Wednesday, 14 October 2015


Creative Arts Retreat





…on the edge of the beautiful Peak District


February 19th – 21st, 2016

@ St. Thomas’, Brampton church & Centre,

Chesterfield, S40 3AW


… a weekend to refresh your creative & spiritual journey


 art workshops led by experienced artists from across the UK, working

with wood, textiles, print, paint & more

 encouragement in your faith, art & outreach

 artful prayer & worship

 delicious lunches of home-cooked soup, bread & cake


£78 per person


Chesterfield is a historical market town, famous for its Crooked Spire and on the edge of the beautiful Peak District. It is near to Bakewell, Chatsworth House, Hardwick Hall & Bolsover Castle which are just 20 minutes away. Chesterfield is centrally placed near to the M1; has easy access by road and rail and plenty of accommodation for visitors.

This event is run by Harlequin Arts. For more information contact Karen Herrick

on 07980039647 or email



Probable Weekend Timetable:


Friday 19th

7pm meet the team over wine & cheese & begin your retreat journey with a creative activity.

Saturday 20th

9:00 – 9:30 refreshments

9:30-10 artful reflection

10-12:30 workshops (you can choose different ones nearer to the retreat from a list which includes Painting, Textiles, Printing, Wood Turning…)

12:30-2:00 lunch followed by time to explore

2:00-2:30 artful reflection

2:30-5:00 workshops

7:30 optional evening meal out!


Sunday 21st

Join St. Thomas’ 9.30am traditional service or enjoy some unguided creative time, inside or outside!

10:00 refreshments

10:30-1:00 workshops (some of these may be off site)

1:00-2:00 lunch

2:00-2:30 final artful reflection

2:30-3:30 finishing off & departures!!!

Booking form:

(booking is essential, the deadline for bookings is 31/01/16)

Name: __________________________________Email____________________________

Address: _________________________________________________Tel______________


£78 (retreat only- you will need to book accommodation) enclosed


Please complete booking form & send cheques payable to Harlequin Arts, c/o St. Thomas’ Church, Brampton, Chesterfield, S40 3AW