News and Events

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Calendar of Events, 2018

Sunday 28 January

Lecture at the Brigid of Faughart festival, Dundalk, Ireland
http://www.brigidoffaughart.ie/

Saturday 10 March

‘The Enchanted Life’: an all-day event at Alternatives London.
http://www.alternatives.org.uk

Friday 6 April

‘Re-story our Places, Restore the Earth’
Flow Studio, Belfast, 17.00 – 18.30
Details and tickets here

Saturday 7 April

‘The Mythic Imagination’: a talk at ‘Inspired Life’: a TEDx event, Stormont, Belfast
http://www.tedxstormont.com/

Saturday 14 — Friday 20 April

Creative retreat for women: Dancing with the Cailleach, Argyll, Scotland
http://www.thehedgeschool.org/creative-retreats-for-women/

Sunday 20 May (4pm)

‘Reclaiming Our Stories: The Divine Female and the Heart of the Land’
An Táin Festival, Longford, Ireland
http://brileith.ie

Saturday 1 September

Lecture on ‘Celtic Mythology: an Ecofeminist Approach’ at the ‘Psychotherapy and the Natural World’ conference, Glendalough, Co Wicklow, Ireland
Details and full programme here

 

September 2018 teaching visit to the USA

In September 2018 I’ll be on a teaching trip to the USA. Details about events there will be added here as they become available.

Friday 7 – Sunday 9 September

‘The Enchanted Life: Grounding Yourself Through Celtic Mythology’
The Rowe Center, Western Massachusetts
http://rowecenter.org/wp/events/the-enchanted-life/

Friday 14 – Saturday 15 September

At the Black Mountain Circle, Point Reyes, California:

‘Women Rising Rooted: How Old Celtic Stories Inspire Change’. Friday September 14, 7-9 pm.  https://www.blackmountaincircle.org/events/women-rising-rooted-how-old-celtic-stories-inspire-change/

‘The Mythic Imagination: re-storying our places’. All-day workshop, Saturday September 15. https://www.blackmountaincircle.org/events/the-mythic-imagination-re-storying-our-places/

Wednesday 19 September

6pm Lecture at the Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara
‘Women, Waters and Wastelands: Can Celtic Mythology Inform the Ways We Live Today?’
This event is open to the public; details here.

 

 

Monday 8 October

DREAMING THE LAND AND NATIVE SPIRITUALITY: Dr Sharon Blackie & Mac Macartney.
Steiner House, Park Road, Marylebone, London. 18.30 – 21.00.

This event is part of ‘The Re-Enchantment Series: Unlocking Magic & Inspiring Action’ – a series of events inspired by The Enchanted Life, hosted by the Advaya Initiative. Details and bookings are at this link.

Sunday 14 – Saturday 20 October

Creative retreat for women: Islands and Otherworlds, Connemara, Ireland
http://www.thehedgeschool.org/creative-retreats-for-women/islands-and-otherworlds-retreat-connemara-2018/

 

Calendar of Events, 2019

Friday 8 – Sunday 10 March

HedgeWise: the Hedge School festival. The Boghill Centre, the Burren, Ireland.
Details and tickets at this link.

Sunday 5 – Saturday 11 May

Creative retreat for women: Reclaiming the Wise Woman: Dreaming Ourselves Awake, Beara Peninsula, Ireland
http://www.thehedgeschool.org/reclaiming-the-wise-woman-retreat-beara-west-cork/

June 2019 teaching visit to the USA

More events will be added as they’re confirmed.

Friday 7 – Sunday 9 June

The International Herb Symposium, Norton, Massachusetts, USA (3 talks/workshops; details to be announced in autumn)
Keep up to date with this event here.

Friday 14 – Sunday 16 June

Weekend workshop at The Garrison Institute, Garrison, New York. ‘The Mythic Imagination: Unlocking the Magic of the Everyday’.

Details and bookings at this link.

(If you’ve attended any of my North American workshops in 2018, this workshop will be a good follow-up, with all-new but related content.)

 

September 2019 teaching visit to the USA

More events will be added as they’re confirmed.

Friday 30 August – Monday 2 September

‘A Psyche the Size of Earth’: a new and unique 3-day weekend workshop at the beautiful Synergia Ranch, New Mexico. Located 30 minutes from the center of Santa Fe and 45 minutes from Albuquerque, Synergia Ranch is set on 111 acres of high desert prairie, dotted with pinon and juniper trees.

Details and booking information are at this link.

Sunday 13 – Saturday 19 October

Creative retreat for women: Reclaiming the Wise Woman: Dreaming Ourselves Awake. Connemara, Ireland
Details at this link.

 

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