Plant and Tree Wisdom: Guardians of the Forest. Bioregion: Britain & Ireland.
Traditional forest knowledge for spiritual, ecological and cultural transformation.
This module focuses primarily on Gaelic knowledge of plants, herbs and soil, and the importance of knowing your land and forests. The module builds on the preceding learning to focus on wellbeing and medicinal connections between humans and plants, and the importance of trees and soil in the affirmation of a sense of belonging and connection.
19 May, 2021
Workshop 1 led by James Canton on our ancestral connection with oak trees and the ancient woodlands of Britain, and how this runs through to us in the present.
Workshop 2 led by Charlotte Pulver on ancestral connections to the Yew tree
Workshop 3 led by Sioned Jones on earth protection and guerrilla environmentalism against monoculture plantation in West Cork.
26 May, 2021
Workshop 4 led by Angharad Wynne on walking practices and knowing ancestral lands in the Welsh tradition.
Workshop 5 led by Glennie Kindred on the physical and metaphysical healing properties of trees, Celtic Tree Ogham, and creating connection and continuity through Tree Ceremonies, such as tree planting.