Photo: sundial at Rydal Hall, Ambleside

Lazy Days & Log Fires

Lazy Days & Log Fires

Starts: Wed 2nd January 2019, 4.00 pm

Ends: Thu 31st January 2019, 10.00 am

3 nights for £180pp DBB plus morning and afternoon refreshments. (Extra nights available)

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 its impressive views of the...

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Recorders at Rydal

Recorders at Rydal

Starts: Tue 12th February 2019, 4.00 pm

Ends: Thu 14th February 2019, 3.00 pm

£220pp Residential; £110 Non-Residential

Foundation & Lower Intermediate Level

Tutor: Mary Tyers

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

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Early Spring Walking in the Lake District

Early Spring Walking in the Lake District

Starts: Sat 23rd February 2019, 4.00 pm

£480pp DBB + Packed lunch for Organised walking days

Leaders: Marilyn Brice & Alan Prince

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

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Quiet Day

Quiet Day

Starts: Fri 1st March 2019, 10.00 am

Ends: Fri 1st March 2019, 4.00 pm

Donations

Leader: John Fleetwood

Theme: The Way of Life – Celtic Tradition.

John is founder of Mountain Pilgrims and of Abbey - a new monastic initiative in Cumbria. This seeks to discern...

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What Language do you speak? What language do you hear?

What Language do you speak? What language do you hear?

Starts: Wed 6th March 2019, 4.30 pm

Ends: Fri 8th March 2019, 12.30 pm

£180pp Full Board

Tutor: James Wilson

As a Presbytery Clerk I am often involved in conflict resolution and the handling of complaints and have become aware of the language of contempt and anger, of power...

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Spring Expressive Mixed Media, Pastel & Watercolour Art Holiday

Spring Expressive Mixed Media, Pastel & Watercolour Art Holiday

Starts: Mon 1st April 2019, 2.00 pm

Ends: Fri 5th April 2019, 10.00 am

£440pp Full Board

Tutor: Robert Dutton

This exciting art holiday with Robert helps participants to explore lots of different painting techniques in an...

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Easter House Party

Easter House Party

Starts: Thu 18th April 2019, 4.00 pm

Ends: Mon 22nd April 2019, 10.00 am

£360pp Full Board

From Palm Sunday to Pentecost the festival of Easter is the most important part of the Christian calendar.

It’s more than chocolate bunnies, decorated eggs, and pancakes. But that doesn’t...

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Lakeland Writing Retreat

Lakeland Writing Retreat

Starts: Tue 23rd April 2019, 4.00 pm

Ends: Thu 25th April 2019, 10.00 am

£252pp DBB

Tutor: Angela Locke

Suitable for beginners as well as more experienced writers, the Lakeland Writing Retreat seeks to inspire writers in the beautiful Lake District landscape where the...

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Recorders at Rydal - Upper Intermediate & Advanced Level

Recorders at Rydal - Upper Intermediate & Advanced Level

Starts: Sun 12th May 2019, 4.00 pm

Ends: Tue 14th May 2019, 3.00 pm

£220pp Residential / £110pp 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 15th May 2019, 4.00 pm

Ends: Fri 17th May 2019, 11.00 am

£178pp Full Board

The Friends of Rydal Hall meet for a time of fellowship and sharing together at the Hall, with the Annual General Meeting taking place on May 16th. Includes an offsite visit. If you would...

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Christian Music Ministries

Christian Music Ministries

Starts: Mon 27th May 2019, 4.00 pm

Ends: Fri 31st May 2019, 10.00 am

£308pp DBB

Tutor: Roger Jones

Wildfire musical tells the story of Stephen, the first of Jesus’ followers to die for his faith (Acts 6 & 7). Starting on the day of Pentecost, when...

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Quiet Day

Quiet Day

Starts: Sat 1st June 2019, 10.00 am

Ends: Sat 1st June 2019, 4.00 pm

Donations

Leader: Ramin Selahi

Theme: God Knows, God Cares and God Understands - Psalm 139 v. 1-6

Ramin is married to Caroline and has 3 children aged 3 to 21. He has been ministering for 20...

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Heart & Soul Singing Retreat

Heart & Soul Singing Retreat

Starts: Mon 8th July 2019, 4.00 pm

Ends: Wed 10th July 2019, 3.00 pm

£225pp 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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Quiet Day

Quiet Day

Starts: Fri 6th September 2019, 10.00 am

Ends: Fri 6th September 2019, 4.00 pm

Donations

Leader: Depa Masih

Theme – ‘I am the Good Shepherd’ - John 10 v. 11-18

Depa, an artist and graphic designer, who has also worked in church pastoral ministry, founded a company in...

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Recorders at Rydal - Foundation & Lower Intermediate Level

Recorders at Rydal - Foundation & Lower Intermediate Level

Starts: Fri 20th September 2019, 4.00 pm

Ends: Sun 22nd September 2019, 3.00 pm

£220pp Residential / £110 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 30th September 2019, 4.00 pm

Ends: Fri 4th October 2019, 10.00 am

£350pp Full Board

Leaders: Hilary Herbert with musicians Rod & Francis 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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Painting Retreat - Michaelmas

Starts: Mon 21st October 2019, 10.00 am

Ends: Fri 25th October 2019, 10.00 am

£455pp Full Board

Leaders: Linda Birch & Rev Canon Trevor Pitt

Traditionally, in England, Michaelmas marked the beginning of autumn and the turning of the year, bringing the changes in colour and weather...

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Hidden Treasure

Hidden Treasure

Starts: Mon 11th November 2019, 4.00 pm

Ends: Fri 15th November 2019, 12.00 pm

£300pp DBB

Tutors: Mark Owen & Dianne Bourboulas

A Biblical, historical and factual overview of God’s plan for the land of Israel and the Jews brought to you in seven sessions. This course was...

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Introduction to Celtic Spirituality

Introduction to Celtic Spirituality

Starts: Tue 12th November 2019, 2.00 pm

Ends: Tue 12th November 2019, 12.00 pm

£300 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. Modern poetry and art...

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Murder Mystery Weekend

Murder Mystery Weekend

Starts: Fri 15th November 2019, 4.00 pm

Ends: Sun 17th November 2019, 1.00 pm

£195pp Full Board

Murders Most Horrid, are a small friendly company based in the Lake District, who specialise in hosting high quality action packed, fun filled Murder Mystery Weekends.

Do you think you can...

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Autumn Expressive Mixed Media, Pastel & Watercolour Art Holiday

Autumn Expressive Mixed Media, Pastel & Watercolour Art Holiday

Starts: Mon 18th November 2019, 2.00 pm

Ends: Fri 22nd November 2019, 10.00 am

£440pp Full Board

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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Icon Painting

Icon Painting

Starts: Mon 25th November 2019, 10.00 am

Ends: Fri 29th November 2019, 3.00 pm

£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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Recorders at Rydal - Upper Intermediate & Advanced Level

Recorders at Rydal - Upper Intermediate & Advanced Level

Starts: Fri 29th November 2019, 4.00 pm

Ends: Sun 1st December 2019, 3.00 pm

£220pp Residential / £110 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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Quiet Day

Quiet Day

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

Christmas House Party 2019

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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