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The Skyros Centre, home to the Writer’s Lab, the Life Choices programme and, new this year, the Art Studio, nestles on the hillside at the edge of Skyros village. Built high up to evade the clutches of Mediterranean pirates, the village is accessible only by foot through narrow, cobblestoned streets. The long, sandy beach is a pleasant ten minute walk away. The Centre’s courtyard, shaded by fig and pomegranate trees, has a panoramic view of the valley and the Aegean.

Here you can step back from everyday routines immerse yourself in absorbing activities and relax in the company of new friends. As one participant wrote, ‘Skyros is sunshine for the soul’. There is plenty of time to get a massage, spend time on the long, sandy beaches or sit in a cafe and watch village life pass by.

The day begins with early morning yoga followed by breakfast and then, the centrepiece of the day, the late morning courses. These run for three hours per day, for five days. Choose one course per week from any of the three programmes that run alongside each other. Book in advance to secure your favourites. Once you’re at the Skyros Centre and subject to space you can, if you choose, change your mind and attend a different course in the second week.

In the evenings people usually meet for dinner in the village. Whether one goes for stuffed tomatoes or grilled fish at a taverna by the sea, dinner is almost a spiritual experience. With the night always young, there may well be dancing until late or walking in the moonlight through the magical landscape.

The 2014 Skyros programme is available here.

‘The most wonderful legacy is the memory of having laughed more in two weeks that I can remember since childhood.’ Woman Magazine

Single holidays

 ‘I have had one life changing holiday on the Greek island of Skyros... I had just given up my job with Shell. I wasnt quite sure what to do with my life, so I enrolled on a creative writing course and learnt how to do massage, in the hope that something would occur to me. People kept saying that I was really funny, and ought to be a comedian, so I thought I would give it a go.’  Jimmy Carr, The Sunday Times

The Skyros Centre Programme at a Glance...

Goat Festival

Tuesday 17 - Tuesday 24 Feb 2015   £595

The Skyrian Goat Festival is one of the most unique and internationally famous celebrations, again involving the entire island community. It is totally spontaneous, often outrageous and totally devoid of commercially. Join in, contribute and experience something truly unique. 

Writers Lab WL5  Saturday 19 - Saturday 25 July 2015 £545

Life Writing with Deborah Levy more>>>

Life Choices LC5  Saturday 19 - Saturday 25 July 2015 £545

Successful Relationships with Juliette Smith more>>>

Art Studio AS5  Saturday 19 - Saturday 25 July 2015 £545

The Artists Ark with Ilene Sawka more>>>

 

Writers Lab WL6  Saturday 26 July - Friday 8 Aug 2015 £1245

Aspects of Novel Writing with Mez Packer more>>>

Life Choices LC6  Saturday 26 July - Friday 8 Aug 2015 £1245

Choose Life at Any Risk with Ari Badaines more>>>

Art Studio AS6 Saturday 26 July - Friday 8 Aug 2015 £1245

Mixed Media with Amanda Davidson more>>>

 

Writers Lab WL7  Saturday 9 - Friday 22 Aug 2015 £1245

Successful Fiction with Leigh Russel more >>>

Life Choices LC7 Saturday 9 - Friday 22 Aug 2015 £1245

Choose Life at Any Risk with Ari Badaines more >>>

Art Studio AS7  Saturday 9 - Friday 22 Aug 2015 £1245

Pastels: Sketch and Paint with Michael Gahagan more>>>

 

Writers Lab WL8  Saturday 23 - Saturday 5 Sept 2015 £1195

Life Writing with Monique Roffey more >>>

Life Choices LC8  Saturday 23 - Saturday 5 Sept 2015 £1195

New Beginnings with Dina Glouberman more >>>

Art Studio AS8  Saturday 23 - Saturday 5 Sept 2015 £1195

Watercolour Painting with Michael Gahagan more>>>

 

 

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For more information, call us on 01983 865566 or click here to book.
An unforgettable experience is just around the corner!