The writings of early Quaker women are filled with imagery that engages our senses as well as our spirits. Their letters and journals reveal and embody how God was working in and through them. Grounded in worship and using a variety of methods, we will explore these lesser known gems of Friends’ history and use them to reflect on and enhance our own spiritual experience. This retreat will speak to those who enjoy contemplative, reflective practices. We will engage in worship, individual and group reflection, writing and sharing. Book via Swarthmoor Hall Office I £238 ensuite I £218 standard Tutor:
TRESPASS AGAINST US is set across three generations of the Cutler family who live as outlaws in their own anarchic corner of Britain’s richest countryside. Chad Cutler (Michael Fassbender) is heir apparent to his bruising criminal father, Colby (Brendan Gleeson) and has been groomed to spend his life hunting, thieving and tormenting the police. But with his own son, Tyson (Georgie Smith) coming of age, Chad soon finds himself locked in a battle with his father for the future of his young family. When Colby learns of Chad’s dreams for another life he sets out to tie his son and
Every Friday in April and May, local pensioners (and a local friend of any age) can get a great deal for entry into the museum. (£4 instead of £8.50) This offer is open to retired residents who live locally in Cumbria and north Lancashire in postcodes starting LA or CA. Simply present proof of your residency when you visit to qualify for this very special offer. Local pensioners can also get great heavily discounted cruise on Windermere on the same Fridays plus a discounted trip on Lakeside & Haverthwaite Steam Railway. See their websites for more details.
Following the success of “Nelson” Nicholas Collett returns with “The Six Sided Man” presented by Company Gavin Robertson (Inspired by cult novel, ‘The Dice Man’) “A brilliantly unique combination of dialogue and movement, performed by two extraordinary performers” LUKE RHINEHART (author of “The Dice Man”) Performed by GAVIN ROBERTSON & NICHOLAS COLLETT 30th ANNIVERSARY PERFORMANCES! “Darkly comic, tongue-in-cheek, and highly imaginative, a Psychiatrist decides to make every decision by following options given to the dice. As he delves further into giving up responsibility for his actions, and introduces a patient to the same idea, mayhem ensues and the rules become
The first fell race was conceived by Ian Rooke, Dave Bayliss and Pete Bland as a race for the adults at the country fair, where the childrens sports were already popular. (See fair page for history). Just a handful of runners took part in the first race, but over the next couple of years, they honed the route and the race emerged in its current form in 1985. This is considered the first Official race and it has been run annually since then.
parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in. These events take place in pleasant parkland surroundings and we encourage people of every ability to take part; from those taking their first steps in running to Olympians; from juniors to those with more experience; we welcome you all. Please check organisers website for weekly confirmation.