April 26-27: A Quiet Earth Conference Understanding
Off Grid Systems and Renewable Energy
Two days exploring the ways, wisdoms and methods for
installing and living with a off grid system. Harvesting
from the wind, the sun and the rain. We will be using
Penwhilwr Straw Bale home as prototype under the expertise
and guidance of Charles Holford from West Wales Renewable
Cost: £120 Places limited. For more info, accommodation and
booking email firstname.lastname@example.org
May 3-10: Pranic Living Process: with
and Camila Castillo
May 30 - June 2: Women's Retreat: in Natural Living and Building
for Women led by
A quality, contemplative and nourishing time spent in Nature
for all women.
An opportunity to learn some creative natural building
methods with space for quiet contemplation, foraging walks,
preparing herbal and flower remedies, ocean dips, evening
sound bath and relaxation.
Here's a response to the last retreat from Emily,
"The woman’s retreat was beautiful.
It put me in touch with a strong sense of timing, of
listening to nature and allowing creativity to flow in
its natural rhythm. The building techniques were fun and
useful; massaging liquid clay into straw was
surprisingly satisfying. Rachel welcomed us all into her
inspirational home, always ready to answer questions and
feed excited minds. It was good to be aware of the use
of energy and what it means to have heat and electrical
comforts. The food was yummy and educational; foraging
was great and I enjoyed yoga with a massage and great
company, all lovely. Thanks"
There will be some time for quiet contemplation, walks,
preparing herbal and flower remedies, evening sound bath,
joys of sharing and creative building with natural
Contribution for the gathering: £280 (£300 from 1st
April). This includes shared accommodation and vibrant
June: Natural Building Conference: "The Wisdom Keepers" led
by those highly experienced in the field of natural
Throughout the year: Volunteering opportunities in permaculture, natural
building and natural living with opportunities to live in Quiet Earth for
a short or extended
stays in the Eco Lodge, UniDome, camping or occasional house
Booking: For booking and accommodation information
please email Fiona at email@example.com
Accommodation options: camping £5 a night or rooms
in nearby homes or local B&B. Places are limited so early
booking is recommended.
Please express interest in any of the above. We look forward
to welcoming you to Quiet Earth.
A Sacred Music, Yoga and Healing gathering.
Woodcraft and hedge laying course.
Wild and medicinal plant walk, talk and cook with shared feast.
Experience days and weekends with Rachel Shiamh for those interested in living harmoniously on the land, sharing skills and connecting.
Ongoing: Yoga classes very Tuesday morning and Wednesday evenings.
Monthly Sunday Satsang Circles : mantras, song and silence, with shared lunch.
Individual and group consultations in straw bale build and tours of the house: £45-£400.
Workshops available in straw bale build, lime and clay plastering.
Powerpoint slide show and talk of the "Quiet Earth' straw bale build. An inspiring account of this woodland eco build and straw bale project is up and running now and available to tour... as seen at the recent Transitions Hastings launch. Inquiries to Rachel for possible dates or for bookings.
NEWS! COMING SOON; A DVD OF THE 'QUIET EARTH PROJECT' STRAW BALE BUILD!!!
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