Just to let you know…

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That the copy of the labyrinth from Chartres Cathedral will be visiting Gloucester Cathedral between August 14/ 22.its well worth a visit and you can leave your shoes safely to one side and walk the pathway. The general idea is that you contemplate your life and leave the stuff you no longer want or need […]

Picnic time..

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Hullo…it’s blowing a hooligan outside and the rain is tipping down…its horrid…but it’s time to remind you about the Glastonbury Picnic…which hasn’t happened for a couple of years.There are a couple of spaces left…and more if another person is happy to drive.It’s on September 1st and we plan to meet  at or in the Chalice Well Gardens […]

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NEWSLETTER FOR 2019 ——————————— Every year I ask where time has gone….but where did 2018 get to ? Medieval times seem important for this coming year but you will note that those workshops are spread out…but it will be worth coming to all of them because they will dovetail overall. The four seasonal days ( […]

Coming very soon..

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On this one day workshop in Minsterworth, Gloucestershire, on Sunday 16th June, we will be looking at plants and their essential oils and floral waters that were used in Medieval and Tudor period Britain. We will be looking at around 25 plants and their medicinal/herbal/Aromatherapy differences and uses. This is also a ‘make and take’ […]

MEDIEVAL MEDICINE….DAY ONE

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This weekend we looked at Medieval Medicine….it is a huge period of time and things developed in fascinating ways….as Christianity spread its wings and absorbed folk and pagan ways of healing.Then as time went by Islamic and western cultures met and learned from each other….battlegrounds became places where surgery developed and knowledge about anatomy grew […]

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News from Butterfly Conservation View in browser   Forward to a friend Dear Nicky The butterfly season is well underway with more than 30 species now ‘on the wing’. Some butterflies will have already laid eggs and their caterpillars could be hatching any day. This month, in honour of much-loved children’s book The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s […]

2019 news…..

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                         NEWSLETTER FOR 2019                         ——————————— Every year I ask where time has gone….but where did 2018 get to ? Medieval times seem important for this coming year but you will note that those workshops are spread out…but it will be worth coming to all […]

 

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