Stillness and Action: a retreat for Venturers and DFs at Lockerbrook

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Event date: 
3 April 2019 - 2:00pm - 5 April 2019 - 12:00pm
Event location: 
Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre

Dates: Wednesday 3 April (arrive by  2pm)- Friday 5 April 2019  (depart by 12 midday).

Location: Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre

What is the retreat for?

Why not come to beautiful Lockerbrook to investigate stillness and action? This programme is a collaboration between Lockerbrook and Sheffield Buddhist Centre.  It will enable you to: 

  • Explore whether we find stillness within us and use it to act in a way that creates positive change within the world?
  •  Hear about a Buddhist perspective on both stillness and positive action.
  • Take part in creative, reflective and fun activities to explore this exciting area.

The retreat will be run on Woodcraft co-operative principles.  As part of the retreat you will be cooking together to create healthy meals and sharing your experiences as well as doing some practical activities around the Centre.

Who is it for?:

This retreat is aimed at older Venturers and DFs.  If you are under 18 you must come as part of group which includes an over 18.

Adults are welcome if they are attending as a group leader, are Woodcraft Folk members and have a current DBS.   If you come as a group leader you will be supporting the programme but not participating in the workshops which are for young people.  But we also hope that you will have some time to enjoy the amazing landscape around the Centre. 


The cost  of the 3 day retreat is £60.         

This includes:

  • Accommodation in dormitory style accommodation for 2 nights (including bedding) please bring towels
  • All meals - Vegetarian/vegan (to be prepared and cooked by the group)  we will provide the menus and food
  • All workshops and activities

It does not include:

  • Travel to Lockerbrook
  •  Cancellation insurance
  • Treats and snacks (please bring to share)


There are 20 places for young people and 5 places for group leaders. 

 If you would like to bring a group of Venturers or DFs to this retreat please complete this form.  To book your group’s place please complete this form:

We will then issue the group leader with an invoice for payment.  Please note that payments are non-refundable.  We recommend you take out cancellation insurance.  Any queries please email us