Photo: sundial at Rydal Hall, Ambleside

Quiet Day - “Waiting List Only”

Quiet Day - “Waiting List Only”

Starts: Fri 6th December 2019, 10.00 am

Ends: Fri 6th December 2019, 4.00 pm

Donations

Leader: Mark Houston

Theme - Time for God - Ecclesiastes 3 v. 11

Mark is a 50 something married father of 2, recently ordained and serving in the East of Eden Mission Community. He...

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Christmas House Party 2019 - FULLY BOOKED - WAITING LIST

Christmas House Party 2019 - FULLY BOOKED - WAITING LIST

Starts: Mon 23rd December 2019, 4.00 pm

Ends: Fri 27th December 2019, 10.00 am

£385pp DBB

For something different this Christmas, why not celebrate the season with the Rydal Hall family?

There will be no shortage of festive food, fun, party games and time for reflection. Our...

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Lazy Days & Log Fires

Lazy Days & Log Fires

Starts: Fri 10th January 2020, 4.00 pm

Ends: Fri 31st January 2020, 10.00 am

£62pppn - DBB minimum of two nights

Throughout the month of January, we invite you to come and relax in the warmth and comfort of Rydal Hall. Each day will start with morning prayers in our chapel with...

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Recorders at Rydal - Foundation & Lower Intermediate Level

Recorders at Rydal - Foundation & Lower Intermediate Level

Starts: Wed 12th February 2020, 4.00 pm

Ends: Fri 14th February 2020, 3.00 pm

£225pp Residential Full board - £112.50pp Non Residential

Tutor: Mary Tyers

Enjoy beautiful music and develop your skills in the company of players of a similar ability. This course will include sessions for all participants to play together as...

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English Country Dancing with Live Music

English Country Dancing with Live Music

Starts: Mon 24th February 2020, 4.00 pm

Ends: Fri 28th February 2020, 10.00 am

From £360pp Full Board

Leaders: Hilary Herbert with musicians Rod & Frances Stradling

This week is for all English Country Dancing enthusiasts. There will be dancing throughout the day and into the evening and...

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Early Spring Walking in the Lake District

Early Spring Walking in the Lake District

Starts: Sun 1st March 2020, 4.00 pm

Ends: Sat 7th March 2020, 10.00 am

£522pp DBB with packed lunch for each organised walking day

Leaders: Marilyn Brice & Alan Prince

Early spring is the time to capture the delights and history of the Lake District. Four days of walking will take us through valleys, woodlands,...

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Quiet Day for Lent

Quiet Day for Lent

Starts: Sat 7th March 2020, 10.00 am

Ends: Sat 7th March 2020, 4.00 pm

£Donations

Theme: `Learning to be your people once again`

Re-engaging with Word and Sacrament through the Gospel of John

Leader: Revd David Wilmot...

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Art Journaling with the Holy Spirit

Art Journaling with the Holy Spirit

Starts: Sun 15th March 2020, 4.00 pm

Ends: Wed 18th March 2020, 12.00 pm

£328.50pp Full Board

Leader: Jenny Leahy

For those who enjoy doodling, painting or collaging, we will make a themed journal, looking at how to create different backgrounds, borders and wording, recording...

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Spring Special

Spring Special

Starts: Mon 16th March 2020, 4.00 pm

Ends: Fri 20th March 2020, 10.00 am

From £72pppn DBB - Extend your stay for £60pppn DBB or £50pppn BB

Pre-dinner wine & nibbles on Monday 16th March and cream tea on Friday 20th March

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Spring Expressive Media, Pastel & Watercolour Art Holiday

Spring Expressive Media, Pastel & Watercolour Art Holiday

Starts: Sun 29th March 2020, 2.00 pm

Ends: Fri 3rd April 2020, 10.00 am

From £565pp Full board (non painter from £490) - Non-resident painter £230pp (course only) Lunch and dinner available for non-residents at £50 p/day (must be booked at least one day in advance)

Tutor: Robert Dutton

This exciting art holiday with Robert helps participants to explore lots of different painting techniques in an inspirational part of the Lake District which keeps...

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Heart & Soul Singing Retreat

Heart & Soul Singing Retreat

Starts: Mon 27th April 2020, 4.00 pm

Ends: Wed 29th April 2020, 10.00 am

£232pp Full Board

Tutor: Keely Hodgson

Heart & Soul Singing Retreats aim to combine singing in harmony with rest, nurture and inspiration.

All are welcome to join the Heart & Soul Singing Retreats....

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Recorders at Rydal - Upper Intermediate & Advanced Level

Recorders at Rydal - Upper Intermediate & Advanced Level

Starts: Fri 8th May 2020, 4.00 pm

Ends: Sun 10th May 2020, 3.00 pm

£225pp Residential - £112.50pp Non-Residential

Tutor: Mary Tyers

Enjoy beautiful music and develop your skills in the company of players of a similar ability. This course will include sessions for all participants to play together as...

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At Home and AGM Rydal Hall Friends

At Home and AGM Rydal Hall Friends

Starts: Wed 13th May 2020, 4.00 pm

Ends: Fri 15th May 2020, 11.00 am

£165.50pp Full Board

The Friends of Rydal Hall meet for a time of fellowship. The theme is "Peace and Reconciliation". Full details to be confirmed – please contact us for more information. The programme will include...

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Christian Music Ministries

Christian Music Ministries

Starts: Sat 23rd May 2020, 4.00 pm

Ends: Sat 30th May 2020, 10.00 am

From £556.50 DBB

Tutor: Roger Jones

Torn Curtain Music Week

Roger and his team will be teaching and leading singers and instrumentalists in his recently re-written musical ‘Torn Curtain’. Based...

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Quiet Day - Discovering God in the Creative

Quiet Day - Discovering God in the Creative

Starts: Fri 12th June 2020, 10.00 am

Ends: Fri 12th June 2020, 4.00 pm

£Donations + £5 for art materials provided

Leader: Jenny Leahy

Theme: Discovering God in the Creative

A day of painting, collage and doodling as we reflect on God’s love for us.

This Quiet Day will help you to...

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Lakeland Writing Retreat

Lakeland Writing Retreat

Starts: Fri 12th June 2020, 5.00 pm

Ends: Mon 15th June 2020, 12.30 pm

From £225pp DBB

Plus, course fee £250 if booked by November 25th, £275 after, £100 deposit.

Contact Angela Locke on angelic@globalnet.co.uk to reserve a place. All fees and deposits to be paid directly to...

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‘Inspire’ Eco Event

‘Inspire’ Eco Event

Starts: Sat 13th June 2020, 10.00 am

Ends: Sat 13th June 2020, 4.00 pm

FREE EVENT

Environmentally conscious?

We invite individuals and environmental groups to share ideas and create suggestions about potential local actions for a better future.

The day is a...

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Lakeland Activity Break

Lakeland Activity Break

Starts: Sun 23rd August 2020, 3.00 pm

Ends: Fri 28th August 2020, 10.00 am

From £385pp DBB - Normal children's discount apply

Join us on an adventure into the heart of the Lake District with a series of bookable optional outdoor activities such as canoeing, raft building, ghyll scrambling, abseiling, etc.

A...

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Quiet Day - The Way of Life

Quiet Day - The Way of Life

Starts: Sat 5th September 2020, 10.00 am

Ends: Sat 5th September 2020, 4.00 pm

£Donations

Leader: John Fleetwood

An exploration of the 10 waymarks of Abbey, a community of pilgrims seeking to be, and to grow, more like Jesus Christ in authentic community for the good of the...

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Recorders at Rydal - Foundation & Lower Intermediate Level

Recorders at Rydal - Foundation & Lower Intermediate Level

Starts: Fri 18th September 2020, 4.00 pm

Ends: Sun 20th September 2020, 3.00 pm

£225pp Residential - £112.50pp Non-Residential

Tutor: Mary Tyers

Enjoy beautiful music and develop your skills in the company of players of a similar ability. This course will include sessions for all participants to play together as...

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English Country Dancing with Live Music

English Country Dancing with Live Music

Starts: Mon 28th September 2020, 4.00 pm

Ends: Fri 2nd October 2020, 10.00 am

£360pp Full Board

Leaders: Hilary Herbert with musicians Rod & Frances Stradling

This break is for all English Country Dancing enthusiasts. There will be dancing throughout the day and into the evening and...

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Autumn Expressive Mixed Media, Pastel & Watercolour Art Holiday

Autumn Expressive Mixed Media, Pastel & Watercolour Art Holiday

Starts: Sun 18th October 2020, 2.00 pm

Ends: Fri 23rd October 2020, 10.00 am

£565pp (non painter from £490pp - Non-resident painter £230pp (course only) Lunch and dinner available for non-residents at £50 p/day (must be booked at least one day in advance)

Tutor: Robert Dutton

Another exciting mixed media art week awaits at Rydal Hall this autumn with our popular, inspirational and award-winning art tutor Robert Dutton. Autumn brings...

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Introduction to Celtic Spirituality

Introduction to Celtic Spirituality

Starts: Tue 10th November 2020, 2.00 pm

Ends: Fri 13th November 2020, 12.00 pm

£300pp Full Board

The course takes into account the most recent developments in our understanding of this distinctive spirituality includes worship, prayers, talks, silence and reflection. We will explore modern...

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Recorders at Rydal - Upper, Intermediate & Advanced Level

Recorders at Rydal - Upper, Intermediate & Advanced Level

Starts: Sun 15th November 2020, 4.00 pm

Ends: Tue 17th November 2020, 3.00 pm

£225pp Residential - £112.50 Non-Residential - An optional third day of tuition 17th - 18th Nov which will focus on ornamenting Telemann sonatas - £112.50 Full Board

Tutor: Mary Tyers

Enjoy beautiful music and develop your skills in the company of players of a similar ability. This course will include sessions for all...

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Icon Painting

Icon Painting

Starts: Mon 23rd November 2020, 10.00 am

Ends: Fri 27th November 2020, 4.00 pm

From £550pp Full Board

Tutor: Rev. Chris Perrins

The course is aimed at beginners, but those with more experience are very welcome. Each person will paint an icon using traditional techniques of egg tempera on a...

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Murder Mystery Weekend

Murder Mystery Weekend

Starts: Fri 27th November 2020, 4.00 pm

Ends: Sun 29th November 2020, 10.00 am

£215pp Full Board

Leader: Marylin Bryce

“Murders Most Horrid”, a local company, specialise in hosting high quality, fun-filled, non-costumed Murder Mystery Weekends.

Whether you are a novice...

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Quiet Day - ‘An Aide and Enhancement to Living in the Spirit’

Quiet Day - ‘An Aide and Enhancement to Living in the Spirit’

Starts: Fri 4th December 2020, 10.00 am

Ends: Fri 4th December 2020, 4.00 pm

£Donations

Theme: “An aide and enhancement to living in the Spirit.”

Leader: Rev. Mark Houston

Mark will play some of the music from his CD collection that has encouraged him in his journey...

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Poetry Carousel

Poetry Carousel

Starts: Fri 4th December 2020, 4.00 pm

Ends: Mon 7th December 2020, 10.00 am

£411pp Full Board

Leader: Kim Moore

Join us for the Poetry Carousel – a poetry residential with a difference! Take part various workshops with four different tutors, and in the evenings, there will be...

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Christmas House Party 2020

Christmas House Party 2020

Starts: Tue 22nd December 2020, 4.00 pm

Ends: Sun 27th December 2020, 10.00 am

Standard room £460pp & Superior £495pp

Come and join us at Rydal Hall6 to celebrate the joy of Christmas with the Rydal Hall family!

There will be no shortage of festive food, fun, party games and time for reflection. Our...

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