WORKSHOPS & TALKS at THE SPIRIT OF AWEN CAMP 2020.
SOME OF THE AMAZING TALENTED PEOPLE WE HAVE FOR 2020... 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 a talk in the Cafe on Monday 10th Aug.... NOT TO BE MISSED....
We are so excited to welcome Sorita to this years camp. A welknown and respected Author and owner of Avalon Books, Sorita will be creating an altar to the Goddess Hekate and giving a talk on her sacred sites and rituals. Plus Sorita will be running a child friendly ritual to the Bear Goddess 'Artimis', called 'The Dancing Bear'... This is based on a historical ritual for which Sorita has created her own version. So we can all dress up, dance, sing and have a fabulous parade...
The wonderful Linda will be joining us this year and will be offering workshops and talks focused on the Heathen Bear Cults... Not to be missed...
Awww... A man who to so many of us needs no introduction..... Awen's very own..the wonderful Mr Matt Cliffton, who will be sharing his knowledge surrounding wild bush craft of how to honour and use all aspects of an animal. He will also be giving a talk on the Sacred Spirits of the land from the perspective of the Norse traditions.
Ever wanted to learn how to make wild fire, an essential and ancient bush craft skill, then look no further...The wonderful Kael from Red Squirrel Ancestral Skills, will be holding Bow Drilling workshops teaching this very ancient skill and possibly if we are lucky and time allows a few wild foraging workshops.... I know we always say this.. but Not to be missed.....https://www.facebook.com/RedSquirrelAncestralSkills
We are so pleased to welcome Carli to this years Awen, bringing fantastic bio-degradable glitter. Carli will be holding several workshops and talks covering the truth about the horrors of plastic and how her bio-degradable glitter is actually made and why it harms none...If you have ever wanted to learn how to cast and retract a sacred ritual circle, then again you wont want to miss out on this magical workshop
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......
Pixie India Stamp
Want the opportunity to try a bit of leather craft and make a personal and unique piece of leather jewellery? Then you will LOVE Pixie's workshops... Pixie will also be bringing her stall full of her gorgeous must have leather loveliness's.... dont forget to bring your spends...
Oh brilliant news.. the rather wonderful Kirsti will be joining us once again on the Awen Field. This exceptionally talented lady is a costume maker for the likes of Disney, RSC, West End Shows, 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 Pouches........ Sooo Excited....Again!!
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....
We are welcoming Dan to Awen this year.. if you have ever wanted to learn circus skills/juggling, then Dan's workshops will is the place for you.. This is something for all ages... Go On .... give it a go..... you know you want to....
The wonderful Ali, a 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
Matt Alderidge (TBC)
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.
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 Butcher (TBC)
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.
We are VERY pleased to welcome Sascha to this years Awen. Travelling all the way from New Orleans, USA,to join us, Sascha will be giving talks/practicals on Reiki and Shin Jin Jyutsu...
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.......
workshops content tbc.
Will Cunnington (TBC)
Kathy will once again be offering her wonderful Crystal Healing Workshops. You will have the opportunity to have a go at finding and then balancing your energy centres as well as picking and programming your own crystal.
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 the opportunity for you all to make your bear medicine pouches. focusing on regeneration,. strength, nurturing, rebirth and unity.... But you chose what you want to make the pouch for....
Madeleine Harwood (TBC)
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.
Kim Morgan: (TBC)
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.....
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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