Courses and Events at Sarum College in Salisbury’s Cathedral Close

Bed & Breakfast and Study Breaks at Sarum College

“From the first contact to make a booking, through all that visiting entails, to the warm welcome I receive each time I return, I am made to feel that I am absolutely being offered hospitality, in the truest sense of the word.”

Take time out to refill the spiritual well, through self-directed study, worship or prayer. Immerse yourself in the welcoming atmosphere of Sarum College, situated in a Grade I listed building in Salisbury’s Cathedral Close. While you are here, there are opportunities to attend concurrent courses or seminars at a reduced rate, use our extensive library facilities, browse in the bookshop and enjoy delicious home-cooked food in the College Dining Room. Contact our hospitality team on 01722 424800 or email

Postgraduate Study Taster Days

Saturday 23 March, 8 June and 7 September 2019

An opportunity to sample teaching sessions from our four postgraduate programmes in Christian Approaches to Leadership, Christian Liturgy, Christian Spirituality and Theology, Imagination and Culture, and have informal discussions with programme leaders and tutors. Free and and open to all.

A History of Sin

Thursday 28 to Friday 29 March 2019

The idea of ‘sin’ has changed through time. This course will examine various scriptural understandings of sin and then explore how these are developed in early Christian traditions of prayer. £140 non-residential; £200 residential.

Re-imagining Church in a Changing Culture

Monday 1 to Thursday 4 April 2019

Postgraduate module, open to all, looking beyond the headlines about the continuing decline in church membership to critique the contemporary church using both theological and sociological tools. £370 non-residential; £540 residential.

Art, Belief and Spirituality

Monday 1 to Thursday 4 April 2019

Postgraduate module, open to all, examining the relationship between Christian Spirituality and art from historical, cultural and theological perspectives. £370 non-residential; £540 residential.

Holy Week at Sarum College

Monday 15 to Wednesday 18 April 2019

An opportunity to contemplate Jesus’s journey to the cross by engaging with art. The artist behind the Stopping Places Stations of the Cross, Mary Flitcroft, leads the retreat. Looking, making and prayerfully exploring – there will be space to reflect individually on responses to this journey. Book individual days of reflection or several to form part of a longer Holy Week retreat. Days from £60.

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