The Association for Promoting Retreats (APR) was founded in 1913 to promote the development of the Christian life through retreats, particularly within the Anglican Communion.

Today the APR works in partnership with the Retreat Association. We are the largest of the RA’s founding member groups, serving alongside each other in strengthening the understanding and importance of retreats within our own Church traditions and to promote the value of retreats: for individuals, for the Church, and for society as a whole. Take a look around and discover how a retreat could be just what you are looking for.

A selection of members’ events is shown below – find more by clicking the Noticeboard heading.


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Experienced Retreat Guide/Spiritual Director available

APR member Rosey Feuell is pleased to offer her services as a retreat leader to individuals, groups, parishes and retreat centres. Rosey is regularly available in London, Cambridgeshire and beyond to lead courses or offer spiritual direction.

Click here for more information and contact details


Winter Silence – a day retreat at Wigwam Retreat Centre, Diss, Norfolk

24th January 2017
Led by Brian Draper
Brian has led a number of successful retreats using Wigwam’s open-air labyrinth. Brian writes: “I love coming to the delightful Wigwam centre, to lead retreats and to walk its wonderful labyrinth! This retreat day will help us to embrace winter and to explore its themes – while also kindling some spiritual warmth for the soul and giving us heart for the days ahead!”

For more details and booking, click here

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Whitchester Christian Guest House: Open Days

One Tuesday each month between 11am and 4pm, Whitchester invites guests to experience our hospitality, house and grounds free of charge. Visitors are treated to a light lunch and afternoon tea, and invited to pray for the local area at 3.30pm. Please see the attached poster for dates of our open days in 2016

We hope to see you there!