Events

TALKS, WALKS AND EVENTS

Wednesday 17 February 2010: 7.30pm
Grasping The Nettle – talk and discussion

Buttercup Connection, Beacon Clinic, Portland Road,
Malvern, Worcestershire

Monday 3 May 2010
Bluebell Walk on Raggedstone Hill

Song of the Earth event: contact Fiona for details:
fiona@song-of-the-earth.com

Thursday 18 March 2010
Pruning – talk and demonstration

Leigh and District Gardeners’ Club, Fox and Hounds,
Lulsley, near Alfrick WR6 5QT

Sunday 10 October 2010
Autumn Colours Walk

Song of the Earth event: venue yet to be decided!
Contact Fiona for details:
fiona@song-of-the-earth.com

SHOWS

ROYAL WELSH SMALLHOLDER AND GARDEN FESTIVAL
15 - 16 May 2010
Builth Wells, Powys
Exhibit of drawings and photographs in Floral Hall,
upstairs on the balcony. Books for sale.

THE GARDEN FESTIVAL
12 – 13 June 2010

Hellens Manor House, Much Marcle, Herefordshire
Exhibit of drawings and photographs in main festival area. Books for sale.

ROYAL WELSH SHOW
19 - 22 July 2010

Builth Wells, Powys
Exhibit of drawings and photographs in Horticultural Marquee, Avenue 1. Books for sale.

WORKSHOPS

Further workshops on the theme of Sacred Gardens, Symbolic Landscapes, Gardening with the Moon, Low Maintenance Gardening, Organic Gardening, and Pruning are planned for the coming year. Information will be posted once details are finalised.

Saturday 27 March 2010: 10am to 5pm
‘To Everything There is a Season….’ Workshop – with Fiona Hopes,
at the Friends Meeting House, Orchard Road, Malvern,
Worcestershire WR14 3DA

Gatekeeper Trust Educational Programme – contact the Secretary for further information: 01803 864680 secretary@gatekeeper.org.uk or Fiona on fiona@song-of-the-earth.com to book

Saturday 29 May 2010: 10am to 5pm
‘Sacred Geometry, Sacred Space’ workshop – with Fiona Hopes,
at the Friends Meeting House, Orchard Road, Malvern,
Worcestershire WR14 3D
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Gatekeeper Trust Educational Programme – contact the Secretary for further information: 01803 864680 secretary@gatekeeper.org.uk or Fiona on fiona@song-of-the-earth.com to book

Saturday 4 September 2010: 10am to 5pm
‘The Living Land’ workshop – with Fiona Hopes,
at the Friends Meeting House, Orchard Road, Malvern,
Worcestershire WR14 3DA

Song of the Earth event: contact Fiona for details:
fiona@song-of-the-earth.com

LOCAL PILGRIMAGES 2009 – GATEKEEPER TRUST
(contact: Fiona Hopes 01684 892533
or fiona@song-of-the-earth.com)

Theme for 2010: Sacred Water – Salt, Sweet, Chalybeate

All pilgrimages are on a Sunday, unless otherwise stated. All dates and times are provisional: please read the appropriate flyer or contact Fiona to confirm arrangements.

Sunday 31 January 2010 – 10.30am start – The Healing Waters of Malvern

Sunday 21 March 2010 - 9.30am start – Exploring the salt waters of Droitwich

Sunday 2 May 2010 – 9.30am start – Gloucester: the meeting of the salt and the sweet waters, and the spring on the sacred hill

Sunday 20 June 2010 – 8.30am start – Chepstow: the meeting of the Wye, the Severn and the Bristol Channel

Sunday 11 July 2010 – 8.30am start – A day in the Avebury landscape, looking at this year’s crop circles. Picnic or cafe lunch. A Gatekeeper Trust National Event.

Sunday 1 August 2010 – 8.30am start – Old Radnor and the Hindwell landscape, including ‘Water Break Its Neck’ waterfall. Pub lunch

Sunday 19 September 2010 - 9.30am start -
Cheltenham: exploring the different wells and waters of the Spa - chalybeate

Sunday 31 October 2010 – 9.30am start – Bromyard: the Teme and Frome valleys

Sunday 13 December – 9.30am start – Evesham: the Abbey and the Avon, the third major river of the Three Counties. Pub Solstice lunch.

EARTH SCHOOL EVENTS

(contact: The Earth School: 01684 892533)

The Earth School is still in hibernation. Please look at Song of the Earth Events and the Education Programme of the Gatekeeper Trust. . www.gatekeeper.org.uk, for similar events.

CONTACT NUMBERS:

Fiona Hopes/Song of the Earth:
fiona@song-of-the-earth.com

Gatekeeper Trust: 01803 864680
secretary@gatekeeper.org.uk

OTHER USEFUL LINKS

Royal Welsh Agricultural Society
www.rwas.co.uk

British Society of Dowsers
www.britishdowsers.org

South Herefordshire Dowsers
www.dowsers.org.uk

David Furlong/Atlanta Association
www.atlanta-association.com

Zoence/Peter Dawkins
www.zoence.co.uk

France Bacon Research Trust
www.fbrt.org.uk

Aquarius Severn Astrological Society
www.aquariussevern.com

Gloucester Connections bimonthly holistic magazine
www.gloucestershireconnections.co.uk

The Garden Festival
www.thegardenfestival.co.uk

The National Botanic Garden of Wales
info@gardenofwales.org.uk