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!


Charlie Bell - Creative Writing - Through the Window

Event: Charlie Bell - Creative Writing - Through the Window

7th March 2019

Creative Writing: Through the window 10am - 4pm This creative writing workshop is the first of a series of four, but participants do not need to attend more than one.   There is no religious agenda in these titles, but they will allow those with and without faith to contemplate their place in the world and also to find inspiration in the wonderful world we inhabit.   Charlie is a very experienced workshop leader and his students enjoy his engaging teaching style. Tickets £...

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Icon Painting 5 day workshop

Event: Icon Painting 5 day workshop

From 25th February 2019 to 1st March 2019

This five day workshop will give participants the opportunity to paint a Christmas themed Byzantine Icon of either the Archangel Gabriel or the Virgin Mary. Past workshop attendees have used these icons either as a unique gift for someone special, or to have photographed and made into their personal Christmas card. Each workshop member will receive all of the materials required to complete a painted and gilded icon in the Byzantine style, this will include, a hand made Serbian lime wood, gess...

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News: Summer Breaks at Burrswood

5th February 2019

Join us for a Summer Break and enjoy all that Burrswood has to offer. 7 nights accomodation with a wonderful programme of activities.

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Upcoming Events

News: Upcoming Events

From 1st February 2019

We do hope you will be able to join us! Events Quiet Days Christian Mindfulness Regular Activities Spiritual Wellbeing Events The Church    

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Easter stay at Burrswood

News: Easter stay at Burrswood

28th January 2019

Prepare for Easter and celebrate with us in the beautiful, supportive surroundings of Burrswood. Stay with us from Wednesday 17th April until Monday 22nd April including 5 nights' full board accomodation, daily services and wellbeing activities. Call 01892 865988 to find out more.

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Special Offer! Afternoon Teas near Tunbridge Wells

News: Special Offer! Afternoon Teas near Tunbridge Wells

28th January 2019

Only £10.00 per person. Indulge in a 3-tiered Afternoon Tea served in the Dining and Jacobean Rooms overlooking our beautiful grounds. We are less than 5 miles from Tunbridge Wells set in stunning countryside, our building is easily accessible and we have plenty of free parking. On offer is a selection of sumptuous finger sandwiches, 2 mouth-watering scones with jam and clotted cream and a variety of homemade cakes, served with a selection of teas or coffee. Call 01892 865988 to book ...

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Icon Painting Taster Day

Event: Icon Painting Taster Day

23rd January 2019

A chance to dabble before the February workshop. Experienced iconographer Peter Murphy will demonstrate various techniques using gold leaf and pigments. Come and experience a unique opportunity to paint the face of the Virgin Mary using traditional ancient Byzantine techniques and materials, with experienced iconographer Peter Murphy. You will learn how to make and use egg tempera paint using egg yolks and natural mineral pigments, there will also be a demonstration of the use of gold leaf ...

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News: Days for carers

21st January 2019

At Burrswood we regularly run relaxing days for carers which is organised by the charity 3H Helping Hands for Holidays. These days make a real difference to the carers who come and here are a couple of testimonies that we are delighted to have received recently. "I had such an amazing day here on Wednesday! I had 2 treatments, a very interesting and informative buggy ride around the estate (sadly I wasn't allowed to drive!), a delicious home cooked 3 course lunch and afternoon tea too....

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Creative Sessions with Nikki Szabo

Event: Creative Sessions with Nikki Szabo

16th January 2019

Unleash your creativity with Nikki Szabo.Each 2 hour session costs just £20 and includes tuition and materials. Mixed media visual art classesA 2 hour mixed media visual art class. An experimental art workshop exploring creativity through play! Emphasis on collage, mixed media and stamping. This is a fun and relaxed workshop. Wednesday 16th January 10am - 12pmWednesday 27th February 10am - 12pm Recycled Paper Bead MakingBring in your own unwanted magazines/books and learn how to make...

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Benefits of Singing

News: Benefits of Singing

11th January 2019

Our Find Your Voice singing group is now taking place every week on Fridays from 2pm to 4pm. A recent article in The Guardian highlights how listening and playing music can help patients be happier, healthier and more harmonious. All are very welcome to join us.  

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