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Weekly drop-in meditation classes

Mondays 7.15 – 8.30pm

Teaching on Buddhism and meditation with Resident Teacher Kadam Bridget Heyes – everybody welcome. Enjoy guided meditations and a short talk on how to develop and maintain a peaceful, positive mind using simple, practical meditation techniques.


Weekly drop-in meditation classes

Wednesdays 7.30 – 9pm

Enjoy guided meditations and a short talk on how to develop and maintain a peaceful, positive mind using simple, practical meditation techniques. Book for a whole course to receive a discount.


Lunchtime meditation

Weekdays 1 – 1.40pm, cost £3.50

Create some space and peace in your busy day. This drop in lunchtime meditation class is open to everyone from absolute beginners to more experienced meditators.


Family meditation

Once a month on Sundays 11am – 12pm

These hour-long classes are for parents and children to learn meditation and positive ways of thinking to help make family life more harmonious.


Meditation classes in your area

We run weekly drop-in classes in:

Coventry | Daventry | Kettering | Lutterworth | Northampton | Stony Stratford

About our classes

Our meditation courses and classes are open to everyone. Whatever your level of interest or experience, you are welcome to come and learn about meditation, Buddhism, and finding inner peace. Our beginner’s classes include guided meditations, a short practical talk about how to use meditation to solve daily problems, and an opportunity to ask questions and discuss over light refreshments.

Download our 2018 brochure

World Peace Café

Open every day 11am – 4pm

Come in for coffee & cake or a delicious vegetarian lunch.


Buddhist meditation & retreat centre

We offer a variety of introductory meditation classes, retreats, one-day meditation workshops, art courses, and in-depth study programmes. There is something for everyone – both beginners and more experienced meditators.

We are set in Thornby Hall, a stunning Jacobean building open every day from 11am – 4pm. Relax on our lawns and patio or explore 17 acres of grounds. Free parking available.

Our Resident Teacher, Kadam Bridget Heyes

Our principal teacher is Kadam Bridget Heyes, who is also the National Spiritual Director of the UK. She has many years experience and presents Buddha’s teachings in a grounded and practical way.

Courses with Kadam Bridget Heyes

Living at Nagarjuna Centre

Rooms to rent at Thornby Hall

Become a part of the Nagarjuna Centre community and live in this special, peaceful environment. This is a wonderful opportunity to study Kadampa Buddhism and deepen your spiritual practice.

To find out more and have a look around, contact Amanda on 0777 263 0082 or

make a donation

Maintaining this wonderful place and all its activities is a big venture. Any donations, large or small, would be greatly appreciated.