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.

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

Retreats, conferences and holidays

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April 2020

Mon 6 to Mon 13 April 2020 week

Scargill Community

Join the Scargill Community on a journey through the events of Holy Week and Easter Weekend. There will be reflections, rest and prayer stations as we journey with Jesus to
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Seasonal Cancelled - click for details
Mon 6 to Thu 9 April 2020

Scargill Community

Join the Scargill Community on a journey through the events of Holy Week. There will be reflections, rest and prayer stations as we journey with Jesus to the cross. Come
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Seasonal Cancelled - click for details
Thu 9 to Mon 13 April 2020

Scargill Community

Beginning with a Passover meal on Maundy Thursday, we travel together through the agony of Good Friday, the trembling hope of Saturday, and the wonder and glory of Easter Sunday
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Seasonal Cancelled - click for details
Tue 14 to Fri 17 April 2020

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 – often on rough, hilly terrain, which
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Working holidays Cancelled - click for details
Fri 17 to Sun 19 April 2020 weekend

Diane Stone, Margi Walker

Come and discover more about who you are and how God might want to shape you. This is an introductory course to the Enneagram which is a tool to help
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Cancelled - click for details
Mon 27 April to Fri 1 May 2020 midweek

Tim Hull

How can we believe in a God of love in a world of suffering? Have Dawkins and the New Atheists killed God? Do science and reason disprove faith? How can
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Contemporary Culture Cancelled - click for details
Mon 27 April to Fri 1 May 2020 midweek

Michelle Gillam-Hull, Diane Stone

A week learning a selection of warm and cold glass processes, along with short, thought-provoking talks, beautiful scenery and good food. A gentle paced break with time to relax, have
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Interests and crafts Cancelled - click for details

May 2020

Fri 1 to Sun 3 May 2020 weekend

Michelle Gillam-Hull, Diane Stone

This weekend is a shorter version of ‘Something Beautiful’ the previous week. It will give you a basic introduction to glass fusing and you will have a chance to make
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Interests and crafts Cancelled - click for details
Fri 1 to Sun 3 May 2020 weekend

Scargill Community

Phew! Just when you thought you couldn’t go on, along comes a weekend at Scargill designed just for you! Drop everything and book in for a rest and a treat.
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Retreats and refreshing Cancelled - click for details
Mon 4 to Fri 8 May 2020 midweek

Mike Weighell

Come and discover the wild moorlands and mountains of the Dales and the beautiful valleys below. We will be climbing some of the highest mountains in the Dales, like Buckden
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Outdoor activities Cancelled - click for details
Mon 11 to Fri 15 May 2020 midweek

Ian Cresswell, Ruth Park

Beginner or experienced photographer, come and join us whilst we visit and photograph a variety of inspirational locations in the truly stunning Yorkshire Dales. Spring is in full swing! Join
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Interests and crafts Cancelled - click for details
Mon 11 to Fri 15 May 2020 midweek

Lisa Chadwick-Firman, Hugh Firman

Scargill lies in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales with its magnificent limestone scenery and wonderful wildlife. Habitats ranging from heather moorlands to meadows, woodlands and rivers are home to
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Outdoor activities Cancelled - click for details
Fri 22 to Sun 24 May 2020 weekend

Adrian & Bridget Plass

Ever shared an Indian meal and witnessed the strange phenomenon of the gradual disappearance of the final poppadum? Scrupulously equal bits snapped off until a minuscule fragment remains to be
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Spiritual development Cancelled - click for details
Mon 25 to Fri 29 May 2020 midweek

Scargill Community

Come and join us for a week where we discover the essence of friendship. It was once said of Woody (Toy Story) that, ‘the thing that makes him special is
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Family fun Cancelled - click for details

June 2020

Mon 15 to Fri 19 June 2020 midweek

Andreas Andersson, Phil Stone

Life is celebratory! God rejoices over creation and over us. We are in fact lovingly made for taking part in that celebration – ‘this is the day that the LORD
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Spiritual development Space to welcome you
Mon 15 to Fri 19 June 2020 midweek

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
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Life circumstances Special booking arrangements
Fri 19 to Sun 21 June 2020 weekend

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
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Music and worship Space to welcome you
Mon 22 to Fri 26 June 2020 midweek

Adrian & Bridget Plass

A life-changing illness left a friend hopeless. He described it as ‘gripping the central pole of a tent in a storm as wind wrenched the guys loose.’ This advice helped:
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Bible study Space to welcome you
Mon 29 June to Fri 3 July 2020 midweek

Becky & David Widdows

A teaching week that will delight, inspire and challenge you. The events surrounding the death and resurrection of Jesus evoke powerful reactions in people. Peter, Judas, Pilate and the two
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Bible study Space to welcome you
Mon 29 June to Fri 3 July 2020 midweek

Howard Worsley

Ancient monasticism is making a comeback as it is dawning on us that we are meant to live in community if we are to play a part in the mission
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Spiritual development Space to welcome you

July 2020

Mon 13 to Fri 17 July 2020 midweek

Sheridan Voysey

When life takes one too many unexpected turns, do you find yourself saying, ‘I don’t know who I am anymore’? Wondering if you’ll ever have a sense of purpose again?
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Space to welcome you
Sat 25 to Thu 30 July 2020

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. Summerfest
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Family fun Holiday Space to welcome you

August 2020

Sat 1 to Thu 6 August 2020

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. Summerfest
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Family fun Holiday Space to welcome you
Sat 8 to Thu 13 August 2020

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. Summerfest
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Family fun Holiday Space to welcome you
Sat 15 to Sat 22 August 2020 week

Roger Jones and Team

Roger and his team will be teaching and leading singers and instrumentalists in his recently re-written musical ‘Torn Curtain.’ Based upon the Tabernacle in the Old Testament, this tells of
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Music and worship Space to welcome you
Mon 24 to Fri 28 August 2020 midweek

Scargill Community

The Dales are beautiful, with stunning scenery, and lovely places to visit. It is after all ‘God’s own county!’ So in this week there will be time and space for
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Family fun Space to welcome you

October 2020