Showing posts with label YCA National Weekend. Show all posts
Showing posts with label YCA National Weekend. Show all posts

Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Some Details About Cold Ash Retreat Centre




The Cold Ash Centre Retreat and Conference Centre is set in the beautiful countryside of Berkshire near Thatcham. Cold Ash is 5 miles from Newbury and 3 miles from Thatcham. It is a place of peace and tranquility, welcome and simplicity; ideal for a time of relaxation.

The Cold Ash Centre is a purpose built facility that includes a large dining room, conference room, lounge, small meeting rooms and 26 bedrooms and is set in stunning woodlands and extensive fields and has a small-holding of pigs, chickens, ducks and turkeys.

The Cold Ash Centre Retreat and Conference Centre is grounded in Franciscan spirituality, ecology and organic market gardening. Our major focus is on youth: pre and post Confirmation, university students, etc. but not exclusively: we encourage young adults, families and travellers to come to unwind and recharge.

Monday, 3 June 2013

Young Catholic Adults National Weekend at Cold Ash Retreat Centre (Berkshire) 18-20th October 2013




During the weekend of the 18-20 October 2013, Young Catholic Adults will be running a national weekend at Cold Ash Retreat Centre just up the road from Douai Abbey (which was booked up this year).

* It will be include the following speakers:- Fr Armand de Malleray FSSP, Fr. Thomas Crean O.P. and Br. Christopher Greener O.S.B.

* There will be a Marian Procession, Rosaries, Sung/HighMass, Low Mass, Confession and socials.

* Gregorian Chant Workshops will also be running, this year led by the Schola Gregoriana of Cambridge

Weekend rates: £99.00 for adults, £69.00 for Students and U/E ( weekends starts on Friday evening with supper and finish on Sunday after lunch.
Saturday night only - £60.00 for adults, £50.00 for Students and U/E Full Board
B & B - £35.00 for adults, £30.00 (for student - U/E) per day

Non - residential and full board - (Friday & Saturday) - £45.00 for adults, £40.00 for (for student - U/E) per day
Non residential (includes meals) - £30.00 for adults, £25.00 (for student - U/E) per day
Non residential & no meals - £20.00 for adults, £15.00 (for student - U/E) per day.

To download a booking form please see :- http://www.youngcatholicadults.co.uk/events.htm


For general enquiries about the weekend please ring Margaret on 07515 805015 or Damian on 07908105787.

How to get to Cold Ash Retreat Centre (near Thatcham, Berkshire)


Car - Roughly halfway between Reading and Newbury, Cold Ash Retreat Centre is within easy reach of these towns as well as London, Oxford, Bracknell, Winchester and Basingstoke. The A4 (Bath Road is a couple of miles and the M4 is just 4 miles away.

Trains - The nearest railway stations are Thatcham and Newbury, with a regular service on the line from Reading to Taunton. It's just c. 45 minutes from London Paddington. The local railway station, Thatcham, is a couple of miles away (and has plenty of taxis available). Timetables and other information are provided by http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/.

Buses - Weavaway operates a bus service from Newbury Town Centre via Thatcham Broadway to Tilehurst, which stops at Cold Ash along the way.


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