Recent & Future Speaking Engagements

I have  been a guest on BBC Radio 2,BBC Radio 4 Daily Service, BBC Radio Leicester, Share Radio, Premier Radio and UCB. I was a panelist on the TBN UK Forward Thinking programme on mindfulness. I have also led seminars for the Association of Christian Counsellors (ACC), Hope Counselling and others. I have  also had invitations to lead  retreats for organisations such as The Retreat Association, The Association for Promoting Retreats, Penhurst Retreat Centre, Lee Abbey, Scargill House, Worth Abbey, Exeter Cathedral, Abbey House and Chester Retreat Centre. I have also spoken at New Wine, Spring Harvest and HTB Focus weeks. I am the co-founder of the National Mindfulness Day for Christians. I am available to lecture, lead seminars, and retreats as well as for radio or other interviews and can be contacted via this website. 


Recent Events 2022

Saturday April 30th -Sunday May 1st speaking at Asia Pacific Consultation on Market Place Mindfulness online

Monday 25 April -Friday 29 April Mindfulness & Singing retreat at Scargill House

Friday 22 April -Saturday 23 April Royal Foundation of St Katharine, Mindfulness and Community retreat with Phil Stone

Friday March 11th and 18th lectures at London School of Theology, on Mindfulness & Christian Spirituality

Thursday 24 February talk in advance of Asia Pacific Consultation on Market Place Mindfulness online

Saturday February 4 2022 Spiritual resilience in uncertainty Scargill House Quiet Day

January 3rd 2022 launch of Christ-Centred Mindfulness course with Michelle Eyre’s Discovering Prayer

Recent Events 2021

London School of Theology lecture Christian Mindfulness and Ethical Awareness Friday 26 November 2021

I am leading a residential retreat at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine 30/31 July 2021 on Christian Mindfulness. Do also check Scargill Movement’s website.

I have recorded some mindfulness talks for New Wine Online, and  a seminar for New Wine Unleashed 2021. I recorded an interview with Maria Rodrigues of Premier Radio on Christian mindfulness in June 2021, which is available on their website.

Recent Events 2020

17th November online retreat with Ruth Rice’s Renew Wellbeing

Jesus, Mindfulness and Lockdown online retreat Scargill House 30 October to Ist November

3/10th October International Christian Mindfulness Days

Previous Events 2018-2019

A spiritual reflection on BBC Radio 4’s Daily Service, Friday 7th September 2018.

29th October to 2nd November 2018

Lee Abbey – Mindfulness of God and Our Relationships

A spiritual reflection on BBC Radio 4’s Daily Service, January 2nd 2019.

18th to 20th January 2019

Pregnancy Centres Network Conference leading 3 seminars on Christian mindfulness, focusing on self-care and compassion fatigue

2nd February 2019

East Midlands Christian Mindfulness Day 9.15 am to 4.30 pm The King’s Centre, Wigston

9th February 2019

Speaking on mindfulness at the Oxford Pastorate conference on Flourishing.

23rd March 2019

National Mindfulness Day for Christians in Scotland, Central Hall Edinburgh

Spring Harvest Minehead Week 2, 13th-18th April, What is Mindfulness? What is mindfulness of God? Mindfulness & the embodied gospel. Mindfulness and stress.

Monday 29th April to Friday 3rd May 2019 Scargill House

The Free Running Mind – growing into our mindful identity in Christ

Spiritual Reflection BBC Radio 4 Daily Service Friday June 21st 2019.

28th to 30th June 2019 Worth Abbey

Mindfulness of God in the Monastic Tradition

Click to access Retreat-Programme-2019-leaflet.pdf

New Wine Summer Festival Week 1 27 July to 2 August, mindfulness seminars.

30th August to 1st September 2019 Worth Abbey

Watchfulness in the Gospels – St Mark

Click to access Retreat-Programme-2019-leaflet.pdf

Royal  Foundation of St Katharine Mindfulness of God & Our Transformation Quiet Day Saturday 14 September

Regional Christian Mindfulness Day London Saturday 23rd November 2019 at Stanmore Baptist church 8:30 to 4

My Previous Engagements

Sunday 3rd May Guest on Share Radio’s Faith & Finance Show with Marc Shoffman and Rita Lobo, talking about mental health and religion, you can listen again via this link,

Annual Open Meeting for Sevenoaks Christian Counselling Service Wednesday 13th May 2015 at St Mary’s Parish Centre, Kippington Road, Sevenoaks, TN13 2LL 7.30 pm for refreshments and fund-raising cake stall, 8.00 pm start:

Retreat on ‘Mindfulness of God and Personal Transformation’ at Penhurst Retreat Centre 12/14 June 2015:

Training stream on mindfulness from a Christian perspective at London School of Theology Summer School 14-17 July,

HTB Focus week at Camber Sands, 2 seminars, Introducing Mindfulness for Christians Wednesday 29th July, & Practising Mindfulness for Christians Thursday 30 July –

Click to access Focus2015_Info.pdf

New Wine Week 2: 2nd to 8th August 2015 two seminars: Monday 3rd August ‘Mindful Relationships’ & Thursday 6th August ‘Mindful Parenting’.

Click to access national_gatherings_2015_week_2.pdf

Talking Keep Sunday Special on Share Radio Questions of Faith with Rita Lobo and Marc Shoffman Sunday sept 6 2015:

Retreat for members of the Association for Promoting Retreats, ‘time for mindfulness.’
At Old Alresford Place, near Winchester on 29-31 October 2015.

Click to access 2015-1-Spring.pdf

30th January a training day for Hope Counselling at Gold Hill Baptist Church

13th February Mindfulness morning St Mary’s Harefield from 10 a.m., see

Worth Abbey 29 April to 1 May 2016 on Watchfulness:

Interviewed on Premier Radio’s Inspirational Breakfast Show Wednesday 18th May, about my new book Putting On the Wakeful One, a short clip here:

interviewed on UCB radio 2/6/16 on Paul Hammond’s show about mindful church cafe!

Chester Cathedral, The Question of Mindfulness for Christian Spiritual Tradition 17th September 2016

Penhurst Retreat Centre, Mindful relationships, parenting/Godparenting 23-25 September 2016

Training conference for Global Connections 14-15 September 2016

17-19 October 2016

The Mindful Retreat Abbey House Glastonbury.

Sunday October 23d Share Radio Questions of Faith

14-18 November 2016


26 November 2016

Wellspring Therapy & Training.

One Day Workshop

25th December 2016 Christmas Day

Share Radio

Questions of Faith Christmas Day reflection

25 March 2017

Tabor Retreat Centre

One Day Retreat Day  Mindfulness and our Relationships

Click to access events.pdf

Guest on BBC Radio Leicester’s Heart of the Matter show with Mike Allbut, Sunday 2nd April 2017 from 2 hours 5 minutes:

Guest Speaker at Oxford Inter-Collegiate Christian union Stress Free Banquet Friday 2nd June 2017

23 September 2017

Mindfulness of God and Personal Transformation 10 am to 4 pm at Foxhill Chester Diocese Retreat House

20-22 October 2017

Penhurst Retreat Centre: The Mindful Christian – How To Live Life in All It’s Fullness

7-9 November 2017

Abbey House, Glastonbury: Mindfulness and our relationships

27 November to 1 December 2017
Scargill House: Mindfulness and our relationships

1st March to 3rd March 2018
Foxhill Retreat House, Chester – Mindfulness of God and our Relationships

27th April to 29th April 2018
Worth Abbey – Mindfulness of God and the Monastic Tradition

12th May 2018 and 19th May 2018

National Mindfulness Day for Christians

10th June 2018 6.30 p.m. speaking at Holy Ground at Exeter Cathedral

18th to 21st June 2018

Retreat Association Conference, mindfulness seminars

Sounding the Silence
Exploring depths in stillness and speech
The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire

Leading a stream at New Wine Week One 28 July to 3 August 2018 including a seminar on mindfulness and resilience (available online)

One response to “Recent & Future Speaking Engagements”

  1. expectantlylistening says :

    Thanks for your emailed presentation! We really enjoyed your seminar last week at New Wine. It was so useful and inspiring. Thank you!

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