I’ve just received this information from the Young Catholic Adults group:
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 Goddard FSSP, Fr de Malleray, Fr. Pearson O.P. and Br. Gabriel O.S.B..
* There will be a Marian Procession, Rosaries, Sung/High Mass, 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.