RETREATS: Dates for 2021


If an event is Fully Booked do not despair, we have a waiting list. If you like the look of a retreat please let us know and we'll add your name to this list. We also have a general waiting list (happy to attend any event) so if you prefer this option please contact us.


BEDROOMS (knitting pattern abbreviations)
TBL: 1st floor, largest twin-room, sea-view, 2 x small double beds + en suite bathroom (with bath + separate shower)
KFB: 1st floor, smallest cosy single room, sea-view, 1 x small double bed + own shower room (opposite bedroom)
SSK: 2nd floor, twin-room, sea-view, 2 x small double beds + own bathroom next to bedroom (with bath + separate shower)
PSSO: 2nd floor, largest single sea-view bedroom, 1 x double bed + own bathroom next to bedroom (with bath with shower)
YO: lower ground floor, largest single bedroom, 1 x kingsize bed, small sofa + shared shower-room with M1 (no sea-view)
M1: lower ground floor, 2nd largest single bedroom, 1 x kingsize bed, small sofa + shared shower-room with YO (no sea-view)


All our retreats are for 3 night (Thursday 4pm until Sunday 4pm) with the option of staying Sunday night and leaving after breakfast on Monday.

If you are interested in coming to be part of the magic please get in touch. We will send you the BOOKING FORM, T&Cs and RUNNING ORDER.

Hosts for the weekend retreats are Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson + tea and cake, sea, luxury yarn, wonderful projects to make, laughter, wine, delicious food, knitting, more knitting and chat ... oh and paddling (if the ocean is warm enough).



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August Thursday 5th – Sunday 8th
NAME OF EVENT: no specific workshop for the weekend; bring your own projects
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson



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September Thursday 2nd – Sunday 5th
NAME OF EVENT: Star Cushion (project weekend) working in the round, with colours; a delicious design
Host for workshop: Alison Crowther-Smith



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September Thursday 9th – Sunday 12th
NAME OF EVENT: Bring your own projects - no specific workshop
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson



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September Thursday 23rd – Sunday 26th (Eunice's 100th Birthday)
NAME OF EVENT: Nuno Scarf on silk chiffon or cotton - delicious
Host for workshop: Lydia Tapley

AVAILABLE: KFB (RES.)





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October Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd
NAME OF EVENT: NHS; Doctors' Getaway
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson





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October Thursday 7th – Sunday 10th
NAME OF EVENT: Hand-dye your own yarn + knit or crochet a bespoke shawl or pair of socks
Host for workshop: Jude Reed



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October Thursday 14th – Sunday 17th
NAME OF EVENT: How to Knit a Gansey Jumper + presentation on the History of Gansey
Host for workshop: Penny Hemmingway; textile historian, author and tutor



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October Thursday 28th – Sunday 31st
NAME OF EVENT: How to knit Garments
Host for workshop: Anniken Allis



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November Thursday 4th – Sunday 7th
NAME OF EVENT: Professional Finishing Techniques
Host for workshop: Claire Crompton



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November Thursday 18th – Sunday 21st
NAME OF EVENT: 'snuggle down for winter knitting/crocheting'
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson



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November Thursday 25th – Sunday 28th
NAME OF EVENT: Felted Slipper workshop weekend
Host for workshop: Lydia Tapley





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December Thursday 2nd – Sunday 5th
NAME OF EVENT: Festive Frolics; Winter Festival Time
Host for Saturday workshop: Alison Crowther-Smith
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson



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December Thursday 9th – Sunday 12th
NAME OF EVENT: Festive Frolics; Winter Festival Time
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

Winterville Christmas Hannukah Baubles Light and Magic Celebration; mulled wine, crackers, carols and candles...