Programme

Forthcoming events

Our physical retreats programme is on hold and decisions on the dates of new retreats are pending a resolution of the Coronavirus pandemic.  Keep in touch with news about our plans including online events here.

February – March 2021

‘Sharing our Service’

An online space for people in voluntary service to encounter, reflect and share hope.  Together we will explore topics of individual action, community effort and social change.  Facilitated by Simon Watkins, with guest speakers.  See more details here…

April/May dates tbc

‘Rediscovering home: ecological practises for humanity’

A series of sessions online looking at positive ideas for cultural change for a sustainable world from permaculture and other environmental movements.  Watch this space for further details.

Weekly from 18th May – 8th June

‘Encounters with peacemakers’

Online sessions in which we will hear from speakers representing peace building initiatives from different community groups in Israel and Palestine.  This retreat may be of interest to people wishing to join our in-person visit to Israel and the West Bank which will be planned at a future date once travel becomes feasible.  Further details to be released soon.

postponed

Borgo Basino, Italy

A working retreat at an ecovillage and educational community, last visited by QVA in 2019.  We will reschedule this event in due course.

October 2021 tbc

Israel-Palestine

An encounter based study tour.  Please get in touch if you’re interested in being involved when the event is rescheduled.

Dates to be confirmed

Refugee Community Kitchen, Calais, France

Assisting with RCK’s essential work.  We will reschedule this event in due course.  However, RCK also accept volunteers as individuals – read more on their website.

Postponed

Swarthmoor Hall, Cumbria, UK

Please get in touch if you’re interested in being involved when the event is rescheduled.

Postponed

River Garden Auchincruive with Independence from Alcohol and Drugs Scotland

Please get in touch if you’re interested in being involved when the event is rescheduled.

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