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Totally Crewel Work Residential Retreat - 6-12 October 2024

Deposit
$1,097.00
Crow Wood Hotel & Spa

Join us this Autumn for an immersive Crewel Work experience based on the Rachel Kay Shuttleworth Textile Collection at Gawthorpe Hall. Stay in the luxurious Crow Wood Hotel & Spa in Lancashire and enjoy the company of fellow embroiderers as you complete four full days of Crewel Work tuition with Phillipa Turnbull and our expert large kit embroiderer Harriet Roberts.

Crow Wood Hotel & Spa

Day 1 - ARRIVAL - The retreat starts at 5.00pm at Crow Wood Hotel & Spa

Day 2 - TUITION - Morning tuition with Phillipa or Harriet. Evening lecture.

Day 3 - TUITION - Morning tuition with Phillipa or Harriet. Evening lecture.

Day 4 - EXCURSION - Study day at the Gawthorpe Study Centre and Gawthorpe Hall,

Day 5 - TUITION - Morning tuition with Phillipa or Harriet. Evening lecture.

Day 6 -  TUITION - Morning tuition with Phillipa or Harriet. Evening lecture.

Day 7 - DEPARTURE - Retreat ends at Crow Wood Hotel at 9am. Onward travel included to local train stations.

Download the full programme here

Phillipa Turnbull, Gawthorpe Peacock - Phillipa and Harriet will jointly teach a brand new Crewel Work design from our Gawthorpe Hall Collection.

Luxury Room (single occupancy) - £3,750

Accommodation & Food
6 nights full board accommodation throughout (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and refreshment break during class included)

(Option to attend as a non-resident participant)

Tuition & Kits
4 full days of tuition, 1 workshop kit, loan of a frames, magnifying light and other equipment, and a goody bag.

Excursions & Lectures
Mid-week excursion to the Gawthorpe Textile Collection Study Centre and Gawthorpe Hall itself.

Travel
Coach travel to and from Gawthorpe on our excursion day. Transfers from local train stations are available.

This brand new luxury hotel is set in 40 acres of private parkland in Burnley, Lancashire, within the Crow Wood resort. With spectacular views of Pendle Hill and the surrounding countryside, a beautiful ornamental lake and fabulous gardens, it is a most wonderful place in which to spend your leisure time.

A Grade I listed building in the heart of the English county of Lancashire, Gawthorpe Hall is an Elizabethan Mansion that was once home to 20th Century maker, teacher, philanthropist and social activist, The Honourable Rachel Kay Shuttleworth (1886-1967).

The Gawthorpe Textile Collection is a registered charity Founded by Rachel Kay Shuttleworth to teach, to support creativity and wellbeing, to support employability, to preserve traditional craft skills and to share knowledge, skills and expertise across cultures.

Arrival: The retreat will officially begin at 5pm on Sunday 6th October 2024 at the Crow Wood Hotel & Spa Resort, Holme Road, Burnley, BB12 0RT.

Departure: The retreat will officially end at 9am on Saturday 12th October 2024.

Free parking is available on site. The nearest mainline train station is Burnley Manchester Road. The nearest international airport is Manchester.

"Thank you for this extraordinary retreat which surpasses all my expectations. This is really a dream come true: perfect organisation, talented tutors, excellent food, superb service. In other words a perfect world: just us and embroidery. Nothing else to worry about." - Genevieve, Belgium 2017, 2018 and 2019 Spring Residential Retreat participant (Lake District retreat)

"A big thank is due to you for one of the most stimulating and interesting week that I have had for some time. The mixture of nationalities was great and created interesting conversations, other than embroidery!  - Jean, 2018 & 2019 Spring Residential Retreat participant (Lake District retreat)

You can find full booking terms and conditions here

If you are flying from abroad we recommend arriving to Manchester Airport.

If you are travelling by train, the nearest station to the Crow Wood Hotel is Burnley Central, which is a 4 minute drive from the hotel.

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Join us this Autumn for an immersive Crewel Work experience based on the Rachel Kay Shuttleworth Textile Collection at Gawthorpe Hall. Stay in the luxurious Crow Wood Hotel & Spa in Lancashire and enjoy the company of fellow embroiderers as you complete four full days of Crewel Work tuition with Phillipa Turnbull and our expert large kit embroiderer Harriet Roberts.

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