2015 C. S. Lewis Summer Seminars

Week 1: July 11-17, 2015 ♦ Week 2: July 19-25, 2015

Event OverviewSpeakersItineraryRegistration & Costs
The CSL Study CentreThe KilnsOxfordEndorsements

A One-of-a-Kind Small Group Experience in C.S. Lewis’ Home

chair at kilns

Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to explore the life and works of C.S. Lewis with a small group of fellow travelers at C.S. Lewis’ beloved home, The Kilns!

Join us for a week of learning, fellowship, and renewal in the world renowned “City of the Dreaming Spires”– Oxford, England. Stay in a nearby bed and breakfast as you visit the Kilns daily to study with Rev. Earl Palmer and Kim Gilnett, who will lead you in an engaging exploration of the essential themes of Lewis’ writings and life.

Experience the pleasures of new friendships, fine dining, and warm hospitality as you find respite from the hectic pace of modern day life. Whether enjoying the many cultural treasures of Oxford, venturing on a guided tour of the city of Cambridge, punting on the Cam, or having tea in the garden with your companions, you will find your visit to The Kilns to be one of life’s rare treasures.

For an unforgettable inside visit to the world of Lewis’ Oxford and Cambridge, this most unique program offers the definitive experience. You simply won’t want to miss it!

* Please note that the second week is a repeat of the first.


Title: “The Enduring Legacy of C.S. Lewis”


(1)The Man and his Journey to Faith in Jesus Christ

(2) Exploring the Brilliance of The Writer

(3) An Apologist for The Christian Faith

(4) Broadcast Talks in a Time of War

(5) Years at Cambridge

(6) A Writer of Letters

(7) The Story Teller

Leaders: Rev. Earl Palmer and Kim Gilnett.

Program: Visit our Itinerary page for details.

Registration: Registration includes all sessions and programming for the event, local transportation during the program, entrance fees to local/regional attractions, and 7 meals: 5 lunches, 1 afternoon tea, and 2 dinners.**

Registration does not include airfare, lodging, breakfast, pre and post event transportation, other meals, and other expenses not specifically mentioned.

Enrollment for each week is limited to 14 people.

“Jack and I went out and saw the place on Sunday morning, and I instantly caught the infection: we did not go inside the house, but the eight acre garden is such stuff as dreams are made of.” –Major Warren Lewis, from Brothers and Friends

** An earlier version of this page incorrectly mentioned “7 lunches” rather than “7 meals.” There are only 5 lunch meals that occur during the programme. We also added the afternoon tea.