£90 – £380

Ignite Your Creativity Retreat 12-14th May 2017

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Northey Island

Off the Mundon Road



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You are invited to claim your place on Ignite Your Creativity Retreat.

Secure your place for a £90 deposit. We can set up payment plans that run across 4,6 or 8 months.

Together we will sharing time, headspace, conversations and creative sessions to grow your unique creative self.

Imagine delving deeply into your creative map of the world during time spent together over 3 days and 2 nights during the blooming of the early summer months...

You will be fueled by the creative company of only 9 other guests, nurtured by home cooked, locally sourced food and kept toasty warm by a well stoked wood burner.

Anna B. Sexton - artist, coach & nature lover is hosting this creativity retreat in a cosy, exclusive and rarely visited National Trust property with a twist. Northey Island is a secret treasure and just over an 1 hour out of London. You are in safe hands with over 25 years experience of working with people using the outdoors and creativity to inspire transformation.

Hannah-Kate Meredith - vegan chef, passionate about wellness & drawing will be our Chief Food Creator for our 3 days way... the sister of the Hackney based Meredith Siblings who formed W_H_O_L_E to bring the very best of vegan and veggie food to your plate whilst being totally doable on all wallets!

Penny Stanford - book binder, print maker and artist educator (+ Anna's amazing Mama) will be guiding us to hand make our very own personal treasure book that will act as the living sketch book during our days together.

The Island boasts unrivaled unspoilt and hardly seen natural landscape, brisk sea wall walks and stunning views across the Blackwash in Essex. If you are a bird lover this is an absolute must see!

We are planning a walk to the Petrified Oak Forest at Mundon - a rare natural beauty of a forest literally frozen in time.

During your retreat there are choices to work with the range of group creative making and growing sessions and more creative tools from one to one coaching sessions and walking meditations. We are here to serve you and shape the best possible retreat for you...

The full package includes;

  • 3 days & two nights full board in a rare gem National Trust heritage home*

  • Home cooked healthy veggie breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks & health snacks

  • Shared bedroom with either one other or two other retreaters – ideal for friends coming together!

  • Bespoke 1-2-1 & group creative making sessions including hand made book making with Penny Stanford

  • All materials to take part in all the creative making sessions

  • Access to wifi

  • After care group coaching calls 1 month, 3 months, 6 months after the retreat to keep your creative fires stoked.

  • Access to a closed group for growing the group connections and collaborations beyond the retreat, meditated by Open To Create…

Secure your place NOW by booking below.

Please email anna@opentocreate.com to discuss a payment plan to spread out the cost if this is something you want - we are open to this!

* This heritage home is a hand made home so please be aware of this i.e. the design is quirky, homely and cosy not a 5 star hotel.

Logistical information
Northey Island, off the Mundon Road, Maldon Essex CM9 6PP

Exact Map reference = HERE

Turn off the Mundon Road, follow along South House Chase To the gate. We will give you the code once you are booked. Following the road towards Green Farm, across the causeway until you reach the house.

Northey Island is a tidal island so getting on and off is fixed around when high tide happens with 3 hours either side of it i.e. you can easily and safely drive or walk across 3 hours either side of a high tide. Between high tide and the 3 hours you will not be safe to cross the causeway.

Trains Chemlsford or Kelvedon or Witham

Airport Stanstead

Car share Let us know if you plan to drive and are willing to share

Lifts We can hook you up with lovely drivers willing to car share

Taxis Banyards – 01621 850 850

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