ConsciousCafe Leaders Retreat

Published: November 29, 2019
Author: ConsciousCafe

Nine ConsciousCafe leaders met for a ConsciousCafe leadership retreat in Kent last weekend, generously hosted at the home of Cora Kemball-Cook and her husband Richard. Cora leads the local group in Canterbury which has offered some amazing events this year.

Leaders had come from as far afield as Singapore and Geneva to spend time together. ConsciousCafe is a unique organisation and it was a wonderful opportunity to meet and talk and to learn from each other’s experiences of leading our different groups.

In the chaotic times in which we are living, ConsciousCafe provides an oasis of calm where we can explore difficult and fraught issues in a non-judgmental atmosphere of safety and tolerance and respect. Some groups offer regular deep discussions, some offer interactive events with speakers and presenters and other groups offer a mixture of both. It was lovely to get to know one another better as we hold the space for exciting things to happen as each of our groups meets in different parts of the world.

All the leaders agreed how rewarding it is to run a group. Every one of us is a volunteer and gives generously of our time. ConsciousCafe is a not-for-profit organisation and relies on the skills and the kindness of all the leaders to make things happen.

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We will be launching more new groups – the next one will be in Somerset in 2020 – and we welcome conversations with all potential leaders both in the UK and abroad.  For more information please contact     


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