The following events are planned for 2023. We would be delighted to see you back at Little Gidding — please share this information with your friends and groups who might be interested. 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 20 May 2023 Annual Little Gidding Pilgrimage

The Pilgrimage will be led by the Revd Carys Walsh, author of Frequencies of God: Walking through Advent with R S Thomas.

For further details see this year’s Pilgrimage page.

Sunday 21 May 2023 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 9 July 2023 Sixteenth 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.

Further details and ticket information here.

Saturday 2 December 2023 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.
With the Ven Richard Harlow, Archdeacon of Huntingdon and Wisbech.
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.

2023 dates are: Sunday 29 January; 30 April; 30 July; 29 October.

Monthly service at Little Gidding

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

2023 dates are: 10 February; 10 March; 14 April; 12 May; 9 June; 14 July; 11 August; 8 September; 13 October; 10 November.

Monthly Retreat / Quiet Day

Generally on the fourth Friday of each month, except January, August and December

2023 dates are: 22 February (Ash Wednesday); 24 March; 28 April; 26 May; 23 June; 28 July; 22 September; 27 October; 24 November.

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

Poetry Group at Ferrar House

On the 13th of each month at 2.30pm, except January, July and December.

Further Information

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

Events 2023