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Visitors are welcome
to join with the Community
at any or all of the services.

They will be held in the chapel unless otherwise shown

For normal service times please CLICK HERE or on the picture above

Provisionally 30th/31st May 2020


We are hoping to offer an online weekend birdwatching retreat,

with a chance to share prayer and birdwatching experiences and learn more about bird identification and birdsong. This will probably be the last weekend in May. We will contact anyone who booked initially for the course, but if anyone else is interested, please get in touch.

By popular demand...

Our very popular week for anyone interested in birds...

HAVE A LOOK at the birds we identified in past events

We’ve had a lot of visitors to the Guest House who are interested in sharing our life of prayer, and especially from beginners who want to learn.2 wings and some prayers

Quite a few are just starting to be interested in birds and would like to find out more.

Our May birdwatching event began in 2017 as a response to the many visitors to our Guest House who were interested in finding out more.

It has proved very popular in its first two years, and we hope we have taught quite a few people the joys of listening to birdsong as well as looking at birds!

Previous years' trips included Leighton Moss, Humphrey Head, Foulney Island, Walney Island and Hay Bridge, and we saw altogether over 100 species - for the full list CLICK HERE.

This year the group will again be guided by Dr Margaret Phillips, an experienced and well travelled birdwatcher. Sr Margaret Atkins will assist her and provide some theological and cultural contributions to the week.

Open to beginners and experienced birdwatchers alike -
we will share our expertise, together with a mix of shared prayer, fresh air, a modicum of exercise, good food and good company.

How could you resist?

 2 wings and some prayers



Talks, events and trips will include:

Birdsong for beginners

The praise of creation

Visit to Leighton Moss

Walk with the Dawn Chorus



Who will lead it?

2 wings and some prayers

Dr Margaret Phillips - An enthusiastic and experienced birdwatcher with a keen interest in sharing her passion

Sr Margaret Atkins of the Boarbank Augustinian Community, teaches and writes on theological and ethical themes, including the theology of creation.
She has been birdwatching in this area all her life.

All our residential events include opportunities for:

*Daily Mass

*Shared Morning, Evening and Night Prayer

*Quiet personal reflection

*Shared meals and social time

*Exploring the local area

To secure a place please send a deposit of £50 (cheques payable to ‘Boarbank Hall’).

Standard prices apply for our Guest House per night, (CLICK HERE for details) and we would also ask for a donation to help with course costs, speakers etc, as you are able.

Payment by donation only is available to students, the low-paid or anyone who needs it to attend. Please don’t hesitate to ask!

 For further information please contact SR MARGARET

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