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The Schedule

The Chameleon Retreat Programme

Four days, three nights.  Time to yourself.  Delve into creativity.  Connect and make new friendships.  Time to focus, grow and re-energise.  That's what this retreat is about.

Check out our full schedule plan and what to expect below.  If you're staying in the house, you also get exclusive access to Bex & Natalie - ask us anything, make the most of our time together, we're open books and here to help you succeed, whatever your focus!

Day One

Tuesday 30th April - The Fun Begins!

5pm - Arrivals

Settle in and explore.

6pm - Welcome

Get to know one another with a welcome reception on the roof terrace.

7pm - Dinner

Head out on the town or bring your own to eat in the house, it's up to you.

Relax, take a stroll on the beach at sunset, chat with your new friends or have an early night ready for a busy weekend, it's up to you.

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Day Two

Wednesday 1st May - The Learning Starts

7am - Optional morning beach walk.


8am - Breakfast

Bring your own or head out to grab something in Brighton.

9:30am - Class: "Fund It" by Natalie & Bex

Want to start earning from your photography or diversify your business income?  We show you how - without having to book clients!  (Fund new lenses or your next retreat 😉).

10:30 - Tea break

11am - Interactive Class: Elements & Energy by Bex & Natalie

Including photography instruction, creative ideas, practice with a partner.  Creative photography recipes to give you immediate actionable ideas to make vibrant and energetic work.  We'll introduce you to fun and playful techniques to add something different to your galleries.  From prisms to double exposures to reverse free-lensing, we show you how and then you have a go.

1:30pm - 2:30pm - Lunch break

3pm - Model Shoots

Choose between a family with Natalie or a brand with Bex and watch us in action, then have a go yourself to put into practice what you've learned and build your portfolio.

6pm - Dinner

Order in or head out on the town.

7:30pm Optional Creative Evening Shootout

Meet at the Pier for a fun photo challenge - the prompt is ‘capturing energy’.  There are prizes!

Watch us edit on the TV.  Chat into the wee hours or get an early night ready for Day 3!

Day Three

Thursday 2nd May - Let's Get Creative

7am - Optional morning beach walk.

8am - Breakfast.

9:30am - An interactive class - "Living a Creative Life" by Bex:

Includes defining what creativity means to you, creating and living your own brand values, infusing colour & creativity into your work be it business or hobby - pushing your creative boundaries, thinking outside the box.  Includes practice + play time in the house with a partner or small group.  We will have props,  gadgets, flowers, food and small backdrops to play with.

11:30pm - 10 x 10’s: Portfolio Reviews with Bex & Natalie

Where you are at creatively vs where you want to be - analysis, sharing of views and ideas, key ingredients that we all see in your work, we'll give feedback as a group on your portfolios to help you better understand your voice and what you want to achieve.

1:30pm - 2:30pm - Lunch break

2:30pm - Photo Challenge in Brighton

“Capturing the essence of you.”  A list of photography elements - challenging you to be creative with your images and capture things in your voice.  Stick with us or split up and explore alone or in small groups, it's up to you.  There are prizes to be won!

5pm - Watch Us Edit & Discussion

Back to the house to review your images and discuss while we edit on the TV screen.

7pm - Dinner

Bring your own or order in.

Our final evening together. 

Action Plan: Discuss  your wins of the last 2 days, plan what we are going to commit to doing differently from this day forth! 


Process everything you've learnt or chill with new friends and enjoy one last evening of 'you time'.   


Day Four

Friday 3rd May - Goodbyes

8am - Our last breakfast together

Hang out and ask any final questions before we have to say goodbye.

10am - Check Out

11am - Optional brunch in Brighton - join Bex & Natalie for a debrief over brunch in one of Brighton's amazing cafés.  

Why not stay on in Brighton for the bank holiday weekend?  Invite your family to join you and make a holiday out of it!


Don't forget that you get ongoing support and access to Bex & Natalie (and all your new friends) after the retreat with our exclusive Facebook group.

Monthly CC creative prompt group - ongoing after the retreat with blog/Instagram features.

You also get to download this awesome badge to show you are a Chameleon Retreat Alumna.

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