Diary of Events

January 12th, 2016

For a detailed description of our events click on the link to the right of this page

Dates for your diary: dates in red are open for booking; more details and booking links lower down the page.

16th-18th November 2018 Belfast weekend

7th December 2018 Bristol Leadership Study Day

8th February 2019 Leadership Study Day, Play & Buffet Supper, Medical Society of London, WC1

6th March 2019 Leadership Training Day, Manchester

5th-7th April 2019 Whalley weekend

17th May 2019  23rd Michael Balint Memorial Lecture, London

24th-26th May 2019 Sligo Balint Symposium

7th June 2019 London Leadership Study Day, Swiss Cottage, London

27th-28th June, Newcastle 2 day Balint event

20th-22nd  September 2019, Oxford Balint Weekend,  Corpus Christi College, Oxford

Balint Weekends/ 2 day events

Friday 16th – Sunday 18th November 2018: Balint in Belfast, Clayton Hotel

We will be running:

Ordinary Balint groups This is good experience for new comers and for leaders to have experience of being in a group themselves.

Leadership development groups for anyone who is currently leading a group, which can also count towards accreditation.

This is a non-residential weekend Cost £160 (approx. €180 Eur.)

Discounted accommodation is available at the venue and other accommodations are available nearby.

Further information and Registration

Future weekends:

All will offer leadership training groups and ordinary Balint groups. Information and booking details are posted 4-5 months before each event.

5th-7th April 2019: Whalley Abbey

Thursday 27th – Friday 28th June, Newcastle 2 day Balint event 
to include Balint groups, Balint psychodrama and Leadership development.

24th-26th May 2019 Sligo Balint Symposium

20th-22nd  September 2019, Oxford Balint Weekend,  Corpus Christi College, Oxford


One day events:

Friday 7th December, 10.00 – 17.00: Bristol Study Day

A one day Balint Leaders training workshop for anyone leading a Balint group

The day will count towards Leadership Accreditation.

Further information and Registration

Friday 8th February, 10.00 – 22.00:
Leadership Development Day
Play ‘A Fortunate Man’ and Buffet Supper

Medical Society of London, Lettsom House, 11 Chandos Street, London W1G 9EB

A one day Balint Leader training workshop for anyone leading a Balint group followed by a Play and Buffet Supper.  You may register for either or both events and guests are welcome to attend the play and buffet supper (small discount available for those attending both events).

The day will count towards Leadership Accreditation.

Further information and Registration

23rd Michael Balint Memorial Lecture

Friday 17th May 2019

Speaker: Peter Toon

Podcasts of the 2013, 2015 and 2017 lectures are also available on the Our podcasts page 

Group leaders’ peer supervision workshop dates

Birmingham Peer Supervision GroupIf you are leading a group, or are interested in becoming a leader, this is for you.  The intention is to provide supervision support in a group setting.  We meet every two months at Edgbaston Golf Club, Birmingham, B15. The meeting is usually on the third Thursday of the month, from 7-9pm.

Please contact Dr Shake Seigel for further information

Tavistock WorkshopPlease contact David Watt if you are interested in presenting your group 

Meets at the Tavistock Clinic, 120 Belsize Lane, London NW3 5BA. All meetings begin at 8pm and end at 10pm.

Next Meeting: to be decided

Newcastle upon Tyne Balint Leaders’ Peer Supervision GroupPlease contact Jane Dammers if you would like to attend or present your group.

Meetings are held from 4pm to 6pm at Benfield House, Walkergate Park, Benfield Road, Newcastle NE6 4QD   Tel: 0191 287 6130.

Next meeting: Wednesday 23 January 2019, 4 – 6pm

The Balint leaders peer supervision group is open to anybody in the region who is running a Balint group.  We meet for 2 hours and have time to discuss one or two groups as well as discussing some more general issues.  There is no charge for this group.  If you know anybody who is involved in Balint and is not on the mailing list please feel free to invite them to come along.

North West Balint Leaders’ GroupPlease contact Ceri Dornan if you would like to attend this or future meetings.

Next meeting: to be decided.

International meetings: See IBF website for details of other international events, information about the International Balint Federation, member countries and more. www.balintinternational.com