Sponsored Row 2018

Due to the great success of last years sponsored row from Cropthorne to Tewkesbury, Bishop Robert Paterson and Revd Ian Spencer are swapping rivers, and heading down the Severn! Beginning at Bewdley (thanks to Bewdley Rowing Club) the two will row “Maria” down the great Severn until they reach Worcester...

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Guests love Holland House

Email from a recent guest: “I have just spent another wonderful weekend at Holland House, I come every year with all my yoga friends and always look forward to the next visit from the time I leave. The food is amazing and we never stop eating, everything is so fresh,...

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Experience Quietness & live longer – Holland House events

The Guardian Newspaper reports “The World Health Organization has calculated that at least 1m healthy life-years are lost every year in western European countries because of environmental noise, with cardiovascular disease contributing to the vast majority of these deaths, especially high blood pressure, heart attacks and coronary heart disease” (see...

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New bird boxes

On a beautiful day, Wednesday June 6th, Revd Ian Spencer took possession of 11 bird boxes for the gardens of Holland House The boxes are are gift from “Welcome to our Future” a charity based in Pershore, purchased with funding from Severn Waste Services Landfill Communities fund. The photo shows...

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Multi Faith Picnic – great success

Sunday June 24th was a beautiful day – blue sky, sunshine, and 100+ men, women and children from 8 faith traditions enjoying a Multi-Faith picnic together. Holland House once again provided a fabulous venue and mouth-watering vegan picnic for all those gathered, including Baha’i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, Quaker,...

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Three men in a boat !

Holland House rowing boat “Maria” took to the River Avon on September 19th, with two Bishops and the Warden of Holland House on board. Bishop Robert Paterson, Bishop Graham Usher and Revd Ian Spencer rowed Maria 20 miles downstream, from Cropthorne to Tewkesbury in just under nine hours. The row...

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Interfaith news

Holland House is partnering Worcester Interfaith Forum (WIFF) in a series of events designed to support collaboration between people of Faith across Worcester. The Chair of WIFF Revd Canon Owain Bell said “it’s great to be in partnership with Holland House, together we can provide increased resource and commitment to...

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St Pauls Hostel

Holland House is pleased to announce its support for St Paul’s hostel for the homeless in Worcester. Jonathan Sutton, CEO of St Paul’s, invited the Warden of Holland House Revd Ian Spencer to a staff meeting where Ian spoke about how ‘mindfulness’ can support staff in their work with the...

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