

£200

Heart & Soul Singing Retreat II

Tutor:  Keely Hodgson Combine singing in harmony with rest, nurture and inspiration.  No previous singing experience, or the ability to read music, is required.  A varied repertoire of songs and rounds are sensitively taught using call and response. Keely Hodgson is a composer and natural voice practitioner.  She has worked as a music specialist in

£188

Friends of Parcevall Hall Annual Gathering & AGM

The Friends of Parcevall Hall meet for a time of fellowship and sharing together at the Hall.  The AGM takes place on Wednesday 3rd July.   Full gathering : £158 Day guest – AGM & lunch only: £25 Day guest – AGM, lunch & dinner: £41

£158

Art Appreciation II – Victorian narrative painting

Every picture tells a story Tutor:  Tim Stimson Entertaining, thought-provoking and historically significant; the visual equivalent of chapters by Dickens, Eliot, Thackeray - these pictures provide a fascinating insight into the minds and hearts of our forefathers. We will also find that Sherlock Holmes’ deductive reasoning works with these pictures, and we learn to `read`

£207

Recorder Players’ Workshop III

Tutor: Terry Smurthwaite  Ensemble playing in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, this workshop is aimed at experienced adult players who ideally offer two instruments and are able to swap between them.  The ability to hold your own part in a group and good sight-reading skills are key.  Expect a wide variety of interesting music and

£190

Open Quiet Day III

Leader:  Katharine Cheney  Ready for all thy perfect will is the theme for the third Open Quiet Day this year. Katharine will lead us in discerning the will of God in the present moment and contemplating this through the life of Mary. Katharine Cheney is a confirmed member of the Methodist Church and the Church

Consenting to the Presence & Action of God: How does that work in daily life

Leader:  Jill Benet  Rooted in the Desert Fathers and Mothers, and the Cloud of Unknowing for its renewal, Centering Prayer prepares us for the gift of contemplation. When we sit in Centering Prayer, we are told that by our willingness to renew our intention to consent to God’s presence and action within, moment by moment,

£200

Literature Appreciation II: More Tales from the Underworld

Tutor:  Hugh Parry The borderline between Earth and Hell has always been permeable enough to enable writers to invite some unsavoury characters to pay us a visit. A course in 2021 looked at creepy and demonic spiritual intruders in early drama, from the miracle plays to Christopher Marlowe and early Shakespeare. In 2022 we will

£245

Open Quiet Day IV

Leader: Revd Canon Ailsa Newby  Thank God for Mother Earth. In the week that we celebrate St Francis, it is good to explore and celebrate our relationship with God’s creation. Surrounded by the beauty of the natural world, this quiet day will offer ways to explore our inter-relatedness with creation and our responsibility for it

Recorder Players’ Workshop IV

Recorder Players’ Workshop IV  Tutor:  Terry Smurthwaite  Ensemble playing in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, this workshop is aimed at experienced adult players who ideally offer two instruments and are able to swap between them.  The ability to hold your own part in a group and good sight-reading skills are key.  Expect a wide variety

£190