Retreat Leaders

Nicci Gagel

Nicci Gagel

Nicci has been the Centre Host at Penhurst since June 2019. Together with the Centre Manager, she oversees the running of the house but with the comfort and well-being of the guests as her first priority. She also oversees the development of the Penhurst programme and the daily rhythm of prayer. Before Penhurst, Nicci`s experience in hospitality has included a castle hotel, a community centre, a couple of educational charities and a conference/retreat centre. She is a warm person with a passion for people, very creative, and loves her two cats!



Retreats led by Nicci Gagel

September 2022

23 - 25 September
Friday - Sunday

Work Party weekend (Friday - Sunday)

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. If you cannot make the whole weekend, there is also the option to come for Saturday only - see separate event listing.

Residential price: £180.00
Non-residential option is not available

24 September
Saturday

Work Party weekend (Saturday only)

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.

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: £40.00

December 2022

8 December
Thursday

Advent: A Certainty in Uncertain Times

Advent celebrates the certainty of the coming of the Saviour of the world. This retreat day will offer space and time to reflect and meditate on what this certainty means for you in this season.

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: £40.00