Emerson Summer School 2021

Course Availability: Short Courses and Workshops

18 July to 27 August

We are delighted to announce our New Summer School Programme

Nourishing Connection

Our Summer School is an enlivening programme of one-week courses based around the theme:

'Nourishing Connection'

'Cultivating joy through creative connection with nature, art and one another'

It is an enlivening summer programme designed to nourish connection through artistic and nature-based teachings and activities.  The programme will run from 18th July to 27th August and will include a series of one-week courses and Lifeways (25 – 31st July) as well as evening activities, walks and talks.

Each one-week course follows the same daily rhythms and teaching times and is based on a theme related to ‘Nourishing Connection’. 

Programme Overview






18-23 July 

Enough is Enough - Storytelling

Stella Kassimati & Giovanna Conforto

Nature as our Teacher - Meditation, movement, song, games and nature-based skills

Michael & Ellie Fuller


25-31 July

Lifeways - 'Bridging the River'

See Lifeways page for details



8-13 Aug

Beings of Love - Deepening our connection with the honeybee 

Peter Brown, Heidi Herrmann, Daniel Doherty

Through Me, the Beauty of Nature Reappears in my Artistic Work 1 - Drawing

Martin Gutjahr


15-20 Aug

Through Me, the Beauty of Nature Reappears in my Artistic Work 2 - Painting

Martin Gutjahr

Wild Foods & Deep Connection - Foraging with Fergus

Fergus Drennan (AKA Fergus The Forager) 


22-27 Aug

The Nature of this Moment - Storytelling & sensing

Roi Gal-or


Teaching times for all courses:

  • Arrival on Sunday between 5 and 6pm, followed by supper at 6.15pm
  • First teaching session: Sunday, 7.30 – 9pm
  • Monday – Thursday 9.00-12.30, 2.30-5pm
  • Friday 9.00-12.30, followed by lunch and departure


Full course details, prices and booking links will be available shortly. For any enquiries or to register your interest please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.