Programme

Work Party Weekend (Saturday Only)

  • Leader: Nicci Gagel
  • Start Date: Saturday 24th September, 09:30
  • End Date: Saturday 24th September, 16:00
  • Residential Price: TBC
  • Non-Residential Price: TBC

Residential Stay

This option is not available for this retreat

Non-Residential Stay

Number of guests:
person
Price: TBC

Open to all - an opportunity to get your hands dirty! Whether you are a regular guest or new to Penhurst, come and join us in some practical projects around the house and grounds. Come and enjoy the beauty and fellowship of Penhurst, while also helping maintain and develop the centre together. This booking option is for Saturday day participants, but there is also the option to come for the whole weekend - see separate event listing.

Possible projects for this weekend include the following, and will be updated as needed:

Apple Harvest - As the apple trees are shaken, help gather the falling apples into crates, ready to be taken to a local farm for pressing into apple juice.

Penhurst Pickles and Chutney - Chopping lots of veg, stirring the pot and filling jars with lovely home-made pickle and chutney.

Various garden projects - for example, working on a willow fence, rejuvenating the small pond, or siting a new pergola.

Following a short briefing, the projects which will take place for about 4-5 hours on Saturday (with a break for a hearty Penhurst lunch), followed by time for a satisfying rest and fellowship.

When you book, please remember to let us know which project(s) you are interested in joining. If you are unsure which projects you could manage, please phone us.

No charge for Saturday only but donations towards a light lunch would be appreciated.

If you wish to stay longer, or start your stay earlier, please contact us about availability.

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