The following events are planned for 2022. After two years of enforced closure we hope it will be possible to gather once more and we would be delighted to see you back at Little Gidding. All events are subject to further confirmation in the prevailing circumstances. Please check back for status updates.

This list of events, is also available in a calendar format here, together with a downloadable calendar that can be added to a computer, tablet or smartphone.

Saturday 14 May 2022 Annual Little Gidding Pilgrimage

The Pilgrimage will be led by the Revd Malcolm Guite, the celebrated poet, writer, musician and teacher. Malcolm Guite’s blog:

Further details, including tickets for Lunch and Tea here.

Sunday 15 May 2022 Ferrar House Open Garden

Ferrar House at Little Gidding will be participating in the National Garden Scheme “open gardens”. Come and see these beautiful gardens, where work has continued throughout the last year.

10.30am — 5pm; adults £4, children free.

Teas — plants for sale — wheelchair access — dogs welcome

Sunday 10 July 2022 Fifteenth Annual T S Eliot Festival

Organized jointly with the T S Eliot Society, with the participation of the T S Eliot International Summer School, and with financial support from Old Possum’s Practical Trust, this literary festival brings together scholars, poets and enthusiasts from all over the world to celebrate and learn. The Festival will begin with a reading of The Waste Land, marking the centenary of the poem’s publication in 1922, and end as usual with a reading of Little Gidding.

Further details and ticket information here.

Saturday 3 December 2022 Nicholas Ferrar Day

The annual commemoration of Nicholas Ferrar at Little Gidding is held on the first Saturday in December, which is the Saturday nearest to his feast day on 4 December.
Led by the Rt Revd Dagmar Winter, Bishop of Huntingdon
followed by the Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Little Gidding

Regular Events and Activities

Quarterly Eucharist at Little Gidding

At 11.30 am on the fifth Sunday of the month.

2022 dates are: Sunday 30 January, 29 May, 31 July, 30 October

Monthly service at Little Gidding

At 12 noon on the second Friday of each month, except January and December.

2022 dates are: 11 February, 11 March, 8 April, 13 May, 10 June, 8 July, 12 August, 9 September, 14 October, 11 November.

Monthly Retreat / Quiet Day

Fourth Friday of each month, except January, August and December

2022 dates are: 25 February, 25 March, 22 April, 27 May, 24 June, 22 July, 23 September, 28 October, 25 November

For further details of the programme see the Quiet Days page.

Poetry Evenings at Ferrar House

On the 13th of each month at 7.30pm, except January, July and December.

Further Information

Please contact us for more information about any of these events.

Events 2022