Weekend details

Here is what we intend to explore during and in between each weekend in experiential, theoretical, grounded and practical ways……..

April 12-14th 2019 ~ East & South East Shields ~ Spring

Guest facilitator: Jack Payne-Cook


Attributes: Happiness & Vitality
Peacemaking focus: Good Message & Healing/Condolence
Creating an effective culture together
Removing blocks and getting ‘clean and clear’ with each other
Orientation to the whole year course
Acorn leadership during the course
Embodied Awareness
Core routines: sunrise sit spot, mid morning activation
Archetype: The child


July 5-7th 2019 ~ South & South West Shields ~ Summer

Guest facilitator: Deborah Benham


Attributes: Focus/Commitment to Mentoring & Empathy
Peacemaking focus: Unity & Peace
Peer to Peer mentoring
Bringing mentoring into your life and work
Un-intact and Intact South in our cultures
Core routines: Mapping the village in your life, Afternoon Solo wandering time
Archetypes: Warrior/Warrioress & the Nurturing Parent


September 6-8th 2019 ~ Solo vigil weekend 


Supported time to be in nature and with yourself
Journeying inwards to connect to your gifts and callings

Sharing and witnessing your stories to the ‘village’
Time to indulge in the South West more deeply


October 18-20th 2019 ~ West & North West Shields ~ Autumn

Guest facilitator: Chris Holland

8 shields-17

Attributes: Truly helpful & Fully Alive
Deepening into Peacemaking Focus: Good Message & Healing/Condolence
Music, Song, Storytelling and the Storytellers mind
Appreciation & Honouring gifts
Inner Tracking & Reflection, Grief Tending
Connecting to Ancestors and Exploring Shadow
Core Routines: Evening Storytelling, Reflection time
Archetypes: Master/Mistress of Ceremony & the Counsellor


January 17-19th 2020 ~ North & North East Shields ~ Winter

Guest facilitator: Amy Downing 


Attributes: Forgiveness & Compassion, Quiet Mind
Deepening into Peacemaking focus: Unity & Peace
Threshold Marking Ceremony
Village Building overview
Thanksgiving address & ceremony
Story of the Year
Celebration and plans for going forward
Archetypes: The Elder & the Shaman/Shamana


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