Latest News & Events

We run a wide variety of events both at Burrswood and at local sites - we hope you will find something of interest. Read about recent events here too!

 

Event: Festive Watercolour Painting Day

Venue: The Orangery
7th December 2018

Julie will show you how to paint a snow scene and other festive subjects to create your own Christmas cards. £60 per person includes tuition, tea, coffee and pastries, a delicious lunch and cream tea each day. Please call our reservations team to book your place on 01892 865988   Materials  Please bring:- B pencil, eraser and rulerMixing paletteMasking tapeKitchen roll  A selection of watercolour paints, pans or tubes: - Cadmium red or Scarlet lakePermanent Rose,...

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70th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service

Event: 70th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service

Venue: Church of Christ the Healer
30th September 2018

Save the date - 30th September In 1948 Dorothy Kerin bought the Burrswood Estate and she created a place of healing for the whole person; body, mind and spirit. Understanding the need for a combination of physical, emotional and spiritual health is very much a fundamental focus of the work we still do at Burrswood today. On 30th September 2018, Burrswood will be holding a special Thanksgiving service to celebrate 70 years of whole person care. The service will take place at 3pm. Places are...

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The Merchant of Venice - Open Air Theatre

Event: The Merchant of Venice - Open Air Theatre

Venue: Burrswood Gardens
14th September 2018

The Merchant of Venice is a funny play that deals with serious issues. Wealthy Antonio borrows money from Shylock, and is so confident about paying it back that he enters into a ridiculous agreement: that he will give Shylock a pound of his flesh should he default. Then events conspire against him so that he cannot repay the loan. Bassanio risks everything in the hope of winning the hand of Portia in marriage. Admittedly he succeeds - but when she gives him a ring to keep, and he is compelled...

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Watercolour Painting Weekend with Julie King

Event: Watercolour Painting Weekend with Julie King

Venue: Burrswood
From 18th August 2018 to 19th August 2018

Local artist Julie King specialises in flowers the natural world. Join her and capture Burrswood's beautiful gardens over this 2 day painting workshop. £225 per person includes tuition, all meals and one night’s accommodation from 10.00am Saturday to 4.00pm Sunday. £120 per person includes tuition, tea, coffee and pastries, a delicious lunch and cream tea each day. Please call our reservations team to book your place on 01892 865988 Daily Programme (for those staying t...

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Poetry and Wellbeing Workshop with Charlie Bell

Event: Poetry and Wellbeing Workshop with Charlie Bell

Venue: Burrswood Conference Room
31st July 2018

Creativity and Self-fulfillment In this second workshop, explore how writing can be used to free up the mind and spirit in order to be creative through writing exercise and discussions.  Our theme will be how to use writing as a way of self-fulfillment.  This practical workshop is open to writers of all backgrounds, from those taking their first steps to those with much more experience.  It may even appeal to health professionals. Tickets £50 per person to include tea, ...

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Matchbox Opera Summer Concert

Event: Matchbox Opera Summer Concert

Venue: Church of Christ the Healer
30th June 2018

Matchbox Opera returns to Burrswood to celebrate summer with a sparkling selection of familiar, and one or two perhaps less familiar arias and choruses from their fantastic repertoire. These beautiful, funny and deeply sad moments will be sure to delight you. Doors open 7.00pm, concert starts at 7.30pm in Church of Christ the Healer.Tickets £20 from reservations on 01892 865988

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70th Anniversary at Burrswood

News: 70th Anniversary at Burrswood

From 30th June 2018

  In 1948 Dorothy Kerin bought the Burrswood Estate and she created a place of healing for the whole person; body, mind and spirit. Understanding the need for a combination of physical, emotional and spiritual health is very much a fundamental focus of the work we still do at Burrswood today. On 30th September 2018, Burrswood will be holding a special Thanksgiving service to celebrate 70 years of whole person care which will be lead by Rt Revd James Langstaff, Bishop of Rochester....

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Drawing for Relaxation

Event: Drawing for Relaxation

Venue: The Orangery
23rd June 2018

After a great turn out at Workshop 1 in May, local illustrator and counsellor Kerry Ingham is running another drawing session. No need to have attended the previous day. We will work on a drawn 'time line’ (without giving anything away!) to capture our own unique stories. Weather depending we will use a ‘found natural object’ for a meditative exercise and further explore silencing the inner critic. We will continue to focus on breathing exercises and challenge the negative ...

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Poetry and Writing with Charlie Bell

Event: Poetry and Writing with Charlie Bell

Venue: Burrswood Conference Room
1st May 2018

Spend a day with Charlie Bell exploring how writing can aid wellness and wellbeing. The day will be largely practical and will give everyone a chance to write and reflect. It will suit those who already enjoy writing as well as those who wish to put a toe in creative waters. Depending on the weather we will go out into the beautiful grounds to seek inspiration and experience the healing powers of nature and imaginative writing. The day is about how writing can be used to free up the mind and...

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Hydro Pool Reopens

News: Hydro Pool Reopens

25th April 2018

State of the art Hydrotherapy pool re-opens at Burrswood Health and Wellbeing on 30th April. Following extensive, recent refurbishment, hydrotherapy sessions at Burrswood Health and Wellbeing in Groombridge recommence! The pool is one of only a few in the South East and following a complete renovation, now benefits from a state of the art UV filtration system, increased water circulation as well as new tiling and shower facilities both in the changing rooms and poolside. The healing propert...

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