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Quiet Gardens 2019

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Posted on 11:23, Sunday, April 7

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Following the vision of the Quiet Garden Trust, which began in 1992, and has since spread worldwide, we aim in Leicestershire to offer an experience of spiritual renewal under the abundance of Gods love, and within the beauty of a garden, to those of any faith or none.

Silence is the essence of a Quiet Garden Day. You will be gently guided into periods of silence by a leader who will give some ideas to help personal reflection. You can use the ideas as you will, simply walking, sitting or sleeping, as you choose - painting or writing.

Each Day begins at 10 am and ends at 4 pm. We conclude each Day with a short act of Christian worship.

Quiet Gardens Leaders 2019 (WORD)

Quiet Gardens Programme 2019 (WORD)

To book: contact the Host, using the telephone number or email address given. Numbers in brackets after the venue indicate the maximum number  that can be accommodated. Venues marked with a (D) may present difficulties for some disabled people – the Host can advise.

 

Most Days start with coffee and biscuits and end with tea and biscuits/cakes.

 

Cost: a donation of £6 per person is suggested for private Gardens and guests should bring a packed lunch. Drinks will be provided.

 

Set charges for other venues are:

Mount St Bernard’s Abbey  - £10 (tea and coffee only served).

Hothorpe Hall - £22 with lunch

The Stable House - £25 with lunch and afternoon tea served

 

Please note: We have no facilities to accept credit/debit cards - cash or cheques only please at all venues.

 

Booking cancellation: If you are unable to come to the Day for any reason, please let the Host know. Some venues are over-subscribed and someone else may be waiting for a place, even at the last minute.

 

For further information please contact: Heather Parkinson

Tel: 01509 827081 or email: heather.parkinson@uwclub.net