Unleash Your Creativity

Unleash Your Creativity

Fun, inspiring and productive retreats and courses in the French countryside

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Writing Courses and Retreats

March 2019

(Sunday to Sunday) – Pick-up/drop-offs Poitiers Airport (PIS) and train station.

Mar 17-24 (Sun-Sun) – Studio Retreats, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats (FULLY BOOKED)

Mar 24-31 (Sun-Sun) – Studio Retreats, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats (FULLY BOOKED)

April – June 2019

(Saturday to Saturday) – Pick-up/drop-offs at Nantes Atlantique International Airport (NTE) (plane or train)

Apr 6-13 (Sat-Sat)Studio Retreats, Begins, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats (FULLEmail to get on wait-list)

Apr 13-20 (Sat-Sat)Novel Masterclass with Emma Claire Sweeney, Studio Retreats, Progresses, Mentored Retreats (FULLEmail to get on wait-list)

May 18-25 (Sat-Sat) – Studio Retreats, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats (One Place Left!)

May 25-1 Jun (Sat-Sat) – Studio Retreats, Begins, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats 

NEW! Jun 15-22 (Sat-Sat) – Novel Masterclass with Emma Claire Sweeney, Studio Retreats, Progresses, Mentored Retreats (FULLEmail to get on wait-list)

September/October 2019

(Saturday to Saturday) – Pick-up/drop-offs at Nantes Atlantique International Airport (NTE) (plane or train)

Sep 7-14 (Sat-Sat) – Studio Retreats, Begins, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats (Limited places!)

Sep 14-21 (Sat-Sat)Short Story Course, Studio Retreats, Begins, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats

Sep 28-5 Oct (Sat-Sat) – Studio Retreats, Begins, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats

Oct 5-12 (Sat-Sat) – Studio Retreats, Begins, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats

Oct 12-19 (Sat-Sat) – Studio Retreats, Begins, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats

October/November 2019

(Sunday to Sunday) – Pick-up/drop-offs Poitiers Airport (PIS) and train station.

Oct 28-3 Nov (Sun-Sun) Studio Retreats, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats

Nov 3-10 (Sun-Sun) Studio Retreats, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats

Nov 10-17 (Sun-Sun) Hotel Retreats

Nov 17-24 (Sun-Sun) Hotel Retreats

Painting

Plein Air Workshop with Janette Hayhoe

4-11 May 2019 (SAT-SAT) (FULLEmail to get on wait-list)

11-18 May 2019 (SAT-SAT) (FULLEmail to get on wait-list)

£1295 (includes EVERYTHING except travel to France). To secure a place a deposit of £300 is due at the time of booking; the balance is due 45 days before the course starts. Pick-up/drop-off city is Tours. Check here for travel info.

Photography

The Photos Tell a Story Workshop with Katherine Oktober Matthews

5-12 October 2019 (SAT-SAT) (Limited places!)

£895 (includes EVERYTHING except travel to France). To secure a place a deposit of £300 is due at the time of booking; the balance is due 45 days before the course starts. Pick-up/drop-off city is Nantes. Check here for travel info.

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It’s now even easier to get to us – more flights from UK, Ireland, continental Europe and further afield

It’s now even easier to get to us – more flights from UK, Ireland, continental Europe and further afield

A new Airport for 2019 We have adopted Nantes International (NTE) as our default pickup and drop-off location this year 2019. Ryanair made some scheduling changes that made the Saturday flights to/from Tours, well let’s just say HIDEOUS. Visitors from the UK. This gives you […]

What’s On

What’s On

Writing Courses and Retreats March 2019 (Sunday to Sunday) – Pick-up/drop-offs Poitiers Airport (PIS) and train station. Mar 17-24 (Sun-Sun) – Studio Retreats, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats (FULLY BOOKED) Mar 24-31 (Sun-Sun) – Studio Retreats, Prepares, Progresses, Mentored Retreats (FULLY BOOKED) April – June 2019 (Saturday to […]

Announcing Circle of Misse Hotel Retreats

Announcing Circle of Misse Hotel Retreats

We’ve got some great news for you. After completing the renovations on the Circle of Misse house, we now have central heating. That means we can now offer what so many of you have asked for: independent retreats during the Autumn and Winter.