Here's a selection of activities previously held at Rosehip Barn.
Keep up to date with our latest events news on our Forthcoming Events page!

QiGong Classes

QiGong Classes at Rosehip Barn are currently on hold. Please follow our Facebook page for updates or follow Phil’s Facebook page “Vital Tai Chi for North Cornwall” for his latest class information.
QiGong literally means energy work. It is a gentle exercise that combines movement, mild stretching and mindfulness to improve health and wellbeing. Practice is based on the idea of the energy centres and meridians and promotes grounding and centering as well as spiritual connection.

A new monthly QiGong class to explore this wonderful energy practice. Combining gentle moves, stretching and mindfulness we work on the bodies energy centres and meridians for increased health and wellbeing. We learn to relax and let go, centre and ground ourselves. ​

There is no need to pre-book this class. Payment in cash on arrival please. £10 per person. Concessions are available. ​
Classes will be led by Phil Wright who is an Advanced Instructor of Tai Chi and QiGong with the Tai Chi Union of GB. Phil has been practising Tai Chi and QiGong for 30 years.

Gong Bath

Our monthly gong baths are currently on hold. Please follow our Facebook page for updates on their return.

Come and relax at Rosehip Barn bathed in therapeutic sound waves. Suitable for all.
You are welcome to sit or lie down. Just bring a pillow and blanket so you can make yourself comfortable.

£10 per person, payment in cash on arrival please.

Good Vibrations Retreat

Friday 28th - Sunday 30th June 2019

Restore balance, harmony, and nourish yourself with this life-balancing Walk Your Talk Meditation Retreat.

If life has lost the sparkle or your dreams have been put on hold, or you just want to create some time to listen to your inner guide, the playful process of the Walk Your Talk Weekender Retreat will put a smile on your face and put you back on track with youthful vigour. Return home feeling relaxed, valued and joyful, fully prepared to create the life you love.

Wet Felt Seascape Workshop
Saturday 22nd June 2019, 10.00am - 1.00pm

Come and spend the morning creating a beautiful wet felted seascape.

Araminta will guide you through the magical process of laying out fibres and turning them into felt by just adding soap, water and elbow grease. A beautiful array of natural fibres to work with on the day will be supplied, with the opportunity to buy materials to take home with you to hone your new skills.

Please bring pictures for inspiration and a couple of old towels, everything else will be supplied.

Suitable for adults to 12 year olds. £25 per person (includes tea/coffee)

Table Top Sale with Coffee, Cakes and Lunch

Saturday 18th May 2019, 10.00am - 4.00pm

The Lullaby Trust raises awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies and offers emotional support for bereaved families.

We are raising money as part of the Lullaby Trust’s Yellow Yourself fundraising day so the theme at the barn for the day will be yellow!

There will be a table top sale, home made cakes with coffee/tea and pasties and homemade soup available.

Entry is free but there will be charges for the food and drink. All donations towards this charity are welcome as all profits raised will be given to the Lullaby Trust.

If you would like to book a table at the sale or volunteer to help on the day, we would love to hear from you. Please email:

Needle Felt Landscape Workshop

Saturday 23rd March 2019, 10.00am - 1.00pm

You will spend a lovely morning creating and embellishing a landscape picture with a range of fibres both hand dyed and commercially sourced. Learn about how to work with fibre – handling, blending colours and using the felting needle. All materials will be provided but if you have any beautiful beads etc that you might particularly like to include in your work, or basic hand sewing equipment, feel free to bring them along.

Please bring any pictures that you might like to work from and your tutor, Araminta Greaves, will bring a few too.

Araminta works out of her Spinney in the garden of Misty Cottage at the foot of Roughtor on the edge of Bodmin Moor in North Cornwall. She loves working with natural fibres through dyeing, spinning and felting, drawing inspiration from the beautiful moorland and coast of Cornwall. Much of the fibre Araminta uses is sourced locally, some from the field opposite the Spinnery.

Araminta aims to bring a funky, modern feel to traditional fibre arts and crafts, not only through her own creations, but also by producing hand dyed fibres and unique handspun yarns for other spinners, felters and knitters.
£25 per person (includes tea/coffee) Suitable for adults to 12 yrs old
Spaces are limited and you are required to pay upon booking in order to reserve your place.
Please email to book and you will be forwarded the BACS details to pay, along with booking terms and conditions. We will confirm your place upon receipt of your payment. Thank you.

For more information on Araminta’s work go to

Professional Development Dance workshop

Sunday 21st October, 10am - 5pm - £25/£30 per person

On Sunday 21st October 2018, we will be offering dance students (university or equivalent) and professional dance artists the opportunity to join the company for a day of workshops exploring site adaptive practice and the process of responding choreographically to underground spaces. For those who are interested, we can also explore the possibility of workshop participants joining us to perform in our public performances of Beneath Our Feet at Carnglaze Cavern on the 26th and 27th October (there would be no additional cost for this extra opportunity). ​

The day on the 21st October will be led by Company Director Katie Green, take place at Rosehip Barn and include:
  •  Warm-up class and introduction of ideas, 10-1pm
  •  Lunch 1-2pm (please bring your own lunch)
  •  Afternoon choreographic exploration from 2-5pm, looking at some of the themes and ideas from Beneath Our Feet and supporting participants’ exploration of their own ideas
  •  Those participants interested in joining us on-site at Carnglaze Caverns for our performances on the 26th and 27th October would then need to attend additional rehearsals on-site during the daytime on the 26th Oct (times/details to be confirmed)
a dance company specialising in developing new ways of responding to historical artefacts and heritage sites through dance. On the 26th and 27th October 2018, we will be bringing our newest work for caves and underground spaces, Beneath Our Feet, to Carnglaze Caverns, near Liskeard in Cornwall. ​

Early Bird Booking Rate (until Monday 1st October 2018) £25 – including morning class and a discount code for tickets to one of our performances of Beneath Our Feet on the 26th or 27th October Full price (if booking after Monday 1st October) £30 ​

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“Had an amazing and very enjoyable weekend working with Katie Green – some very useful tasks and techniques to creating work that I will definitely be using in the future to help me create new and interesting material” ​

Feedback from previous workshop participant

Youth Moves

A monthly training session for talented and imaginative youngsters who love to move. ​

Next session:
Saturday 3rd November 2018
For full details and to secure a place please email ​

Pregnancy Yoga & Birth Prep sessions

Available upon request please get in contact for more details

Practical sessions to develop confidence and a positive attitude towards birth. Providing knowledge, skills and insight to support labour.

• Cultural attitudes surrounding childbirth & their impact on our perceptions of birth

• Stages of labour including basic anatomy

• Hormones which help and hormones which hinder birth

• Role of your birth partner and how they can best provide support

• Birth preparation – Pregnancy Yoga postures and techniques.
Practical advice on what you can do in the weeks leading up to labour that will benefit your experience of labour including breathing techniques and visualisations to assist with childbirth.