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Our Team

Lou Archell | Host

Founded and hosted by Lou Archell in 2015, Lou had a dream, to bring together a group of like minded women, to share stories, passions and their love of nature.  To camp for a weekend under the stars.

Lou is a writer, photographer and mum-of-two from Bristol, UK.  She writes the successful UK Travel & Lifestyle blog; Littlegreenshed, which features; travel & adventure both near and far, botanical inspiration and practical advice on simple living.  She founded Littlegreenshed in 2010 in order to find a creative outlet during those early years of motherhood, and since then her life has changed beyond measure.  Lou now takes great pleasure in bringing like-minded women together to share their stories and to provide them with a supportive environment in which they can fulfill their own creative journey.

 Lou's work has been featured in many publications including, The Telegraph and Time Out She was recently listed as one of the UK’s most influential Pinterest pinners by Business Insider UK.

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Since the first SISTERHOOD retreat in May 2015, our community has grown and welcomes new 'sisters' to each event. Sisterhood now provides biannual retreats, small intimate workshops and suppers around the UK and beyond.

If you are interested in hearing more about the upcoming retreats and workshops please visit our upcoming events page or sign up to our newsletter

Core Team

SISTERHOOD wouldn't be what it is today without the brilliant collaborations we have made.  We have partnered with some incredible women, stylists, teachers, brands and locations.

Hannah Bullivant is Sisterhoods very own event stylist. Hannahs work elevates the simplest of venues to a sumptuous occasion and has the eye for the finest detail that makes every event magical.  With a keen mind on styling using natural, seasonal, authentic ingredients her vision is always in tune with the SISTERHOOD ethos. Hannah is a freelance writer, maker and stylist, based in Kent, UK where she lives with her husband and her young family.  Her work is regularly published in beautiful magazines, in particular; Ideal Home, Homes & Antiques and Simple Things magazine. She’s doing her dream job of styling beautiful homes, events and products and writing lifestyle features to boot, which you can discover on her lifestyle blog SeedsandStitches.

At Sisterhood there are always flowers, and to help us style our events we have the wildly talented Erin Trezise-Wallace. Erin combines her love of nature and flowers working as a florist. Colour and form come together as she creates ephemeral arrangements, inspired by the seasons. Originally from Canada, Erin now lives in Bristol, UK with her husband, and enjoys country walks, small dogs, and the sea. Find her beautiful work via her website.

 


Workshop Leaders | Collaborators

In the past we've worked with Xanthe BerkeleyClaire ThomsonLaura Pashby, Sas PetherickCatherine Frawley, Louisa Thomsen-Britts, Elinor HillQuill London, Gemma David, Emma Rice, Lillie O'Brien of The London Borough of Jam, and many more.

Venues

With special thanks to our locations at The Forge in Bristol, Fforest Camp in Wales and Loveland Farm in Devon.

Partners

Our partners have included: TOAST, Do Lectures, Magic Organic Apothecary, Penhaligons Perfume, Linen Me and Lights 4 fun, plus many more artisans and makers who have contributed to the events.

 
a feeling of kinship with and a closeness to a group of women or all women.  An association or community linked by a common interest
— Oxford English Dictionary