RETREATS/HOLIDAYS: Dates for 2023


Please keep popping back to check on availability. 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


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


For all retreats guests have the option of staying Sunday night 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 and more knitting and chat ... oh and paddling (if the ocean is warm enough).



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January Thurs. 12th  – Sun. 15th (TBC - poss Wed. 11th to Sun. 15th)
EVENT: PINS and NEEDLES NHS friends
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

Mosaic crochet/mosaic knitting - TBC



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January Thurs. 19th  – Sun. 22nd
EVENT: TBC
Host for workshop: TBC
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: SSK, YO, M1



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February Thurs. 2nd – Sun. 5th
EVENT: TBC
Host for workshop: TBC
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: TBL, KFB, SSK, YO, M1



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February Thurs. 9th – Sun. 12th
EVENT: Mosaic Knitting
Host for workshop: Knit-wear designer Tina Barrett of The Cornish Gansey Co.
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson



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February Thurs. 23rd – Sun. 26th
EVENT: Crochet; experimenting and playing with colour, texture and pattern - project TBC
Host for workshop: Jo Smith (crochet designer, maker, artist)
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: KFB, SSK, PSSO, M1

A day of crochet fun; we'll throw caution to the wind with a mantra of "more is more". Using a kaleidoscope of colours and textures, mixing brights and pastels, neons and sparkles, zig zags and bobbles, love hearts, flowers pompoms and tassels. We'll embellish and decorate our work and finally turn it into the most glorious unique piece ... (what this will be ?? TBC)

During the day you'll learn how to do tapestry crochet, working with 2 colours at a time. How to plot patterns on graph paper, how to do surface crochet and a range of fun ways to embroider and embellish your work. It will be a joyful day: sharing ideas, practicing and extending skills, playing with a riot of colours, celebrating what we can do, learning from each other and admiring and being inspired by the unique colour and pattern choices we all make.

Materials for workshop will be supplied: yarns and threads and buttons and ribbons etc.. Each guest will receive their own personal Goodie Bag full of their favourite colours and embellishments - chosen from Jo's delicious pile of soft delights.br>
You will need to bring: crochet hooks (various sizes), a small notebook and pencil, and your imagination





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March Thurs. 2nd – Sun. 5th
EVENT: bring your own projects ; knit, eat, chat, knit and crochet some more
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: KFB, YO, M1

No specific workshop, bring your own projects to work on + a new design in your goodie bag; knit, eat, chat, knit and crochet some more






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March Thurs. 23rd  – Sun. 26th
EVENT: TBC
Host for workshop: TBC
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: TBL, SSK, PSSO



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March Thurs. 30th – April Sun 2nd
EVENT: TBC
Host for workshop: TBC
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: TBL, KFB, SSK, M1



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April Thurs. 20th – Sun. 23rd 
EVENT: TBC
Host for workshop: TBC
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: TBL, KFB, SSK, YO, M1



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April Thurs. 27th – Sun. 30th 
EVENT: TBC
Host for workshop: TBC
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: TBL, KFB, SSK, PSSO



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May Thurs. 18th  – Sun. 21st
EVENT: TBC
Host for workshop: TBC
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: TBL, KFB, SSK, PSSO, YO, M1

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May Thurs. 25th  – Sun. 29th
EVENT: Brioche and more
Host for workshop: Knit-wear designer Tina Barrett of The Cornish Gansey Co.
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: TBL, KFB, SSK, YO, M1



.|. LEARNAWAY - FULLY BOOKED .|.

June Thurs. 8th  – Sun. 11th
EVENT: Crochet time for 'The White Beard' chums; experimenting and playing with colour, texture and pattern - project TBC
Host for workshop: Jo Smith (crochet designer, maker, artist)
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

A day of crochet fun; we'll throw caution to the wind with a mantra of "more is more". Using a kaleidoscope of colours and textures, mixing brights and pastels, neons and sparkles, zig zags and bobbles, love hearts, flowers pompoms and tassels. We'll embellish and decorate our work and finally turn it into the most glorious unique piece ... (what this will be ?? TBC)

During the day you'll learn how to do tapestry crochet, working with 2 colours at a time. How to plot patterns on graph paper, how to do surface crochet and a range of fun ways to embroider and embellish your work. It will be a joyful day: sharing ideas, practicing and extending skills, playing with a riot of colours, celebrating what we can do, learning from each other and admiring and being inspired by the unique colour and pattern choices we all make.

Materials for workshop will be supplied: yarns and threads and buttons and ribbons etc.. Each guest will receive their own personal Goodie Bag full of their favourite colours and embellishments - chosen from Jo's delicious pile of soft delights.

You will need to bring: crochet hooks (various sizes), a small notebook and pencil, and your imagination



.|. LEARNAWAY .|.

June Thurs. 15th  – Sun. 18th
EVENT: TBC
Host for workshop: TBC
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: TBL, KFB, SSK, PSSO, YO, M1





.|. GETAWAY .|.

June Thurs. 22nd  – Sun. 25th
EVENT: bring your own projects ; knit, eat, chat, knit and crochet some more
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: SSK

No specific workshop, bring your own projects to work on + a new design in your goodie bag; knit, eat, chat, knit and crochet some more




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July Thurs. 6th  – Sun. 9th
EVENT: Gansey
Host for workshop: Knit-wear designer Tina Barrett of The Cornish Gansey Co.
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: KFB, SSK, PSSO, YO, M1



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July Thurs. 13th – Sun. 16th
EVENT: TBC
Host for workshop: TBC
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: TBL, KFB, SSK, YO, M1



.|. LEARNAWAY - FULLY BOOKED .|.

July Thurs. 27th – Sun. 30th
EVENT: PRIVATE party
Host for workshop: TBC
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson



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August Thurs. 3rd – Sun. 6th
EVENT: bring your own projects ; knit, eat, chat, knit and crochet some more
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: M1

No specific workshop, bring your own projects to work on + a new design in your goodie bag; knit, eat, chat, knit and crochet some more



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August Thurs. 24th – Sun. 27th
EVENT: Summer Fairisle
Host for workshop: Knit-wear designer Tina Barrett of The Cornish Gansey Co.
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: SSK, PSSO (reserving), YO, M1



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September Thurs. 7th  – Sun. 10th
EVENT: Crochet; experimenting and playing with colour, texture and pattern - project TBC
Host for workshop: Jo Smith (crochet designer, maker, artist)

Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: TBL, SSK

A day of crochet fun; we'll throw caution to the wind with a mantra of "more is more". Using a kaleidoscope of colours and textures, mixing brights and pastels, neons and sparkles, zig zags and bobbles, love hearts, flowers pompoms and tassels. We'll embellish and decorate our work and finally turn it into the most glorious unique piece ... (what this will be ?? TBC)

During the day you'll learn how to do tapestry crochet, working with 2 colours at a time. How to plot patterns on graph paper, how to do surface crochet and a range of fun ways to embroider and embellish your work. It will be a joyful day: sharing ideas, practicing and extending skills, playing with a riot of colours, celebrating what we can do, learning from each other and admiring and being inspired by the unique colour and pattern choices we all make.

Materials for workshop will be supplied: yarns and threads and buttons and ribbons etc.. Each guest will receive their own personal Goodie Bag full of their favourite colours and embellishments - chosen from Jo's delicious pile of soft delights.br>
You will need to bring: crochet hooks (various sizes), a small notebook and pencil, and your imagination





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October Thurs. 5th  – Sun. 8th
EVENT: Professional Finishing Techniques
Host for workshop: Knit-wear designer Tina Barrett of The Cornish Gansey Co.
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: KFB, SSK, PSSO, YO, M1



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October Thurs. 19th  – Sun. 22nd
EVENT: TBC
Host for workshop: TBC
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: TBL, KFB, SSK, PSSO, YO, M1



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October Thurs. 26th – Sun. 29th
EVENT: Autumnal Knitting project
Host for workshop: Knit-wear designer Tina Barrett of The Cornish Gansey Co.
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: TBL, KFB, SSK, PSSO, YO, M1



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November Thurs. 16th  – Sun. 19th
EVENT: TBC
Host for workshop: TBC
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: TBL, KFB, SSK, YO, M1



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November Thurs. 23rd – Sun. 26th
EVENT: A crochet Christmas workshop
Host for workshop: Kay Coombes
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

AVAILABLE: PSSO, M1

A fun filled workshop crocheting festive decorations for your home, tree or for gifts. We will be making mini wreaths, Pom Pom gnomes, Christmas trees, garlands and more! All you need are some basic crochet skills to be able to create these festive woolly wonders! Bring along some odd scraps of dk for embellishments but I will be providing you with all the bits, bobs and festive yarn you will need in a Christmas goody bag!



.|. LEARNAWAY - FULLY BOOKED .|.

December Thurs. 7th – Sun. 10th
EVENT: Festive Frolics - decorations and more
Host for workshop: Knit-wear designer Tina Barrett of The Cornish Gansey Co.
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

Christmas winter time projects; utterly delightful stuff to make + mulled wine, crackers and more.




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December Thurs. 14th – Sun. 17th
EVENT: Festive Frolics - decorations and more
Host for workshop: Knit-wear designer Tina Barrett of The Cornish Gansey Co.
Hosts for weekend: Belinda Harris-Reid and Brenda M. Watson

Christmas winter time projects; utterly delightful stuff to make + mulled wine, crackers and more.