WORKSHOPS & TALKS at THE SPIRIT OF AWEN CAMP 2019.
SOME OF THE AMAZING TALENTED PEOPLE WE HAVE FOR 2019... First Swirlings.... BUT WATCH THIS SPACE MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED..........
Professor Ronald Hutton
It is with great pleasure that we are welcoming back this wonderful man to the Spirit of Awen. (TOPIC OF TALK TO BE CONFIRMED) This will be an evening talk in the Cafe from 7.30pm after the opening Ritual on the Weds 31st of July...Do not miss out... NOT TO BE MISSED....
We are very pleased to welcome Danu to this years Spirit of Awen... A well known writer and Wisewoman & Celtic Shaman, Danu will be offering practical workshops on traditional Irish ' Echtrai', or voyage into the Otherworld to seek inner vision and healing for self and the earth....using traditional teachings and techniques Danu will support you as you access the ancestral wisdom's and the realms of the Ancient ones and the soul of the land...
We are so pleased to Welcome Dan who will be offering two workshops that focus of the exploration into the sacred Male Mysteries. 'Oak King Medicine' connecting to this ancient, powerful and beneficent presence and 'Hunt the Wild Man' where by you will set out on a quest to track the Wild Man into the Forest using/reconnecting with ancient instincts....Dont miss out...
Jade is truly one of the most amazingly gifted artists of sacred ritual jewellery & ceremonial items, so her workshops are definitely not to be missed. This year Jade will be providing the opportunity to take moulds from the Awen Standing Stone so that you can make your own unique piece of sacred/ritual jewellery/item.....OMGS.. what is not to love here....
Nic Kalnins - Shamanic Bronze
I can not tell you all how excited I am about the very talented Nic Kalnins joining us again for this years Awen. So if you have Ever wanted to know about the Magic and Alchemy of casting bronze axes, blades and other items.. Look no further...
Nik will be holding work shops to demonstrate and share his extensive knowledge of Bronze Age craftsmanship. There will also be an opportunity for those who would like to cast their own Axe or blade.. Please know there will be a charge of £20-£30 for the bronze and you will then finish and polish your item after casting. If you wish Nic to complete your casting there will be a further charge.... This is a very special opportunity and I dont know about you lot but I could be some time on this one!!!..... ( Nic is very ill at the moment but has asked to remain on the site as he hopes to still be able to join us, I will adjust accordingly if this changes)
Suzi Elen Edwards & Tim Gwyn Clay
I am so please that we have these two wonderfully talented people joining us at this years camp. Together they will be setting up and offering ritual sacred Temple space dedicated to the God & the Goddess. Suzi will also be offering workshops on sacred ritual Tattooing, which will include an opportunity to experience henna body tattooing... this is a fantastic offer from an exceptional artist and an experienced traditional ritual Tattoo artist...I CANT WAIT....
Tree Moonstorm Ulfhendar
YAYYyyyyyyy Tree is back on the Awen field this year offering amazing Temple Ritual dance workshops.... I cant wait......
We are sooo happy to welcome Kirst to the Awen Field. This exceptionally talented lady is a costume maker for the likes of Disney, RSC, The Royal Opera amongst so many others and so it is absolutely fantastic that Kirsti will be taking time out to join us offering hand dying, wet felt workshops. So you will have the opportunity to make your own bespoke felt slippers and/or a pouch/bag.... Sooo Excited....
Oh My... We are sooo pleased to announce that the wonderful Sue Matthews will be joining us at Awen this year.. She will be bringing her pop-up Healing area for us to utilise along with the magical Healing Garden.... So very Special and so very magical....
So pleased to announce that this most talent healer, herbalist and crafts woman will be joining us again at this years Awen. Ali will be giving a talk on The Root Medicine of native Roots and the Magic & Medicine of Native Roots, with a focus on the Guardians of the Gate -Herbs & the Underworld....... Wowwww is all I have to say!!...Oh.. and don't forget that Ali will also have her epic Lotions, potions & unique leather & fabric Crafts stall, so don't forget to bring your spends
The resident Awen Blacksmith will be joining us again this year.... more info to follow....
This wonderfully talented lady will be offering copper craft. if you would like to create your own copper Goddess, then Esha's workshop will be the place for you.
This wonderful man will be offering workshops where you will have the opportunity to make your own copper bangles, which will be hand cut and hammered and decorated in a way that will be individual and totally unique.
The Amazingly talented June is going to be offering Sacred Body Painting.... Oh Yes you heard correctly.... so let your imaginations go wild and allow yourselves to experience transform and the ability to shape shift..... MAGICAL......
Graham will be offering several talks which will cover Philosophers, Warriors and Healers as well as this, this Multi-talented Man will be holding is popular early morning Stav workshop.
Annie Griffiths & Chris Jolliffe
We are so pleased to welcome back Annie & Chris who are wonderfully talented musicians, story tellers and entertainers. So get your toe tapping shoes at the ready and be prepared to immerse yourselves in the ancient art that is 'Medieval Circle Dancing'..... OH YES....
We are very lucky to be able to introduce experienced practitioner Julie, who will be offering group drumming and journeying workshops at this years camp which will call on shamanic practices... So open up your minds and experience the journey in a safe and controlled way with the knowledge that you are guided and protected by this amazing woman...
Pam Pinkerton :
The AWEN DROP-IN
Are you new to Awen, to camps in general & even to paganism? Are you camping on your own and unsure of whats what & who is who.. then look no further... This rather special and magical Lady will be there to guide, answer questions, introduce you to and generally point you in the right direction.....Pam will be facilitating the Awen Drop-In For all of the above and much much more.... I absolutely know she is looking forward to welcoming all of you....
Floki & Bjorn's
You've been waiting all year for this..TRUST US!!!....
Join us in the Magical Cafe Fey, Enjoy the music, the Company, Dance and Sing the night away and YES..Enjoy the Cocktails...
Like a VIKING.......
Gemma will be offering workshops that will focus on Elemental Energy work using Tarot. Yet another not to be missed workshop...
We are so pleased to announce that this amazingly talented man will be offering workshops this year. The craftsman behind Badger Moon Banjos, a talented wood turner and carver and an all around good egg, will be giving you the opportunity to carve, whittle, decorate and create your own masterpiece in spoons, bowls etc...
Kathy will be offering Crystal Therapy sessions which will focus on finding, balancing the energy centres of our bodies.
Spirit of Awen Morris Side,
Lovingly known as 'Badgers Moon'
Phil Woodward-Tong, Darryl Cunnington,
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.
Bethan will be offering workshops for you to all make ritual healing and prosperity offering bags.... I seriously recommend this workshops, it will be fun, smell gorgeous and to be honest you will need them for an offering to the Horse Goddess.....:)
Susie Sutcliffe TBC
We are very fortunate to have this wonderful lady who is a fantastic healer as well. Susie will be offering Reflexology & healing and Mindful Meditation relaxation sessions.
A stunning voice, composer and beautiful person, so we are so pleased to welcome back Maddie, who will be offering the rather magical Vocal Sound Bathing workshops, whereby she will be also teachings couple of practical techniques followed by the vocal healing session....
Nothing is gained without sacrifice.... AS I am sure you all already know....So at this years camp the gorgeousness that is Vicki, will be holding workshops for you all to make one of your ritual offerings... You really dont want to miss out on this one....I can say no more....... :)
Fox Flute & Andrea Bowles:
Once again we are blessed to have both Fox and Andrea at this years Spirit of Awen. It should, of coarse not be forgotten that these two 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.
Wild Woman extraordinaire, Ronnie will be holding the drumming circle and offering healing with her unique attuning Quartz Crystal bowls.
Always popular workshops, Kim will be offering a talk on Welsh Magick and one on the Witches Ladder.... Dont miss out...
The rather gorgeous Phil Woodward-Tong will be running workshops on Bind Runes for Health and Prosperity. Again a workshop not to be missed, facilitated by one of the few genuine Rune Masters of the Norse tradition...
Gemma will be offing wire craft workshops where by you will be making rings with the option to purchase semi-precious stones to add to you own creations.....
A lovely opportunity to take part in Crystal Therapy sessions. Kath will be offering gentle yet powerful workshops which will aim to find and balance energy centres, along with picking and programming your own crystal.
THE LAMMAS PICNIC
Join us for this years fabulous Lammas Picnic
A magical Gathering where we will all sit in circle with friends, family, community & tribe, bring food to share, celebrate the seasons blessing of the three realms, the Gods, the Spirits of place & Ancestors.
Bring your instruments, your voices, offer a poem, a story a song.....Channel your inner Bard at this Gorsedd of Awen
It is a spectacle, it is momentous , it is a truly magical gathering that is not to be missed.
This years Feast will be held in the evening of Friday
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