Retreats and events up to the end of 2017 are listed below. Among those who have kindly offered to lead retreats at Shepherds Dene in 2017 are: John Bell, Bishop John Packer, Bishop David Thomson and many of our regular retreat leaders.





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September 2018

Autumn Ramble

September 26
Shepherds Dene, Shepherds Dene
Riding Mill, Northumberland NE44 6AF United Kingdom
£15

A chance to ramble through country lanes and vales surrounding Shepherds Dene. Usually a 6 – 8 mile ramble, we start the day with a bacon butty, and stop for a short Eucharist before our packed lunch. Prayerful reflections along the way. Sturdy footwear is advisable! Jeremy Chadd is Vicar of St Chad’s, Sunderland.

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October 2018

Eucharist

October 2-9:15 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:15am on day First of the month, repeating until December 4, 2018

Shepherds Dene, Shepherds Dene
Riding Mill, Northumberland NE44 6AF United Kingdom

Eucharist in the chapel at Shepherds Dene and is followed by coffee and biscuits.  All are welcome to attend.

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Knitting and Crochet Retreat

October 10 - October 12
Shepherds Dene, Shepherds Dene
Riding Mill, Northumberland NE44 6AF United Kingdom
£180

Come along for chat and crafting, times of quiet and worship. There will be a swap-shop, rummage bin and informal skills-sharing. Early booking advised. Revd Elizabeth Brown serves as an NSM priest in the United Benefice of Bedlington, Cambois & Sleekburn in Newcastle Diocese. She is an experienced workshop and retreat leader and this will be her fourth crafting retreat at Shepherds Dene.

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November 2018

The Birth and Death of the Holy One

November 5 - November 9
Shepherds Dene, Shepherds Dene
Riding Mill, Northumberland NE44 6AF United Kingdom
£299

In this retreat we’ll explore the power and the vulnerability of the incarnation and the cross. We will consider how we live them out in our own faith through the Bible, spiritual reflection, art, poetry, music, story and prayer, to be renewed in our appreciation of the 'wideness of God's mercy'. Some periods of silence. John is a well-known author, formerly Bishop of Jarrow and Bishop of Oxford. He is now retired and is Assistant Bishop of Durham.

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Advent Preparation Time

November 26 - November 28
Shepherds Dene, Shepherds Dene
Riding Mill, Northumberland NE44 6AF United Kingdom
£130

A chance to spend time at Shepherds Dene for personal reflection and study at your own pace. This week is aimed at working and retired clergy.

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