Programme

Tapestry of Life

28 Sep–2 Oct 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Bring your tapestry, needlework or other craft and join us as we explore what it means to be part of God’s rich tapestry. There will be time to listen, to learn, to sit with your crafts or join in conversations. Come prepared to be challenged, to be drawn deeper into relationship with God and to have some relaxing time creating in His presence. In this retreat Vittoria and Gretel will both be teaching a needlework technique, details will be provided nearer the time.

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Who's speaking?

Gretel White

Gretel White has a passion for creation and sustainability, expressed in various crafts including the use of recycled materials.

Vittoria Hancock

Vittoria Hancock is a Welsh priest, writer, and storyteller. She currently works in Scotland as a parish priest in the Cairngorms and Director of Ordinands for the Diocese of Aberdeen and Orkney. She is passionate about living life in all its fullness.

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Estate Working Party

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Navigating Transition

28 Sep–2 Oct 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Beverley Shepherd

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Bread Of Life

27–31 January 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Sue Pocock

Come and make bread while meditating on God’s Word. With Sue’s help you’ll make different types of bread and help to feed your fellow guests...

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Living Yarns

3–7 February 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Gretel White, Vittoria Hancock

Bring your knitting, crochet, or any other craft and join us as we explore what it means to be part of God’s living creation. There...

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Paying Attention to God

2–6 March 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Nick Page

A week of looking, listening and noticing. How do we become more aware of the presence of God in our lives? The answer is by...

£279 to £351 per person

“Seeing Afresh” a week of contemplative photography

4–8 May 2020 (Mon–Fri)

James Doney, Jane Willis, Rob Kitchen

Take time out to see the world in fresh ways, let God reveal the richness and beauty that we normally keep hidden from view. This...

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Look up! Drawing and Painting Skies

14–18 September 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Sarah Prentice

From dramatic sunsets, to rainbows and star-studded night skies, Lee Abbey is the perfect place to find creative inspiration to draw and paint the sky....

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What to expect

Wondering what it will be like to stay at Lee Abbey for a retreat or a holiday?

You will get a warm welcome from the Community, a beautiful home to stay in, delicious meals, a well resourced library, quiet spaces to relax in, 288 acres of our estate to explore, excellent teaching, vibrant worship and entertainment. For more information about Lee Abbey’s ministry or details on how to support us, see “About Lee Abbey”. If you have any questions, please get in touch.

Bedrooms

Fully refurbished in 2016, comfortable and welcoming

Rooms to meet and relax

Spaces around the house for you to unwind, chat, learn and worship

Our great outdoors

280 acres of Exmoor coast and beach, for walks, sport and even stargazing

Meals and special diets

Three meals a day, tea, coffee and cake are included for all guests.

Teaching and worship

There'll be sung worship and talks you can join each morning if you like

Workshops and activities

The Community will offer prayers, walks and entertainment for you

Families and children

On family holiday weeks, they'll have a whale of a time too!

Pastoral support

We would love to listen to and pray with you during your stay

Prices and practicalities

The nitty-gritty - prices, discounts, directions, disability access and more

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