Celtic Fire Retreat
Fire Ceremonies and Meditation Courses in the Sussex Countryside. Our inspiring courses take you on a journey into the sacred landscape alongside the practical application of outdoor skills. Learn about Herbs, Foraging, Fire-lighting, Trees, Animals and Plants whilst immersing in deep meditation and ritual practices.
To deepen and support you in your exploration of Celtic Tradition you can also enrol on the Woodland Bard Course
What a wonderful time I had. The people were lovely, the organisers could not do enough to make us comfortable. The food was amazing. The woodland site is so beautiful and the workshops great fun. Highly recommended.
Lindsey, East Sussex
Wonderful experience to be out in the wild. We were well-cared for throughout. Learnt a new skill and came away refreshed, yearning for more.
Joan Ballington, East Sussex
What a delight, the space, the content and Jonathon who’s enthusiasm and knowledge is inspirational.
Bridget Lloyd, East Sussex
The Celtic Fire Retreat was an amazing experience! Submerging into tradition and folklore. Exploring ancient wisdom as well as contemporary spirituality in a woodland setting. Highly recommended.
Celtic Fire Retreats: 31st May-2nd june 2019
with accredited outdoor Instructors Jonathon huet and mark lloyd
This unique course will give you an experience of stepping out of a modern life to learn , connect and be inspired by nature's beauty.
All meals and camping provided, you will need to bring your own tent or tarp. The woodland is based near Eastbourne, East Sussex.
Please note upon booking you will receive details of the site and workshop please get in touch if you do not receive it by email or phone 07891333780.
Celtic Fire Retreat- Early Bird Ticket
Retreat Weekend 31st May- 2nd June 2019
An opportunity to spend a weekend in a Sussex wood learning traditional crafts, living outdoors and connecting deeply with the spiritual traditions of the land. Each day will consist of a morning and evening fire ceremony bringing together storytelling, Celtic folklore , herbs and fire-lighting followed by a deep meditation session. During the day you will learn to weave baskets, identify and harvest wild foods and cook over an open fire.
This unique course will give you an experience of stepping out of a modern life to learn , connect and be inspired by nature's beauty. Price includes all food and camping.
Instructors for the Celtic Bushcraft Retreat
Jonathon is a dynamic, creative, professional storyteller and speaker who has had teacher training in Bushcraft, and holds qualifications in Woodcraft and Expedition Leadership. Over the last 25 years he has researched and studied the folklore of the natural world of the British Isles running many workshops exploring the deep spiritual practices of the Indigenous culture of Britain. Jonathon works with many organsations, councils, and centres including the Sustainability Centre, Butser Ancient Farm and the Wetlands Trust. He has also worked with Motiv8, many schools and was short listed for the Business Ambassador of the year award by the EBP
( Education Business Partnership) for the work he has done with secondary school students.
'I love to share my skills and knowledge of all things woodsy with anyone that'll listen! This includes young children right through to adults.'
He has been working in the outdoors for around 15 years and has qualifications in Bushcraft, Forest School training, Woodcraft and Expedition Leadership.
'I love stories - listening to them and occasionally telling. I love nature especially birds. I'm interested in gathering people together and making things happen! '