If you seek God and seek Him for your own profit and bliss, then in truth you are not seeking God. (German sermon 11, trans M.O’C. Walshe)

Past Events

Here are some recent events. if you looking for upcoming events please look here.


September 13th -15th 2019 The 32nd ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ECKHART SOCIETY, at Hinsley Hall in Leeds. The theme of the conference is Meister Eckhart and the Radical Reformation.



July – 6th 2019 The speakers will be Ronald S Haynes, Marvin Lee Anderson Ph D, and Rebecca Stephens Ph D. One day event at the Duquesne University Department of Theology, Pittsburgh, USA



June – Sunday


May – Saturday 18th

Reasons of the Heart: Exploring the Spiritual Wisdom of Meister Eckhart.

May – Saturday 4th


March – Friday 29th


January – Monday 28th

Mystical Darkness - CANCELLED

April – Saturday 6th at Canterbury Lodge. A day to explore the writings of Denys the Areopagite and the influence they might have had on the thought and preaching of Meister Eckhart.

Eckhart and the Flowering of Love

December 8th

Day Event, Robinson College, Cambridge 10.30 - 5.00

Eckhart and the Flowering of Love (repeat of the day offered in York in June)


September 14th – 16th 2018


Saturday 14th July - CANCELLED

Festival of Prayer

Saturday 7th July

Meister Eckhart’s Book of the Heart

Saturday 30 June 10.30 am – 4.00 pm


Saturday 2 June 10.30 am – 4.00 pm

The Flowering of Love and Eckhartian Spirituality.

Saturday 2nd June in York

Conference in Germany entitled Meister Eckhart in Koln

15th-18th March 2018

Meister Eckhart and the contemplation of scripture

Saturday 24th February 2018 at 10.15 - 15.30 Speaker: Dr Joseph Milne

Mind Full Or Mindful?

Wednesday 8th  November. Led by Dr Stefan G Reynolds.

Hidden Wisdom - Mystical Insights From Meister Eckhart

Saturday 21st October. Led by Anthony Finnerty

John Main Seminar

Friday, 11th  August to 13th . Speakers:  Dr. Bernard McGinn and Fr. Laurence Freeman

The Cloud of Unknowing

Saturday 1st  July 10.30 am – 4.00 pm. Led by Graeme Watson

Living from the ground of being

Friday 16th to 18th/19th June. Speakers: Fr Brian Pierce OP, Br Martin of Shantivanam.

Love & Eckhartian Spirituality

Saturday 13th May 10:30 am. Speakers: Rebecca Stephens, Ronald Haynes, Roswitha Jarman, Minlib Dahl O.P.

30th Eckhart Society Conference

The 30th Eckhart Conference will take place from September 15th - 17th 2017 at Hinsley Hall in Leeds LS6 2BX. On the theme Dante and Meister Eckhart

29th Eckhart Society Conference

The 29th Eckhart Conference will take place from 9-11 September 2016 at High Leigh Conference Centre, Lord Street, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire EN11 8SG tel: 01992 463016, on the theme Eckhart and Dominican Preaching

Eckhart Society One Day Events 9 May 2015

The 17th One Day Event on the theme Prayer and Eckhartian Spirituality. Will take place on Saturday 9 May 2015 from 10.00 a.m. – 16.35 p.m.

Mystical Theology Network

January 2016 - Fri 9th - Sat 10th Mystical Theology Network,

St Hilda’s College, Oxford

The Word and the Mystic: Scriptural insights from Meister Eckhart

February 2016 - 11th 10.30 -3.30. St Bede’s Pastoral Centre, York.

Meister Eckhart: Mystic and Theologian

February 2016 - 24th – March 16th

Provided by The Theosophical Society in America, with Donna Adler

Meister Eckhart & Freedom

March 2016, 18-20th

On Peace and Eckhartian Spirituality.

Saturday May 21st 2016

Thicket Priory, York.

The Dutch reception of Eckhart

June 2016 9th - 11th

Conference on "The Dutch reception of Eckhart", Leiden.

Special Eckhart events in Erfurt

September 28th - Oct 1st

The Paradox of Meister Eckhart

March 2016 5th Sandymount retreat house, Crosby.

Eckhart lectio/discussion group

58a Teignmouth Rd. London NW2 4DX.

From 2 till 4pm once a month: May 14th, Jul 9th, Sep 17th and Nov 12th. Free of charge.

28th Eckhart Society Conference

The 28th Eckhart Annual Conference will take place from 4-6 September 2015 at Hinsley Hall Conference Centre, 62 Headingley Lane, Leeds LS6 2BX

Contemplative Buddhist-Christian weekend

Entitled Meister Eckhart: Inner Silence and Awakening 21-23 March 2014, Benedictine Turvey Abbey, Bedford.

Sister Lucy Brydon OSB

Informal Lectio Divina

Jim Coakes provides a Lectio/discussion on Meister Eckhart, 58a Teignmouth Road, London NW2 4DX

Living Oneness:

Meister Eckhart & Divine Wisdom. Friday June 20 2014, 5.30 pm - Sunday June 22 2014, 2 pm at Douai Abbey, Upper Woolhampton, Reading, Berkshire RG7 5TQ

Eckhart Society Conference - 2014

The 27th Eckhart Society Annual Conference took place 5-7 September 2014 at the HIGH LEIGH CONFERENCE CENTRE, Lord Street, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire EN11 8SG

Eckhart Society Conference -2013

The 26th  Eckhart Society Annual Conference took place 6-8 September 2013 at the HIGH LEIGH CONFERENCE CENTRE, Lord Street, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire EN11 8SG

16th Eckhart Society one day event

The 16th One Day Event on the theme Pain, Suffering & Eckhartian Spirituality was held at the Carmelite Thicket Priory, York, YO4 6DE. Tel: 01904 448277 on Saturday 10 May 2014.

Mystical Theology Network

The third annual Mystical Theology Network conference will be held on 11-13 July 2014 at Liverpool Hope University.

Past Eckhart Society One Day Events 1st to 16th

The 16th One Day Event on the theme Pain Suffering and Eckhartian Spirituality will take place on Saturday 10 May 2014 from 10.00 a.m. – 16.35 p.m. at the Carmelite Monastery, Thicket Priory, Thorganby, York YO19 6DE. Tel: 01904-448277

Annual Conference

The Annual Conference is a three day event and in 2012 we  reached our twenty fifth conference. A list of previous conference details can be accessed by clicking on the underlined words Annual Conference above.


Find out more about upcoming Eckhart Society events.