Heal the Wound to Heal the Wasteland
Facilitator: Diana Durham and Anthony Nanson
Modern western culture has decided that we live in ‘a material world’ and therefore have no inner self, no soul. We are conditioned to ignore this powerful aspect of ourselves just as the biological and physical sciences largely ignore the implications of quantum physics which showed, almost a century ago, that everything is composed of energy.
Event time: Fri 26th Mar 2021 at 4:00pm - Sun 28th Mar 2021 at 4:00pm
At a glance
- Explore how we weave new insight and action out of the interchange between the circumstances of our lives and the forces emergent within our own minds
- Ritual and storywork based on the Arthurian romances of the Grail Quest
Participants will gain
- Understand how tune in to your deeper self and experience greater consciousness
- Experience an empowered sense of your presence and voice
- Learn to tap your own creativity
Please bring with you a pen/pencil and your notebook.
Diana Durham is the author of three poetry collections, the novel The Curve of the Land, the nonfiction study The Return of King Arthur: Completing the Quest for Wholeness and, most recently, Coherent Self, Coherent World: A New Synthesis of Myth, Metaphysics & Bohm’s Implicate Order.
Diana also wrote, performed and co-produced a dramatic audio retelling of the grail myth called Perceval & the Grail, now also a 15-part animated series on YouTube. Diana has given talks and workshops using the grail myth internationally.
In the early 1990’s she was among a grouping who began to explore dialogue and collective intelligence with the late theoretical physicist David Bohm. She is also a certified practitioner of ‘Attunement,’ a lifestyle and healing practice. In all her work, Diana draws on archetype and the natural world to explore why our deeper identity is the root of creativity and the visionary power of imagination.Visit Tutor's Website
Anthony Nanson is the author of Storytelling and Ecology, Words of Re-enchantment, Deep Time and four collections of stories, and co-editor of Storytelling for a Greener World.
He has worked internationally as a storyteller and with his group Fire Springs has produced eco-bardic epics such as Arthur’s Dream, Robin of the Wildwood, Return to Arcadia and Dark Age Dreams of the Celtic Saints. Anthony was a lecturer of creative writing at Bath Spa University for 18 years and is now the publisher of Awen Publications.
A love of nature, authenticity and presence informs all his work.Visit Tutor's Website
"I was very impressed with the design of the program. It involved the participants in an engaging manner and elicited creative responses, which could be applied to their own work."
- Brandeis University Women's Studies Research Center at Merrick Theater Studio Workshop,
“So worthwhile to be here – we are transported ... Fun, laughter and lots of learning about the Arthurian legend.”
- Othona Community, Dorset
“Diana Durham writes with a particular crystalline clarity suffusing both her poetry and prose: it is her essential expression. At the same time, her philosophical cast of mind reaches the highest level as a result of her many years of training and inner work. She is truly in touch with Sophia: and at a time when the Feminine has never been more important in its embodiment on the planet, we would do well to hear what she has to say.” - Jay Ramsay, author, Monuments, Kingdom of the Edge and over 30 books of poetry and prose.