Cookery Class and Demonstration
Nov
29
10:00 AM10:00

Cookery Class and Demonstration

Come to a cooking class and demonstration by our very own 2 rosette standard Chef Andrew Lees. A mix of demonstration and practical cooking experience making exciting dishes which you can serve to your guests at Christmas.

Cost: £50.00 to include all ingredients, lunch and refreshments

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Christmas Meals
Dec
3
to Dec 21

Christmas Meals

Come for a 3 course meal at Wydale either lunchtime or evening anytime between 3 and 21 December.  Enjoy the beautifully decorated house with friends, family, work colleagues etc.

Cost:  £18.00 per person

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Men of the Dales Weekend
Feb
1
to Feb 3

Men of the Dales Weekend

Arrive - 4pm Friday 1 February
Depart - 2pm Sunday 3 February

Men of the Dales is based in Ripon, and aims to provide a space for men who live throughout the Yorkshire Dales and North Yorkshire to join in fellowship, teaching and perhaps the odd beer.

Led by Men of the Dales

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Icons: Windows into Heaven
Feb
21
9:45 AM09:45

Icons: Windows into Heaven

Arrive - 9.45am
Depart - 4pm

An exploration of the history, symbolism and spirituality of icons and how they are created. This will feature some led meditations and time to enjoy the surroundings of Wydale.

Led by Andrew De Smet

Cost: £25 to include lunch and all refreshments

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Ash Wednesday Quiet Day
Mar
6
9:45 AM09:45

Ash Wednesday Quiet Day

Arrive - 9.45am
Depart - 4pm

An opportunity to withdraw from daily life in order to spend some time with God and approach Lent in a mindful manner. The day will include a Eucharist and imposition of ashes.

Led by Aian Macpherson

Cost: £25 to include lunch and all refreshments

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The Birds of Wydale
Apr
30
9:45 AM09:45

The Birds of Wydale

Arrive - 9.45am
Depart - 4pm

Come and enjoy the sights and sounds of the birds here at Wydale. No experience is necessary so if you are an experienced ornithologist or a complete novice you are more than welcome.

Led by Bob Powley

Cost: £25 to include lunch and all refreshments

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Growing In and Through Prayer
May
9
9:45 AM09:45

Growing In and Through Prayer

Arrive - 9.45am
Depart - 4pm

A chance to explore ways to grow, in and through prayer. New approaches to encountering God’s presence will be introduced and you will have space to sample them.

Led by Elaine Bannister and Rosemary Gillespie

Cost: £25 to include lunch and all refreshments

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Futures for the Rural Church
May
11
9:30 AM09:30

Futures for the Rural Church

Arrive - 9.30am
Depart - 2pm

This Saturday morning session aims to offer practical ways to help rural churches explore mission in the future and creatively seeing the assets they have for this in the gifts and opportunities God has given them.

Led by Bishop John Thomson

Cost: £20 to include lunch and refreshments

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The Story of Wydale
Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

The Story of Wydale

Arrive - 6pm
Depart - 9.30pm

Come and enjoy a meal here at Wydale and learn about the varied history of Wydale, from its birth as a Georgian family home to the special place it is today.

Led by Mark Rance and Helen Lawrence

Cost: £20 to include dinner

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Summer Renewal Day
Jun
18
10:30 AM10:30

Summer Renewal Day

Arrive - 10.30am
Depart - 3.30pm

Renewal Days are opportunities for people to come to Wydale and spend a day worshiping, receiving quality Bible teaching, praying and being prayed for.

Led by Bishop Alison White

Cost: Free of charge with refreshments provided - donations are welcome but not required

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Summer Getaway
Jul
29
to Aug 2

Summer Getaway

Arrive - 11am Monday 29 July
Depart - 10am Friday 2 August

Come see all that Wydale has to offer. Easy access to beaches and the delights of the North York Moors make Wydale the perfect spot for a summer break.

Cost: £290 fully inclusive - we’ll do packed lunches if you’d like to go out for the day

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Retreat and Repair
Aug
6
to Aug 11

Retreat and Repair

Arrive - 4pm Tuesday 6 August
Depart - 2pm Sunday 11 August

Once again we invite anyone who feels like coming and doing some work to help upkeep the hall. With prayer and worship we hope to build a sense of community whilst also repairing the community’s home.

Cost: Free of charge, though we ask for a £50 donation towards the cost of food if possible. Full board provide.

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Individual Guided Retreat
Aug
18
to Aug 22

Individual Guided Retreat

Arrive - 5pm Sunday 18 August
Depart - 10am Thursday 22 August

Come and meet with God in the stillness of the countryside. You will recieve guidance from an experienced spiritual director but this week is all about you and God.

Led by Lynn Grove; Susan Collier and Andrew De Smet

Cost: £270

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Fragrance of Jesus and Bible Oils
Sep
14
9:45 AM09:45

Fragrance of Jesus and Bible Oils

Arrive - 9.45am
Depart - 4pm

Come learn about the fascinating world of essential oils. Delve into scripture and find out about all the references to them and discover some of their properties through prayer and meditation and massage (hands and feet).

Led by Mary Sarah Eldridge

Cost: £25 to include lunch and all refreshments

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Autumn Getaway
Sep
30
to Oct 4

Autumn Getaway

Arrive - 11am Monday 30 September
Depart - 10am Friday 4 October

Come and spend a few days of cosy relaxation in the company of others, enjoying the last of the sunshine and the colours of the Wydale trees.

Cost: £290

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CARM Calligraphy & Prayer Retreat
Oct
7
to Oct 11

CARM Calligraphy & Prayer Retreat

Arrive - 4pm Monday 7 October
Depart - 10am Friday 11 October

Following our well-received CARM retreats in recent years, the visual art of writing is the subject of our 2019 retreat. Calligraphers at all levels of competence are welcome.

Led by Roger Clifton & Peter Walter

Cost: £340 to include full board and tuition

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Autumn Renewal Day
Oct
10
10:30 AM10:30

Autumn Renewal Day

Arrive - 10.30am
Depart - 3.30pm

Renewal Days are opportunities for people to come to Wydale and spend a day worshiping, receiving quality Bible teaching, praying and being prayed for.

Led by Bishop Graham Cray

Cost: Free of charge including refreshments - donations are welcome but not required

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Journeying with Job
Oct
15
9:45 AM09:45

Journeying with Job

Arrive - 9.45am
Depart - 4pm

We will be using the experiences of Job and his friends as the starting point for conversations in the hope that we might know God is with us even in the worst of times.

Led by Richard Carew

Cost: £25 to include lunch and all refreshments

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Never Sure What to Say?
Oct
29
9:45 AM09:45

Never Sure What to Say?

Arrive - 9.45am
Depart - 4pm

This day will look at the origin and beliefs of groups such as Mormons and Jehovah’s witnesses and explore at how best we might share our faith with them and respond to their advances.

Led by Jim Roberts

Cost: £25 to include lunch and all refreshments

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Advent Retreat
Nov
25
to Nov 27

Advent Retreat

Arrive - 12noon Monday 25 November
Depart - 4pm Wednesday 27 November

As we edge towards the bustle and tinsel of the Christmas season, this retreat will provide the opportunity to pause and to prepare our hearts as we look for the coming of the Lord.

Led by Margaret Sentamu

Cost: £160 fully inclusive

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What the Dickens!
Dec
7
to Dec 8

What the Dickens!

Arrive - 4pm Saturday 7 December
Depart - 11am Sunday 8 December

Come in suitable Victorian attire for afternoon tea, then enjoy a sumptuous banquet with a dramatic reading of A Christmas Carol. Stay overnight and have a leisurely breakfast – we promise there won’t be a bowl of gruel in sight!

Cost: £80 per person

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Wydale at Christmas
Dec
24
to Dec 27

Wydale at Christmas

Arrive - 12noon Tuesday 24 December
Depart - 10am Friday 27 December

With all the traditional trimmings, the Hall will look splendid, feel cosy and be filled with joy of Emmanuel, God with us, as we celebrate together in a family atmosphere.

Cost: £230 per person fully inclusive of bed, food and festive treats

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Autumn Getaway
Oct
1
to Oct 5

Autumn Getaway

Come and enjoy a few days away with others, enjoy the amazing autumn colours at Wydale and maybe catch the last of the sun!

Cost:  £280.00 fully inclusive - we'll do packed lunches if you'd like to go out for the day.

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Summer Renewal Day 2018
Jul
5
10:30 AM10:30

Summer Renewal Day 2018

A day for refreshment.  For teaching, worship and ministry.  For anyone.  

Leader: Rev'd Malcolm Macnaughton, Chief of Staff to the Archbishop of York

Cost:  This is a free event.  Lunch will be provided for which we welcome donations, but this is not essential.

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Wydale at Home
Jul
1
2:00 PM14:00

Wydale at Home

We fling wide the doors of Wydale just so you can come and have a look around, enjoy a cuppa and maybe take a look at some of those spaces you have never seen before.

Free of charge - donations for refreshments welcome but not required.  No need to book.

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Faith-filled Writing
May
17
9:45 AM09:45

Faith-filled Writing

An exploration into writing as an aid to a journey of faith.  the day will benefit those who have not written before and those who do write already and would like space to make time to write and share their writing with others.

Led by Adelaide Morley

Cost: £25.00 to include lunch and all refreshments

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The Meaning of Pentecost
May
15
9:45 AM09:45

The Meaning of Pentecost

The events of the Day of Pentecost are, simultaneously, unique and provide the pattern for all of the Church's engagement with the Holy Spirit.  Come along to this full day of study with Bishop Graham Cray and look at some of the Pentecost themes and how to apply them in your life and church.

Led by Bishop Graham Cray

Cost £25.00 to include and all refreshments

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Easter Weekend Break
Mar
29
to Apr 3

Easter Weekend Break

Come and join us for the whole of the Easter weekend.  A real time of celebration with the Christian family.  There will be services at Wydale and we will attend local churches.  Festive fayre and fun all round.

Cost:  £325.00 fully inclusive

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Wydale at Easter
Mar
26
to Apr 1

Wydale at Easter

During the week before Easter there are many opportunities to join with the community at Wydale for a prayer walk or one of our themed days, or perhaps to stay overnight.

Prices and times vary - please see here for more information.

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Getting Started with Prayer Spaces in Schools
Mar
21
6:15 PM18:15

Getting Started with Prayer Spaces in Schools

Prayer Spaces in Schools enable children and young people to explore life's questions.  There are more than 1500 prayer spaces in schools around the country.  Come and find out more, how to get started.  For anyone interested in hosting prayer spaces in their local schools.

Led by Olivia Seymour, Education Adviser for the York Diocese and regional networker for Prayer Spaces in Schools.

Cost: £15.00 to include an evening meal or £5 for the event only

 

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The Enneagram
Feb
23
to Feb 25

The Enneagram

The Enneagram is an ancient tool used with spiritual direction, used as way or understanding personality.  This weekend gives plenty of time under expert tuition to find out more about yourself and how you tick!

Led by Andrew de Smet

Cost:  £145.00 to include full bed & board as well as space for teaching , discussion and exploration.

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Wydale at Christmas 2017
Dec
24
to Dec 27

Wydale at Christmas 2017

Come and join us for Christmas in our beautifully decorated house.  Enjoy a really really traditional Christmas with others and be filled with the joy of Emmanuel, God with us.  Festive treats and events throughout.

Cost:  £225.00 fully inclusive of accommodation, food and festive treats.

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Advent Retreat
Dec
5
to Dec 7

Advent Retreat

Spend a few days with us and encounter Jesus, the Word of God as you prepare for this most special of seasons.

Led by Rev Adam Reed and Rev David Chadwick

Cost: £140.00 fully inclusive

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Christmas Meals
Nov
27
to Dec 22

Christmas Meals

Come and enjoy a Christmas meal with friends or family, small group or large, lunch or dinner anytime between 27 November and 22 December 2017.

Cost: £17.00 per person for 3 courses and coffee

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