Retreats

We run 2 retreats every year as we have done since 2014. Our retreats are full of crafting fun, different techniques and a chance to socialise with other crafters here in the UK.


Here are the details for Craft Retreat 1:

The venue for CR1 2020 is the Holiday Inn in Kenilworth:
Holiday Inn
Abbey End 212
Kenilworth
CV8 1ED

The Retreat will be held on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th March with some people arriving at the hotel on Friday 13th March 2020.

The cost of a two night stay at the hotel with retreat over 2 days is £270 which includes:
Two nights bed and breakfast @ £80.00 per night on Friday 13th March 2020 and Saturday 14th March 2020 (you may be able to secure accommodation cheaper if you pay up front but please be sure to let me know if you will be booking your own accommodation or need me to book accommodation for you)
Two days crafting on Saturday 14th March and Sunday 15th March 2020 with everything you need to complete three projects 
Two course lunch provided both days
Tea/Coffee/Biscuits/Cake throughout the day
PLEASE NOTE, this price does not include the usual Saturday Night meal as there is so much on offer around the hotel in terms of restaurants, pubs, takeaways, etc that I thought people may like to go out and explore on Saturday night instead of being tied to one restaurant.

The cost of a one night stay at the hotel with retreat over 2 days is £190 which includes:
One night bed and breakfast @ £80.00 per night on Saturday 14th March 2020 (you may be able to secure accommodation cheaper if you pay up front but please be sure to let me know if you will be booking your own accommodation or need me to book accommodation for you)
Two days crafting on Saturday 14th March and Sunday 15th March 2020 with everything you need to complete three projects
Two course lunch provided both days
Tea/Coffee/Biscuits/Cake throughout the day
PLEASE NOTE, this price does not include the usual Saturday Night meal as there is so much on offer around the hotel in terms of restaurants, pubs, takeaways, etc that I thought people may like to go out and explore on Saturday night instead of being tied to one restaurant.

To make sure you get a place please send a deposit of £50.00 no later than 30th December 2019 by cheque made payable to Elaine Erskine or PayPal to erskineelaine@yahoo.co.uk or bank transfer to Elaine Erskine (please contact me for further details if you wish to use this method of payment).

We look forward to welcoming you to CR1 in 2020 and aim to make this our best retreat yet. If you are concerned about driving to the venue check with us and perhaps you can car share or take public transport.

Contact details are at the bottom of this page.

Craft retreat 2

This year’s retreat will be held at the Bucknell Village Hall in Oxfordshire on June 5-7 2020.  The weekend costs £50.00 which includes all workshop materials, refreshments and lunch.  It also includes 7 different workshops spread over 2 days.  The first evening is a social night which gives our retreaters an opportunity to arrive early, settle in and meet for dinner so they feel refreshed for the full weekend of crafting ahead.  

You book your own accommodation.  There is a Travel Lodge Ardley and a Premier Inn Bicester fairly close to the venue.

Dinner on the Saturday evening is a Chinese Takeaway which is separate.

Details for the workshops are coming soon so watch this space.  

As well as the workshops our event includes A Preloved Stall so bring whatever crafting supply  you would like to sell which can be new or used (no magazines please) , Raffle, Secret Summer Santa Sack, Celebrity Crafter Photo Board, See What Other Crafts I Do Exhibition, and a Door Prize.

Places go fast for both our events so book yours now!!! There is a discount available if you book both retreats.

Payment is easy. You can pay by cheque, paypal or bank transfer.  

Contact information

Mickey Woodcock  ukstampnet@aol.com  or 07974 687889

Elaine Erskine    elaineerskine@yahoo.co.uk  or 07724 473350