IZAUK Autumn Sesshin
This will be a 2.5 day sesshin at Bilberry Hill Centre (near Birmingham) to be led by Zen Monk Moku Gyo Adrian Tuttiett
Arrival: Thursday, 1st November at about 6pm to eat at about 8pm
Departure: Sunday 4th November after lunch and clean-up, about 3:00pm – please plan on staying long enough to fully participate in samu/cleanup
Adrian Tuttiett first started practising zazen in the 1970’s and received bodhisattva ordination from Nancy Amphoux in 1990. Later, he received ordination as a Zen Monk from Jean Baby in 1994. He is currently one of the teachers at the Bristol Zen Dojo.
Bilberry Hill Centre, Rose Hill, Lickey, Rednal, Birmingham, B45 8RT
The Bilberry Hill Centre is located on the outskirts of Birmingham, within walking distance of the delightful 500 acre Lickey Hills country park. Being close (but not too close) to Britain’s central city makes it readily accessible for everyone. There is a variety of accommodation at the centre, including some single rooms.
How to get there:
The nearest train stations are Barnt Green and Longbridge. Bus service number 145/145A (operated by iGo) runs about once an hour between Longbridge and Barnt Green stations (Stop LH), stopping at Rednal Island, from where it’s a 3 minute walk (west) to the Bilberry Hill Centre.
From central Birmingham: Bus 98 (operator National Express West Midlands) runs between Priory Queensway, Birmingham and Rednal Lickey Road/Old Hare & Hounds two to four times each hour. From here it’s a 6 minute walk (south) to the Bilberry Hill Centre.
Local taxis are Roundabout Cars 0121 453 1313 and Gold’n’Black Taxis 0121 453 4949.