The Creative Forest
We take to the woods to slide deeper into enchantment and explore the magical – hey maybe even spiritual - role that being in nature plays in our past, our present and our future. Because who knows what time going wild with ideas in our creative forest might unleash in our furry little minds. Perhaps that next big idea we need to have but that remains just out of grasp will untether from our subconscious and appear in our rational minds after time spend in a session or three in our woods. So we ask you to step into our woods, to appreciate being under the soaring canopy of trees and tune in to the surging vitality beneath your feet, and to explore that we may stand on nature and feel we are a witness to the nature that surrounds us – but this is to grossly misunderstand what it is we are enmeshed in. For the atoms in our body are on loan and a seashell in Indonesia, or maybe a a future geneticist in Addis Ababa has their eyes on them, …so the creative forest is a place and a state of mind – somewhere to shift our perspective: ‘WE ARE BECAUSE IT IS’ to misappropriate the Descarte via Ubunto quote to include nature…..
How will we do this, our woods will be a place of awe and activity, we will have daytime walks and talks and meditations, we will have witch lit, and workshops on drawing down the power of your ancestors, we’ll have bushcraft with a twist, and den building and clever comedy, heartfelt in conversations, unusual ideas explored for your physical health your mental health and what lies in between, experts and practioners will share their knowledge on nature’s role in creating happiness, tap in to our manifestation station, and understand the maths of meditation and manifestation, we’ll hear about the role of goddesses through human time, we’ll offer the chance to go deeper in to the universe and the rules of the universe. We will have yoga, and sacred cacao ceremonies, perfumed meditations to go deeper in to your breath, there is a beautiful stage deep in the woods for dancing, a dancefloor for wild dancing and late-night audio adventures – a nocturne series of events to take part in, try out forest bathing or one of many, many curated events and experiences spread throughout our woods to get in to the zone of the creative forest. This truly is a place where ideas run wild – all designed to immerse you in unusual ideas to help you easily lay down the information you need to form your next big idea, from self-care to saving the planet, your relationships with those you love, those you can’t avoid or yourself. Believe us the creative forest wants to hook you up with ideas in the wild to help you have your next great idea to live bolder, brighter – it could be a tiny change in your life you need – it could be the answer to life itself.
Want to go deeper then this is for you - bring your most burning questions – as you leave the creative forest, via our museum that considers the past of humankind from the point of view of animals and you will meet our giant Labyrinth built for our tenth year in the shape of that most mystical of creatures The Hare as we present our Hare Labyrinth, often used for walking meditation, a layyrinth is a single winding path and is an ancient way to quiet the mind calm anxieties, recover balance in life, enhance creatvity and encourage meditation, insight, self-reflection and stress reduction – just like our creative forest.