A unique opportunity to spend an evening with Brooke Medicine Eagle, Native American Earthkeeper, Tuesday 4th September 2018 at 7.30 pm in the stunning location of the Wye Valley Near Monmouth. Exploring The Path of the Heart. Brooke Medicine-Eagle is a legendary Earthkeeper, wisdom teacher, healer, visionary, singer/songwriter, catalyst for wholeness and ceremonial leader, author of the Native American literary classic, Buffalo Woman Comes Singing and of The Last Ghost Dance. Brooke’s music recordings, teachings, writings and wilderness spiritual retreats have touched the hearts and minds of people worldwide. She will share wisdom and healing through her powerful teachings, songs, dance, and the medicine of her drum. Booking essential, tickets are non refundable once purchased. £15.00 Visit www.shamaniclife.co.uk/events/
Learn the basic skills of a chocolatier and make and package delicious chocolate truffles – a delicious Christmas gift. 10am-12.30pm & 2pm-4.30pm, Sat 8th Dec, £45 Humble by Nature, Upper Meend Farm, Penallt, Nr. Monmouth, NP25 4RP. T: 01600 714595 or M:07941 309958 T @farmerhumble I @farmerhumble E: email@example.com www.humblebynature.com
Book onto our 12 hour paediatric first aid qualification course to learn essential skills for caring for young children. The course meets the EYFS and CSSIW standards for the early years sector. 9.30am-5pm on both days of the course 21/11/2018 – 22/11/2018. £110. Viney Hill Adventure Centre, Viney Hill, GL15 4NA Contact Martin Sweeney M: 07580 135869 E: firstname.lastname@example.org borderlandsfirstaid.co.uk
Our 1 day first aid course meets HSE requirements for low risk workplaces and is also suitable for any individual wanting to learn basic skills. 9.30am-5pm 1/10/2018, £70. Viney Hill Adventure Centre, Viney Hill, GL15 4NA Contact Martin Sweeney M: 07580 135869 E: email@example.com borderlandsfirstaid.co.uk
2 day outdoor first aid course. Learn to manage emergencies when help will be delayed. 9am-6pm on both days of the course 31/10/2018 to 1/11/2018 or alternatively 27/11/2018 – 28/11/2018, £130. Viney Hill Adventure Centre, Viney Hill, GL15 4NA Contact Martin Sweeney M: 07580 135869 E: firstname.lastname@example.org borderlandsfirstaid.co.uk
Book our regulated, hands-on training course to learn the essentials of first aid when help will be delayed. 2 days of in depth, practical training for outdoor enthusiasts and workers. 9am-6pm 24/9/2018 – 25/9/2018, £130. Viney Hill Adventure Centre, Viney Hill, GL15 4NA Contact Martin Sweeney M: 07580 135869 E: email@example.com borderlandsfirstaid.co.uk
This residential course centres on a series of practical exercises in which you develop a design for an actual piece of land, either a domestic garden or a smallholding according to your choice, with guidance from your tutor throughout. Course starts at 12pm on the 17th September to the 30th September 2018. £780 (Concessionary £600) Ragmans Lane Farm Lower Lydbrook Gloucestershire GL17 9PA Tutor name: Caroline Aitken & Matt Dunwell T: 07938213664 E: firstname.lastname@example.org E: email@example.com, W: www.ragmans.co.uk
Learn to dowse and understand the world around us. Tuition, practice, talk and discussion. Clearing chakras and blockages etc. 2 hour sessions for £15 each, singles or groups. Afternoons or evenings to suit. 58 Valley Road, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 2PA Contact Mark Turner on T: 01594 829676 E:firstname.lastname@example.org
The intention of this day is to explore our voice, our sound. That natural tone which heals, refreshes and resonates with our Soul. We can become more confident about our self-expression, unearthing our ‘Given voice’. Everyone can sing. £85.00, 10.30 am – 4.00 pm, Saturday 13th October 2018. Courses in Redbrook in the Wye Valley. Contact Maxine Smillie T: 01873858391 or M: 07845 933860, E: email@example.com, www.shamaniclife.co.uk
Learn about plants using your ‘heart’ sense – with Mandy Pullen and Freya Davies. An introduction to plant perception and resonance giving you a taster of a year long course starting March 2019. 10am to 5pm Sat 9th February 2019. £50 (conc £40) inc. lunch. Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP. Contact Mandy Pullen on T: 01594 541850 or M: 07805 800313, E: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.mandypullen.co.uk
Four weekends of sensory plant immersion open to all – follow plants through the 2019 season. We will be working with plant perception and resonance in a number of illuminating practises. Sat 10am-Sun 4pm 16th & 17th March 2019, .£560 early bird by 1.12.18 Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP. Contact Mandy Pullen on T: 01594 541850 or M: 07805 800313, E: email@example.com, www.mandypullen.co.uk
Level 2 Touch for Health focuses on balancing using a one point correction derived from the Chinese Wheel, the Law of the Five Elements and Yin/Yang concepts. 9.30am to 5.30pm, 3rd and 4th November 2018. £260. Awre Village Hall Contact Helena Arguelles M: 07748841820 E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.essentialtimeout.com
Ideal for anyone dipping their toe into Energy Medicine for the first time or for experienced practitioners looking to expand their practice. 6th & 7th October, 9.30am to 5.30pm £260 total for both days Awre Village Hall Contact Helena Arguelles M: 07748841820 E: email@example.com www.essentialtimeout.com
Promoting courses across the Forest of Dean
An evening of simple yet inspiring bread making. 6.30-9.30pm, Thurs 12th October. Humble by Nature, Upper Meend Farm, Penallt, Nr Monmouth, NP25 4RP. For more details or to book your place, telephone 01600 714595, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.humblebynature.com
Local no money exchange system where people trade goods and services. All year, first Tuesday each month except January. 7.30 – 9.30pm, Different pub each month, £5 a year Contact Jill Raymond for more details T: 01594 826142 M: 07532 171 792 E: email@example.com www.fodlets.co.uk
A day to find out about Eco Shamanism – a marriage of shamanism and deep ecology. Includes bread & soup lunch. 10am-5pm, Sat 6th October, £50 (conc £40). Millers Farm, Blakeney, GL15 4AP Contact Mandy on T: 01594 541850 or M: 07805 800313, E: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.mandypullen.co.uk
Developing a deep learning connection with Nature through Mindfulness and Meditation. Increasingly people are turning to this as the way to the Well Being. 19.30–20.30 Thu 22nd November 2018 4 weeks – Thursdays 22, 29 Nov, 6 Dec. Friday 21st, Dec. £8.00. Gestalt Centre Wales, 10 Hocker Hill Street, Chepstow, except for the 21st Dec which is at Wye Valley Sculpture Garden, Tintern. Contact Steven England M: 07733325969 E: TheArtofSustainability@hotmail.com www.theartofsustainability.co.uk/self/
Through meditation and mindfulness find this connection that nourishes both you and Nature. Increasingly people are turning to this as the way to the Well Being. £25 10.00–12:00pm, Sat 13 October, Wye Valley Sculpture Garden, Tintern, NP16 7NX Contact Steven England M: 07733325969 E: TheArtofSustainability@hotmail.com www.theartofsustainability.co.uk/self/
Training 15 month journey and/or study in Eco Shamanism (with optional certificate) – six long weekends from 2019 to 2020. Train as a practitioner or discover your spiritual depths. Wed/Thurs 6.30pm to Sun 3/4pm Starts Thurs 11th April 2019, £1800 early bird by 15.11.18 (conc £1575) Ragmans Farm, Lower Lydbrook, GL17 9PA. Ragmans Lane Farm, Lower Lydbrook, Glos, GL17 9P. Contact Mandy Pullen on 01594 541850 or 07805 800313, email email@example.com, website www.mandypullen.co.uk.
The Forum aims to raise awareness of Health and Social Care matters within the Forest of Dean in order to influence and effect positive change. We invite the general public to meet various speakers from Health, Social Care and Councils so that we are informed of changes that affect us. FREE. 7.00-8.00pm, 1st Tuesday of every month. West Dean Centre, Bream, GL15 6JW. Contact Linda Vaughan on 01594 564230 or 07789621238, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.forestofdeanhealthforum.org.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 either 29/30 September 2018 or 17/18 November, £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.
Muay Thai Thai boxing for fitness. Classes held throughout the week for all ages. Kids & Adults. All abilities. Fun & friendly. Free sessions available. £5.50. 10am – 9pm full time facility. MSA Master Sken Academy. Unit 1 New Road, Parkend, Nr Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 4JA Contact Kay Hampson on T:01594 517378 or M: 07988618815 E:email@example.com www.mastersken.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org