Events at the Healing Tree Centre

New Moon July Shamanic Drum and ?CeremonyCircle
Saturday July 6th

Come and join us for our New Moon shamanic drum and ceremonial circle on Saturday 6th July 2024, from 2pm. We'll celebrate this time of the New Moon energies.
Exploring shamanic drumming, journeying and ceremony and often a few surprises. We'll aim to be outside around the fire in the medicine circle..(or if wet in the Rowan workshop) so numbers will be limited. Open to experienced and novices alike. Some spare drums are available Hope to see you there. £10 and ticket only, Follow the ticket link. There will be goodies fit for summer to nourish and "rejuvenate" ourselves afterwards. Come and celebrate.
n.b. the small stuff. Full refunds only available with 3 days notice prior to event.


to the Shamanic Path
March 10th 2024
Next date Autumn 2024

A 1 day introduction to shamanism and the shamanic pathway. Led by Derek Gane, we shall step out to explore the basics of shamanic journeying and the various techniques used on the journey. We will discover how to connect and work with our allies and totem animal and start to understand the role of the healer in the shamanic world. We will explore the use of the drum and rattle as shamanic tools. Some of this work will be deepening our connection with the elements of nature so please wear suitable clothes. 
I work extensively as a shamanic healer from the Healing Tree Centre and I have been teaching shamanic practice for 18 years and the Shamans Quest Practitioner training is now in its 12th year. My work is grounded in this land and this Earth and guided by Spirit and I enjoy bringing this forward to help others find their healing, their true power and to find their way. 
This day can be used as a gateway to the Shamans Quest Practitioner training that starts in April 2023 and follows the wheel of the year, though this 1 day is also stand alone, as an introduction, and open to all. 
£65 for the day. Vegan soup and bread lunch provided. Please feel free to add to the shared lunch in a small way. Teas coffee etc. provided throughout the day.
What to bring: 
A stone large enough to fill your hand (any type, rough and nature gifted is good) 
Food offering for lunch,   Wet weather clothing and wellies/boots
A drum, rattle, blanket eye covering if you have them (I have spares)



The Shaman's Quest 
Year 1 (2025) Certificate
2025 -2026
Starts April 2025

Go to the Shamans Quest Shamanic Practitioners  page..........

The Shaman's Quest 
Year 2 (2024) Advanced Diploma 

Starts Oct 24


Click here to download the  details and application form

This is the second year, Advanced Diploma level, shamanic practitioner training that, naturally, follows on from the Shamans Quest Certificate and takes the work to a deeper understanding. 

This year is also open to others that have not studied with me, Derek Gane, but have achieved a level of shamanic training that covers a full and complete range of the teachings of shamanism, that can be evidenced  i.e. an equivalent years training to the Shamans Quest certificate. 

If called, then email for further details and click on the form link


The Hive

Every Wednesday from 10.30. Come for how long you can!

Welcome to The Hive.  A weekly community group. 
 "A community hub at the Healing Tree Centre. Land management, conservation, wisdom sharing, wildlife rescue, community gardening, sharing around a fire, speakers, crafting, activities, learning and listening to each others story."
Every Wednesday  10.30 to 16.30pm, and sometimes evening sessions.  We take join together on whatever is planned  and spend time together, sharing our wisdom and listening to each other. Our aim is to be a friendly, supportive and active volunteer group, held in an appropriately safeguarded space, that will create positive action for the Earth and each other. We each have different skills to offer and are open to learning more. This is an opportunity, especially important at this time, where we can support each other, mentally and emotionally too. The day is led by Derek , an experienced land manager with extensive knowledge of running "Green Team" volunteer groups for Natural England and the National Trust. Come and join us. Open to all ages and abilities. BYO lunch and drinks. You'll be welcome

Circle of Esoteric Wisdom - Monthly Development circle

Dates to follow soon

Evenings 7.00 - 9 
-More than a development circle but an exploration of developing your psychic skills and a place to explore into the Great Mystery on a broad range of topics. Led by Derek , but its the energies of the whole group that drive the direction of what we explore and where we go. Originally a follow on from the 2 day Esoteric Circle weekend, if you feel drawn to joining us and can make a firm commitment to attend the monthly circles  then please enquire. This is a closed circle with a private social media group for in between sessions.  An opportunity to go forward with your learning in a development circle, a physical circle, on one evening a month, initially,  from 7pm to 9pm.   £8 session plus ongoing sharing online.

Wild Hearth Retreat

Dates to follow soon

Wild Earth - ReWild your connection to the Earth and the Spirits of Nature
Wild Heart - ReWild your heart, so embracing your true self.
Wild Hearth - Nurture the fire in your centre and step into a new way of being.
Come, let go and immerse yourself deep in the wild and magical nature of Talisman Woods. It is time to find our own true nature and step up in this pivotal time.
4 day immersive retreat at The Healing Tree Centre. There will be time and space to sink in to the land and connect with the Spirits of place through mindfulness, opening up the inner creative essence and discovering your inner wild soul through ceremony, space and wild reconnection. This time will be living, breathing and sharing out on the land in a small group. We will be conscious dreaming, bringing your awareness in through your dreamstate.
Accommodation will be under canvas (either provided or bring your own, see pricing) with your own bedding. All meals provided from Thursday breakfast to late Sunday lunch. Start 10.30 Thursday to 15.30 Sunday
Full price £325 (with tent accommodation supplied)
Discount £285 (bring own tent )
Deposit £100
Participants limited to a small band of travellers
To join or enquiries email Derek; thehealingtreecentre@gmail

Cancellation Policy 

All events comply with current health regulations and we are accredited with the Visit England "Good To Go" scheme. 

All payments to be made in full before the event unless with prior agreement. Cancellations made 7 days or more in advance of the event date, may receive a 100% refund on request. Cancellations made 4 days or more in advance of the event date, may receive a 50% refund on request. Cancellations made within 0 - 3 days will be non-refundable. 

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