New for 2019 – Pop-up Days & Events

Pop-up Days   During 2019 we are introducing pop-up events, including personal quiet days, yoga & mindfulness and afternoon teas.   These will be advertised on our website and social media and will be at a reduced rate.   Pop-up’s can only be booked on-line via our website www.hollandhouse.org/shop www.facebook.com/hollandhousecropthorne...

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Bishops in Conversation – Monday 1st April

Bishop Alistair Magowan joined in conversation with Bishop Robert Paterson at Holland House on 1 April – part of the series of ‘Bishops in Conversation’.  During the conversation he spoke of Titian’s last painting of the Madonna and Child and the ways in which it speaks powerfully to him.  He...

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Afternoon Tea

On Saturday 30th March we hosted Afternoon Tea for 34 guests.  A donation of £5 from each ticket sold has been made to the Worcestershire Breast Unit, the staff also donated the tips they were given that day and guests put their loose change into the pot.  We raised just...

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Bishops in Conversation April 1st !

Join us for an in-depth conversation with Bishops of the C of E on life, God, faith, purpose, ethics, society, ministry … and what gets them out of bed in the morning ! Bishop Robert Paterson will be in conversation with … Alistair Magowan, Bishop of Ludlow  Monday 1 April;...

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Opening Our Eyes to Each Other

On Thursday March 14th Holland House hosted a wonderful day in collaboration with Worcestershire Interfaith Forum, where people of many different faith traditions listened to explanations of  the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi , and the Jewish festival of Pesach. Given the tragic events that unfolded in New Zealand just hours after...

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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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