This largely silent retreat offers an opportunity to reflect prayerfully on our journey to celebrate the Incarnation. During morning meditations on powerful and beautiful art, we will explore the ancient ‘O’ antiphons, used throughout the Christian world at Advent. Afternoon workshops will give us an opportunity to use simple art materials to express our own creative responses. You do not need to have any prior experience of making art to participate fully in this silent retreat.
God permeates through, leaving me refreshed and renewed, ready to face the world again.— A recent guest
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Sophie leads creative workshops for artists, Clergy, lay people and schools, with a particular emphasis on unlocking personal creativity. She specialises in making artworks for Churches, including stained glass windows, vestments and liturgical art. Sophie is a trustee of Art and Christianity, a Visiting Scholar at Sarum College, and Arts and Exhibitions Consultant at Winchester Cathedral.