Booking now opened!

Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

Why not get away from it all by joining us for three nights at Nanpantan Hall nestled in the heart of Charnwood national forest for our popular Retreat Weekend which will be taking place 13 - 16 November 2023.

The stresses of modern life will all be washed away where a programme will be planned, including interactive workshops, vegetarian food and lots of laughter with fellow Encephalitis Society members.  Please note food served/consumed at Nanpantan Hall will be vegetarian only.

All workshops are optional - meaning YOU decide what you want to do.  You can take part in a workshop or simply wander the 16 acres of gardens and countryside – the choice is yours!

The weekend is open to anyone aged 16 and older who has been affected directly or indirectly by encephalitis.

Cost: £150.00 per person (waged):  £100.00 per person (unwaged)

The price includes accommodation, meals and workshops.

How to book your place:

Bookings will be taken on a first come first served basis.  If you would like to book please email Julie at [email protected] or telephone +44(0)1653692583.   

Feedback from previous Retreat Weekends:

I felt really connected to everyone at the Retreat even though it was my first time attending an Encephalitis Society Retreat… a real ‘family’ event!”.


"Please continue organising future retreats. I learn new things every time I attend, thank you so much.

A video of the 2021 event can be viewed here: