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Calling for a new form of Elderhood

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

Pathways to Bliss

“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where before there were only walls.” Joseph Campbell

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The Hero’s Journey in the Movies

“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.”

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Megalith takes the world by storm!

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!

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The Hero’s Journey – Men’s Woodland Retreat

With Will Gethin & Sam Bloomfield Cherry Wood, nr Marshfield, South Gloucestershire   Friday 14- Sunday 16 September Is there a next step in life calling you? Or a desire to explore? This weekend is a chance to move through the stages of The Hero’s Journey, the mythical transformation process described by Joseph Campbell, in… Continue reading The Hero’s Journey – Men’s Woodland Retreat

MEGALITH SOLSTICE EVENTS AT AVEBURY AND STONEHENGE

Megalith: Studies in Stone, the first global study to fully reveal the remarkable complexity of stone circles and Neolithic art will be published on Thursday 21 June for summer solstice. Megalith will be launched at Avebury and Stonehenge on Wednesday 20 June, when Robin Heath, contributing author to Megalith (and author of eleven books on… Continue reading MEGALITH SOLSTICE EVENTS AT AVEBURY AND STONEHENGE

New book sheds light on stone circle phenomenon

 MEGALITH: STUDIES IN STONE  Published 21 June, Summer Solstice, by Wooden Books    Megalith: Studies in Stone, to be published on summer solstice 21 June, featuring eight leading authors in the field, is the first global study to fully reveal the remarkable complexity of stone circles and Neolithic art. John Martineau, founder of Wooden Books… Continue reading New book sheds light on stone circle phenomenon

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COLOURFEST: A restorative alternative to summer festival madness!

The seventh Colourfest returns to Gaunts House in the beautiful Dorset countryside next weekend, from Thursday 31 May to Sunday 3 June, bringing a unique opportunity for celebration and connection through yoga, dance, music, ceremony, theatre and arts. Set amid open landscapes, stunning vistas and ancient trees, the alcohol and drug-free event offers a restorative… Continue reading COLOURFEST: A restorative alternative to summer festival madness!

Follow Your Bliss….or follow your blisters?

Joseph Campbell was a mythologist and deep life explorer most famous for ‘The Hero’s Journey’ – his mythical template for storytelling which has been applied to numerous films, from Star Wars to The Matrix. Campbell also taught how The Hero’s Journey – as a powerful map for transformation – can be usefully applied to our own lives.

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