• The Main Hall

    The hall is an impressive room with plenty of variable lighting. It has a lovely old polished wooden floor and a handsome, lofty wooden beamed ceiling.

  • The Chapel

    The Chapel is used for meditation, Yoga and other activities. It has a stunning wooden floor and beautiful lighting.

  • The Meeting Room

    This room is carpeted and beautifully lit, with variable lighting possibilities. The in-built cinema provides a professional facility.

  • The Therapy Room

    A light and private therapy room is available for therapists of many persuasions. It can be rented on an hourly, morning, afternoon or all day rate.

  • The Kitchen

    A fully equipped kitchen is available for use to groups using any of the main rooms, wishing to self cater or for catered events.

  • Courtyard and Patio

    The sunny and secluded courtyard is perfect for groups to eat together outside during the summer months.

  • Meeting Room

    Our meeting room with it's over head projector, can be used for powerpoint presentations, slide shows and film nights.

Welcome To Cowdray Hall

Cowdray Hall hosts inspirational workshops and events, weekly classes and one-to-one therapy sessions focusing on all areas of self-development. It can also be booked for private conferences, lectures and functions. We regret that the Hall is not available for weddings, children's parties or private functions during the evening.

There are 4 main rooms. The Chapel is a peaceful and intimate space with excellent acoustics. Regularly used for Yoga, Pilates, Meditation and Chanting. The Main Hall is a light and impressive rooms which seats 120. The Meeting Room is a beautifully lit and carpeted room which seats 60 & includes a professional in-build cinema and OHP facility. Lastly the Therapy Room is a light and private room with it's own separate access. The Hall also has a fully equipped kitchen, wifi and microphone equipment. Catering is also available from Cowdray Farm Shop.

Coming up at Cowdray Hall:

STARLIGHT: Plant Spirit Medicine is the subject of this month's meeting of Starlight on the last Thursday of the month. Paul Strode will be delivering the talk which will start at 7.15pm. The cost is £5 (including refreshments) and everyone is very welcome.

MUKTI: Sussex Satsang with Mukti. 'Discover your True Self': Mukti, whose name is translated as 'liberation', is a teacher in the lineage of Adyashanti, her husband. Prior to 1996, when she began studying the nondual, Zen-flavoured teachings of Adyashanti, Mukti studied the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda for over 20 years. In her own teachings, Mukti points audiences back to their natural state of wholeness or undivided consciousness. Licensed in acupuncture and certified to teach hatha yoga, Mukti has a love of the whole, in form as well as the formless. She will be hosting two Satsangs on Tuesday 5th August and Wednesday 6th August from 7pm-9pm. Entry is £12 payable on the door in cash on the night.

MADHURST TEA DANCE: Love to trip the light fantastic?  Bring your friends and join the Jazzoits from Worthing for a special afternoon of music and dance on monday 18th August between 2pm and 4.30pm. Delicious tea and cake will be served by the team at the Cowdray Cafe. Put on your dancing shoes and step back into an age of elegance, glamour and style. Tickets which are £8 each are bookable via MADhurst. http://madhurst.co.uk/ 07582 959440. We hope to see you there!

MADHURST BARBECUE FILM NIGHT: Join us for a barbecue and musical film screening of ‘Walk the Line’ on Tuesday 19th August. The film is a chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. It was nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Actor (Joaquin Phoenix), Best Actress (Reese Witherspoon, which she won), and Best Costume Design (Arianne Phillips) and was released in 2005. Tickets are £12 each and include a barbecue and salads and entrance to the film. Doors open at 6.30pm with the barbecue served from 6.30pm-8pm. Drinks available from a pay bar only. The film starts at 8pm and there will be an interval during which Caroline’s Ice Cream will be available to buy. Tickets are only available via the Cowdray Farm Shop office. Ring 01730 815152 to book and pay during office hours. Limited Availability so you’ll need to book early!

NAKED DRAGON ONE-DAY WORKSHOP plus ALL NIGHT GONG PUJA will take place on Sat 30th-Sun 31st Aug 2014 between 10am-10am. Come and experience the magic of the gong with Aidan McIntyre. Please note that due to the intimate style of the event and size of the venue, spaces for both the Workshop and the All Night Puja will be limited to just 30 places. As Aidan’s events are always very popular, we suggest that you book your place as early as possible to avoid disappointment. http://www.cowdrayhall.co.uk/events/julie-naked-dragon-0

REIKI IN THE CHAPEL WITH TARA SAMUELS: We are delighted to welcome Tara to Cowdray on Thursdays between midday and 2pm from Thursday 4th September. If you would like to know more about her course please contact her 07970 928550.

RESTORATIVE YOGA WITH SACHA KENT is a new YOGA class which will take place on Friday mornings in the Chapel from 5th September between 9.30am and 10.45am. Her new class will focus on the more therapeutic aspects of yoga. Yoga can be a great tool for relieving pain, managing illness, healing lower back problems, restoring the spirit, alleviating depression, anxiety and so much more. For more information email: sachakent@btinternet.com

FRESHER'S MORNING: At the start of the Autumn term we are holding a Fresher's morning. It will be a chance to meet some of the teachers and therapists who hold classes and practice at the Hall and a chance to get together to share news and have a coffee (supplied by the Cowdray TukTuk). Katie Cordle will update everyone on the last year in which we've seen the Hall go from strength to strength. The date for your diary is Tuesday 9th September and it will run from 9am through to 11am.

BARBARA BOXHALL - Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course on Thursday evenings from 7–9.30pm starting on September 18th and finishing on November 6th. Barbara will also hold a 'day' of Mindfulness on Saturday October 25th which is part of the programme. To book please contact barbara@stillness.co.uk

SANDRINE CRANSWICK -Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course starts on Monday 29th September in the Chapel. Her 9 week programme (7pm-9pm) includes an introductory class followed by an 8 week MBSR programme and a silent day retreat on the 15th of November. For more information or to apply for the course, please contact Sandrine by email: all_encompassing@yahoo.com or by telephone 07976751559. http://mindfulpath.be

MICHAEL KEWLEY AT COWDRAY HOUSE - We are delighted to welcome Michael Kewley, Dhammachariya Pannadipa, to Cowdray House where he will deliver a Dhamma evening talk. This is a special and rare occasion for Michael to teach in the UK and a chance to visit the beautiful Cowdray House. The talk will which is on Monday 6th October and will begin at 6pm and is entitled Going all the Way - the Effort of Awakening. Tickets are £15 each and available to buy via Paypal on our website http://www.cowdrayhall.co.uk/events/michael-kewley-dhamma-evening-talk-c...

PRESENCE IN STILLNESS WITH MIKE BOXHALL - A 4-Day advanced training seminar in the series “Getting in Touch” will take place between 9th – 13th October 2014. The purpose of this course is to explore, experientially, the premise that spirituality is not a something that is out there to be acquired by becoming somehow better, but is, in fact, the essence of who we intrinsically are at the heart of our embodied beings. For more information: http://www.cowdrayhall.co.uk/events/mike-boxhall-presence-stillness.

We have a number of Therapists at the Hall. We suggest you contact them directly to arrange an appointment:
SHIATSU - Kim Lovelace 07989 598375. Kim is with us on Mondays and some Friday afternoons.
PHYSIO - Lizelle Gerber. 07738 475107 Lizelle is with us on Wednesday mornings.
OSTEOPATH - Ed Cossart 07788128397. Ed is with us on Fridays.
MASSAGE - Chess Jamieson chescarella@hotmail.com 07870 686806 - Flexible booking
FDM Therapy, Visceral Manipulation & Cranio-Sacral Therapy - Renate Gallei - 07585 558647 Renate is with us on selected Wednesdays and Thursdays.
HOLISTIC MASSAGE THERAPIST - Peter Hudson prhtherapy@btinternet.com or tel: 07775 517640 - Flexible booking
ACUPUNCTURE - Denise Hamilton Cousins www.dhcacupuncture.co.uk 07780 912231

Details about our weekly classes (Yoga, Pilates, Meditation, Chanting) are available to view by downloading the PDF on the Events page. Many of our teachers take breaks during the holidays so it's worth checking with the individual teacher to make sure their class is going ahead.