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ON-GOING EVENTS


Introduction to Shamanism days. with Paul Francis, Therapeutic Shamanism. VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN THE UK. These one-day workshops run at various times in the year. The day is experiential, and cover the basics of shamanic practice. People usually find them an eye-opening experience that opens a rich and amazing world of possibilities. Participants are shown simple yet profound techniques to enter shamanic reality to reconnect to their own spirituality. No prior experience is necessary. The day includes: the history of shamanism; the key concepts of the shamanic universe; how to enter a shamanic ‘journey’; a power animal retrieval journey; the basics of how to journey for others. For more information or if you would interested in organising an Introductory Day in your area email paulfran@gmail.com


Shamanic Sundays. with Mandy Pullen. FOREST OF DEAN and STROUD AREA, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Usually on the first Sunday of every month: Forest of Dean 10.30am - 1pm; Stroud Area 3 - 5.30pm. Monthly journeying circle to allow space for spirit work in our busy lives. Suitable for those who can already journey and beginners as a taster of shamanic journeying. Regular Introduction to Shamanism workshops are held for those who wish to go on and learn the technique. Contact details: Mandy Pullen Tel:01594 541850 or Email: info@mandypullen.co.uk


Wander the Wheel Sabbat celebrations with Nicola & Jason Smalley, The Way of the Buzzard . Day long celebrations at Imbolc, Beltane, Lammas, Samhain, the Equinoxes and the Solstices. We spend the day on and around the West Pennine Moors near Chorley, LANCASHIRE, with time in an old converted stable block, and out on the moorlands and in the meadows and woodlands and at local ancient sacred sites. Each workshop is focused on drawing on the powerful transformational energies at each stage in our solar year. Its a chance to connect in with other aligned souls to deep together in our shamanic practice of our land. Contact Nicola and Jason on contact@thewayofthebuzzard.co.uk, 01257 233909


Drum Birthing Days with Nicola & Jason Smalley, The Way of the Buzzard . Near Chorley, LANCASHIRE. There is something really special about crafting your own sacred tool, putting your creative energy into something which you will work with on your spiritual journey for years to come. Join us on one of our days to will birth your own drum. Cost from £190. Contact Nicola or Jason on 01257 233909, contact@thewayofthebuzzard.co.uk


Reiki Drumming and Meditation in the Woods with Tanya Adams. A series of summer sessions at The Cabin, behind Queens Wood Cafe – 42 MUSWELL HILL ROAD, LONDON, N10 3JP. Relax, Recharge and Re-centre with an hour’s Meditation and Drumming using Reiki Drumming to let go of daily tensions and return to your core inner peace. Medicine Drums have been used for eons to shift energy, consciousness and reconnect with your core divine energy. Enjoy the powerful and ancient healing and journeying techniques to restore your inner peace while all held and receiving the beautiful energy of Reiki. Please book in advance as places are limited. Email Pathwayfinder@mail.com or book on line. Please bring your own water, blankets and cushions and/or yoga mats to sit or lie down on.


Shamanic day workshops and weekend retreats running throughout the year in the NORTHWEST OF ENGLAND,with Nicola & Jason Smalley, The Way of the Buzzard. Immerse yourself in the beautiful landscapes of the PEAK DISTRICT, YORKSHIRE DALES, FOREST OF BOWLAND and the WEST PENNINE MOORS.Learn and further develop your shamanic practice through nature connection journeying, drumming, crafting, and working with animal spirit guides, spirit guides & teachers, and tree spirit medicine. Contact Nicola and Jason on contact@thewayofthebuzzard.co.uk, 01257 233909


Monthly Open 'Warrior' Soul Rescue Circle with Shirley Flint and Kieron Morgan. St Michael’s Church The Sanctuary, Ewell Village,SURREY, ENGLAND. 7.00 pm for a 7.30 pm start. An evening rescuing the lost souls of those who have fought in battle and war, who in such a traumatic and selfless way ended their lives, and those who have died as a result of war throughout all ages and lands. For all enquiries please contact Shirley Flint on 07889 018713 or shirley.flint789@gmail.com. There is no charge for the evening but donations to St Michael's are welcome.


Crystal Space Events. Meet up at 'Our Space'. Events including drum making. SILSDEN, WEST YORKSHIRE.


Munay Ki Network. YORKSHIRE


Ayahuasca Apprenticeship Retreats ONGOING Ayahuasca and shamanic plant diet apprenticeship retreats with Shipibo Maestra Rosa, in SACHA HUARMI, PERUVIAN AMAZON. 1-26 weeks. Certificate from 13 weeks onwards.


EVENTS DIARY 2017


Soul Retrieval and the Fort Holder: soul retrieval for modern times with Paul Francis. In six parts, although the weekends can also be taken individually. Dates for 2107: January 21+22, February 25+26, March 25+26, April 22+23, May 13+14, June 17+18. Venue: LLANDUDNO, NORTH WALES. For more information and to book email paulfran@gmail.com, phone 01492 873 739


Eco Shamanism One Year Training. with Mandy Pullen. April 2017 to March 2018 Ragmans Farm, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, GL17 9PA. A year long training of six 3 day weekends with an awarding Eco Shamanic Practitioner certificate. You will study the contemporary areas of shamanism with an emphasis on eco reciprocity. You will also be embarking on your own personal eco shamanic journey within a community of like minded beings (or the more than human world) whilst also learning all the major shamanic healing techniques.More information at www.mandypullen.co.uk. Email: info@mandypullen.co.uk or tel: 01594 541850 / 07805 800313


Healing with Nature’s Sacred Feminine: The Nust’as of Miskayani with Elizabeth B Jenkins of the Inka Nature Wisdom Path. An intensive 3-evening course, LONDON, 4th to 6th April (Holy Innocents Church, Paddenswick Road, Hammersmith, London W6 OUB). Andean worldview and InkaTechniques for healing, empowerment and living in harmony with Nature. Full Price £150 (instalment plan is also available) / £100 for low income/ unemployed. The course is open to ALL and attendance to all three evenings is mandatory. Reading of “The Fourth Level: Nature Wisdom Teachings of the Inka” by Elizabeth B. Jenkins is highly recommended. For more information and to book, please contact Maya on 078 555 65491/ mfotiou12@gmail.com or Elizabeth Jenkins London 2017 Brownpapertickets.com. A portion of the proceeds from the UK events goes to the Q’ero Women & Children Fund, created by the Wiracocha Foundation.


Shamanic Path Holidays. Introduction to Shamanism and the Runes 2017. 5 day all inclusive courses. April 20-26, May 4-9, June 8-13, October 5-10. Theme – Celtic Festival. Venue: Languedoc, SOUTHERN FRANCE. Cost £999 pp. Click on weblink for more information and contact details.


Introduction to Shamanism with Paul Francis. CHESTER, UK, April 29th. The day is experiential and covers the basics of shamanic practice. No prior experience is necessary. The day includes: the history of shamanism; the key concepts of the shamanic universe; how to enter a shamanic ‘journey’; a power animal retrieval journey; the basics of how to do a shamanic healing for other people. To book email paulfran@gmail.com, phone 01492 873 739


Gathering of the Bird Tribes. HEBDEN BRIDGE, WEST YORKSHIRE, UK 6-7th May. Family friendly shamanic event with Birds of Prey. £107 pp or £197 for a family ticket. For more information and to book please click on website link or email alison@schoolofastroshamanism.com


Space to Emerge – Woodland Communal Gathering with The Way of the Buzzard. Friday 12th to Sunday 14th May 2017. Fell Foot Wood, CUMBRIA. Join us as we hide ourselves away in this beautiful woodland amongst the blue bells and bird song. With views over Lake Windermere we will connect with nature and celebrate life on Earth. There will be a whole variety of workshops, space to relax and simply just be, all included in the one ticket price. Accommodation is camping or campervans. Cost £85 adults, £20 children. Contact Nicola or Jason on 01257 233909, contact@thewayofthebuzzard.co.uk


Roots Gathering 2017 19th - 21st May, near Rolvenden in KENT, UK. A micro festival with a shamanic aspect and its roots firmly planted in this land; to help share traditional crafts and arts as well as to celebrate the season. All talks and workshops included in price! Drumming, journey work, talks on European mythology and folk traditions, traditional crafts and arts like wood carving, clay sculpture, earth mandalas and bull roarer making. Children under 16 free and a dedicated children’s area. Click on website link for more information and to buy tickets. Watch the Roots Gathering YouTube Video. Roots Gathering also have a Facebook Events Page.


Merlin: Crossing Thresholds with Elen Sentier assisted by Dr Kevin Ashby PhD. 12 noon Fri 2nd June to 4pm Sun 4th June 2017, HEREFORDSHIRE. This experiential workshop is based around Elen Sentier’s latest book, Merlin , which is out 9th December 2016. This workshop is intimate and informal and takes place at Elen’s home near Hereford, in the border country between Wales and England, a beautiful, twilight land full of ancient crossing-places where the faer folk (the tylwyth teg) and Merlin stand guard. We’ll explore some of these thresholds on the workshop through dancing, drumming, journeying and working at sacred sites. Cost: £395. Max: 6 people. Tuition & lunch included. Contact: elen.sentier@yahoo.co.uk


Way of the Warrior Woman with Horses. HEBDEN BRIDGE, WEST YORKSHIRE, UK. Sat 3rd June 2017 Cost £87 Astro-shamanism workshop for women. For more information and to book please click on website link or email alison@schoolofastroshamanism.com


5-Day Intensive. The Natural Shaman – Michael Roads returns to the UK for a 5-Day Intensive, 8-12 June 2017, at Park Place Centre, HAMPSHIRE. Now in his 80th year, Michael started writing about his communications with nature in the late 1980s and has been touring Europe for the past 20 years. This year’s Intensive focuses on “Awakenings”, and covers: The Evolution of Consciousness - Emotional Balance - Piercing the Veil of Illusion - Escaping the Prison of Mind - The End of Suffering - Love, the Power of Creation - Changing the Past - The Metaphysics of Nature - Oneness with All Life - Time, Life and the Human Cycle - The Immortal Soul You Are - What is Enlightenment? - Beyond Beliefs and Concepts - Relax-ism, My New Religion! For more information or to make a booking, please contact: Tel: 0790 9600341 Email: mail@michaelroadsuk.com.


The Visual Journey – Reconnect with Spirit and Claim your Creativity! In this weekend workshop held in sacred GLASTONBURY, Shamanic Practitioner and Artist Sharyn Turner will guide you gently through a creative process with the help of spirit guides, runes and nature spirits to help you produce a piece of sacred, healing art. No artistic or shamanic journeying experience is necessary. Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th June 2017. £150 for the weekend. E-mail info@sharynturner.com or visit website for information and to book.


Mugwort Healing & Dreaming Ceremony. Reconnect with Spirit and Claim your Creativity! With Plant Consciousness Founders and plant spirit workers, Emma and Davyd Farrell . 9 – 11th June, The Rill Estate, Buckfastleigh, DEVON, UK. On this 3 day retreat, we will be working with the energies of the full moon to introduce you to and help amplify the many beneficial qualities of Mugwort, which we will be ingesting in various forms to show you how to develop a deeper relationship with the plant. Cost £340 including 2 nights shared accommodation and meals. Split payment option available.


Introduction to Shamanism with Paul Francis. SHREWSBURY, UK, June 24th. The day is experiential and covers the basics of shamanic practice. No prior experience is necessary. The day includes: the history of shamanism; the key concepts of the shamanic universe; how to enter a shamanic ‘journey’; a power animal retrieval journey; the basics of how to do a shamanic healing for other people. To book email paulfran@gmail.com, phone 01492 873 739


Yarrow Plant Spirit Ceremony. With Plant Consciousness Founders and plant spirit workers, Emma and Davyd Farrell . 9am 28th July - 3pm 30th July, The Rill Estate, Buckfastleigh, DEVON, UK. During this plant diet we will join in sacred space and only consume a yarrow elixir for 2.5 days. We will be working with the warrior aspect of Yarrow to reveal and heal our own weaknesses in how we relate to the world. We will journey with the spirit of Yarrow to heal up our bloodlines and sever the ties to traumas or patterns that are holding us back. Cost £295 including accommodation, refreshments and Sunday feast. Split payment and early bird offers.


Introduction to Shamanism with Paul Francis. LLANDUDNO, NORTH WALES, July 29th. The day is experiential and covers the basics of shamanic practice. No prior experience is necessary. The day includes: the history of shamanism; the key concepts of the shamanic universe; how to enter a shamanic ‘journey’; a power animal retrieval journey; the basics of how to do a shamanic healing for other people. To book email paulfran@gmail.com, phone 01492 873 739


Pachakuti Mesa Tradition. The first time this course has been taught in England by Cynthia Greer. 9 - 14th September, nr HEBDEN BRIDGE, WEST YORKSHIRE, UK £1022. For more information and to book please click on website link, view Heart of the Healer Events or email alison@schoolofastroshamanism.com.


Plant Consciousness Event 2017. 23rd and 24th September at Regent's University, LONDON.


Introduction to Shamanism with Paul Francis. MANCHESTER, UK, September 30th. The day is experiential and covers the basics of shamanic practice. No prior experience is necessary. The day includes: the history of shamanism; the key concepts of the shamanic universe; how to enter a shamanic ‘journey’; a power animal retrieval journey; the basics of how to do a shamanic healing for other people. To book email paulfran@gmail.com, phone 01492 873 739


Exploring and Celebrating La Muerte Mictlantecuhtli and Mictlecacihuatl Festival, Mexico with Sergio Magana. The Four Points Hotel and Casa the La Suenios - Teotihuacan MEXICO CITY, 31 - October 7 November 2017. Understanding and celbrating La Muerte, removing the fear of death, learning how to die consciously will change your life by processing the bigest existential fear of death. The Nahual tradition regards death as a companion of life, as both life and death are embodied by the Goddess of Life and Death Coatlicue, whose head is formed by two serpents symbolising the meeting of life and death. Life and Death complement each other and are only separated by the illusion of time and perception. Contact email joanna@floweringwhirlwind.com


Introduction to Shamanism with Paul Francis. CHESTER, UK, November 11th. The day is experiential and covers the basics of shamanic practice. No prior experience is necessary. The day includes: the history of shamanism; the key concepts of the shamanic universe; how to enter a shamanic ‘journey’; a power animal retrieval journey; the basics of how to do a shamanic healing for other people. To book email paulfran@gmail.com, phone 01492 873 739


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