Local Groups

StoneWater Local Groups are all led by experienced practitioners who are students of Keizan Sensei.  A new guide on ‘what to do if there is no zen group near you is now available on our Resources page.

Stonewater Zen London

StoneWater Zen London meets at  Hackney City Farm (1a Goldsmiths Row  London E2 8QA). We meet on Wednesday evenings at 7.00pm until 9.30pm and also offer a monthly Saturday morning class  at Hackney City Farm from 10.00am until 12.30pm.

Hackney City Farm is close to Bethnal Green tube and Hoxton Station and Cambridge Heath Station. Many buses pass by on Hackney Road. Here’s the link to travelling to the Farm. http://hackneycityfarm.co.uk/contact

For more information please visit: http://swz-northlondon.blogspot.co.uk


StoneWater Zen Northampton


The Northampton group meets for zazen every week on Wednesdays at the Quaker Meeting House. The group is convened by Alasdair Taisen Gordon-Finlayson.

Meeting times: Wednesday evenings. Please arrive 7.00 to 7.15 if you can to help set up. Zazen will start at 7.30pm. Meetings will normally end around 9.15pm.

Meetings will not be held on Wednesdays that coincide with the Crosby Retreats (see Events).

Venue: Northampton Meeting House (Quaker Meeting House), Wellington Street, Northampton, NN1 3AS. Parking at the Meeting House is very limited, however, parking is available in the Wellington Street car park right next door (entrance in Albert Place, charged at evening rates – currently £1 – from 5.00pm until midnight).

Contact: If you have any queries, please contact Alasdair on 07807 753 781, or by email at alasdair@gordon-finlayson.net

Website: http://swz-northampton.blogspot.com


StoneWater Zen Bromley, Kent

StoneWater Zen Bromley meets 3 times a week: Saturday 7 am, Tuesday 6.45 pm and Wednesday 9.30 am. Beginners are always welcome.  The group is convened by Tim Steel.

Venue: Waytes Cottage, Layhams Road, Keston, Kent, BR2 6AR

For further information please contact Tim Steel:  07850 556822 or email steeltgs@aol.com .