Talk at Kensington Library – Sarah-Jane Menato & Will Gethin Monday 29 April, 18:30 – 19:45 Greek myths were written at a time of transition, the end of an older world. Their themes of loss, tragedy and conflict seem prescient as well as ancient in our own current, stormy times. In this evening talk at Kensington… Continue reading Ancient archetypes and enduring myths – resources for stormy times
In today’s film, entitled ‘Trust’, Satish Kumar says that while we often live in fear, we need to cultivate and cherish trust to live to the full.
Follow your Bliss on the Hero’s Journey Will Gethin (founder of Conscious Frontiers) and Alan Heeks (natural happiness writer) will be leading a Hero’s Journey workshop at Bristol’s Wild & Well Festival on Saturday 20 October. Joseph Campbell, creator of The Hero’s Journey (a template for storytelling applied to films like Star Wars and The Matrix)… Continue reading Hero’s Journey workshop at Wild & Well Festival, 20 October
Merlin Theatre, Frome, Sunday 21 October (10am-5pm) Conscious Frontiers is delighted to be supporting The Tree Conference again this year, which will take place at Merlin Theatre in Frome on Sunday 21 October. Now a project of the International Tree Foundation, the Conference will explore citizen-led reforestation, support for ancient forests and the wider re-greening our… Continue reading The Tree Conference 2018
Here’s a radio interview with Will Gethin on BCFM’s Saturday morning show (13 October) talking about The Hero’s Journey. Tying in with a workshop Will be co-facilitating with natural happiness writer Alan Heeks for Bristol’s Wild & Well Festival on Saturday 20 October, the interview also talked about mythologist Joseph Campbell’s mantra “Follow your Bliss”… Continue reading Hero’s Journey interview – Bristol Community Radio
New workshop at Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking, 15-16 October, supports individuals, communities and their frontline services to grow super-resilience and thrive in the 2020s and beyond A groundbreaking new workshop Enjoying the 2020s: Wising up to Super-resilience will take place at Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking, near Stroud, 15-16 October (Monday 10.30am – Tuesday 4.30pm).… Continue reading Wising Up to Super-resilience
Creative ageing expert Alan Heeks hosts a community conservation weekend, paying tribute to elders Hazel Hill Wood, near Salisbury, Wiltshire: Friday 5 October – Sunday 7 October Elders Circle to be held on Silver Sunday (7 October) The first week in October celebrates the role of older people in society, marked by the UN’s International Day… Continue reading Calling for a new form of Elderhood
“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where before there were only walls.” Joseph Campbell
“The Hero’s Journey has been used in numerous iconic films, from Easy Rider, Annie Hall, Dances with Wolves and Avatar, to the Harry Potter films, Lord of the Rings, Wild and Doctor Strange. It is also a map for our own lives and the challenges we face.”
There was much excitement at Conscious Frontiers when our recent publicity campaign for the Stonehenge launch of Megalith: Studies in Stone – the iconic new book on stone circles – went viral, blazing a trail of media coverage across the globe. Featuring eight leading authors in the field, Megalith – the latest publication from the Wooden Books’… Continue reading Megalith takes the world by storm!