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The Wild Maiden – A Mythic Retreat in the Woods

An invitation to two day telling of the tale of the Handless Maiden. Gathering together on the evening of Friday 14th until the afternoon on the 16th June 2024 Once upon a time, a story was told in the heart of the woods.  Once upon a time, people gathered around a fire, and leaned in to listen to words mixed with woodsmoke.  Once upon a time a Wild Maiden walked into the Forest and stepped off the path…. This is not just ‘once upon a time’, this is our time.  Time to do what wanderers and seekers have been doing for millennia, and step into the Forest.  Just as in the old tales, we won’t walk out the same.  We invite you to a weekend woodland retreat for a two day telling of the tale of the Handless Maiden.  This powerful story of endurance, exile, descent and sovereignty is filled with initiation, and is deeply relevant for people of all ages and especially those wondering what is asked of us in our troubled times. What part of yourself has been exiled in order to survive in this world? What is calling to be seen, to be given voice, to be […]