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Walking Pisces in the Glastonbury Zodiac

Our final foray into The Glastonbury Zodiac, on this turn of the wheel, takes us into the deep imaginal waters of a landscape soaked in myth and legend. It is the legacy of Christ as Ichthus the fish, the chief inaugurator and overseer of the Piscean age, who is most obviously represented here. We are […]
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Walking the Glastonbury Zodiac: Aquarius

Walking the Glastonbury Zodiac – Part 11: Aquarius It has always seemed entirely appropriate to me that the figures of both Aquarius and Pisces in the Zodiac should be drawn to ground in Glastonbury, placing the Isle of Avalon perfectly on the cusp of the astrological ages. The Pisces figure extends to Avalon’s western boundary, […]
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The Aquarian Bird’s Eye View

The alchemical year is now in its Aquarian phase and this Sunday, we will be diving into the Aquarius perspective for on our monthly Alchemical Journey workshop. Having climbed to the summit of the mountain in Capricorn and entered the consciousness of the initiate, made our declaration of commitment and taken our stand in the […]
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Walking the Capricorn Figure

Walking the Glastonbury Zodiac: Part 10 – Capricorn When one approaches the Capricorn figure, the northernmost point in the landscape temple, it seems important to do so with a particular degree of reverence and respect. Capricorn stands for initiation, correct alignment, and the hard-earned rite of one’s own spiritual authority. As the cardinal earth sign, […]
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Walking Scorpio in the Glastonbury Zodiac

As the veil between life and death thins and winter’s dark cloak starts to draw itself in around us, something stirs in the muddy fields, murky streams and lost woods of the Somerset countryside. A menacing claw reaching out from beyond the threshold of the Fosseway and a scorpion’s sting unleashed through a pointed church […]
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Scorpio: Re-Discovering our True Wealth

Click Here for More Information on our Scorpio Workshop The astrological sign of Scorpio is much maligned in our culture, and in my opinion this says much more about our culture than it does about Scorpio. It says more about the general failure in modern, western culture to embrace death as a part of life, […]
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Virgo Workshop: Aug 25th 2013

Virgo:  The Alchemy of Harvest “Harvesting Your Gold & Extracting the Alchemical Essence” Dates: Sun 25th August 2013 Venue: The Roundhouse, St Anne’s, Chilkwell St, Glastonbury Facilitators: John Wadsworth & Anthony Thorley, This is the sixth workshop in our 2012-13 Programme. Drawing upon the energy of Virgo, Mercury and the element of earth, it will […]
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Walking the Zodiac: Taurus

An account of our Taurus walk from April 2010. Our alchemical foray into Glastonbury’s temple of the stars this month, led so expertly by Anthony Thorley, took us into Taurus the Bull, one of the most stunning walks on our zodiac tour, and at such a beautiful time of the year. Everything about it resonates […]
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Taurus & the Power of Manifestation

Increasing Our Magnetism In our zodiacal year, we are now entering the Taurus phase, as the Sun enters that sign, and as it does, so the focus of our alchemical enquiry shifts. In contrast to Aries, Taurus quietly draws toward itself what it needs for its own sustenance and well-being, drawing on the magnetism of […]
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The Girt Dog: The Alchemy of Guardianship

Date: Saturday 23rd March 2013 (Aries Workshop takes place the next day on Sunday 24th March) Venue: The Roundhouse, St Anne’s, Chilkwell St, Glastonbury BA6 8DE Facilitators: John Wadsworth & Anthony Thorley Timings: 10am – 5pm Price: £30 or £50 if you also book for Aries on Sunday. We begin our Alchemical Journey cycle of […]
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