Events and Workshops

A list of shamanism workshops, events, conferences and related training in the UK, throughout the world and online by established practitioners and trainers.

Events are open to the general public unless stated otherwise. Click on the event title link (highlighted in blue) or image to view websites which will open in a new webpage where available. Contact information may also be given on the event advertisement. For more information on any event please contact the event holder directly. Events diary listings are in date order with ongoing events listed at the end.

If you are looking for a shamanic course, workshop or training in shamanism please also look at our Course Providers page.  For shamanic drumming circles please view our Drum Circles page.

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EVENTS DIARY 2020 – ONLINE EVENTS


The Womb Rites: The Magic of the Sacred Blood (women only), starting 22 September, 19:00-21:00 for four weeks, with Fotoula Adrimi. We join in circle as maidens, mothers and elders to share ceremonies, wisdom teachings, and the gifts of our soul. This is a four module online course delivered by Fotoula Adrimi, through zoom. Contact Fotoula Adrimi, fotoula@isis-school.com or click on link to website for more information and programme.


Shamanic Ecotherapy, with Elizabeth Meacham.

An Experiential, Three-Month, ONLINE Spiritual Development Course; Fall/Autumn 2020.

This course is a spiritual development intensive which will result in a deeper relationship and direct communication with the Earth and Spirit realms, with a particular focus on connecting with compassionate nature and spirit helpers.

During our meetings we will do a lot of nature-based ceremonial work, with music, movement, guided meditations, journaling, sacred mandala art and journey work. This is challenging growth work and also beautiful and fun! Between meetings I will provide practices for the whole group to work with and will also meet with each of you individually each month, to guide you as you develop a personalized shamanic ecotherapy practice.

The course will include: six meetings via Zoom; an online discussion group for reflection, questions and connection between meetings (this will be a private Facebook group); three 60-minute private mentoring sessions with me, scheduled one per month for the length of the course. Cost $480, made through a 4-month payment plan via PayPal. The course is limited to 12 people. Fall meeting dates: October 4 and 18, November 8 and 22, December 6 and 20; 10 am to noon, EDT, via Zoom. For more information click on website link above or email Email – Liz.E.Meacham@gmail.com


The Golden Book of Wisdom Webinar Course via zoom, starting 27 October 2020, 19:00-21:00. This is a nine module course facilitated by Fotoula Adrimi. Fotoula will guide participants through the teachings of the Golden book, whilst also sharing the key ceremonies and exercises. She will cover: power retrieval, soul retrieval, forgiveness practice, illness from a shamanic point of view, death and dying, karma, manifestation, destruction and rebirthing. Contact Fotoula Adrimi, fotoula@isis-school.com or click on link to website for more information and programme.


Eco Shamanism Online – The Twelve Days & Nights of Christmas, with Mandy Pullen & Jane Embleton.

Over the twelve days and nights of Christmas you will explore the art of omen walking and dreaming taking each day and night over the period to divine the coming months and year. This ‘time out of time’ is a perfect place to take up a practise that is illuminating and also extremely restful, taking time to work with spirit directly with our land and environment and the great sea of our dreaming world. You will receive instructions at the Winter Solstice and begin the work on the first day and night of Christmas, 26th December, Boxing Day – the first day corresponds to January of the following year, 27th to February and so on. We will meet via Zoom three times with more instructions being sent betwixt these meetings. We have been following this practise since 2013 and it has provided a rich framework for our future year – if you’d like to join us please check the website link above. Contact email – info@ecoshamanism.org.uk


Online Shamanic Circle withFotoula Adrimi. Monday nights. A shamanic circle for beginners as well as experienced practitioners, specialising in shamanic journeying, ritual, ceremony and ancient techniques of connection with the inner self. Fotoula has been running a shamanic circle in Glasgow, Scotland since 2009. Due to the lockdown the circle has been online since March 2020. Fee £10. Contact Fotoula Adrimi, fotoula@isis-school.com or click on link to website for more information and programme.


Sunday evening distance drum healing group, on Facebook with Renata & Steven Ash. To join or add names to the list please click on highlighted link.


Online (Zoom) Free Shamanic Healing Support Group, with Itzhak Beery at 11 am -12:30 (New York-EST) on Tuesdays and Fridays. (Please check your local times). If you are interested please email ibeery@gmail.com to get a Zoom link a few minutes before the session begins and join many people from around the world.


Monthly webinar with sangoma John Lockley. Times: Tuesdays at 6 pm South African time, 5 pm UK (London), 12 pm New York, 9 am Seattle. If these times don’t suit you, don’t worry, it will be recorded and you will be sent a link afterwards. Cost: Each webinar is part of a monthly subscription of $25, you can cancel at any time. Click on website link for more information or email info@johnlockley.com.


Online Shamanic Drumming Circles plus Online Shamanic Classes, with Jonathan Weekes of Heron Drums. Facebook Live and Zoom. Plus online shamanic classes. For more information please click on link or email jonathan@herondrums.co.uk


EVENTS DIARY 2020 – PHYSICAL EVENTS


The Shamanic Worlds. An exploration of the different shamanic realms, the meaning and significance of different environments (such as the sea, forests, mountains, the sky, and so on) and the healing gifts and teachings of the various beings that live in them.

In eight parts, although the weekends can also be taken individually. Remaining dates. 2020: October 10+11, December 5+6 . 2021: January 23+24, March 6+7, May 22+23, July 17+18.

Venue. LLANDUDNO, NORTH WALES. Tutors. Two tutors from Chris Holt, Jayne Birkett, Marie Edwards and Paul Connery on each weekend, plus additional teaching from Paul Francis. For more information and to book click on link above.


Shamanic Practitioner Course for a year and a day, taught by Fotoula Adrimi, shamanic teacher, THE ISIS School of Holistic Health. Dates: 10 October 2020 – 10 October 2021. 12 weekends and a day. Meetings take place in GLASGOW, Scotland.
The course is designed to take participants through the initiations of the shamanic path and teach the healing work of a shamanic practitioner, including medicine for the earth, power retrieval, soul retrieval, extraction, death and dying and de-possession, as well as moon and sun ceremonies, ancestral healing and rebirthing. Participants will work with spirit guides and teachers of the light, to become the bridge between the worlds and bring the spiritual light into the physical reality for themselves and, if called, for their clients. Contact Fotoula Adrimi, fotoula@isis-school.com or click on link to website for more information and programme.


Medicine Wheel Training, A Two Year Programme, (One Day a Month), with Ali Rabjohns, October 2020 to September 2022 – EAST SUSSEX, England.

This is an initiation process handed down from the High Andes and the Q’ero nation that helps us to honour ourselves, as well as our friends, our families and our communities with all the light available to us. It is a beautiful and powerful journey around the four cardinal directions with the archetypes of Serpent, Jaguar, Hummingbird and Eagle.

All workshops are experiential and contain a mixture of energetic practices, shamanic journeying, ceremonies and experiential exercises. Be prepared for a deep, magical adventure that is held in a safe container of loving support, allowing you to trust the mystery and beauty of this powerful work and open up to a new paradigm. There will be plenty of shamanic tools and energetic techniques that you can take away with you to practice with your nearest and dearest in order to ‘clear up your river’ and bring your life into balance.

The Medicine Wheel will take place one Sunday a month, please enquire about additional dates for Healing Tools Workshops for practitioners, which will take place on three weekends over the course of the year. Details about the course will be sent out to those interested, core tools we will be: Creating a medicine bundle or Mesa of stones that you will be able to use on your journey to discover your hidden treasure, your true self; Working as a circle; Hucha (heaviness) release and calling in sami (light) to replace this, Sand paintings and fire ceremony, Shamanic journeying, Experiential and creative exercises, Dreaming our world into being, Energetic tracking skills, A deep connection to Nature and receiving the Munay Ki rites.

Fees are paid yearly in advance and include all tuition, some concessionary spaces are available. Early bird price by 30 April 2020: annual fee – £1100. Full price from 1 May 2020 onwards: annual fee – £1200. More info about the course? Please contact: enquiries@alirabjohns.com, 07528 614747.


One Spirit Two Traditions, Mysteries Of Egypt. With Sergio Magana , 30 October – 7 November 2020 (8 nights 9 days). Join us to explore the sacred land of EGYPT!

Reconnect to your primordial memories and discover alchemical secrets of the Neteru – Spirits governing Egyptian mystical tradition. There is a holy land calling you, Sacred Egypt… it will be an experience like no other. We invite you to join us for a transformative, mystical, magical journey of a lifetime!

After arriving in Cairo, the adventure begins…

  • Find the universal golden thread that joins wisdom traditions of Egypt and Mexico.Access a unique private opening at the Pyramid of Giza- Khufu, Khafree, Menkure portal to Sirius and Orion.
  • Explore the mysterious step pyramid of Sakara built for Djoser
  • Participate in unique private visit to Danderah Temple
  • Explore the Abydous Temple built by King Seti I
  • Experience private night visit to Karnak Temple
  • Join us as we take a cruise up the Nile to access temples on the shores of the river and visit the beautiful Temple of Isis on the Isle of Philae, the birthplace of the Goddess Mysteries and a heart of the feminine power of the Goddess.

Cost $ 3300.00 – total sum payable by 1 September 2020, Early bird price is $ 3000.00 and it is available to 1 April 2020.
For more information and to book email joanna@floweringwhirlwind.com


Painting with Shadows. 7th and 8th November 2020, with Sharyn Turner. A two day shamanic art workshop in GLASTONBURY where we will utilise the energies at this dark and liminal time of year to journey inwards. You will be guided through a creative process to help you to produce a piece of sacred art and in the process bring about healing. You will learn painting techniques as you deepen your connection with spirit. We will be working with Power Animals, guides, runic energies and exploring elements of Northern Tradition shamanism. £175 for the weekend which includes all art materials plus transport for the Saturday evening Utiseta ritual at a Neolithic site. No previous shamanic or artistic experience is required. For more information and to book click on link above or email info@sharynturner.com.


Women’s Self Renewal Retreat 13-15 November, Cober Hill nr SCARBOROUGH, UK. Do you crave space for reflection, rest and renewal? Join Eileen Mullard for a deeply restorative retreat.

This will be a retreat for deep healing of yourself with an evening fire(s), walking a labrinyth, cultivating self – learning practices, and meditating. By the sea with no cooking just rest and renewal. Eileen will organise everything so that you can concentrate fully on your wellbeing, meeting new like-minded people and having an experience that will stay with you for a long time. All diets catered for.

Cost £260. Places are limited on each retreat so early booking is advisable. More information via link above or email eileen@myenergyspace.co.uk.


EVENTS DIARY 2021


Eco Shamanism Two Year Practitioner Training– with Mandy Pullen, runs from January 2021 – GLOUCESTERSHIRE, England.

A two year course with eight modules of 5 days each where you will encounter Eco Shamanism either as an individual journey to follow your own path or to become a practitioner gaining a Certificate in the process. Eco Shamanism is a wholistic practise that is married with Deep Ecology – it’s aim is to empower individuals and communities to ‘become one with our Earth’. You will learn and experience all the major shamanic healing techniques including the Eco Mapping/Healing practice specific to Eco Shamanism. Prerequisite: you must know how to journey shamanically.

Fees are paid yearly in advance and include all tuition, meals and accommodation. There are two concessionary spaces.
Early bird price by Wednesday 30 September 2020: annual fee – £1650 or £1800 with Certificate.
Full price from 1 October 2020 onwards: annual fee – £1900 or £2050 with Certificate.

For more information email info@ecoshamanism.org.uk; phone 01594 541850, text 07805 800313


Indigenous Plant Medicine & Otherworld Magic, with Davyd and Emma Farrell. MID-WALES. 5 Foundational training weekends in advance of the Way Of The Warrior Healer 2 year intensive course.

A series of unique weekends this year each focusing on one transformational plant through which you will learn a diverse yet coherent set of skills necessary for working shamanically, for yourself and others. Through a blend of Celtic & Kichwa Amazonian Shamanism, Plant Spirit Healing, Geomancy and Wisdom Teachings you will acquire skills to begin and / or strengthen your healing practice, to catalyse deeper awakening within yourself and to deepen your connection to the plants by expanding your consciousness into the inner realms of nature.

Working with the power of the 5 elements and the medicine wheel, you will learn how to work with plants holistically, on a physical, emotional and spiritual level, each workshop either standing alone as a teaching within itself or blending into a complete medicine wheel as a foundational base for our 9 module ‘Way Of The Warrior Healer’ course starting in April 2021.

Dates to be confirmed. For more information please click on website link above, or email Emma@plantconsciousness.com.


Way Of The Warrior Healer, with Davyd and Emma Farrell. 2 Year Shamanic Healer Training Course starting 2021. A 9 module graduated path to becoming a contemporary healer with the wisdom, plant medicine and magic of the ancients. MID-WALES.

This course will take you through a series of initiations and inner processes of transformation for you to emerge standing in your true power as a medicine person and guardian of the Earth. Inner wisdom comes from the level of the soul and the truth of our existence will only emerge through making the soul conscious, by uniting the higher and lower minds and moving our perceptions into multi dimensional realms.To be a true healer, ready to work with the powerful forces of our modern age takes inner strength, a pure energy field, integrity and a focused mind. On the journey you will learn to cultivate these directly fromour own indigenous plants and trees, they will be your trusted guides into the shadow and into the eternal light.

Dates to be confirmed. For more information please click on website link above, or email Emma@plantconsciousness.com.


Advanced Shamanic Ecotherapy Facilitator Training from April to December 2021 with Elizabeth Meacham. Location: Lake Erie Institute, Gates Mills, OHIO 44040, US. More information coming soon. Participation in an introductory three-month immersion is a prerequisite for the facilitator training. For more information click on website link above or email Liz.E.Meacham@gmail.com


Pilgrimage to NEPAL and TIBET, 10 Aug-02 Sept 2021 with Fotoula Adrimi and Nepalese Shaman, Bhola Banstola .

Our journey is the quest of the spiritual seeker, who surrenders to the spiral of life, follows the etheric energy of the land, practises teachings of inner transformation and strengthens the connection to their spirit and Divine power. We will practice and share ancient teachings through story, Buddhist and Sanskrit philosophy, Mala practice and ancient Himalayan shamanism, to seek deeper understanding and open the gate for spiritual rebirth in Mount Kailash, the mountain of Shiva. Our expert guide and shaman teacher, Bhola Banstola, will guide us into these spaces of inner and outer reality. Below are some of the places we will be visiting. The pilgrimage will include deep shamanic ceremonial work and spiritual practice.

For more information, itinerary and to book contact Fotoula Adrimi, fotoula@isis-school.com or click on link to website.


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


Sacred Circle Dance and Drumming. with Michael Meredith, Keith Barrett & Barbara Moorby in CAMBRIDGESHIRE. Tantric Circle Dance [“Dances of Universal Peace”] sessions every 3rd Saturday afternoon in the month plus “Wheel of the Year” Drumming Days every 3 months. Click on website link for more details and contact.


Shamanic Sundays. with Mandy Pullen. ONLINE & FOREST OF DEAN, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Usually on the first Sunday of the month 10.30am – 1pm. 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@ecoshamanism.org.uk


Monthly Cacao Ceremony. Held every month on the new moon, INVERNESS, SCOTLAND. Using plant medicine teachings, ceremony, meditation, sacred space and guided invocation, music and more. For more information please email SpiritKraft@mail.com.


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


Shamanic Ceremonies & Women’s Circles Circles with Maria Fotiou (Maia) in LONDON. Shamanic Ceremonies & Journeying Circles on/ around the New/ Full Moon and the Holy Days marking the change of the Earth seasons attuning to the higher cosmic frequencies and grounding them for the greatest good of all. For next dates, email Maia at mfotiou12@gmail.com or click on website link.


Birth your Healing Drum with Melonie Syrett . The drum is so much more than an instrument. It is a sacred tool, an ally, a friend. If the drum has called to you, allow me to be your midwife as, in a small group, your drum takes shape. We begin with the hoop and hide, honouring all that came to us for this work and we work with reverence. You will create a full frame drum and beater and we will journey to find its guardian and perhaps its reasons for coming to you. Cost £180.

List of dates on the website up until the end of the year. Other dates can be arranged. Workshops held in LONDON or, if a group of four can be gathered I will come to you. Contact for more details Msyrett@aol.com 07462615299.


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 Shamanic journeying circles, 3rd Friday of the month, just outside of GUILDFORD, SURREY, UK, with Hat Sa’Re. For more information email harriet@invitethelight.net.


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


Walking the Sacred Way. Near PERTH, SCOTLAND, with Brian Anderson. Shamanism opens us to the sacredness of life, this process moves us away from a hierarchical and linear mind to a circular state of consciousness where we know we are connected as one web of life and come to experience life as sacred and that all life is alive and that land is sacred and so asks to be respected. Cultures across the world talk of nature as the visible face of spirit so as we walk we are walking in the presence of spirit this is why a conscious walk in nature can be so restorative for us.

This 3 hour workshop offers an opening and deepening of this sacred experience and offers a practical and effective method of healing that you can use in your life as and when needed. We start with our ceremony with respect and moving our perception to see that land as a sacred living spirit, one that is aware of us as we are aware of it. We then will walk out with the land to continue our work and finally return to share and integrate your experience where support will be given to carry on this opening in your everyday.

You will need to bring with you a question about something that you need support with or that is currently challenging you. There is no need to share this as we will be working to resolve this in a different way with the healing power of the natural world. Email oakenleaf@zoho.com


Sacred Activism Events Monthly. Near PERTH, SCOTLAND, with Brian Anderson. These events are held each month throughout the year please see website for dates.


Monthly Full Moon Fires. near LEWES in EAST SUSSEX, UK with Ali Rabjohns . Circles are a vital way to hold and share light with each other through the level of the heart. These fire ceremonies gather us together to re-connect inwardly and with each other. Anyone can join our circle to experience the essence of this beautiful energy. The ceremony originates from the High Andes in Peru. More Info: enquiries@alirabjohns.com, phone 07528 614747.


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.


Blue Morpho Shamanic Ayahuasca & Sacred Plant Retreats, IQUITOS, PERU. Blue Morpho offers traditional ayahuasca retreats and plant medicine dietas in a safe, professional and engaging environment. We specialize in guiding traditional ayahuasca ceremonies in a way that is understandable, impactful and results-oriented. In the last 16 years we have successfully led over 5,000 people through life-changing experiences and this continues to be the heart and soul of our work. We strive to embody 7 Core Principles: Medicine, Safety, Service, Professionalism, Integrity, Community, and Heart. These principles form the bedrock of what we do, and represent our commitment to helping others achieve profound and lasting change through ayahuasca and sacred plant medicine.

Recognized as one of the most renowned shamanic centers in the Peruvian Amazon, all our ayahuasca retreat programs are led by 7th Generation Master Shaman, Maestro Alberto Torres Davila, who has over 50 years of experience working with ayahuasca and medicinal plants. Together with our team of dedicated shamans and assistants, our work helps unite these ancient practices with modern needs to illuminate and unlock the many benefits that ayahuasca and the shamanic arts have to offer you. Please click on website link for more information.


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