Eco Mapping for Shamanic Practitioners Weekend to introduce shamanic practitioners to the Eco Mapping technique – part of Eco Shamanism. You will need to have trained as a shamanic practitioner to attend. £150 (conc £130) incls meals Friday 7pm to Sunday 4.30pm 15-17 March 2019 Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP Contact Mandy on T: 01594 541850 or M: 07805 800313, E: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.mandypullen.co.uk
A day to explore shamanism, to understand and experience simple ceremony and the use of personal power. Learn how to use the shaman’s journeying technique, explore the shaman’s map and drum to gain information and healing in your daily life. £50 (conc £40) incl lunch. 10am-5pm Saturday 2nd March Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP Contact Mandy Pullen on 01594 541850 or 07805 800313, email email@example.com, website www.mandypullen.co.uk.
This 3-day Regenerative Agriculture course, led by Jairo Restrepo, will be specifically structured to provide farmers and growers with the practical tools to create fertile systems using home made biofertilisers and minimal-cost pest and disease control methods. £300 / £270 Early Bird until 15th January 2019, 9-5.30pm, 10th May 2019 Ragmans Lane Farm, Lower Lydbrook, GL17 9PA. Contact Jairo Restrepo or Angie Horsley on 01594 860244, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.ragmans.co.uk
Meets on Tuesday evenings at Ragmans Lane Farm, Lower Lydbrook. Newcomers welcome, no need to be an ‘expert’, as meditation instructions and guidance will be given as required. Donation of £2.00. 7.20pm start, Tuesdays, ongoing. Ragmans Lane Farm, Lower Lydbrook, GL17 9PA. Please contact Jane on 01594 861404, email email@example.com.
An introduction to the Shamanic Journey; exploring with safety and support from an experienced & accomplished shamanic practitioner (2 day workshop). 10.30 am – 4 pm, 16th/17th March 2019, £160.00 Redbrook Village Hall, Redbrook Road, Redbrook, NP25 4LR. Contact Maxine Smillie on 07845 933860, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website shamaniclife.co.uk
The U3A is an excellent way of making new friends and gaining new skills and interests for the over 50s. Meetings with Speakers are on 3rd Thursday of the month at Lydney Town Hall at 1.45 pm. Lots of lively activity groups for members – Kurling, Ukelele, Art & Craft, French, Poetry, Knitting, Painting, Walking, Card games, Petanque, Lunch Club, Cycling, Book Club, Skittles, Heritage Detectives, Tea room appreciation, and more… What’s not to like? Lydney Town Hall, High St, Lydney, GL15 5DY. Annual Membership is just £10 Join us on the 3rd Thursday of every month or visit u3asites.org.uk/forest-of-dean/home or ring us on 01594 832599.
boxing sessions available at Forest Fighting Fit Gym for times and days please get in contact. Contact Michelle Gardiner on 07790025743, email email@example.com, website www.whitelotus.co.uk
Ideal for adults with disabilities – Tues 1-2pm at Forest Fighting Fit Gym at the Miners Hall. Cinderford Contact Michelle Gardiner on 07790025743, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.whitelotus.co.uk
Fitness ‘Strictly’ style includes Salsa, Cha Cha, Jive, Samba, Tuesdays, 11.15-12.15am, £5/session, Naas Lane Community Centre, Lydney. Contact Michelle Gardiner on 07790025743, email email@example.com, website www.whitelotus.co.uk
Regular meeting one Sunday a month with guided shamanic journeying. Beginners welcome. Please bring a mat, eye cover, blanket, pen and notebook. See website for dates. 10.30am–1.00pm, £8 including tea and biscuits. Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP. Contact Mandy on 01594 541850 or 07805 800313, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.mandypullen.co.uk.
Patient piano teacher with 6 years of experience teaching all ages, from children to adults. My way to teach is to try to help you to find your own way into music and piano playing, whilst having fun and enjoying yourself. £20/Hour or £65/month. Any Time by arrangement. Contact Bianca Bertalot, 6 Livia Way, Lydney, GL15 5NU, T: 07806374139 or email email@example.com
Seasons of the Soul Winter Circle Let’s light a fire in our hearts to support us through the cold & dark of winter. Using guided meditation, expressive arts & reflection. Be seen and held within a supportive non-judgmental group. Earlybird £35 Standard £40 11am-4pm January 27th 2019 Contact Angie Pell-Walpole of Creative Depths. M: 07743 419 807 E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.creativedepths.weebly.com
Seasons of the Soul : Spring Circle Rise with the Spring from Winter’s slumber. Choose how you want to embrace the coming year. Using expressive arts, guided meditation and reflection. Earlybird £35 Standard £40 (Concession places available) 11am-4pm March 17th 2019 Contact Angie Pell-Walpole of Creative Depths. M: 07743 419 807 E: email@example.com www.creativedepths.weebly.com
Creative Well-Being Service Looking for holistic support to help you heal & develop? Bespoke one-to-one sessions. Opportunity to use Expressive Arts, Reiki, Body Talk & Reflection. £35 (Concessions available) Contact Angie Pell-Walpole of Creative Depths. M: 07743 419 807 E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.creativedepths.weebly.com
earn to dance Argentine Tango, Tuesdays in Newland Village Room. Check website for dates and prices. No partner needed. No previous dance experience required. All ages welcome. NEW Beginner courses starting 16th Jan & 20th Feb 2019. Course 5/6 weeks x £6/person, Drop-in class £10. Wednesdays: 7-8pm Absolute Beginners, 8.15-9.15pm Improvers 16th January (5 week courses), 20th February (6 week courses) Newland Village Room, GL16 8NP. Contact Bärbel Rücker on 07474 612701, email email@example.com, website www.movingexperience.eu.
Italian – Beginners (Term 2) This course is suitable for beginners who have already studied for one term or those who need to refresh their knowledge of it. 14 Jan, 8 wks Mon: 10.30-12.30, £80 – St Briavels Pavilion, Coleford Rd, St Briavels Italian – Intermediate This course is suitable for students who have studied Italian for 2/3 years. 14 Jan, 8 wks Mon: 12.45-2.45, £80 – St Briavels Pavilion, Coleford Rd, St Briavels GL15 6TG Brush Up Your Basic French Suitable for those who wish to improve their French and consider themselves ‘rusty’ beginners. 14 Jan, 9 wks Mon: 10-11.30, £75 – Assembly Rooms, East St, St Briavels GL15 6TG French for Absolute Beginners This course is suitable for complete beginners. Learn the basics. 21 Jan, 8 wks Mon: 12.30-2, £68 – Lydney Community Centre, Naas Lane, Lydney GL15 5AT Contact Wyedean School – 01291 625340
Community smallholding share the work, risks, and rewards. Goat and chicken portion rotas; bees seasonal; vegetable garden Wednesdays 1-3pm winter 2-4pm summer. New members all ages very welcome training given, £6 per household/individual / year, free if joining a portion see website for details. Contact Pauline T: 01594 510692 www.blakeneyhillgrowers.org.uk
A chance to make Felt Planters, Green Men and other ideas for your garden. 13th April. 2019, Workshops run from 10am-4pm, cost £65 and include lunch, snacks and materials. The Studio, Kent Cottage, New Road, Blakeney Hill, Blakeney, GL15 4BS. Contact Christine Waygood on 01594 516902 or 07947123665, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.christinewaygood.com
Experimental 3D shapes in felt to make vases, tea lights or planters. 16th March 2019 or 23rd March 2019. Workshops run from 10am-4pm, cost £65 and include lunch, snacks and materials. The Studio, Kent Cottage, New Road, Blakeney Hill, Blakeney, GL15 4BS. Contact Christine Waygood on 01594 516902 or 07947123665, email email@example.com, website www.christinewaygood.com
Using the Power of Chant, meditation and visualisation the mind can be brought to stability. From around the world spiritual practises have included chanting or singing to bring harmony onto our being. £8 concessions £7 2 to 3.30pm & 7 to 8pm 16th January 2019, 6 weeks initially Lydney Community Centre, Lydney, Glos, GL15 5AT. Contact Christine Bell M: 07487287841 or E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deeply relaxing and balancing sessions. Supports healing, pain reduction and stress-management. With Angie P-W, Reiki Master, 10 years of experience. Individual £30 Couples £50 (Concessions available), Hildersley, Ross on Wye Contact Angie Pell-Walpole Creative Depths. M: 07743 419 807 E: email@example.com www.creativedepths.weebly.com
Body Talk Holistic Health Care Service Free Yourself, Find Better Health through BodyTalk sessions. Simple and effective support for the body’s own healing process. £35 (concessions available), Hildersley, Ross-on-Wye. Contact Angie Pell-Walpole Creative Depths. M: 07743 419 807 E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.creativedepths.weebly.com
A crisis is a time to examine and reshape our lives. The counselling is influenced by my 25 years experience in counselling, mindfulness and body work and takes place in a peaceful and beautiful environment. I also offer shiatsu and movement work £45. Concessions offered. Available Mondays and Tuesdays 9am to 7pm. 22 Tramway rd, Ruspidge, GL14 3AT. Contact Pam Moolman T: 01594826860 or M: 07954377213 E: email@example.com www.pamelamoolman, www.chironcentre.nl
Mindfulness meditation practice is a way of training the mind to be present in the here and now. The weekly sessions and home practise will guide and encourage you to cultivate your mindfulness, paying attention to what is happening as it happens, and doing so with an attitude of kindness, acceptance, and non-judgment. Living with greater happiness. 8 week course £140. 10-11.45am Monday 14th January 2019 8 The Loft, Brockweir and Hewelsfield Community Shop, NP16 7NW Contact Diana M: 07952548040 firstname.lastname@example.org www.mindfulnessforestandwye.com
Poets in Progress (PIPs) are a friendly peer-learning poetry groups for poets of all abilities. Develop your poetry writing and get fair, realistic feedback on your work, plus free tutorials, discussions, handouts and writing prompts in facilitated meetings. PIPs also helps you get your work heard through collaboration with festivals and community events. 7pm to 9pm every 2nd Monday of the month, ongoing. £5.00. Meetings are in members’ houses. Contact Vicky Hampton on 01594 542974 or email email@example.com.
We are a community choir of people who love to sing and would like to invite you to come and try a free session. We don’t audition and always start with a foundation of having fun. No need to read sheet music, we learn everything through listening. We look forward to welcoming you! £5 / session, pay only when you attend 19.30 26/11/18 ongoing Lydney Cricket Club, Swan Rd, Lydney, GL15 5RU Contact Cara M: 07875328879 E: firstname.lastname@example.org https://foresttreblemakers.org.uk/
Easy to follow dance fitness workout to trim and tone the whole body. 17th Jan, 9 wks Thurs: 10-11, £39 – Woolaston Memorial Hall, Netherend Crescent, Woolaston, GL15 6NW Contact Wyedean School – 01291 625340
NEW for 2019! Six specially designed workshops to help poets use time, place, narrative, form etc to best effect. Friendly and informal. Max 10 participants/workshop. All welcome. £10pp per workshop, £55 for all six. Saturday mornings 10am-12.30pm. Dates and more information: Vicky Hampton T: 01594 542974 E: email@example.com
Discover the magic of wool sculpture and make an animal of your choice. Models are around 6 inches in height. No sewing or gluing is involved, suitable for absolute beginners or improvers. Full day 10am to 4.30pm £55 includes all materials, lunch and refreshments. Courses at Swan House Tea Room Woolaston, near Lydney on the A48 Please enquire about dates Courses at Trumpet Corner Tea Room near Ledbury on the A438 to Hereford JAN: Sat 26th, Tue 29th, FEB: Fri 8th, Thurs 21st , MAR: Sat 16th, Thurs 28th, APR: Sat 6th, Tue 23rd Contact Michelle Hickman T: 01594 516906 M: 0794 114 7161 E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.furzie.co.uk
A day of deep listening to the soul of the land at the time of Imbolc £55 incl lunch (concessions – please ask) 10am-5pm Saturday 2nd February Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP Contact Mandy Pullen on 01594 541850 or 07805 800313, email email@example.com, website www.mandpullen.co.uk.