CfR Programme

Throughout the year the Community for Reconciliation runs a varied programme of events at Barnes Close. The current programme is:


Reflection Days
2nd Thursday of month 10am to 4pm Cost £15 per day

9th May
13th June
11th July

Cream Teas
Sunday afternoons 2pm to 4.30pm

16th & 23rd June
14th & 28th July
11th August

Cheese & Wine
An annual get together, primarily for friends from local churches

Saturday 27th July 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Community Evening at Barnes Close
Monthly on Mondays
Arrive anytime, sit and relax, or help in the house or garden
6.00pm Conversation & Prayer, 6.30pm Meal with Trustees, Committee or Group Members 7.15pm Continue to chat and relax or you may join the evening meetings

Events linked to Festivals & Commemorations

Holocaust Memorial Day
Supper & Reflection to remember the victims of holocaust Donation

Easter Walk
Circular via St Kenelm’s, approx 12 miles – bring your own lunch

Open Easter
Music, reading, stories on the Easter Theme & refreshments. Donation

International Focus Days


Residential Events

Lent Retreat
An opportunity to take time out and reflect on Jesus’ final journey
to Jerusalem

Easter at Barnes Close
An opportunity to reflect on the Easter Story, walk, rest and relax with friends old and new

Personal Retreats  (with or without Guidance)
These can be arranged subject to room availability throughout the year
Cost per 24hrs: £55  Cost for a day only: £22