Programme

Scargill offers a wide range of Christian holidays, conferences and retreats with our resident Christian community. You’re very welcome, whatever your background or Christian tradition.

You can visit Scargill on your own, come with your family, bring a church or other group, or even volunteer. Join one of our organised programmes below, with a range of topics, activities and speakers, or pick any dates we’re open and just do your own thing.

Retreats, conferences and holidays

May 2017

June 2017

Mon 5 to Fri 9 June 2017

Heather Barnes, Jackie Reily, Ken Whiteway

We’ve all got a creative streak somewhere and if you haven’t uncovered yours yet, this is the week for you! Jackie, Ken and Heather would love to help you explore | read more...

Mon 12 to Fri 16 June 2017

Marilyn Baker, Tracy Williamson

Life can be such a rush, and it is so easy to get distracted by things that are not that important. To have fruitful lives and really make a difference | read more...

Mon 19 to Thu 22 June 2017

Sue Rose & Team

A residential workshop working in Christian gestalt therapeutic groups with Rev Sue Rose and others from the ‘Journey into Healing’ team. For those who are stuck on their life journey | read more...

Mon 26 to Fri 30 June 2017

Adrian & Bridget Plass

We avoid our deepest dread like nervous children whistling loudly as they hurry past a graveyard at night. Very understandable. And in our happiness obsessed culture we are encouraged to do | read more...

July 2017

Fri 7 to Sun 9 July 2017

Jane Gamble

Summer at Scargill looks as if all God’s bounty has arrived at once! The walled garden is full of colour, the hills are green, and (hopefully) the skies are blue. | read more...

Fri 21 to Sun 23 July 2017

Anna Weister Andersson

Experience God’s embracing love through gospel music in a weekend filled with choir singing! To sing gospel is healing and life-giving. We will work with expression and dynamics and reflect | read more...

Fri 21 to Sun 23 July 2017

Scargill Community

‘Learn the unforced rhythms of grace.’ That’s the Message version of part of those well-loved words of Jesus ‘Come unto me and rest.’ Sounds enticing especially when life is hectic | read more...

Sat 29 July to Thu 3 August 2017

Scargill Community

Welcome to our summer extravaganza, whatever your age or budget (you can even bring your own tent). You’ll enjoy our packed programme plus a rich mix of teaching and worship. | read more...

August 2017

Sat 5 to Thu 10 August 2017

Scargill Community

Welcome to our summer extravaganza, whatever your age or budget (you can even bring your own tent). You’ll enjoy our packed programme plus a rich mix of teaching and worship. | read more...

Sat 12 to Thu 17 August 2017

Scargill Community

Welcome to our summer extravaganza, whatever your age or budget (you can even bring your own tent). You’ll enjoy our packed programme plus a rich mix of teaching and worship. | read more...

Sat 19 to Thu 24 August 2017

Scargill Community

The Dales are beautiful, with dramatic stunning scenery, and lovely places to visit. It is after all “God’s own county!” So in this week there will be planned visits, walks and | read more...

September 2017

Fri 22 to Sun 24 September 2017

Adrian & Bridget Plass

Exhaustion, broken dreams, neglect – so many experiences shatter spiritual confidence, separating followers from Jesus. Some abandon or even condemn formal expressions of faith. A few actually continue to run | read more...

October 2017

Mon 16 to Fri 20 October 2017

Dave Hopwood, Phil Stone

It is hard to imagine Jacob having God in a half nelson or getting himself out of a divine head lock but the struggle was real, as Jacob faced up | read more...

Mon 30 October to Fri 3 November 2017

Geoff & Hope Price

Geoff and Hope have published ‘Miracles’, a book of accounts by people witnessing to the power of God touching their lives. Hope has her own story of healing to tell. | read more...

November 2017

Fri 10 to Sun 12 November 2017

Divorce Recovery Team

The workshop consists of six two-hour sessions and is suitable for anyone of any age and at any stage of separation and divorce. Those experiencing the trauma of a relationship | read more...

Fri 17 to Sun 19 November 2017

Phil Stone, Scargill Community

A men’s retreat – escape into the adventure – in the rugged and inspiring Yorkshire Dales. We will spend time learning about how men met with God in the wild. | read more...

Fri 24 to Sun 26 November 2017

Bishop Tony Robinson

When you think of Jesus – what image do you use most often? Christ the King is the final Sunday of the Christian year and a good time to look | read more...

Fri 24 to Sun 26 November 2017

Scargill Community

Learn the unforced rhythms of grace.’ That’s the Message version of part of those well-loved words of Jesus ‘Come unto me and rest.’ Sounds enticing especially when life is hectic | read more...

December 2017

Fri 1 to Sun 3 December 2017

Scargill Community

Help manage Scargill’s wonderful gardens and estate and have plenty of time to relax too. We’ll be working hard outside in the mornings and joining other guests for the afternoon | read more...

Fri 29 December 2017 to Tue 2 January 2018

Scargill Community

However you feel about all the usual New Year’s Eve shenanigans, there’s something here for everyone: chat, games, walks, films and anything else we can provide for your entertainment. Time | read more...

January 2018

Mon 29 January to Fri 2 February 2018

Jackie Reily

An opportunity to relax and create! Is there something you enjoy doing as a hobby but never seem to have the time for; maybe photography, knitting, sewing, projects with wood, | read more...

February 2018

Mon 19 to Fri 23 February 2018

Adrian & Bridget Plass

Films like La La Land are designed to let us escape into the world of make-believe because that is exactly what we want. To coin a phrase usually associated with | read more...

Mon 26 February to Fri 2 March 2018

Sister Carol CHN

In Lent we are invited to respond more fully to God’s invitation to love, life and joy. Led by Sister Carol, this retreat gives the time and space to become | read more...