Artistic Retreat


Nature as a Mirror for our Creative Being (retreat for Women)

18 – 25 july 2019

by artists An Lanckman ( and Marianne De Wilde

and Veerle Phara (yoga, dance, meditation)


During a week we will surrender to artistic and spiritual activities encountering nature as a mirror. Workshops, meditative walks searching for vegetal material and what natures wishes to offer us, yoga, dance, enjoying the ocean, …



creating MALAS : juwels of ritual hangers made by different materials (of natural materials, as pearls, objects, own made objects…

PRINTING WITH SILK OF CHIFFON: monoprints, prints of plants on a large lap of chiffon : making a piece of cloth, ropes of decoration

SCULPTURES WITH DATES of PALMTREES: a basket, a lamp, an unusual scultpture, everything is possible …

Contribution for this unique and inspiring week : €995,-


  • stay in a wonderful place in pure genuine nature
  • residence in a comfortable Yurt (7p, each own compartment, with bed, sheets, pillow and en comfort sanitair outside the yurt, badtowels) *
  • full pension with delicious food (also fish and chicken, please let us know if you are vegetarian)
  • participation on all workshops
  • professional and guiding by An, Marianne and Veerle Phara
  • hiring of cars: we drive to Faro airport to pick you up. Only for arrivals on ….  at … (will be anounced).   Would you choose another day our hour, you arrange your own transport.
  • use of swimming pool and sauna (wood)
  • preparing info afternoon for those who wish at atelier of An Lanckman, Schoonzichtlaan 84, Winksele (date follows later, only for people from Belgium of Holland. For those who live else, this info afternoon is optional

Not included

  • flight to and from Faro
  • eventual an extra night before or after
  • chiffon silk and paintings (being bought by us)
  • in this contribution we include overnight in a yurt.  Do you wish to lodge in the house, you pay an extra of €15,- extra per night. Rooms by 2p, sanitair in the house is comparted. If you wish one of these rooms, be quick to reserve, limited places.
  • personal expenses
  • travel insurance
  • bring along: bathing/beach towel or saron

Would you like to join, please let us know and deposit €200 on account of An Lanckman  BNP PARIBAS FORTIS

IBAN BE 33 2300 3945 2546  and BIC GEBABEBB    

It will be an unforgettable, inspiring and enriching week

Veerle Phara, An and Marianne

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