Embrace the Dark

Night time nature connection events for women
Mentored by Sussex Mindful Walks

Nature connector and lover of all things wild

Brighton, BN1 9PY
For ages: 18+
£8.33/hr
Next date: Friday 25th Jun, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

A summary

Embrace the Dark is all about encouraging women to feel a stronger connection with the natural world at night. It's an ecotherapy workshop, a night walk and a fireside storytelling event all rolled into one! Each month will have a different theme and we'll use this to touch on some of the metaphorical aspects of darkness in our lives. The theme for our first session is 'Midsummer dreaming'. We'll spend some time exploring this amazingly abundant time of year through sensory-based activities, with a particular focus on our sense of smell. We'll also experience something of the mythical magic that midsummer brings; connecting with all the creatures that live in the forest around our camp and sharing a bit of that magic around the fire. My co-host for this event is Sara Fernee, who runs Fernee Forest Club. Here's her invitation for the evening: "Lets gather and breathe in the abundance and mischief of a midsummers evening. Engage the senses, forage, observe; smell the blooming roses an...

About your Mentor

About your Mentor

Sussex Mindful Walks

My love affair with nature started in childhood. I was lucky to grow up in the 1970s, when it was perfectly normal for parents to shove their children out of the door and not expect them back until teatime. I lived in the countryside so I spent my time walking, riding horses and observing animals and birds. The legacy of all this is that I've always felt a strong sense of belonging to this world and a deep connection to the land. About 20 years' ago I learned to surf and this connected me to nature in a different, but equally powerful way. No words can fully explain what it feels like to stand up on a surfboard and ride a wave. There’s excitement, fear and adrenaline, sure, but there’s also something else - something more primeval and powerful. The older I get, the more I grieve for what the human race is doing to this planet - our only home. I've always been an environmental activist but it came as a shock to realise that some people don't really care. Or they know something is wr...

Learning aims

Build your confidence around being in the darkness and in nature

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Embrace the Dark event mentored by Caroline White
Embrace the Dark event mentored by Caroline White
Embrace the Dark event mentored by Caroline White
Embrace the Dark event mentored by Caroline White
Embrace the Dark event mentored by Caroline White
Embrace the Dark event mentored by Caroline White
Embrace the Dark event mentored by Caroline White
Embrace the Dark event mentored by Caroline White
Embrace the Dark event mentored by Caroline White
Embrace the Dark event mentored by Caroline White

What's provided

Safety

Enhanced DBS

Basic DBS

Risk Assessment

Public Liability Insurance

Safeguarding Training

First Aid Training

First Aid Kit

Smoke Detector

Coronavirus Safety Policy

Please note

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Where
we'll be

Lewes Road, Brighton, Brighton and Hove, BN1 9PY

Pricing information

Standard price: £8.33/hr

Anyone who books the full series of six sessions before June 15th will get a £30 discount. If you would like this discounted rate for the full series, please message me and I will send you a bespoke invoice.


Pricing information

Cancellation

My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.

Cancel more than two weeks before the start to receive a full refund.


Cancellation


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