Illumination Art and Archery Glamping Retreat

Illumination Art and Archery Glamping Retreat

from 275.00

Join me this summer for an arty and active weekend in the beautiful English countryside in collaboration with Sportsie Sanctum Retreats.

Date: from Friday evening on 14th June 2019 to Sunday 16th June 2019

This is a painting retreat in Oxfordshire, UK, where you can relax in nature and paint with me for the weekend!

The price includes:

All daily meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner)

  • Camping accommodation

  • Two illumination workshops ( 4-hour workshop Saturday & 2-hour workshop Sunday)

  • Archery sports session

  • Countryside treks

  • Campfires & games

There are two options available:

  • Friday- Sunday Stay: three days two nights £275

  • Friday- Monday Stay: three days, three night £290

Payment Plans and Gifts:

  • If you would like to pay for this retreat over two months, please contact us and we will arrange a payment plan.

  • If you would like to buy this retreat as a gift, please contact us and we will arrange a gift card option.

Check-in starts from Friday 3pm and dinner will be at 6pm, but you are welcome to arrive up until 8pm. All the fun start Saturday morning from 9:30am and you will have breakfast surrounded by nature followed by a nice countryside trek to inspire you for a four-hour islamic illumination session, where you will be constructing a simple pattern step by step and painting it following the traditional order of illumination/tezhip. You will end the day with dinner and campfire. After sleeping within nature in your tent, you will wake up to a healthy breakfast and a 2-hour islamic illumination sessions, where you will be painting stylised flowers. That will be followed with archery to awaken the rest of your senses. The people choosing the Friday-Sunday stay will be leaving on Sunday, but the ones choosing the Monday stay can relax afterwards with dinner another night of campfire and games.

Cancellation Policy:

Please note due to the organisation involved, there won’t be refunds if you wish to cancel the retreat, but you are welcome to transfer the retreat to someone else from the same gender (due to shared tent arrangements) 14 days before the retreat. Thank you for your understanding.

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90 Thame Rd, Warborough, Wallingford OX10 7DG, UK

Closest train stations:

  • Cholsey and Wallingford Station (10 minutes)

  • Culham Station (12 minute drive)

Detailed directions for driving and other suggested routes


Additional services that can be booked directly with the venue:

  • Pamper treatments (facials, massages, nail treatments etc): from £20 per person

  • Group transportation to and from venue (pick up/drop off point in London): £25 per person

Please Note:

  • This retreat is for adults. Age requirement is 16. If you are 16, please note that you will need to be accompanied with your legal guardian.

  • Art of islamic illumination workshops are introductory level.

  • Groups of 3 and 4 persons will have their own private tents.

  • Individuals and groups of 2 persons will share a tent with others.

  • Ladies-only & men-only tents are available for those sharing and all tents are equipped with lockers.

  • All meals are halal.