Cornwall Improv Retreats

4 nights award winning accommodation
21 hours of improv workshops
All meals included
Places from £549

Next Retreat: 6-10 October 2022

Each place on the retreat includes:

  • 4 nights award-winning accommodation. Thursday afternoon check in and Monday midday check out.

  •  7 x improv workshops, totalling 21 hours of class time (worth £290)​

  

  • All meals per day  

    • 4 x tasty breakfasts on Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday 

    • 3 x delicious lunches on Friday, Saturday & Sunday 

    • 4 x 2 -course delicious evening meals on Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights

  • Unlimited tea, coffee and local organic juice refreshments 

  • 2 x ‘Your creative practice’ morning journal sessions ​

  • ​1 x Hoodie & Goodie Bag 

    • A canvas bag with your very own Retreat Hoodie

    • Retreat journaling kit

    • Retreat water bottle and other goodies!  

  • Mulled wine/hot spiced apple drinks & toasted marshmallows around the campfire

  • Access to all farm facilities including hot tubs, tennis court, beach & nature walks

  • Keep scrolling for FAQs. . .

Outdoor Hot Tub

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Locally sourced meals

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Orchard Cottage

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Kingfisher Barn Blue Room

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Kingfisher Barn

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Lower Marsh Farm

FAQs

WHAT IS IT? 

It's a long weekend in Cornwall on a lovely farm retreat. The venue is made up of converted barns set amongst fields with orchards, hairy cows and gorgeous nature walks, the perfect place for a joyful weekend of improvising & retreating. 

WHEN IS IT? 

Thursday 6 - Monday 10 October 2022 Join the mailing list to get priority booking.

WHERE IS IT? 

Lower Marsh farm. 

Near Saltash, Cornwall, PL126NG

WHO'S GOING? 

It's going to be a small (bijou) group. There are up to 12 places available, depending on room configuration.

HOW DO I GET THERE? 

Trains from London to Plymouth or Saltash are around £80 return if you book in advance. Then you'll need to book a taxi from the station to Lower Marsh Farm.

WHAT WILL WE DO THERE? 

Aside from doing 21 hours of Improvisation workshops, you can make use of the incredible free retreat facilities. Stargaze in the outdoor hot tubs, chill by the fire pit, play a game of tennis, or ping pong in the games room, read by one of the indoor log fires, take time out to chill in the meditation well or while strolling in the lush forest. Wander down to the water for a wild swim in the River Tamar.

EXTRA ACTIVITIES

For an additional cost, you can enjoy beautiful surroundings as you learn to Stand Up Paddleboard in the River Tamar. Private massage treatments are also available. 

WHERE WILL WE SLEEP? 

There are 2 barns and 1 cottage with bedrooms and bathrooms in each.

Every bedroom will be made up to have either 1 king size bed or 2 -3 x single beds. 

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WHO IS IT FOR?

The October 4 day Retreat is aimed at intermediate level. The classes will be pitched at a level for improvisers with at least 18 months of improv workshops and show experience.

WHAT WILL WE EAT? 

The food is all included! What? I know! The retreat venue can also cater to dietary requirements too. So you will get 3 meals as well as afternoon tea refreshments.  Hurrah! 

Note: If you fancy alcohol and or extra snacks, do bring it along as the closest shops are not within walking distance. 

WHAT WILL A TYPICAL DAY LOOK LIKE?

You’ll wake up, say hello to your room mate if you have one, if not, say hello to the sunshine and chickens outside your window followed by this loose timetable...

 

 08:30 - A relaxed warming breakfast  

 09:15 - (Optional) Morning pages & creativity session 

 10:30 - Improv workshop 

 13:00 - Tasty lunch

 14:00 - Chill and enjoy the retreat facilities

 16:00  - Improv workshop 

 19:00 - Chill and enjoy the retreat facilities

 19:30 - Delicious 2 course dinner 

 20:30 - The evening is yours.  Relax around the fireplace shooting the breeze & playing games or unwind in your room.

Depending on demand, there will also be a retreat masseuse on site for 45-minute massage sessions that can be booked in advance via Maria Peters.

On Sunday night (weather permitting) there will be an outdoor bonfire with marshmallows & mulled wine/alcohol-free mulled apple cider.

 

HOW MUCH IS IT? 

Prices start from £549 and increase depending on your accommodation type, .

To secure a place you will need to pay a £200 deposit upon booking.

WHAT PROVISIONS ARE THERE FOR ACCESSIBILITY AT THE FARM?

Here are the accessibility guides for each building:

If you have any other questions or needs regarding accessibility or accommodations please get in touch and let's chat through how we can make the retreat welcoming for you. 

WHAT IF COVID CANCELS THE RETREAT?

Due to ever-changing government guidelines regarding Covid 19, this retreat may be cancelled on short notice. Should this happen, all attendees will receive a full refund of fees paid to Maria Peters Associates Ltd. We would strongly advise you hold off buying travel tickets to Cornwall as those costs will be subject to your own insurance and not refunded by Maria Peters Associates Ltd.

WHAT IF I STILL HAVE A QUESTION?

Email hello@mariapeters.co.uk and ask.

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