2022 Weekend courses and special events

Please see either the live-stream or in person weekend course page to book for these courses

May 15th 
The 4 Noble Truths  – the path of peace with David Towner-Jones at West Harptree Hall near Chew Valley Lake
Explore Buddha’s renowned teaching that reveals the root of our suffering and problems and the path to freedom and happiness.
May 28
Challenge accepted with Becky Maybury
Acceptance is a powerful, profound and deeply healing mind, when we learn to accept what we cannot change we can let go of what is really binding us to problems and difficulties and find peace.
June 18-19
Post Spring Festival retreat with Gen Kelsang Norden, Resident Teacher at KMC Georgia
June 26
Hope and how to hold onto it with Gen Kelsang Lamchen
Uncertainty and expectation often give rise to discouragement, fear and anxiety making it challenging to push through difficulties and feel resilient.  Learn how to playfully enjoy the space created by uncertainty and develop a mental stability and depth of peace that brings a realistic, optimistic outlook.
July 9
Well-being retreat with Natalie Franco at West Harptree Hall near Chew Valley Lake
Take some time out to focus on meditations aimed at easing pressure, stress and anxiety and that uplift and inspire
July 24
Keeping on top of our happiness with Kirsten van Nispen
Life’s ups and downs can take their toll and increase tendencies of worry and anxiety.  Learn meditations that enable us to direct our thoughts back in favour of our happiness
September 3
Karma – transforming challenges, creating change with Gen Kelsang Lamchen
Learn to produce causes of happiness and change negative habits through working with karma; the inner dependent relationship of cause and effect.
September 18
May everyone be happy with Cheryl Kemp
Learn how kindness, connection and gratitude bring great meaning and joy to our lives and the lives of those around us.
October 1
A diamond in the rough with Stella Azzurra
By identifying with our own and other’s potential, instead of our limitations, focusing on our  strengths instead of our faults we can let go of under-confident, discouraged minds and develop an authentic experience of self confidence, balance and harmony.
October 16
Green Tara Empowerment with Gen Kelsang Lamchen
October 21 – 23
Centre retreat to Nagarjuna KMC
November 6
Becoming a Meditator with Kelsang Namkha
Through training in meditation we can develop and increase our mental peace, which is the main cause of our happiness.  Anyone can learn the essential skills needed to become effective at meditation or to build upon pre-existing experience
November 19
Strength to be strong – dealing with pressure with Gen Kelsang Lamchen
Life’s balancing act of responsibilities can weigh heavily when we are not feeling strong.  By training in meditation we can build a firm, stable foundation of inner peace that reduces pressure and enables us to approach our responsibilities with an open and flexible mind.
December 3
Medicine Buddha Retreat with Mandy Roberts
December 31st
Onwards and upwards with Gen Kelsang Lamchen
Head into the new year with meditations that leave us feeling inspired to let go of difficulties and move into the new year positively.