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Have a browse through our programme here at Ashburnham Place, from one day events to week long breaks

  • October 2019
    • Tue, 29th October - Fri, 1st November

      Victory in Spiritual Warfare-ROOMS FULLY BOOKED-DAY tickets available>

      £201 Standard room/ £238.50 En-Suite room

      During the week Ian will look at, ‘The importance of daily personal prayer’, ‘The importance of Lifestyle’, ‘Understanding different types of Prayer’, ‘Seasons of Prayer’, ‘Praying in a Crisis’, ‘Prayer and Faith’, and ‘Fasting and Prayer and Breaking Strongholds’.

  • November 2019
    • Mon, 4th November - Fri, 8th November

      Creative Writing Break - FULLY BOOKED>

      £268 Standard room/ £318 En-Suite room

      Chris’ workshops will inspire you, and then beautiful Ashburnham Place provides a safe, encouraging place to produce and to share more than people think possible. We’ve now heard that Nigel and Julie Cameron are able to augment our normal team leading this (John and myself) for the whole time!  Extremely talented, classically trained musicians, they will be giving a concert, leading worship, playing to inspire our writing, probably doing some writing and generally being their Spirit-filled, inspiring selves. They have some amazing stories to tell too.  See more on the websites of Sounds of Wonder, Celtish and Epiphany - some of the groups and organisations they work with.

    • Tue, 5th November - Tue, 5th November

      CELTISH Inspirational Music With Nigel Cameron and Julie Cameron Hall>

      £5 per person

      As part of our Creative Writing Break, we are offering a concert with extremely talented, classically trained musicians, Nigel and Julie. They will be giving the concert, as well as leading worship at the event, playing to inspire creative writing. The concert starts at 8pm and will be in the Great Hall, which seats about 150.

    • Mon, 11th November - Mon, 11th November

      The Filling Station>

      FREE

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker Perry Britton, title ‘Living in God’s Favour’. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 18th November - Fri, 22nd November

      Ashburnham Place Break - November 2019 - FULLY BOOKED!>

      £268 Standard room/ £318 En-Suite room

      Wrap up for a walk or curl up in front of the fire, and take time out to be with God. One of God’s promises to Ashburnham Place is that he would reveal his glory; may you find that both our relaxed gatherings, and the spacious grounds, provide an opportunity for him to do just that.

  • December 2019
    • Wed, 4th December - Wed, 4th December

      Christmas Wreath Making Workshop - Wed 4th Dec 2019 - AM - FULLY BOOKED!>

      £25 inc. refreshments / BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      Come and join our gardening team and learn how to make a beautiful Christmas wreath from scratch. We will be using natural materials gathered from our grounds such as conifer, holly, ivy, berries and other seasonal greenery.

    • Sat, 7th December - Sat, 7th December

      Christmas Wreath Making Workshop - Sat 7th Dec 2019 - AM - FULLY BOOKED!>

      £25 inc. refreshments / BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET** FULLY BOOKED!

      Come and join our gardening team and learn how to make a beautiful Christmas wreath from scratch. We will be using natural materials gathered from our grounds such as conifer, holly, ivy, berries and other seasonal greenery.

    • Sat, 7th December - Sat, 7th December

      Christmas Wreath Making Workshops - Sat 7th Dec 2019 - PM FULLY BOOKED!>

      FULLY BOOKED!

      Come and join our gardening team and learn how to make a beautiful Christmas wreath from scratch. We will be using natural materials gathered from our grounds such as conifer, holly, ivy, berries and other seasonal greenery.

    • Mon, 9th December - Mon, 9th December

      The Filling Station>

      FREE

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: Katherine Ganlette, title ‘Who am I’. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Sat, 14th December - Sat, 14th December

      Christmas Table Decoration Workshop 2019 - with Jay Ashworth>

      £25 inc. refreshments

      Come and join Jay, one of our gardeners, as she demonstrates how to make a beautiful Christmas table decoration using greenery and flowers from the gardens here at Ashburnham Place. You will have a chance to make your own centrepiece to take home.

  • January 2020
    • Sat, 18th January - Sat, 18th January

      ROSE PRUNING WORKSHOP 2020 - with Jay Ashworth>

      £25 per person – including refreshments - BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      Come and join Jay, RHS trained gardener, as she demonstrates pruning, training and renovation techniques in the stunning grounds of Ashburnham Place. The workshop begins with refreshments in the Orangery Tea Room. Please note that this workshop will take place outside, so please do come dressed for the weather on the day.

    • Thu, 23rd January - Thu, 23rd January

      Faith in Healthcare - TBC>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Faith in Healthcare - Speaker & Title: TBC. Faith in Healthcare offers an opportunity for those in healthcare to come together to share, to be inspired, to be encouraged and to pray.

    • Mon, 27th January - Fri, 31st January

      SONGS FROM THE TREE 2020 - Song-Writing Week with Geraldine and Carey>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Come and write new songs with other creatives in beautiful Ashburnham Place.

  • February 2020
    • Mon, 10th February - Mon, 10th February

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Wed, 12th February - Fri, 14th February

      ENCOUNTERING THE ENNEAGRAM 2020 - A powerful tool for spiritual growth>

      £159 En-Suite room / £134 Standard room

      A powerful tool for spiritual growth through understanding ourselves, and others, Led by Liz West, Enneagram trainer with Enneagram Worldwide. How can I understand myself, and others better? Do you wonder why people act differently from you? For example, why are some people so fearful whereas others enjoy the challenges and dangers of life? The Enneagram model of nine personality types helps explain so much about the way we behave. It is a unique way of understanding ourselves, our world, our God, and how we relate to others.

    • Mon, 17th February - Wed, 19th February

      ‘BREATHE…’ Christian Teacher’s & Teaching Assistants’ Retreat 2020>

      £169 En-Suite room / £144 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £114

      ‘Breathe…’ is a Christian retreat for school classroom teachers and teaching assistants, which includes music, ministry and massage. Held during February half term, the retreat provides a calm, reflective and refreshing setting for teachers to off-load halfway through the academic year and re-charge mentally and spiritually. The retreat aims to encourage and revive those teachers who face challenging workloads and/or people in their places of work this year, and help individuals refocus on their ministry/vocation ideals. It is facilitated by Louise Isaac (a teacher of many years’ experience), who will share clear and encouraging presentations of the word, relevant stories and audio-visuals - all uplifting and God-inspired.

  • March 2020
    • Wed, 4th March - Wed, 4th March

      THE FATHER’S KISS 2020 - Tracy Williamson - supported by Marilyn Baker>

      £30 per person – incl. refreshments - BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      This will be a day of exploring, discovering and experiencing the Father’s love. Tracy Williamson, an author and speaker with MBM Trust, whose book The Father’s Kiss was published in Sept 18, will share from her experience of coming to know God as Father out of a broken childhood and how His love can bring deep transformation. The day will include worship led by Tracy’s ministry partner, Marilyn Baker and times of interaction, reflection and sharing. There may be some opportunity for prayer ministry too.

    • Mon, 9th March - Fri, 13th March

      ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK – MARCH 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room

      During Lent, many of us are reflecting on our spiritual journey. In this peace-filled place, our relaxed programme offers the chance to unwind, and the extensive grounds can help to give a fresh perspective on life. Charles and Lynne Earwicker combine years of experience in Christian leadership and teaching with a warm pastoral gift. Come and find out why our Ashburnham Place Breaks are so popular.

    • Mon, 9th March - Mon, 9th March

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 16th March - Thu, 19th March

      PAINTING AND DRAWING WORKSHOP - MARCH 2020 - Ian Goldsmith>

      £253.50 En-Suite room / £216 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £171

      Join professional artist Ian Goldsmith and find out what makes a picture “work”, in a practical and guided exploration of painting and drawing. We’ll look at the foundations of making a picture in an easy and accessible way. So whether you're a complete beginner starting your creative journey, someone who already paints but wants to take things up a notch, or a seasoned artist just wanting to unleash your creativity in a stunning and inspirational setting, this is for you. We'll even provide all the materials and equipment for you to use.

    • Mon, 23rd March - Fri, 27th March

      “TIFFANY-STYLE” Stained Glass Workshop for Beginners* - MARCH 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      During this 3-day workshop, you will learn how to use the copper foil stained glass technique (also known as the Tiffany technique) to make a beautiful stained glass panel, which can hang in a window or on a wall. You will learn how to cut stained glass using a template pattern of your choice, grind the edges to enable you to apply copper foil, and then solder everything together. This is a taster workshop for beginners with plenty of time for individual learning, tuition and discussion. You will have the opportunity to make two items, a small suncatcher to practice on, and then your larger masterpiece.

    • Mon, 30th March - Wed, 1st April

      ENNEAGRAM AND PARENTING STYLES 2020 - Liz West>

      £159 En-Suite room / £134 Standard room

      How can I parent my children more consciously? Why do I parent the way I do? What have I to offer my children in my style of parenting and what would I love to stop doing? The Enneagram is a tool, which sheds light on these questions, exploring the subconscious personality drivers and the patterns that seem to come naturally. Learn why your partner does it differently, so you can be a partnership that works to your strengths. And if you are doing it alone, come and be encouraged that you have what it takes.

  • April 2020
    • Thu, 2nd April - Thu, 2nd April

      Faith in Healthcare - TBC>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Faith in Healthcare - Speaker & Title: TBC. Faith in Healthcare offers an opportunity for those in healthcare to come together to share, to be inspired, to be encouraged and to pray.

    • Mon, 13th April - Mon, 13th April

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 20th April - Fri, 24th April

      PORTRAIT PAINTING RETREAT - APRIL 2020 - Ian Goldsmith>

      £338 En-Suite room / £288 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £228

      Join professional artist Ian Goldsmith and find out what makes a picture “work”, in a practical and guided exploration of painting and drawing. We’ll look at the foundations of making a picture in an easy and accessible way. As it is a retreat, there'll be plenty of time for exploring your creativity, learning, or simply relaxing in the stunning setting. So whether you're a complete beginner starting your creative journey, someone who already paints but wants to take things up a notch, or a seasoned artist just wanting to unleash your creativity in a stunning and inspirational setting, this is for you.

    • Mon, 20th April -

      YESTERDAY, TODAY, FOREVER - 2020 - Steve Wood>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Going beyond who wrote the letter and why, this course seeks to uncover its relevance for 21st Century believers with its focus on Jesus as mediator of the New Covenant. The course will take an interactive approach, exploring together the content and meaning of Hebrews through its use of the biblical story and the theme of ‘journey’. We hope that you will take away with you a fresh appreciation of this sometimes neglected, but significantly important part of the New Testament. Notes and further reading/study recommendations will be provided.

    • Wed, 22nd April - Wed, 22nd April

      DAWN CHORUS WALK 1 - Wednesday 22nd April 2020 - Mike Scarlett>

      £30 per person – including full English breakfast / BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      The woods here at Ashburnham Place are home to many different species of birds and listening to them sing in the morning is a real treat. Join us for a walk around the lakes led by Mike, who will help identify the birds we hear and see. The walk finishes with a full English breakfast back at the house around 9am.

    • Sat, 25th April - Sat, 25th April

      DAWN CHORUS WALK 2 - Saturday 25th April 2020 - Mike Scarlett>

      £30 per person – including full English breakfast / BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      The woods here at Ashburnham Place are home to many different species of birds and listening to them sing in the morning is a real treat. Join us for a walk around the lakes led by Mike, who will help identify the birds we hear and see. The walk finishes with a full English breakfast back at the house around 9am.

    • Mon, 27th April - Fri, 1st May

      ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK - APRIL 2020>

      £268 Standard room/ £318 En-Suite room

      At this time of the year, come and engage with God both in his Word and through his creation as we witness the stirrings of new life in the grounds and gardens of this lovely place. Away from the bustle of normal life, drink deeply of God’s goodness, and let Him restore your soul. Charles and Lynne Earwicker combine years of experience in Christian leadership and teaching with a warm pastoral gift.  Come and find out why our Ashburnham Place Breaks are so popular.

  • May 2020
    • Tue, 5th May - Thu, 7th May

      PERSONALITY & RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD - Nine Pathways Retreat - Liz West>

      £159 En-Suite room / £134 Standard room

      A detailed and accurate description of personality can help by increasing our understanding of ourselves, and the things in our personalities that get in the way. It brings clarity to our preferred way of communicating and even our perception of who God is. This retreat focuses on using the wisdom of the Enneagram to encourage us in our relationship with God and is for both beginners and those who already work with the Enneagram.

    • Mon, 11th May - Fri, 15th May

      PARTNERING WITH GOD - MAY 2020 - Marilyn Baker and Tracy Williamson>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Come and join singer/songwriter Marilyn Baker and her ministry partner Tracy Williamson for this special residential conference break focussing on our call to partner with God to bring about His purposes. Be excited and inspired through the daily mix of worship and teaching sessions, times of listening to God and being filled afresh with the Spirit. There’ll be opportunity throughout the week for personal prayer ministry with Marilyn, Tracy or their team. Enjoy the lovely grounds, tasty meals and fellowship together. A highlight of the week will be Marilyn’s concert on the Wednesday evening.

    • Mon, 11th May - Mon, 11th May

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 18th May - Fri, 22nd May

      ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK – MAY 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room

      With the longer days and Spring in full swing, this can be a glorious time. Come and see for yourself the gardens, grounds, lakes and woodlands that keep guests coming back again and again. During our morning and evening worship and word sessions, let our unhurried look at God’s Word encourage you for whatever lies ahead. Charles and Lynne Earwicker combine years of experience in Christian leadership and teaching with a warm pastoral gift.  Come and find out why our Ashburnham Place Breaks are so popular.

    • Tue, 26th May - Fri, 29th May

      DISCOVERY BREAK – MAY 2020 - with David & Melanie>

      £238.50 En-Suite room / £201 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £141

      Relax and refresh in the beautiful setting of Ashburnham Place. Join David & Melanie for daily praise and prayer, and we’ll open God’s Word to discover the wonderful promises that make us who we are in Christ. Plus, there’ll be time to explore Ashburnham and the surrounding area, enjoy a BBQ and fellowship.

  • June 2020
    • Mon, 1st June - Mon, 1st June

      CREATIVE WRITING BREAK - JUNE 2020 - Chris Leonard>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Chris’ workshops will inspire you, and Beautiful Ashburnham Place provides a safe, encouraging place to produce and to share more than people think possible. You don’t need to come with any writing experience necessarily, only a willingness to have a go. Chris loves to see people grow in confidence and friendship on the writing holidays she leads. And to watch the Holy Spirit at work in and through all the creativity – how He brings something different each time and to each individual. We laugh and relax a lot too!

    • Thu, 4th June - Thu, 4th June

      HISTORY WALK 1 - Thursday 4th June 2020 - Jay Ashworth>

      £25 per person – including refreshments / BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      The grounds and gardens here at Ashburnham Place have been shaped over the generations by a number of gardeners and landscape designers, including Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. Join Jay, one of our seasoned RHS trained garden team, as she leads the walk around the stunning grounds and gardens. The walk will be followed by refreshments back at the house.

    • Mon, 8th June - Mon, 8th June

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 22nd June - Fri, 26th June

      DISCOVERY BREAK – JUNE 2020 - with David & Melanie>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Join David & Melanie for daily praise and prayer in the beautiful setting of Ashburnham Place. We’ll separate the Sheep from the Goats and discover that Jesus uses indelible ink in the Book of LIFE. Plus, there’ll be time to explore Ashburnham and the surrounding area, enjoy a BBQ and fellowship.

    • Mon, 29th June - Fri, 3rd July

      ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK – JULY 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard Room

      The grounds are beautiful at any time of year, but warmer weather and longer evenings give plenty of opportunity to enjoy sitting in one of the gardens or strolling along the many paths. We hope you will encounter God through joyful praise, fun and laughter, getting to know him better.

  • July 2020
    • Mon, 6th July - Fri, 10th July

      ART AND POETRY 2020 - with Graham Hudson, Jim Payne and Guests>

      £338 En-Suite room / £288 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £228

      Join us for a creative and relaxed week for people of all abilities, facilitated by popular artist Graham Hudson (Creative Projects Manager for Manchester charity Mustard Tree), alongside Graham is Jim Payne, a recognised poet, and guests. There’s no need to bring any equipment, as we’ll provide all you need to be creative.

    • Thu, 9th July - Thu, 9th July

      Faith in Healthcare - TBC>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Faith in Healthcare - Speaker & Title: TBC. Faith in Healthcare offers an opportunity for those in healthcare to come together to share, to be inspired, to be encouraged and to pray.

    • Mon, 13th July - Mon, 13th July

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

  • September 2020
    • Mon, 14th September - Mon, 14th September

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

  • October 2020
    • Mon, 12th October - Mon, 12th October

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Thu, 15th October - Thu, 15th October

      Faith in Healthcare - TBC>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Faith in Healthcare - Speaker & Title: TBC. Faith in Healthcare offers an opportunity for those in healthcare to come together to share, to be inspired, to be encouraged and to pray.

  • November 2020
    • Mon, 9th November - Mon, 9th November

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

  • December 2020
    • Mon, 14th December - Mon, 14th December

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

  • Creative
    • Mon, 6th July - Fri, 10th July

      ART AND POETRY 2020 - with Graham Hudson, Jim Payne and Guests>

      £338 En-Suite room / £288 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £228

      Join us for a creative and relaxed week for people of all abilities, facilitated by popular artist Graham Hudson (Creative Projects Manager for Manchester charity Mustard Tree), alongside Graham is Jim Payne, a recognised poet, and guests. There’s no need to bring any equipment, as we’ll provide all you need to be creative.

    • Mon, 1st June - Mon, 1st June

      CREATIVE WRITING BREAK - JUNE 2020 - Chris Leonard>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Chris’ workshops will inspire you, and Beautiful Ashburnham Place provides a safe, encouraging place to produce and to share more than people think possible. You don’t need to come with any writing experience necessarily, only a willingness to have a go. Chris loves to see people grow in confidence and friendship on the writing holidays she leads. And to watch the Holy Spirit at work in and through all the creativity – how He brings something different each time and to each individual. We laugh and relax a lot too!

    • Mon, 20th April - Fri, 24th April

      PORTRAIT PAINTING RETREAT - APRIL 2020 - Ian Goldsmith>

      £338 En-Suite room / £288 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £228

      Join professional artist Ian Goldsmith and find out what makes a picture “work”, in a practical and guided exploration of painting and drawing. We’ll look at the foundations of making a picture in an easy and accessible way. As it is a retreat, there'll be plenty of time for exploring your creativity, learning, or simply relaxing in the stunning setting. So whether you're a complete beginner starting your creative journey, someone who already paints but wants to take things up a notch, or a seasoned artist just wanting to unleash your creativity in a stunning and inspirational setting, this is for you.

    • Mon, 23rd March - Fri, 27th March

      “TIFFANY-STYLE” Stained Glass Workshop for Beginners* - MARCH 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      During this 3-day workshop, you will learn how to use the copper foil stained glass technique (also known as the Tiffany technique) to make a beautiful stained glass panel, which can hang in a window or on a wall. You will learn how to cut stained glass using a template pattern of your choice, grind the edges to enable you to apply copper foil, and then solder everything together. This is a taster workshop for beginners with plenty of time for individual learning, tuition and discussion. You will have the opportunity to make two items, a small suncatcher to practice on, and then your larger masterpiece.

    • Mon, 16th March - Thu, 19th March

      PAINTING AND DRAWING WORKSHOP - MARCH 2020 - Ian Goldsmith>

      £253.50 En-Suite room / £216 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £171

      Join professional artist Ian Goldsmith and find out what makes a picture “work”, in a practical and guided exploration of painting and drawing. We’ll look at the foundations of making a picture in an easy and accessible way. So whether you're a complete beginner starting your creative journey, someone who already paints but wants to take things up a notch, or a seasoned artist just wanting to unleash your creativity in a stunning and inspirational setting, this is for you. We'll even provide all the materials and equipment for you to use.

    • Mon, 27th January - Fri, 31st January

      SONGS FROM THE TREE 2020 - Song-Writing Week with Geraldine and Carey>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Come and write new songs with other creatives in beautiful Ashburnham Place.

    • Sat, 14th December - Sat, 14th December

      Christmas Table Decoration Workshop 2019 - with Jay Ashworth>

      £25 inc. refreshments

      Come and join Jay, one of our gardeners, as she demonstrates how to make a beautiful Christmas table decoration using greenery and flowers from the gardens here at Ashburnham Place. You will have a chance to make your own centrepiece to take home.

    • Sat, 7th December - Sat, 7th December

      Christmas Wreath Making Workshops - Sat 7th Dec 2019 - PM FULLY BOOKED!>

      FULLY BOOKED!

      Come and join our gardening team and learn how to make a beautiful Christmas wreath from scratch. We will be using natural materials gathered from our grounds such as conifer, holly, ivy, berries and other seasonal greenery.

    • Sat, 7th December - Sat, 7th December

      Christmas Wreath Making Workshop - Sat 7th Dec 2019 - AM - FULLY BOOKED!>

      £25 inc. refreshments / BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET** FULLY BOOKED!

      Come and join our gardening team and learn how to make a beautiful Christmas wreath from scratch. We will be using natural materials gathered from our grounds such as conifer, holly, ivy, berries and other seasonal greenery.

    • Wed, 4th December - Wed, 4th December

      Christmas Wreath Making Workshop - Wed 4th Dec 2019 - AM - FULLY BOOKED!>

      £25 inc. refreshments / BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      Come and join our gardening team and learn how to make a beautiful Christmas wreath from scratch. We will be using natural materials gathered from our grounds such as conifer, holly, ivy, berries and other seasonal greenery.

    • Tue, 5th November - Tue, 5th November

      CELTISH Inspirational Music With Nigel Cameron and Julie Cameron Hall>

      £5 per person

      As part of our Creative Writing Break, we are offering a concert with extremely talented, classically trained musicians, Nigel and Julie. They will be giving the concert, as well as leading worship at the event, playing to inspire creative writing. The concert starts at 8pm and will be in the Great Hall, which seats about 150.

    • Mon, 4th November - Fri, 8th November

      Creative Writing Break - FULLY BOOKED>

      £268 Standard room/ £318 En-Suite room

      Chris’ workshops will inspire you, and then beautiful Ashburnham Place provides a safe, encouraging place to produce and to share more than people think possible. We’ve now heard that Nigel and Julie Cameron are able to augment our normal team leading this (John and myself) for the whole time!  Extremely talented, classically trained musicians, they will be giving a concert, leading worship, playing to inspire our writing, probably doing some writing and generally being their Spirit-filled, inspiring selves. They have some amazing stories to tell too.  See more on the websites of Sounds of Wonder, Celtish and Epiphany - some of the groups and organisations they work with.

  • Healthy Mind, Body & Spirit
    • Mon, 6th July - Fri, 10th July

      ART AND POETRY 2020 - with Graham Hudson, Jim Payne and Guests>

      £338 En-Suite room / £288 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £228

      Join us for a creative and relaxed week for people of all abilities, facilitated by popular artist Graham Hudson (Creative Projects Manager for Manchester charity Mustard Tree), alongside Graham is Jim Payne, a recognised poet, and guests. There’s no need to bring any equipment, as we’ll provide all you need to be creative.

    • Thu, 4th June - Thu, 4th June

      HISTORY WALK 1 - Thursday 4th June 2020 - Jay Ashworth>

      £25 per person – including refreshments / BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      The grounds and gardens here at Ashburnham Place have been shaped over the generations by a number of gardeners and landscape designers, including Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. Join Jay, one of our seasoned RHS trained garden team, as she leads the walk around the stunning grounds and gardens. The walk will be followed by refreshments back at the house.

    • Tue, 5th May - Thu, 7th May

      PERSONALITY & RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD - Nine Pathways Retreat - Liz West>

      £159 En-Suite room / £134 Standard room

      A detailed and accurate description of personality can help by increasing our understanding of ourselves, and the things in our personalities that get in the way. It brings clarity to our preferred way of communicating and even our perception of who God is. This retreat focuses on using the wisdom of the Enneagram to encourage us in our relationship with God and is for both beginners and those who already work with the Enneagram.

    • Sat, 25th April - Sat, 25th April

      DAWN CHORUS WALK 2 - Saturday 25th April 2020 - Mike Scarlett>

      £30 per person – including full English breakfast / BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      The woods here at Ashburnham Place are home to many different species of birds and listening to them sing in the morning is a real treat. Join us for a walk around the lakes led by Mike, who will help identify the birds we hear and see. The walk finishes with a full English breakfast back at the house around 9am.

    • Wed, 22nd April - Wed, 22nd April

      DAWN CHORUS WALK 1 - Wednesday 22nd April 2020 - Mike Scarlett>

      £30 per person – including full English breakfast / BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      The woods here at Ashburnham Place are home to many different species of birds and listening to them sing in the morning is a real treat. Join us for a walk around the lakes led by Mike, who will help identify the birds we hear and see. The walk finishes with a full English breakfast back at the house around 9am.

    • Mon, 20th April - Fri, 24th April

      PORTRAIT PAINTING RETREAT - APRIL 2020 - Ian Goldsmith>

      £338 En-Suite room / £288 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £228

      Join professional artist Ian Goldsmith and find out what makes a picture “work”, in a practical and guided exploration of painting and drawing. We’ll look at the foundations of making a picture in an easy and accessible way. As it is a retreat, there'll be plenty of time for exploring your creativity, learning, or simply relaxing in the stunning setting. So whether you're a complete beginner starting your creative journey, someone who already paints but wants to take things up a notch, or a seasoned artist just wanting to unleash your creativity in a stunning and inspirational setting, this is for you.

    • Mon, 30th March - Wed, 1st April

      ENNEAGRAM AND PARENTING STYLES 2020 - Liz West>

      £159 En-Suite room / £134 Standard room

      How can I parent my children more consciously? Why do I parent the way I do? What have I to offer my children in my style of parenting and what would I love to stop doing? The Enneagram is a tool, which sheds light on these questions, exploring the subconscious personality drivers and the patterns that seem to come naturally. Learn why your partner does it differently, so you can be a partnership that works to your strengths. And if you are doing it alone, come and be encouraged that you have what it takes.

    • Mon, 23rd March - Fri, 27th March

      “TIFFANY-STYLE” Stained Glass Workshop for Beginners* - MARCH 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      During this 3-day workshop, you will learn how to use the copper foil stained glass technique (also known as the Tiffany technique) to make a beautiful stained glass panel, which can hang in a window or on a wall. You will learn how to cut stained glass using a template pattern of your choice, grind the edges to enable you to apply copper foil, and then solder everything together. This is a taster workshop for beginners with plenty of time for individual learning, tuition and discussion. You will have the opportunity to make two items, a small suncatcher to practice on, and then your larger masterpiece.

    • Mon, 16th March - Thu, 19th March

      PAINTING AND DRAWING WORKSHOP - MARCH 2020 - Ian Goldsmith>

      £253.50 En-Suite room / £216 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £171

      Join professional artist Ian Goldsmith and find out what makes a picture “work”, in a practical and guided exploration of painting and drawing. We’ll look at the foundations of making a picture in an easy and accessible way. So whether you're a complete beginner starting your creative journey, someone who already paints but wants to take things up a notch, or a seasoned artist just wanting to unleash your creativity in a stunning and inspirational setting, this is for you. We'll even provide all the materials and equipment for you to use.

    • Mon, 17th February - Wed, 19th February

      ‘BREATHE…’ Christian Teacher’s & Teaching Assistants’ Retreat 2020>

      £169 En-Suite room / £144 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £114

      ‘Breathe…’ is a Christian retreat for school classroom teachers and teaching assistants, which includes music, ministry and massage. Held during February half term, the retreat provides a calm, reflective and refreshing setting for teachers to off-load halfway through the academic year and re-charge mentally and spiritually. The retreat aims to encourage and revive those teachers who face challenging workloads and/or people in their places of work this year, and help individuals refocus on their ministry/vocation ideals. It is facilitated by Louise Isaac (a teacher of many years’ experience), who will share clear and encouraging presentations of the word, relevant stories and audio-visuals - all uplifting and God-inspired.

    • Wed, 12th February - Fri, 14th February

      ENCOUNTERING THE ENNEAGRAM 2020 - A powerful tool for spiritual growth>

      £159 En-Suite room / £134 Standard room

      A powerful tool for spiritual growth through understanding ourselves, and others, Led by Liz West, Enneagram trainer with Enneagram Worldwide. How can I understand myself, and others better? Do you wonder why people act differently from you? For example, why are some people so fearful whereas others enjoy the challenges and dangers of life? The Enneagram model of nine personality types helps explain so much about the way we behave. It is a unique way of understanding ourselves, our world, our God, and how we relate to others.

    • Sat, 18th January - Sat, 18th January

      ROSE PRUNING WORKSHOP 2020 - with Jay Ashworth>

      £25 per person – including refreshments - BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      Come and join Jay, RHS trained gardener, as she demonstrates pruning, training and renovation techniques in the stunning grounds of Ashburnham Place. The workshop begins with refreshments in the Orangery Tea Room. Please note that this workshop will take place outside, so please do come dressed for the weather on the day.

    • Tue, 5th November - Tue, 5th November

      CELTISH Inspirational Music With Nigel Cameron and Julie Cameron Hall>

      £5 per person

      As part of our Creative Writing Break, we are offering a concert with extremely talented, classically trained musicians, Nigel and Julie. They will be giving the concert, as well as leading worship at the event, playing to inspire creative writing. The concert starts at 8pm and will be in the Great Hall, which seats about 150.

  • Identity & Wholeness
    • Tue, 5th May - Thu, 7th May

      PERSONALITY & RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD - Nine Pathways Retreat - Liz West>

      £159 En-Suite room / £134 Standard room

      A detailed and accurate description of personality can help by increasing our understanding of ourselves, and the things in our personalities that get in the way. It brings clarity to our preferred way of communicating and even our perception of who God is. This retreat focuses on using the wisdom of the Enneagram to encourage us in our relationship with God and is for both beginners and those who already work with the Enneagram.

    • Mon, 30th March - Wed, 1st April

      ENNEAGRAM AND PARENTING STYLES 2020 - Liz West>

      £159 En-Suite room / £134 Standard room

      How can I parent my children more consciously? Why do I parent the way I do? What have I to offer my children in my style of parenting and what would I love to stop doing? The Enneagram is a tool, which sheds light on these questions, exploring the subconscious personality drivers and the patterns that seem to come naturally. Learn why your partner does it differently, so you can be a partnership that works to your strengths. And if you are doing it alone, come and be encouraged that you have what it takes.

    • Wed, 4th March - Wed, 4th March

      THE FATHER’S KISS 2020 - Tracy Williamson - supported by Marilyn Baker>

      £30 per person – incl. refreshments - BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      This will be a day of exploring, discovering and experiencing the Father’s love. Tracy Williamson, an author and speaker with MBM Trust, whose book The Father’s Kiss was published in Sept 18, will share from her experience of coming to know God as Father out of a broken childhood and how His love can bring deep transformation. The day will include worship led by Tracy’s ministry partner, Marilyn Baker and times of interaction, reflection and sharing. There may be some opportunity for prayer ministry too.

  • Justice & Mission
  • Kingdom of God in Society
    • Thu, 15th October - Thu, 15th October

      Faith in Healthcare - TBC>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Faith in Healthcare - Speaker & Title: TBC. Faith in Healthcare offers an opportunity for those in healthcare to come together to share, to be inspired, to be encouraged and to pray.

    • Thu, 9th July - Thu, 9th July

      Faith in Healthcare - TBC>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Faith in Healthcare - Speaker & Title: TBC. Faith in Healthcare offers an opportunity for those in healthcare to come together to share, to be inspired, to be encouraged and to pray.

    • Thu, 2nd April - Thu, 2nd April

      Faith in Healthcare - TBC>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Faith in Healthcare - Speaker & Title: TBC. Faith in Healthcare offers an opportunity for those in healthcare to come together to share, to be inspired, to be encouraged and to pray.

    • Thu, 23rd January - Thu, 23rd January

      Faith in Healthcare - TBC>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Faith in Healthcare - Speaker & Title: TBC. Faith in Healthcare offers an opportunity for those in healthcare to come together to share, to be inspired, to be encouraged and to pray.

  • Listening to God
    • Mon, 14th December - Mon, 14th December

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 9th November - Mon, 9th November

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 12th October - Mon, 12th October

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 14th September - Mon, 14th September

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 13th July - Mon, 13th July

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 29th June - Fri, 3rd July

      ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK – JULY 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard Room

      The grounds are beautiful at any time of year, but warmer weather and longer evenings give plenty of opportunity to enjoy sitting in one of the gardens or strolling along the many paths. We hope you will encounter God through joyful praise, fun and laughter, getting to know him better.

    • Mon, 22nd June - Fri, 26th June

      DISCOVERY BREAK – JUNE 2020 - with David & Melanie>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Join David & Melanie for daily praise and prayer in the beautiful setting of Ashburnham Place. We’ll separate the Sheep from the Goats and discover that Jesus uses indelible ink in the Book of LIFE. Plus, there’ll be time to explore Ashburnham and the surrounding area, enjoy a BBQ and fellowship.

    • Mon, 8th June - Mon, 8th June

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 1st June - Mon, 1st June

      CREATIVE WRITING BREAK - JUNE 2020 - Chris Leonard>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Chris’ workshops will inspire you, and Beautiful Ashburnham Place provides a safe, encouraging place to produce and to share more than people think possible. You don’t need to come with any writing experience necessarily, only a willingness to have a go. Chris loves to see people grow in confidence and friendship on the writing holidays she leads. And to watch the Holy Spirit at work in and through all the creativity – how He brings something different each time and to each individual. We laugh and relax a lot too!

    • Tue, 26th May - Fri, 29th May

      DISCOVERY BREAK – MAY 2020 - with David & Melanie>

      £238.50 En-Suite room / £201 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £141

      Relax and refresh in the beautiful setting of Ashburnham Place. Join David & Melanie for daily praise and prayer, and we’ll open God’s Word to discover the wonderful promises that make us who we are in Christ. Plus, there’ll be time to explore Ashburnham and the surrounding area, enjoy a BBQ and fellowship.

    • Mon, 18th May - Fri, 22nd May

      ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK – MAY 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room

      With the longer days and Spring in full swing, this can be a glorious time. Come and see for yourself the gardens, grounds, lakes and woodlands that keep guests coming back again and again. During our morning and evening worship and word sessions, let our unhurried look at God’s Word encourage you for whatever lies ahead. Charles and Lynne Earwicker combine years of experience in Christian leadership and teaching with a warm pastoral gift.  Come and find out why our Ashburnham Place Breaks are so popular.

    • Mon, 11th May - Mon, 11th May

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 11th May - Fri, 15th May

      PARTNERING WITH GOD - MAY 2020 - Marilyn Baker and Tracy Williamson>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Come and join singer/songwriter Marilyn Baker and her ministry partner Tracy Williamson for this special residential conference break focussing on our call to partner with God to bring about His purposes. Be excited and inspired through the daily mix of worship and teaching sessions, times of listening to God and being filled afresh with the Spirit. There’ll be opportunity throughout the week for personal prayer ministry with Marilyn, Tracy or their team. Enjoy the lovely grounds, tasty meals and fellowship together. A highlight of the week will be Marilyn’s concert on the Wednesday evening.

    • Tue, 5th May - Thu, 7th May

      PERSONALITY & RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD - Nine Pathways Retreat - Liz West>

      £159 En-Suite room / £134 Standard room

      A detailed and accurate description of personality can help by increasing our understanding of ourselves, and the things in our personalities that get in the way. It brings clarity to our preferred way of communicating and even our perception of who God is. This retreat focuses on using the wisdom of the Enneagram to encourage us in our relationship with God and is for both beginners and those who already work with the Enneagram.

    • Mon, 27th April - Fri, 1st May

      ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK - APRIL 2020>

      £268 Standard room/ £318 En-Suite room

      At this time of the year, come and engage with God both in his Word and through his creation as we witness the stirrings of new life in the grounds and gardens of this lovely place. Away from the bustle of normal life, drink deeply of God’s goodness, and let Him restore your soul. Charles and Lynne Earwicker combine years of experience in Christian leadership and teaching with a warm pastoral gift.  Come and find out why our Ashburnham Place Breaks are so popular.

    • Mon, 20th April -

      YESTERDAY, TODAY, FOREVER - 2020 - Steve Wood>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Going beyond who wrote the letter and why, this course seeks to uncover its relevance for 21st Century believers with its focus on Jesus as mediator of the New Covenant. The course will take an interactive approach, exploring together the content and meaning of Hebrews through its use of the biblical story and the theme of ‘journey’. We hope that you will take away with you a fresh appreciation of this sometimes neglected, but significantly important part of the New Testament. Notes and further reading/study recommendations will be provided.

    • Mon, 13th April - Mon, 13th April

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 9th March - Mon, 9th March

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 9th March - Fri, 13th March

      ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK – MARCH 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room

      During Lent, many of us are reflecting on our spiritual journey. In this peace-filled place, our relaxed programme offers the chance to unwind, and the extensive grounds can help to give a fresh perspective on life. Charles and Lynne Earwicker combine years of experience in Christian leadership and teaching with a warm pastoral gift. Come and find out why our Ashburnham Place Breaks are so popular.

    • Wed, 4th March - Wed, 4th March

      THE FATHER’S KISS 2020 - Tracy Williamson - supported by Marilyn Baker>

      £30 per person – incl. refreshments - BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      This will be a day of exploring, discovering and experiencing the Father’s love. Tracy Williamson, an author and speaker with MBM Trust, whose book The Father’s Kiss was published in Sept 18, will share from her experience of coming to know God as Father out of a broken childhood and how His love can bring deep transformation. The day will include worship led by Tracy’s ministry partner, Marilyn Baker and times of interaction, reflection and sharing. There may be some opportunity for prayer ministry too.

    • Mon, 17th February - Wed, 19th February

      ‘BREATHE…’ Christian Teacher’s & Teaching Assistants’ Retreat 2020>

      £169 En-Suite room / £144 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £114

      ‘Breathe…’ is a Christian retreat for school classroom teachers and teaching assistants, which includes music, ministry and massage. Held during February half term, the retreat provides a calm, reflective and refreshing setting for teachers to off-load halfway through the academic year and re-charge mentally and spiritually. The retreat aims to encourage and revive those teachers who face challenging workloads and/or people in their places of work this year, and help individuals refocus on their ministry/vocation ideals. It is facilitated by Louise Isaac (a teacher of many years’ experience), who will share clear and encouraging presentations of the word, relevant stories and audio-visuals - all uplifting and God-inspired.

    • Mon, 10th February - Mon, 10th February

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 9th December - Mon, 9th December

      The Filling Station>

      FREE

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: Katherine Ganlette, title ‘Who am I’. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 18th November - Fri, 22nd November

      Ashburnham Place Break - November 2019 - FULLY BOOKED!>

      £268 Standard room/ £318 En-Suite room

      Wrap up for a walk or curl up in front of the fire, and take time out to be with God. One of God’s promises to Ashburnham Place is that he would reveal his glory; may you find that both our relaxed gatherings, and the spacious grounds, provide an opportunity for him to do just that.

    • Mon, 11th November - Mon, 11th November

      The Filling Station>

      FREE

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker Perry Britton, title ‘Living in God’s Favour’. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

  • Mentoring & Discipleship
    • Mon, 30th March - Wed, 1st April

      ENNEAGRAM AND PARENTING STYLES 2020 - Liz West>

      £159 En-Suite room / £134 Standard room

      How can I parent my children more consciously? Why do I parent the way I do? What have I to offer my children in my style of parenting and what would I love to stop doing? The Enneagram is a tool, which sheds light on these questions, exploring the subconscious personality drivers and the patterns that seem to come naturally. Learn why your partner does it differently, so you can be a partnership that works to your strengths. And if you are doing it alone, come and be encouraged that you have what it takes.

    • Wed, 12th February - Fri, 14th February

      ENCOUNTERING THE ENNEAGRAM 2020 - A powerful tool for spiritual growth>

      £159 En-Suite room / £134 Standard room

      A powerful tool for spiritual growth through understanding ourselves, and others, Led by Liz West, Enneagram trainer with Enneagram Worldwide. How can I understand myself, and others better? Do you wonder why people act differently from you? For example, why are some people so fearful whereas others enjoy the challenges and dangers of life? The Enneagram model of nine personality types helps explain so much about the way we behave. It is a unique way of understanding ourselves, our world, our God, and how we relate to others.

  • Prayer
    • Mon, 14th December - Mon, 14th December

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 9th November - Mon, 9th November

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Thu, 15th October - Thu, 15th October

      Faith in Healthcare - TBC>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Faith in Healthcare - Speaker & Title: TBC. Faith in Healthcare offers an opportunity for those in healthcare to come together to share, to be inspired, to be encouraged and to pray.

    • Mon, 12th October - Mon, 12th October

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 14th September - Mon, 14th September

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 13th July - Mon, 13th July

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Thu, 9th July - Thu, 9th July

      Faith in Healthcare - TBC>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Faith in Healthcare - Speaker & Title: TBC. Faith in Healthcare offers an opportunity for those in healthcare to come together to share, to be inspired, to be encouraged and to pray.

    • Mon, 29th June - Fri, 3rd July

      ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK – JULY 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard Room

      The grounds are beautiful at any time of year, but warmer weather and longer evenings give plenty of opportunity to enjoy sitting in one of the gardens or strolling along the many paths. We hope you will encounter God through joyful praise, fun and laughter, getting to know him better.

    • Mon, 8th June - Mon, 8th June

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Tue, 26th May - Fri, 29th May

      DISCOVERY BREAK – MAY 2020 - with David & Melanie>

      £238.50 En-Suite room / £201 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £141

      Relax and refresh in the beautiful setting of Ashburnham Place. Join David & Melanie for daily praise and prayer, and we’ll open God’s Word to discover the wonderful promises that make us who we are in Christ. Plus, there’ll be time to explore Ashburnham and the surrounding area, enjoy a BBQ and fellowship.

    • Mon, 18th May - Fri, 22nd May

      ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK – MAY 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room

      With the longer days and Spring in full swing, this can be a glorious time. Come and see for yourself the gardens, grounds, lakes and woodlands that keep guests coming back again and again. During our morning and evening worship and word sessions, let our unhurried look at God’s Word encourage you for whatever lies ahead. Charles and Lynne Earwicker combine years of experience in Christian leadership and teaching with a warm pastoral gift.  Come and find out why our Ashburnham Place Breaks are so popular.

    • Mon, 11th May - Mon, 11th May

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 11th May - Fri, 15th May

      PARTNERING WITH GOD - MAY 2020 - Marilyn Baker and Tracy Williamson>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Come and join singer/songwriter Marilyn Baker and her ministry partner Tracy Williamson for this special residential conference break focussing on our call to partner with God to bring about His purposes. Be excited and inspired through the daily mix of worship and teaching sessions, times of listening to God and being filled afresh with the Spirit. There’ll be opportunity throughout the week for personal prayer ministry with Marilyn, Tracy or their team. Enjoy the lovely grounds, tasty meals and fellowship together. A highlight of the week will be Marilyn’s concert on the Wednesday evening.

    • Mon, 27th April - Fri, 1st May

      ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK - APRIL 2020>

      £268 Standard room/ £318 En-Suite room

      At this time of the year, come and engage with God both in his Word and through his creation as we witness the stirrings of new life in the grounds and gardens of this lovely place. Away from the bustle of normal life, drink deeply of God’s goodness, and let Him restore your soul. Charles and Lynne Earwicker combine years of experience in Christian leadership and teaching with a warm pastoral gift.  Come and find out why our Ashburnham Place Breaks are so popular.

    • Mon, 13th April - Mon, 13th April

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Thu, 2nd April - Thu, 2nd April

      Faith in Healthcare - TBC>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Faith in Healthcare - Speaker & Title: TBC. Faith in Healthcare offers an opportunity for those in healthcare to come together to share, to be inspired, to be encouraged and to pray.

    • Mon, 9th March - Mon, 9th March

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 9th March - Fri, 13th March

      ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK – MARCH 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room

      During Lent, many of us are reflecting on our spiritual journey. In this peace-filled place, our relaxed programme offers the chance to unwind, and the extensive grounds can help to give a fresh perspective on life. Charles and Lynne Earwicker combine years of experience in Christian leadership and teaching with a warm pastoral gift. Come and find out why our Ashburnham Place Breaks are so popular.

    • Wed, 4th March - Wed, 4th March

      THE FATHER’S KISS 2020 - Tracy Williamson - supported by Marilyn Baker>

      £30 per person – incl. refreshments - BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      This will be a day of exploring, discovering and experiencing the Father’s love. Tracy Williamson, an author and speaker with MBM Trust, whose book The Father’s Kiss was published in Sept 18, will share from her experience of coming to know God as Father out of a broken childhood and how His love can bring deep transformation. The day will include worship led by Tracy’s ministry partner, Marilyn Baker and times of interaction, reflection and sharing. There may be some opportunity for prayer ministry too.

    • Mon, 10th February - Mon, 10th February

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Thu, 23rd January - Thu, 23rd January

      Faith in Healthcare - TBC>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Faith in Healthcare - Speaker & Title: TBC. Faith in Healthcare offers an opportunity for those in healthcare to come together to share, to be inspired, to be encouraged and to pray.

    • Mon, 9th December - Mon, 9th December

      The Filling Station>

      FREE

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: Katherine Ganlette, title ‘Who am I’. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 11th November - Mon, 11th November

      The Filling Station>

      FREE

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker Perry Britton, title ‘Living in God’s Favour’. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Tue, 29th October - Fri, 1st November

      Victory in Spiritual Warfare-ROOMS FULLY BOOKED-DAY tickets available>

      £201 Standard room/ £238.50 En-Suite room

      During the week Ian will look at, ‘The importance of daily personal prayer’, ‘The importance of Lifestyle’, ‘Understanding different types of Prayer’, ‘Seasons of Prayer’, ‘Praying in a Crisis’, ‘Prayer and Faith’, and ‘Fasting and Prayer and Breaking Strongholds’.

  • Relationships - Family, Marriage & Singleness
    • Mon, 30th March - Wed, 1st April

      ENNEAGRAM AND PARENTING STYLES 2020 - Liz West>

      £159 En-Suite room / £134 Standard room

      How can I parent my children more consciously? Why do I parent the way I do? What have I to offer my children in my style of parenting and what would I love to stop doing? The Enneagram is a tool, which sheds light on these questions, exploring the subconscious personality drivers and the patterns that seem to come naturally. Learn why your partner does it differently, so you can be a partnership that works to your strengths. And if you are doing it alone, come and be encouraged that you have what it takes.

    • Wed, 12th February - Fri, 14th February

      ENCOUNTERING THE ENNEAGRAM 2020 - A powerful tool for spiritual growth>

      £159 En-Suite room / £134 Standard room

      A powerful tool for spiritual growth through understanding ourselves, and others, Led by Liz West, Enneagram trainer with Enneagram Worldwide. How can I understand myself, and others better? Do you wonder why people act differently from you? For example, why are some people so fearful whereas others enjoy the challenges and dangers of life? The Enneagram model of nine personality types helps explain so much about the way we behave. It is a unique way of understanding ourselves, our world, our God, and how we relate to others.

  • Space to Pray, Rest & Relax
    • Mon, 6th July - Fri, 10th July

      ART AND POETRY 2020 - with Graham Hudson, Jim Payne and Guests>

      £338 En-Suite room / £288 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £228

      Join us for a creative and relaxed week for people of all abilities, facilitated by popular artist Graham Hudson (Creative Projects Manager for Manchester charity Mustard Tree), alongside Graham is Jim Payne, a recognised poet, and guests. There’s no need to bring any equipment, as we’ll provide all you need to be creative.

    • Mon, 29th June - Fri, 3rd July

      ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK – JULY 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard Room

      The grounds are beautiful at any time of year, but warmer weather and longer evenings give plenty of opportunity to enjoy sitting in one of the gardens or strolling along the many paths. We hope you will encounter God through joyful praise, fun and laughter, getting to know him better.

    • Mon, 22nd June - Fri, 26th June

      DISCOVERY BREAK – JUNE 2020 - with David & Melanie>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Join David & Melanie for daily praise and prayer in the beautiful setting of Ashburnham Place. We’ll separate the Sheep from the Goats and discover that Jesus uses indelible ink in the Book of LIFE. Plus, there’ll be time to explore Ashburnham and the surrounding area, enjoy a BBQ and fellowship.

    • Mon, 1st June - Mon, 1st June

      CREATIVE WRITING BREAK - JUNE 2020 - Chris Leonard>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Chris’ workshops will inspire you, and Beautiful Ashburnham Place provides a safe, encouraging place to produce and to share more than people think possible. You don’t need to come with any writing experience necessarily, only a willingness to have a go. Chris loves to see people grow in confidence and friendship on the writing holidays she leads. And to watch the Holy Spirit at work in and through all the creativity – how He brings something different each time and to each individual. We laugh and relax a lot too!

    • Tue, 26th May - Fri, 29th May

      DISCOVERY BREAK – MAY 2020 - with David & Melanie>

      £238.50 En-Suite room / £201 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £141

      Relax and refresh in the beautiful setting of Ashburnham Place. Join David & Melanie for daily praise and prayer, and we’ll open God’s Word to discover the wonderful promises that make us who we are in Christ. Plus, there’ll be time to explore Ashburnham and the surrounding area, enjoy a BBQ and fellowship.

    • Mon, 18th May - Fri, 22nd May

      ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK – MAY 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room

      With the longer days and Spring in full swing, this can be a glorious time. Come and see for yourself the gardens, grounds, lakes and woodlands that keep guests coming back again and again. During our morning and evening worship and word sessions, let our unhurried look at God’s Word encourage you for whatever lies ahead. Charles and Lynne Earwicker combine years of experience in Christian leadership and teaching with a warm pastoral gift.  Come and find out why our Ashburnham Place Breaks are so popular.

    • Mon, 11th May - Fri, 15th May

      PARTNERING WITH GOD - MAY 2020 - Marilyn Baker and Tracy Williamson>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Come and join singer/songwriter Marilyn Baker and her ministry partner Tracy Williamson for this special residential conference break focussing on our call to partner with God to bring about His purposes. Be excited and inspired through the daily mix of worship and teaching sessions, times of listening to God and being filled afresh with the Spirit. There’ll be opportunity throughout the week for personal prayer ministry with Marilyn, Tracy or their team. Enjoy the lovely grounds, tasty meals and fellowship together. A highlight of the week will be Marilyn’s concert on the Wednesday evening.

    • Mon, 27th April - Fri, 1st May

      ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK - APRIL 2020>

      £268 Standard room/ £318 En-Suite room

      At this time of the year, come and engage with God both in his Word and through his creation as we witness the stirrings of new life in the grounds and gardens of this lovely place. Away from the bustle of normal life, drink deeply of God’s goodness, and let Him restore your soul. Charles and Lynne Earwicker combine years of experience in Christian leadership and teaching with a warm pastoral gift.  Come and find out why our Ashburnham Place Breaks are so popular.

    • Mon, 20th April -

      YESTERDAY, TODAY, FOREVER - 2020 - Steve Wood>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Going beyond who wrote the letter and why, this course seeks to uncover its relevance for 21st Century believers with its focus on Jesus as mediator of the New Covenant. The course will take an interactive approach, exploring together the content and meaning of Hebrews through its use of the biblical story and the theme of ‘journey’. We hope that you will take away with you a fresh appreciation of this sometimes neglected, but significantly important part of the New Testament. Notes and further reading/study recommendations will be provided.

    • Mon, 9th March - Fri, 13th March

      ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK – MARCH 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room

      During Lent, many of us are reflecting on our spiritual journey. In this peace-filled place, our relaxed programme offers the chance to unwind, and the extensive grounds can help to give a fresh perspective on life. Charles and Lynne Earwicker combine years of experience in Christian leadership and teaching with a warm pastoral gift. Come and find out why our Ashburnham Place Breaks are so popular.

    • Mon, 17th February - Wed, 19th February

      ‘BREATHE…’ Christian Teacher’s & Teaching Assistants’ Retreat 2020>

      £169 En-Suite room / £144 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £114

      ‘Breathe…’ is a Christian retreat for school classroom teachers and teaching assistants, which includes music, ministry and massage. Held during February half term, the retreat provides a calm, reflective and refreshing setting for teachers to off-load halfway through the academic year and re-charge mentally and spiritually. The retreat aims to encourage and revive those teachers who face challenging workloads and/or people in their places of work this year, and help individuals refocus on their ministry/vocation ideals. It is facilitated by Louise Isaac (a teacher of many years’ experience), who will share clear and encouraging presentations of the word, relevant stories and audio-visuals - all uplifting and God-inspired.

    • Mon, 27th January - Fri, 31st January

      SONGS FROM THE TREE 2020 - Song-Writing Week with Geraldine and Carey>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Come and write new songs with other creatives in beautiful Ashburnham Place.

  • Theology & Apologetics
    • Mon, 20th April -

      YESTERDAY, TODAY, FOREVER - 2020 - Steve Wood>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Going beyond who wrote the letter and why, this course seeks to uncover its relevance for 21st Century believers with its focus on Jesus as mediator of the New Covenant. The course will take an interactive approach, exploring together the content and meaning of Hebrews through its use of the biblical story and the theme of ‘journey’. We hope that you will take away with you a fresh appreciation of this sometimes neglected, but significantly important part of the New Testament. Notes and further reading/study recommendations will be provided.

  • Worship
    • Mon, 14th December - Mon, 14th December

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 9th November - Mon, 9th November

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 12th October - Mon, 12th October

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 14th September - Mon, 14th September

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 13th July - Mon, 13th July

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 29th June - Fri, 3rd July

      ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK – JULY 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard Room

      The grounds are beautiful at any time of year, but warmer weather and longer evenings give plenty of opportunity to enjoy sitting in one of the gardens or strolling along the many paths. We hope you will encounter God through joyful praise, fun and laughter, getting to know him better.

    • Mon, 22nd June - Fri, 26th June

      DISCOVERY BREAK – JUNE 2020 - with David & Melanie>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Join David & Melanie for daily praise and prayer in the beautiful setting of Ashburnham Place. We’ll separate the Sheep from the Goats and discover that Jesus uses indelible ink in the Book of LIFE. Plus, there’ll be time to explore Ashburnham and the surrounding area, enjoy a BBQ and fellowship.

    • Mon, 8th June - Mon, 8th June

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 1st June - Mon, 1st June

      CREATIVE WRITING BREAK - JUNE 2020 - Chris Leonard>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Chris’ workshops will inspire you, and Beautiful Ashburnham Place provides a safe, encouraging place to produce and to share more than people think possible. You don’t need to come with any writing experience necessarily, only a willingness to have a go. Chris loves to see people grow in confidence and friendship on the writing holidays she leads. And to watch the Holy Spirit at work in and through all the creativity – how He brings something different each time and to each individual. We laugh and relax a lot too!

    • Tue, 26th May - Fri, 29th May

      DISCOVERY BREAK – MAY 2020 - with David & Melanie>

      £238.50 En-Suite room / £201 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £141

      Relax and refresh in the beautiful setting of Ashburnham Place. Join David & Melanie for daily praise and prayer, and we’ll open God’s Word to discover the wonderful promises that make us who we are in Christ. Plus, there’ll be time to explore Ashburnham and the surrounding area, enjoy a BBQ and fellowship.

    • Mon, 11th May - Mon, 11th May

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 11th May - Fri, 15th May

      PARTNERING WITH GOD - MAY 2020 - Marilyn Baker and Tracy Williamson>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Come and join singer/songwriter Marilyn Baker and her ministry partner Tracy Williamson for this special residential conference break focussing on our call to partner with God to bring about His purposes. Be excited and inspired through the daily mix of worship and teaching sessions, times of listening to God and being filled afresh with the Spirit. There’ll be opportunity throughout the week for personal prayer ministry with Marilyn, Tracy or their team. Enjoy the lovely grounds, tasty meals and fellowship together. A highlight of the week will be Marilyn’s concert on the Wednesday evening.

    • Mon, 27th April - Fri, 1st May

      ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK - APRIL 2020>

      £268 Standard room/ £318 En-Suite room

      At this time of the year, come and engage with God both in his Word and through his creation as we witness the stirrings of new life in the grounds and gardens of this lovely place. Away from the bustle of normal life, drink deeply of God’s goodness, and let Him restore your soul. Charles and Lynne Earwicker combine years of experience in Christian leadership and teaching with a warm pastoral gift.  Come and find out why our Ashburnham Place Breaks are so popular.

    • Mon, 13th April - Mon, 13th April

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 9th March - Mon, 9th March

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 9th March - Fri, 13th March

      ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK – MARCH 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room

      During Lent, many of us are reflecting on our spiritual journey. In this peace-filled place, our relaxed programme offers the chance to unwind, and the extensive grounds can help to give a fresh perspective on life. Charles and Lynne Earwicker combine years of experience in Christian leadership and teaching with a warm pastoral gift. Come and find out why our Ashburnham Place Breaks are so popular.

    • Wed, 4th March - Wed, 4th March

      THE FATHER’S KISS 2020 - Tracy Williamson - supported by Marilyn Baker>

      £30 per person – incl. refreshments - BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      This will be a day of exploring, discovering and experiencing the Father’s love. Tracy Williamson, an author and speaker with MBM Trust, whose book The Father’s Kiss was published in Sept 18, will share from her experience of coming to know God as Father out of a broken childhood and how His love can bring deep transformation. The day will include worship led by Tracy’s ministry partner, Marilyn Baker and times of interaction, reflection and sharing. There may be some opportunity for prayer ministry too.

    • Mon, 17th February - Wed, 19th February

      ‘BREATHE…’ Christian Teacher’s & Teaching Assistants’ Retreat 2020>

      £169 En-Suite room / £144 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £114

      ‘Breathe…’ is a Christian retreat for school classroom teachers and teaching assistants, which includes music, ministry and massage. Held during February half term, the retreat provides a calm, reflective and refreshing setting for teachers to off-load halfway through the academic year and re-charge mentally and spiritually. The retreat aims to encourage and revive those teachers who face challenging workloads and/or people in their places of work this year, and help individuals refocus on their ministry/vocation ideals. It is facilitated by Louise Isaac (a teacher of many years’ experience), who will share clear and encouraging presentations of the word, relevant stories and audio-visuals - all uplifting and God-inspired.

    • Mon, 10th February - Mon, 10th February

      The Filling Station>

      FREE for meeting only / £10 including dinner at 6.30pm - Advanced booking essential

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: TBC, Title: TBC. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 27th January - Fri, 31st January

      SONGS FROM THE TREE 2020 - Song-Writing Week with Geraldine and Carey>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Come and write new songs with other creatives in beautiful Ashburnham Place.

    • Mon, 9th December - Mon, 9th December

      The Filling Station>

      FREE

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: Katherine Ganlette, title ‘Who am I’. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Mon, 11th November - Mon, 11th November

      The Filling Station>

      FREE

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker Perry Britton, title ‘Living in God’s Favour’. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

    • Tue, 5th November - Tue, 5th November

      CELTISH Inspirational Music With Nigel Cameron and Julie Cameron Hall>

      £5 per person

      As part of our Creative Writing Break, we are offering a concert with extremely talented, classically trained musicians, Nigel and Julie. They will be giving the concert, as well as leading worship at the event, playing to inspire creative writing. The concert starts at 8pm and will be in the Great Hall, which seats about 150.

  • Karen Jones
    • “TIFFANY-STYLE” Stained Glass Workshop for Beginners* - MARCH 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      During this 3-day workshop, you will learn how to use the copper foil stained glass technique (also known as the Tiffany technique) to make a beautiful stained glass panel, which can hang in a window or on a wall. You will learn how to cut stained glass using a template pattern of your choice, grind the edges to enable you to apply copper foil, and then solder everything together. This is a taster workshop for beginners with plenty of time for individual learning, tuition and discussion. You will have the opportunity to make two items, a small suncatcher to practice on, and then your larger masterpiece.

  • Katherine Ganlette
    • The Filling Station>

      FREE

      Join us at Ashburnham Place for what will be a special and encouraging evening, Speaker: Katherine Ganlette, title ‘Who am I’. Starting at 7pm with Coffee and cake, following with Worship at 7.30pm and the speaker on at about 8.10pm.

  • David and Melanie Churchyard
    • DISCOVERY BREAK – MAY 2020 - with David & Melanie>

      £238.50 En-Suite room / £201 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £141

      Relax and refresh in the beautiful setting of Ashburnham Place. Join David & Melanie for daily praise and prayer, and we’ll open God’s Word to discover the wonderful promises that make us who we are in Christ. Plus, there’ll be time to explore Ashburnham and the surrounding area, enjoy a BBQ and fellowship.

  • Rachael Bee
  • Lee Layton Matthews
  • Ian Goldsmith
    • PORTRAIT PAINTING RETREAT - APRIL 2020 - Ian Goldsmith>

      £338 En-Suite room / £288 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £228

      Join professional artist Ian Goldsmith and find out what makes a picture “work”, in a practical and guided exploration of painting and drawing. We’ll look at the foundations of making a picture in an easy and accessible way. As it is a retreat, there'll be plenty of time for exploring your creativity, learning, or simply relaxing in the stunning setting. So whether you're a complete beginner starting your creative journey, someone who already paints but wants to take things up a notch, or a seasoned artist just wanting to unleash your creativity in a stunning and inspirational setting, this is for you.

    • PAINTING AND DRAWING WORKSHOP - MARCH 2020 - Ian Goldsmith>

      £253.50 En-Suite room / £216 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £171

      Join professional artist Ian Goldsmith and find out what makes a picture “work”, in a practical and guided exploration of painting and drawing. We’ll look at the foundations of making a picture in an easy and accessible way. So whether you're a complete beginner starting your creative journey, someone who already paints but wants to take things up a notch, or a seasoned artist just wanting to unleash your creativity in a stunning and inspirational setting, this is for you. We'll even provide all the materials and equipment for you to use.

  • Chris Leonard
    • Creative Writing Break - FULLY BOOKED>

      £268 Standard room/ £318 En-Suite room

      Chris’ workshops will inspire you, and then beautiful Ashburnham Place provides a safe, encouraging place to produce and to share more than people think possible. We’ve now heard that Nigel and Julie Cameron are able to augment our normal team leading this (John and myself) for the whole time!  Extremely talented, classically trained musicians, they will be giving a concert, leading worship, playing to inspire our writing, probably doing some writing and generally being their Spirit-filled, inspiring selves. They have some amazing stories to tell too.  See more on the websites of Sounds of Wonder, Celtish and Epiphany - some of the groups and organisations they work with.

    • CREATIVE WRITING BREAK - JUNE 2020 - Chris Leonard>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Chris’ workshops will inspire you, and Beautiful Ashburnham Place provides a safe, encouraging place to produce and to share more than people think possible. You don’t need to come with any writing experience necessarily, only a willingness to have a go. Chris loves to see people grow in confidence and friendship on the writing holidays she leads. And to watch the Holy Spirit at work in and through all the creativity – how He brings something different each time and to each individual. We laugh and relax a lot too!

  • Jim Payne
    • ART AND POETRY 2020 - with Graham Hudson, Jim Payne and Guests>

      £338 En-Suite room / £288 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £228

      Join us for a creative and relaxed week for people of all abilities, facilitated by popular artist Graham Hudson (Creative Projects Manager for Manchester charity Mustard Tree), alongside Graham is Jim Payne, a recognised poet, and guests. There’s no need to bring any equipment, as we’ll provide all you need to be creative.

  • Louise Isaac
    • ‘BREATHE…’ Christian Teacher’s & Teaching Assistants’ Retreat 2020>

      £169 En-Suite room / £144 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £114

      ‘Breathe…’ is a Christian retreat for school classroom teachers and teaching assistants, which includes music, ministry and massage. Held during February half term, the retreat provides a calm, reflective and refreshing setting for teachers to off-load halfway through the academic year and re-charge mentally and spiritually. The retreat aims to encourage and revive those teachers who face challenging workloads and/or people in their places of work this year, and help individuals refocus on their ministry/vocation ideals. It is facilitated by Louise Isaac (a teacher of many years’ experience), who will share clear and encouraging presentations of the word, relevant stories and audio-visuals - all uplifting and God-inspired.

  • Laura Steven
  • Andy Lester
  • Mike Scarlett
    • DAWN CHORUS WALK 1 - Wednesday 22nd April 2020 - Mike Scarlett>

      £30 per person – including full English breakfast / BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      The woods here at Ashburnham Place are home to many different species of birds and listening to them sing in the morning is a real treat. Join us for a walk around the lakes led by Mike, who will help identify the birds we hear and see. The walk finishes with a full English breakfast back at the house around 9am.

    • DAWN CHORUS WALK 2 - Saturday 25th April 2020 - Mike Scarlett>

      £30 per person – including full English breakfast / BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      The woods here at Ashburnham Place are home to many different species of birds and listening to them sing in the morning is a real treat. Join us for a walk around the lakes led by Mike, who will help identify the birds we hear and see. The walk finishes with a full English breakfast back at the house around 9am.

  • Liz West
    • ENNEAGRAM AND PARENTING STYLES 2020 - Liz West>

      £159 En-Suite room / £134 Standard room

      How can I parent my children more consciously? Why do I parent the way I do? What have I to offer my children in my style of parenting and what would I love to stop doing? The Enneagram is a tool, which sheds light on these questions, exploring the subconscious personality drivers and the patterns that seem to come naturally. Learn why your partner does it differently, so you can be a partnership that works to your strengths. And if you are doing it alone, come and be encouraged that you have what it takes.

    • ENCOUNTERING THE ENNEAGRAM 2020 - A powerful tool for spiritual growth>

      £159 En-Suite room / £134 Standard room

      A powerful tool for spiritual growth through understanding ourselves, and others, Led by Liz West, Enneagram trainer with Enneagram Worldwide. How can I understand myself, and others better? Do you wonder why people act differently from you? For example, why are some people so fearful whereas others enjoy the challenges and dangers of life? The Enneagram model of nine personality types helps explain so much about the way we behave. It is a unique way of understanding ourselves, our world, our God, and how we relate to others.

    • PERSONALITY & RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD - Nine Pathways Retreat - Liz West>

      £159 En-Suite room / £134 Standard room

      A detailed and accurate description of personality can help by increasing our understanding of ourselves, and the things in our personalities that get in the way. It brings clarity to our preferred way of communicating and even our perception of who God is. This retreat focuses on using the wisdom of the Enneagram to encourage us in our relationship with God and is for both beginners and those who already work with the Enneagram.

  • Angela Kemm
  • Paul Oakley
  • Carey Luce
  • Geraldine Latty
  • Lewes Concert Orchestra
  • Fred Baker
  • Andy Knox
  • Sue Mitchell
  • Ian Christensen
    • Victory in Spiritual Warfare-ROOMS FULLY BOOKED-DAY tickets available>

      £201 Standard room/ £238.50 En-Suite room

      During the week Ian will look at, ‘The importance of daily personal prayer’, ‘The importance of Lifestyle’, ‘Understanding different types of Prayer’, ‘Seasons of Prayer’, ‘Praying in a Crisis’, ‘Prayer and Faith’, and ‘Fasting and Prayer and Breaking Strongholds’.

  • Noel Robinson
  • Graham Hudson
    • ART AND POETRY 2020 - with Graham Hudson, Jim Payne and Guests>

      £338 En-Suite room / £288 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £228

      Join us for a creative and relaxed week for people of all abilities, facilitated by popular artist Graham Hudson (Creative Projects Manager for Manchester charity Mustard Tree), alongside Graham is Jim Payne, a recognised poet, and guests. There’s no need to bring any equipment, as we’ll provide all you need to be creative.

  • Ruth Valerio & Andy Lester
  • Kay Smith
  • Christine Leonard
  • Jennifer Rees Larcombe
  • Marilyn Baker & Tracy Williamson
    • THE FATHER’S KISS 2020 - Tracy Williamson - supported by Marilyn Baker>

      £30 per person – incl. refreshments - BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      This will be a day of exploring, discovering and experiencing the Father’s love. Tracy Williamson, an author and speaker with MBM Trust, whose book The Father’s Kiss was published in Sept 18, will share from her experience of coming to know God as Father out of a broken childhood and how His love can bring deep transformation. The day will include worship led by Tracy’s ministry partner, Marilyn Baker and times of interaction, reflection and sharing. There may be some opportunity for prayer ministry too.

    • PARTNERING WITH GOD - MAY 2020 - Marilyn Baker and Tracy Williamson>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Come and join singer/songwriter Marilyn Baker and her ministry partner Tracy Williamson for this special residential conference break focussing on our call to partner with God to bring about His purposes. Be excited and inspired through the daily mix of worship and teaching sessions, times of listening to God and being filled afresh with the Spirit. There’ll be opportunity throughout the week for personal prayer ministry with Marilyn, Tracy or their team. Enjoy the lovely grounds, tasty meals and fellowship together. A highlight of the week will be Marilyn’s concert on the Wednesday evening.

  • Jay Ashworth
    • ROSE PRUNING WORKSHOP 2020 - with Jay Ashworth>

      £25 per person – including refreshments - BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      Come and join Jay, RHS trained gardener, as she demonstrates pruning, training and renovation techniques in the stunning grounds of Ashburnham Place. The workshop begins with refreshments in the Orangery Tea Room. Please note that this workshop will take place outside, so please do come dressed for the weather on the day.

    • HISTORY WALK 1 - Thursday 4th June 2020 - Jay Ashworth>

      £25 per person – including refreshments / BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      The grounds and gardens here at Ashburnham Place have been shaped over the generations by a number of gardeners and landscape designers, including Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. Join Jay, one of our seasoned RHS trained garden team, as she leads the walk around the stunning grounds and gardens. The walk will be followed by refreshments back at the house.

    • Christmas Wreath Making Workshop - Wed 4th Dec 2019 - AM - FULLY BOOKED!>

      £25 inc. refreshments / BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET**

      Come and join our gardening team and learn how to make a beautiful Christmas wreath from scratch. We will be using natural materials gathered from our grounds such as conifer, holly, ivy, berries and other seasonal greenery.

    • Christmas Wreath Making Workshop - Sat 7th Dec 2019 - AM - FULLY BOOKED!>

      £25 inc. refreshments / BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE SAVE £5 PER TICKET** FULLY BOOKED!

      Come and join our gardening team and learn how to make a beautiful Christmas wreath from scratch. We will be using natural materials gathered from our grounds such as conifer, holly, ivy, berries and other seasonal greenery.

    • Christmas Wreath Making Workshops - Sat 7th Dec 2019 - PM FULLY BOOKED!>

      FULLY BOOKED!

      Come and join our gardening team and learn how to make a beautiful Christmas wreath from scratch. We will be using natural materials gathered from our grounds such as conifer, holly, ivy, berries and other seasonal greenery.

    • Christmas Table Decoration Workshop 2019 - with Jay Ashworth>

      £25 inc. refreshments

      Come and join Jay, one of our gardeners, as she demonstrates how to make a beautiful Christmas table decoration using greenery and flowers from the gardens here at Ashburnham Place. You will have a chance to make your own centrepiece to take home.

  • Tom Parkins
  • Steve Wood
    • YESTERDAY, TODAY, FOREVER - 2020 - Steve Wood>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room / WHOLE EVENT non-residential DAY Pass £188

      Going beyond who wrote the letter and why, this course seeks to uncover its relevance for 21st Century believers with its focus on Jesus as mediator of the New Covenant. The course will take an interactive approach, exploring together the content and meaning of Hebrews through its use of the biblical story and the theme of ‘journey’. We hope that you will take away with you a fresh appreciation of this sometimes neglected, but significantly important part of the New Testament. Notes and further reading/study recommendations will be provided.

  • Christen Forster
  • Sue Baitup
  • Ashburnham Place Drama Group
  • Charles and Lynne Earwicker
    • Ashburnham Place Break - November 2019 - FULLY BOOKED!>

      £268 Standard room/ £318 En-Suite room

      Wrap up for a walk or curl up in front of the fire, and take time out to be with God. One of God’s promises to Ashburnham Place is that he would reveal his glory; may you find that both our relaxed gatherings, and the spacious grounds, provide an opportunity for him to do just that.

    • ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK – MARCH 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room

      During Lent, many of us are reflecting on our spiritual journey. In this peace-filled place, our relaxed programme offers the chance to unwind, and the extensive grounds can help to give a fresh perspective on life. Charles and Lynne Earwicker combine years of experience in Christian leadership and teaching with a warm pastoral gift. Come and find out why our Ashburnham Place Breaks are so popular.

    • ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK - APRIL 2020>

      £268 Standard room/ £318 En-Suite room

      At this time of the year, come and engage with God both in his Word and through his creation as we witness the stirrings of new life in the grounds and gardens of this lovely place. Away from the bustle of normal life, drink deeply of God’s goodness, and let Him restore your soul. Charles and Lynne Earwicker combine years of experience in Christian leadership and teaching with a warm pastoral gift.  Come and find out why our Ashburnham Place Breaks are so popular.

    • ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK – MAY 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard room

      With the longer days and Spring in full swing, this can be a glorious time. Come and see for yourself the gardens, grounds, lakes and woodlands that keep guests coming back again and again. During our morning and evening worship and word sessions, let our unhurried look at God’s Word encourage you for whatever lies ahead. Charles and Lynne Earwicker combine years of experience in Christian leadership and teaching with a warm pastoral gift.  Come and find out why our Ashburnham Place Breaks are so popular.

    • ASHBURNHAM PLACE BREAK – JULY 2020>

      £318 En-Suite room / £268 Standard Room

      The grounds are beautiful at any time of year, but warmer weather and longer evenings give plenty of opportunity to enjoy sitting in one of the gardens or strolling along the many paths. We hope you will encounter God through joyful praise, fun and laughter, getting to know him better.

  • Grounds & Gardens Team
  • Nick & Anna Heasman
  • Natalie Williams
  • Ashburnham Place Team
  • Jen Rees Larcombe
  • Tony Horsfall
  • Noel Robinson