Jung and the Arts in the Champernowne Studio

Making and looking at visual art, and the opportunities in the Champernowne art studio. Art can be defined simply as the expression or application of creative skill and imagination, especially through a visual medium.   Amongst C G Jung’s many attributes, he was a dedicated draughtsman, painter and sculptor. For Jung painting and art-making represented an […]

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Hilary’s Champernowne

This is the first in an occasional series where old and new participants  share their experience of the Champernowne Summer Course over the years. . I always forget the exact year of my first experience of the Champernowne Summer Course.  It was either 1989 or 1990. It was a magical week.  Cumberland Lodge itself was the […]

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Date and location for 2018 Summer Course

NEWS RELEASE     April 2017   At Champernowne Trust plans are already afoot for the 2018 Summer Course in Jungian psychology and the Arts. The next course will be at HOTHORPE HALL, Leicestershire, from Sunday 5th – Friday 10th August next year.   This is a beautiful venue, located in central England, where splendid amenities offer an ideal setting […]

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Remembering Brian Holmes

Last year, exactly at Summer Course time, though there was no Champernowne Summer Course that year, our good friend Brian Holmes died quite suddenly, and he is sadly missed. Brian loved to play the piano. An ever present course member since the late eighties, he was always available  to accompany singers and other musicians, a […]

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Midweek – impressions from Champernowne

Wednesday – midway through the Course, which is now in full flow:  Art Studios buzzing,  Workshops gelling, people rehearing for tonight’s Your Turn event, a brighter turn in the weather; Some glimpses: “Sort of Tai Chi” on the dew-damp lawn.  Deer springing across the fields on our horizon,  and away into cover.. five elements “The […]

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The Poetry & Science of Ice and Fire

Monday On Tuesday under greyer skies, our Summer Course, The Ice and the Fire: Empowering Hearts and Minds continues with undiminished enthusiasm. In the morning after singing, Richard Skinner, poet and long-time course member, astonished us with a poem on the theme of Ice and Fire: a villanelle, no less, a demanding form requiring the […]

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Summer Course 2016 under way

Here at Cumberland Lodge, the 43rd Champermowne Summer Course has assembled and is triumphantly under way. Around seventy-seven souls, course members and staff, are assembled in the rather grand and luxurious royal lodge.  On a sunny Sunday afternoon, a friendly welcome and introduction to the course awaited us, with drinks on the lawn and a […]

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The Champernowne Summer Course: How You Can Help

While the Trust works quietly in the background at its role in enabling access for psychotherapy to those in need, the Champernowne Summer Course remains the flagship:  a grand, commodious and spectacular location, an almost bewildering richness and diversity of formal and less formal activities, distinguished Lecturers, highly skilled and experienced Workshop and Studio Leaders,  a committee […]

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What is this website for?

In my last post I gave one as of my priorities as Editor “to find out what you want from this website.” I hope you will let me know by adding your thoughts and comments section belowMeanwhile, I want to share some of my ideas and the vision that they arise from. I see the possibility […]

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Introducing the editor

In this post I want to take the opportunity to introduce myself as Editor of the Champernowne Trust website and its Newsletter. 

Let me reassure you that this will be the exception.  Future posts and Newsletters will be about you and your interests, or about the Trust and its activities and concerns. I hope that the Newsletter and […]

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