The Impassable Mountain Pass

Saturday February 18, 2017

A seminar exploring the heart as the midpoint between the sacred and the mundane in the teachings of Ibn ‘Arabi at the October Gallery, London.

Beyond Religion?

Saturday March 11, 2017

A seminar exploring the relevance of the story of Jonah to the contemporary world, facilitated by David Hornsby at the October Gallery, London.

One Light: Jelaluddin Rumi

May 4, 2017
The Nomads Tent, Edinburgh, UK

An informal evening dinner followed by the poetry and stories of Jelaluddin Rumi with storytellers Ashley Ramsden and Flora Pethybridge.

Intuitive Drawing Course

July 1 – 8, 2017
Chisholme Institute, Scottish Borders, UK

Draw from the heart and learn to see and listen in a new way. In practising to draw it is important to distinguish what the heart is trying to say from what the mind is trying to determine.


Woodland Yurt Summer Retreats

June 30 – July 7, 2018
July 28 – August 4, 2018
August 11 – 17, 2018
Chisholme Institute, Scottish Borders, UK

Seven days of self-discovery in a retreat environment, free from phones, internet and electricity – living in yurts on the edge of woodland.

Seven Days of the Heart

‘Seven Days of the Heart’ Study Retreat

September 30 – 7 October, 2017
Armagh, Melbourne, Australia

An intensive, non-residential study retreat, led by Stephen Hirtenstein.

Application deadline: June 30th, 2017

Self-knowledge? Unity of Existence? Truth? Love? Beauty?

October 8 – January 28, 2017
The Salisbury Centre, Edinburgh

What is the single most important point that must be understood by a person who wants to know?
A series of seven themed explorations.


Beshara Trust London Seminars

October 14 & November 11, 2017
The October Gallery, London, UK

Two study afternoons looking at the writings of Ibn ‘Arabi and other related authors.

Bede Griffiths: An Interspiritual Journey

November 18, 2017
The Sanctuary, Augustine United Church, Edinburgh

A day conference organised by the Edinburgh International Centre for Spirituality and Peace (EICSP).

40 Day Retreat Course

October 16 – November 26, 2017
Chisholme Institute, Scottish Borders, UK

What does it mean to be human? How do we relate to ourselves, to others, to the world?