WORKSHOPS & TALKS at THE SPIRIT OF AWEN CAMP 2016.
SOME OF THE AMAZING TALENTED PEOPLE WE HAVE FOR 2016... WATCH THIS SPACE MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED..........
Professor Ronald Hutton:
This year the rather wonderful Ronald Hutton will be joining us at The Spirit of Awen camp. Authority in Ancient and British History, Author and a regular sight on our televisions over the years as a contributor to many documentaries and historical programs, Ronald's talk will be on the The Wheel of the Year.
This talk explores the traditional season of festivals of Britain. It seeks to answer the questions of how many such festivals were there, of their relationship with those else where in Europe, of the difference that Christianity made to them and whether anything has changed fundamentally in the celebration of them with the coming of Christianity.
We are so pleased to be able to announce that renowned Archaeologist & Writer Jacqui Woods will be joining us again at this years Spirit of Awen Camp. Jacqui is responsible for the amazing excavations into the Witches Pits. She has a documentary about her work entitled " Kings War on Witches" on National Geographic TV and her work has been featured in The Times as well as her being an expert adviser on historical tv programs such as Time team. At this years camp Jacqui will be talking about & demonstrating prehistoric cookery and you will have the fantastic opportunity to participate in a prehistory culinary living archaeology workshop... FANTASTIC!!
Tree will be getting us all going, unleashing the wildness within, with her Tribal Dance workshops. I personally can’t wait for this one, any excuse to don the woad and let my hair down and invoke the wild side.
Renowned Historian and Archeologist, Gillian Smith's expertise and understanding of the sacred landscape and megalithic sites of these ancient isles will be brought to the fore in her talk at this year’s camp .....To Be Confirmed
Spirit of Awen Morris Side Facilitators :
Phil Woodward-Tong, Darryl Cunnington, Nick Griffiths-Haynes & Richard Dowling
Yes you read right.... The Spirit of Awen is pleased to announce its own Morris Side to which you are cordially invited to join, participate, enjoy and genuinely have fun with. So bring your instruments, your soft shoe shuffles, stick waving and or hanky flinging aspirations, and join the madness and mayhem as part of the Spirit of Awen Morris side.
Ali is a qualified Herbalist and teacher Join her for several informative, useful, fun & practical workshops on Herbal First Aid and Albion's Forgotten Herbs. In the 1st Aid workshop Ali will talk about 1st aid using commonly available plants to ease and resolve a variety of ailments ranging form hay-fever to stomach upsets, bumps, scrapes, cuts & Bruises. In her second workshop Ali will focus on the Forgotten Herbs of Albion, talking about the lesser known used herbs of Europe ranging from common lawn daisy to pineapple weed and the scarlet pimpernel. Not to be missed....
. She will also have her stall where you will be able to buy
gorgeous lotion and potion things.
Wild Woman extraordinaire, Ronnie will be holding the drumming circle and offering healing with her unique attuning Quartz Crystal bowls.
The Gorgeous Kim Morgan will offering a fascinating workshop into the Witches Ladder and Shamanic Totems. This promises to be nt only insightful but practically useful in 21st century magical practice.
Back by popular demand Kim will also be offering her Magical Ritual Incense making workshop and this year you will also have the opportunity to make sacred Perfumed oils as well... What is not to like... I personally Can not wait for this one....
Fox Flute & Andrea Bowles:
Once again we are blessed to have the beautiful birds of prey, lovingly cared for by Fox and Andrea. Owls, hawks, Falcons… Get up close, watch them fly and learn about these magical creatures.
Of course not to be forgotten, both Fox and Andrea are the King and Queen of all things sharp and pointy!! Archery, Axe & Spear throwing to name but a few... if you've always wanted to but never had the chance... well perhaps now is your chance... great fun in a safe environment with very experienced and professional teachers.
Suleela will be running her popular early morning energizing body work workshops again this year. As an ex national gymnast and dancer teacher, Suleela's energy and positive attitude is a genuine tonic and guaranteed to get you nimble, fit and ready to face the day.