We recommend retreats for the more experienced writer. All retreats offer single rooms only. Otherwise, domestic arrangements are the same as for all courses. We have four types of retreat:
Two tutors are available for two one-to-one tutorials each, with a guest tutor on Wednesday. There are no workshops in the morning.
No tutors, no morning workshops and no evening readings. You’re free to structure your time as you see fit.
This week is structured as a retreat, but it’s open only to Arvon Friends.
Retreat with Yoga
This is structured in the same way as a retreat, but you have optional hatha yoga and meditation sessions in the morning and evening with a trained instructor.
“There’s something very special about the nourishment I find on an Arvon retreat. The space to be with my writing, away from distractions. The friendly welcome. The shared cooking. The
communion of like-minded folk. The gentle atmosphere. I arrive on a Monday with a sense of anticipation, open to whatever might come my way – and there are always surprises. I know that by the following Saturday something will have been created that wasn’t there before.”
No distractions but the occasional owl and the crackle of the wood stove. Retreat to Lumb Bank, Ted Hughes’s former home, surrounded by steep woodland and rivers, packhorse trails and ruins of old mills, to find the motivation to get to g...
84.RETREAT WITH SINGING
Singing in a group has been proven over and over to provide numerous health ben...
- Dominic Stichbury
85.RETREAT WITH YOGA
Stretch your body, relax your mind and tap into your most creative self. Yoga t...
- Maria Kelly