Priestess of Avalon
Spiral One Email Course Dates 2023-24
Meeting the Morgens – Coming face to face with the Dark Goddess
Priestess of Avalon Email Course Spiral One: Circle One
Friday 27, Saturday 28, Sunday 29 October 2023
On this first weekend you visit the sacred landscape of Glastonbury Avalon, and meet with your Priestess Tutor Kit Crowther, and other tutors. You meet other email students, and students taking the course in Glastonbury. Together we open our connection to the land of Avalon and prepare for the coming year. We let go of the old and plant seeds of intention for the year ahead. We journey to meet the Morgens, the Nine Sisters who dwell on the Isle of Avalon and drink from the Cauldron of Transformation.
Danu’s Dreaming Womb – Air Initiation
Priestess of Avalon Email Course Spiral One: Circle Two
Saturday 16 – Sunday 17 December 2023
In the stillness of winter you create ceremonies honouring Danu, Mother of Air, ancient Goddess of the British Isles, from whose Womb all creation springs, and marking the winter solstice. You learn how to cleanse and protect yourself and others, and make a smudge fan.
Brighde the Maiden – Quickening the Seeds of Inspiration
Priestess of Avalon Email Course Spiral One: Circle Three
Saturday 27 – Sunday 28 January 2024
You make a Brighde Doll in honour of the Maiden Goddess of healing, poetry and smithcraft and praise Her in your poetry and songs. You ask that the seeds of intent which you planted at Samhain are quickened by the touch of Her White Rod.
Visit to Glastonbury: Artha’s Fire Initiation – Taking our Power
Priestess of Avalon Email Course Spiral One: Circle Four
Friday 22, Saturday 23, Sunday 24 March 2024
At Spring Equinox you return to Glastonbury and have the opportunity to walk the Sacred Landscape of Glastonbury Avalon again and to practice opening the Wheel of the Britannia and invoking the Goddesses on the Wheel. Together with the Glastonbury students we connect to the cosmic fire of Artha the Great She Bear in the heavens. We make a powerful ceremonial journey into the Labrynth and honour the springtime of the Goddess’s bounteous Nature. We explore self-empowerment in our own lives and make ourselves a Magic Wand.
Riding with Rhiannon – Journeying between the Worlds
Priestess of Avalon Email Course Spiral One: Circle Five
Saturday 27 – Sunday 28 April 2024
At Beltane when the veils are thin in Avalon, you learn to travel with Rhiannon between the Upper, Middle and Lower worlds. You explore and discuss the power of your sexual nature, learning more of women’s Blood Mysteries and of the Goddess as Lover, of men’s Mysteries and relationship to Goddess. You make a ceremonial mask or headdress to wear in ritual..
The Lady of the Lake – Initiation of the Sacred Waters
Priestess of Avalon Email Course Spiral One: Circle Six
Saturday 22 – Sunday 23 June 2024
At the height of the summer you open your heart to receive the Chalice of the Goddess, Her Grail of Initiation, connecting to the Lady of the Lake, Lady of the Summerland. Beside your native sacred springs you learn to use your Chalice and travel to the Lady of the Well for healing.
Great Mother Initiation – Bringing our desires to fruition
Priestess of Avalon Email Course Spiral One: Circle Seven
Saturday 27 – Sunday 28 July 2024
Honouring Madron the Mother Goddess and Ker the Grain Goddess, you give thanks to the Lammas Mother for all that She gives to you and all human beings. You learn of Her ever-abundant nature and how to make our dreams come true. You make a corn dolly in Her image.
Visit to the Isle of Avalon – Dedication to the Goddess
Priestess of Avalon Email Course Spiral One: Circle Eight
Friday 20, Saturday 21, Sunday 22 September 2024
Visiting Glastonbury for the third time in the year you meet once again with your tutor and other students to share experiences and walk the Sacred Land of Avalon. This final circle of the First Spiral is spent preparing for a powerful Saturday evening outdoor Ceremony in which successful participants dedicate their lives to the Goddess. We will be grounding all that you have learned and experienced in the sacred landscape of Avalon.
Course Tutors, and all students within the Priest/ess of Avalon Training programme who complete the First Spiral, must sign the Temple Orchard of Avalon Code of Ethics & Conduct in order to Self-dedicate within this training programme.