Press and Social Media

Mentions in the Press and Social Media

The Guardian Newspaper, January 2019

We are delighted to have been featured in The Guardian in January 2019 as one of the best creative retreats in the UK and Europe in 2019.

Making and mending, Hampshire

Craftmaking, Hampshire

A Nest of Gentle Makers is a new twice-yearly weekend retreat in Minstead in the New Forest, with a focus on gentle creativity in a relaxing environment. There are sessions with an artist and illustrator, producing drawings, collages, rubbings and prints inspired by nature; a stitching workshop, based on a Japanese patchwork technique; a guided walk in the forest; and three yoga sessions. Guests stay in heated tipis or shepherd’s huts; food is largely vegetarian and includes a barbecue and a dinner around the campfire.
• £370 full-board, 10-12 May 2019 and 11-13 October 2019,

Crafts Beautiful, August 2019

We were delighted to be approached by Crafts Beautiful Magazine, to be featured in their creative breaks round up in August 2019.

Vegan Living Magazine, August 2019

Attendee Sally Brockway wrote an article about the retreat and staying in the New Forest, in particular describing some local things to see and do, with vegan friendly places in the region. You can also find a link to Sally’s personal blog post about the retreat here:

Fit and Well Magazine, September 2019

And lastly this summer, we were pleased to be included in Fit and Well Magazine’s round up of creative breaks. I have really enjoyed reading some new and different magazines this summer as a result of being featured!

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