The Mythic Imagination

Fons et origo: wells, springs and sources

The next weekend of talks, trails and mysteries is on 13-15 October 2017

 Programme includes Lindsay Clarke: ‘What Mystery Pervades a Well?’:

Wishes, Prophecies and Initiations.

Jules Cashford: ‘The Moon, Mnemosyne, and the Water of Life

Patrick Harpur: Guided visits to local sacred wells and watercourses

Merrily Harpur: ‘Fons et origo’ – the gods that share church fonts.

James Harpur: Poetry workshop ~ ‘The Poetry of Water’. From the Castalian Spring to the peaty rivers of Devon, water has always been a source of inspiration. The workshop will explore the relationship of eight poets – including Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes – to wells, pools, rivers, oceans.

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No previous knowledge of any of this required – all welcome!