Upcoming Events

Note that unless an event is organised by Refugi, we do not have additional information about these events. Please get in touch with the organiser directly.

Thursday 2nd April - Saturday 4th April, 2020
Workshop: The Freeweaver - Sacred Activism, Prophetic Action and The Hermit-Monk
Thomas Merton Society of Great Britain and Ireland
2020 Conference: Contemplation and Fruitful Action. Oakham, Kent.

Past Events

Friday 30 August- Sunday 1 September, 2019 , 2019
Resident Monk and Preacher at Climate HQ: The Writer’s Retreat at the End of the World
A weekend for writers who want to explore climate change and the environmental crisis in their work.
The Quadrangle, Kent, UK
This event is sold out but learn more about the work and future events here.

March 28-31, 2019
Culture Declares an Emergency Assembly
A creative conversation, as part of London Climate Action Week, to explore the potential of Arts and Culture in a Planetary Emergency
The Roundhouse
London, UK

June 7-9, 2018
A Weekend in the Woods
Artist in Residence for A Midlife Invitation
Hazelhill Woods
East Grinstead, Wiltshire, UK

Saturday June 8, 2019
Launch of Queer House Tours
Part of the Queer Bloomsbury Initiative to discover Charleston’s radical groundbreaking history and the opportunities it presents as a site of investigation for current LGBTQ+ studies.
Charleston House
Sussex, UK

Monday April 15, 2019
Sacred Water Pilgrimage
Part of the Extinction Rebellion Week of Spring Actions.
Tower Hill to Westminster
London, UK

Monday April 15, 2019
Sacred Rebellion: Inner life, activism and our future
How our social movements can unite spirituality with action for deeper, more essential change.
St Ethleburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace
London, UK

October 15-17, 2018
We are Liminal Space
The Sustainability Centre
Petersfield, UK


Emma Wallace teaches primarily within France, the United Kingdom, and through online experiences. Emma is currently on pilgrimage in the United Kingdom with visits to the US planned for September and December 2019. We encourage you to explore the following options in addition to her speaking schedule above:

• Queer Monks (an upcoming podcast series on new monasticism in partnership with Cassidy Hall - Encountering Silence podcast, In Pursuit of Silence and Day of a Stranger)
• The Bear School (a year long program combining onsite and online learning)
• Refugi Meditations (regular email reflections)

If you’re organising an event or project at which you would like Emma to speak, be present or to contribute art works, please Contact Us.