During Spring to late Summer, we offer a selection of relaxing gentle days here at Sanctum.

We would love to welcome you on any of the following days

 Exploring Silence in Nature

Saturday, 10-4pm: 14 May; and Saturday 9 July, 10-4pm

a small group day exploring aspects of silence whilst tuning our senses to the natural world around us and fostering a deep sense of peaceful calm.


Exploring  the Child Within

Saturday, 10-4pm: 11 June; and Saturday 6 August, 10-4pm

a small group day exploring qualities of quiet attentiveness in the natural world, seeking to reignite childlike qualities of curiosity and deep contemplation.

 Days are open to all individuals, couples, or a few friends together - with no more than x12 in total 

Held here on our small farmstead with sheltered areas and surrounded by fields, orchard, and garden.


For more information, email Sanctum Retreats

*Indicative donation £35 per person

Days include refreshments, please bring your own packed lunch

* Donation covers costs and donations to one of the following contemplative charities:

World Community for Christian Meditation (WCCM)

The Quiet Garden Movement

Retreat Association



Through the year we also offer short courses in contemplative practice and meditation

held here at the farm or online  

Christian Meditation

a six-week Introductory Course

Wednesdays, 7-8.30pm: 2,9, 23, 30 March, and 6, 13 April 2022

(online only)

This course teaches you how to meditate and helps you establish it as a regular practice.

Exploring bringing the distracted mind to stillness and silence and understanding meditation as an ancient form of pure prayer. 

Tina Jefferies and Revd Canon Christopher Blanchard will be leading this course on behalf of the World Community for Christian Meditation (WCCM) UK 

For all booking information, go to





Thursdays (alternate), 7.30-8.30pm

We hold a meditation group online, which has the benefit of opening access for you to join from

wherever you are

All welcome!



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