Advent Retreat
Nov
25
to Nov 27

Advent Retreat

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. If you would like to join a waiting list please contact us. If you would like to be kept in touch with plans for our 2020 programme please make sure that you are on our mailing list by contacting us.

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

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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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CARM Prayer & Painting Retreat
Feb
17
to Feb 21

CARM Prayer & Painting Retreat

Arrive - 3pm Monday 17 February
Depart - 10am Friday 21 February

Come explore the aspects of prayer and painting. Welcome to all skill and experience levels there will be tuition on offer from two highly skilled tutors.

Led by: Martin Cottam & Margaret Stein

Cost: £330 to include full board and tuition

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'Multiply' Day Workshop
Feb
29
10:30 AM10:30

'Multiply' Day Workshop

Arrive - 10.30am
Depart - 3.30pm

The Diocese of York’s Multiply team will be spending the day sharing the vision for New Worshipping Communities (NWCs) reaching 20s, 30s and 40s across the Diocese of York. They will also be exploring how to discover a vision for a NWC in your parish and how to begin building a team.

Led by: Ben Walker, Rev John Lee, & Rev Richard White

Cost: The day will be free of charge and we will provide a packed lunch - donations are welcome but not expected.

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Spring Renewal Day
Mar
11
10:30 AM10:30

Spring 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: Rev Mary Rolls

Cost: Free of charge - Donations are welcome but not expected

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Art & Spirituality: 1 - The Psalms
Mar
19
9:45 AM09:45

Art & Spirituality: 1 - The Psalms

Arrive - 9.45am
Depart - 4.30pm

We will use Ignation spirituality to reflect on some selected Psalms and we will learn to apply this through the medium of watercolours, acrylics or guache. All skill and experience levels are welcome.

Led by: Rev Jen Croft and Debbie Bristow

Cost: £25 to include lunch and all refreshments

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Mark's Passion Narrative
Mar
24
9:30 AM09:30

Mark's Passion Narrative

Arrive - 9.30am
Depart - 4.30pm

Bishop Graham Cray will be leading a deeper reading of Mark’s account of the Passion story. He will delve into parts of the text that aren’t always focused upon and there will be time for reflection and discussion.

Led by: Bishop Graham Cray

Cost: £25 to include lunch and all refreshments

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Holy Week Retreat
Apr
6
to Apr 10

Holy Week Retreat

Arrive - 4pm on Monday 6 April
Depart - 4pm on Friday 10 April

Come and explore Holy Week at Wydale with a retreat that will include talks, quiet, prayer and the opportunity to experience the breadth and depth of this special week in the Church’s calendar.

Led by: Joan Sargent

Cost: £292

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Easter Family Afternoon
Apr
11
2:00 PM14:00

Easter Family Afternoon

Arrive - 2pm
Depart - 5pm

This is an opportunity for families and friends to come together to enjoy an Easter egg hunt, Easter crafts, tea and cake in an informal environment. We’ve done this for several years and have loved having families from the local villages as well as further afield come and enjoy our grounds. No fixed programme and no need to book, just pop along between 2-5pm. Children must be accompanied by adults.

Cost: Free of charge - Donations are welcomed but not expected

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Art & Spirituality: 2 - "Christ the Light"
May
6
9:45 AM09:45

Art & Spirituality: 2 - "Christ the Light"

Arrive - 9.45am
Depart - 4.30pm

We will be reflecting on Holman Hunt’s painting of Christ the Light of the World and the relevant Scripture. Our interpretation through art, will be formed using a mixed media of types of paint and charcoal.

Led by: Rev Jen Croft and Debbie Bristow

Cost: £25 to include lunch and all refreshments

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A Dramatic Retelling of Mark's Gospel
May
14
6:00 PM18:00

A Dramatic Retelling of Mark's Gospel

Arrive - 6pm for dinner (performance begins at 7.30pm)
Depart - 9.30pm

A traveller arrives to tell the story of a preacher and miracle-worker whose dynamic presence touches the lives of all who meet him…with the most astonishing twist-in-the-tale the world has ever known!

Led by: Rev Ian & Pete Birkinshaw

Cost: £20 to include dinner (£5 if just coming for the performance)

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Living and Praying through Loss and Change
Jun
2
9:45 AM09:45

Living and Praying through Loss and Change

Arrive - 9.45am
Depart - 4pm

We all face times of loss and change in our lives. We can struggle to find God in such times whether in the past or present. The day will contain some input, some time for personal reflection and the opportunity to share with others if wished.

Led by: Rev Dr Susan Collier

Cost: £25 to include lunch and all refreshments

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Renewal Evening
Jun
2
6:00 PM18:00

Renewal Evening

Arrive - 6pm if wanting a packed tea (event begins at 7.30pm)
Depart - 9.30pm

For some years we have included Renewal Days in our programme of events: opportunities for people to come to Wydale and spend a day worshiping, receiving quality Bible teaching, praying and being prayed for. This year we have added in, with a view to including those who are not available during the day, an evening version of the same event.

Led by: Rachel Hirst

Cost: Free of charge including a packed tea - Donations are welcome but not required

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Summer Renewal Day
Jun
11
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: Rev Mark Carey

Cost: Free of charge including a packed lunch - Donations are welcome but not required

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Wydale Open Day
Jul
12
2:00 PM14:00

Wydale Open Day

Arrive - 2pm
Depart - 5pm

Come and have a cup of tea and piece of cake in our garden! No particular agenda, just an opportunity to come to Wydale for the afternoon to enjoy being in the Hall and gardens and a great occasion to bring a friend who has never been. We’ve put in the request for sunshine, there’s no need to book, just come along.

Cost: Free of charge

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The Enneagram
Jul
17
to Jul 19

The Enneagram

Arrive - 5pm on Friday 17 July
Depart - 2pm on Sunday 19 July

The Enneagram is old. It has roots in several wisdom traditions, including Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. Today it is widely taught as a way of understanding personality, addiction, relationships, and vocation. During this weekend you will be invited to discover more about the Enneagram and your own type and what these discoveries can offer.

Led by: Andrew De Smet

Cost: £154.50

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Walking a Sacred Path - A Labyrinth Quiet Day
Sep
10
9:45 AM09:45

Walking a Sacred Path - A Labyrinth Quiet Day

Arrive - 9.45am
Depart - 4pm

The Labyrinth is an ancient spiritual path of prayer that is being re-discovered for today. We will walk the Wydale Labyrinth several times, learn how to make our own Labyrinths and reflect on the how the Labyrinth is a tool of prayer and healing for ourselves and the world.

Led by: Fiona Fidgin

Cost: £25 to include lunch and all refreshments

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Autumn Renewal Day
Oct
1
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: Rev Richard Carew

Cost: Renewal days are free of charge and include a packed lunch - Donations are welcome but not necessary

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Art & Spirituality: 3 - The Closeness of God
Oct
6
9:45 AM09:45

Art & Spirituality: 3 - The Closeness of God

Arrive - 9.45am
Depart - 4pm

Sieger Köder’s painting of the Closeness of God brings to life the Scripture of Matthew 14:22-33. Following mindful reflections we use a mixed media of the types of paint, pencil and charcoal for our illustrations.

Led by: Rev Jen Croft and Debbie Bristow

Cost: £25 to include lunch and all refreshments

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A Heritage of Prayer: The Hebridean Revival
Oct
15
6:00 PM18:00

A Heritage of Prayer: The Hebridean Revival

Arrive - 6pm for dinner at 6.30pm
Depart - 9.30pm

Stories from the Hebridean Revival, which began in the north of the wild and windswept Isle of Lewis in 1949, are both strange and wonderful. Come for dinner and stay to hear tales of God’s glory in what might seem an unlikely place!

Led by: Rev Canon Roger Simpson

Cost: £20 to include dinner

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Great is the Mystery of Faith
Oct
27
9:45 AM09:45

Great is the Mystery of Faith

Arrive - 9.45am
Depart - 4pm

An interactive day with Paul Ferguson, Bishop of Whitby and author of Great is the mystery of faith, in which we can exchange ideas and think further about liturgy as a tool for evangelism and for growing in relationship with God.

Led by: Bishop Paul Ferguson

Cost: £25 to include lunch and all refreshments

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Iconography Retreat
Nov
2
to Nov 6

Iconography Retreat

Arrive - 11am on Monday 2 November
Depart - 2pm on Friday 6 November

A chance to learn an ancient method of Icon creation. With expert tuition throughout the retreat we will make sure this will be accessible to both novice and master iconographers.

Led by: Rev Canon Ian Holdsworth

Cost: £400 to include full tuition and materials

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"Waiting..."
Nov
25
2:00 PM14:00

"Waiting..."

Arrive - 11am on Monday 23 November
Depart - 2pm on Wednesdy 25 November

In this pre-Advent retreat, we explore some of the stories of waiting in the Advent narrative, using art, poetry, reflection and prayer. It will be a quiet time, but not silent.

Led by Rev Lynn & John Grove

Cost: £161.50

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A Groovy kind of Christmas!
Dec
5
to Dec 6

A Groovy kind of Christmas!

Arrive - 4pm on Saturday 5 December
Depart - 11am on Sunday 6 December

Come for afternoon tea, have time to slip some cool threads before enjoying a groovy Christmas feast and staying over for a wizard breakfast before forcing yourself back to the 21st Century.

Be there or be square!

Cost: £80

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Christmas at Wydale
Dec
24
to Dec 27

Christmas at Wydale

Arrive - 12noon on Christmas Eve
Depart - 10am on Sunday 27 December

Once again we will be opening our home for you to come and spend Christmas with us. Small groups and individuals are welcome to join us as our family to celebrate the most important time of the year.

Cost: £235

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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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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 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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Individual Guided Retreat
Aug
18
to Aug 22

Individual Guided Retreat

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

This event is now fully booked. However, we do have a waiting list for it and it is likely that places will come up. Please let us know if you would like to be added to the waiting list.

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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

This event is now fully booked. However, we do have a waiting list for it and it is likely that places will come up. Please let us know if you would like to be added to the waiting list.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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