Taiun Jean-Pierre Faure

This will be a 2.5 day Zen Practice Retreat (Sesshin) In Sheringham, Norfolk to be led by Senior Teacher, Taiun Jean-Pierre Faure

About the Teacher: Taiun is the abbot of the Kanshoji Zen Monastery , near Limoges in France.  Click for more information about Taiun Jean-Pierre Faure.


Friday  12th February – anytime after 1pm for zazen at 4:30pm


Monday 15th February  – by 10am – People wishing to leave on Sunday, may depart after the last zazen around 5pm.  A simple evening meal and breakfast will be provided for those who are staying.

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Loose-fitting, dark clothing for zazen, a zafu (if you have one – some will be available to borrow), a bowl for food (with a spoon and fork) and a cloth (such as a tea-towel) to wrap your bowl in


Sheringham Youth Hostel, See Map – 1 Cremer’s Drift, Sheringham, Norfolk  NR26 8HX.
The Youth Hostel is situated in Sheringham, off the A149 Coast Road, behind St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church

Train Information:

Sheringham is served by both National Express coaches (from London and the Midlands) and Anglia railways.  The railway station and the bus terminus are only 5 minutes walk from the hostel.


Friends of IZAUK Members: Recommended £130, Low-waged £105, Unwaged £85
Non Members: Recommended £145, Low-waged £120, Unwaged £95

Remember, IZAUK members can apply for help from the bursary fund – do NOT let money stop you from attending

You can become a friend of IZAUK Member at the sesshin, or beforehand – See Information HERE

Registration / Booking:

Please book BEFORE 22nd January (to allow us to plan equipment and food).
There is a discount of £5 for bookings with an advanced payment or deposit of £25 for those booking before 22 Jan

Online booking is now closed  – if you still wish to attend, please contact Kate directly to enquire about possibilities