Tuesday 1st August – evening
7.30pm CONFERENCE OPENING CEREMONY – WELCOMING THE GODDESSES of the WORLD.
Friday 4th August – morning
Presentation: A Priestess’ journey into Embodiment
Annabel Du Boulay is a Priestess of Avalon and Priestess of Sophia, Black Goddess of Wisdom. With a MSc degree specialising in Goddess mythology and Gnosticism, Annabel is author of witch-burning novel The Serpent’s Tale and creatrix of the Philosophia Wheel™ soul development programme of on-line courses, workshops and retreats. A transpersonal therapist and soul healer, Annabel has worked therapeutically with individuals and groups since 2006, and as Founder & CEO of Belashka Ltd, leads her team in offering a combination of transpersonal, shamanic and equine therapies with her healing herd of horses. A mother of three children, two of whom were born with life-threatening syndromes & multiple disabilities, Annabel created The Healing Womb art installation for the Goddess Conference 2012 in which women gather to share their stories of womb wounding. Ranked by Klout as an online expert in women’s rights (top 0.5%) & paganism (top 1%), Annabel also blogs for the Huffington Post. In 2014, she opened her shop in Glastonbury, specialising in the ethical sale of indigenous art, craft & shamanic tools. This will be her 16th Goddess Conference & 3rd as a Ceremonialist. She looks forward to sharing the magic of Goddess with you. www.annabelduboulay.com
Anna-Saqqara Price is a Priestess of Avalon, Rhiannon and SoulStar Priestess of Isis (Esa Esa). She loves to work bringing the healing love of the Goddess through in all that she does. An experienced Priestess, Ceremonialist and Healer, living and working on the Isle of Avalon for over fourteen years, Anna-Saqqara has been very involved in the Glastonbury Goddess Temple, Priestessing at the seasonal festivals, at the annual Goddess Conference, and now in the Goddess House where she offers Goddess Massage and Soul Healing.It is her joy and passion to embody the Goddess in all the creative ways that she works, though her art and crafts , dance, performance, Soul healing and Equine therapy .
Anna-Saqqara has been developing a soul-centred way of working with horses since dedicating as a Priestess of Rhiannon, researching other horse Goddesses such as Epona, Demeter, and Maccha, to create the Way of the Horse. When combined with natural horsemanship and equine-assisted learning this creates a grounded, therapeutic experience for both horse and human.
She also loves working with the Egyptian Goddesses, and has recognised Isis/EsaEsa as her Soul Star Goddess through her many years of work and training with Sally Pullinger. She is part of the Avalon Egyptian Grove and teaches the Egyptian Mysteries of Isis both here in Glastonbury as well as part of an Egyptian Mysteries tour .
Gina writes: “I am a Priestess of Avalon and a Priestess Ceremonialist. I facilitate Goddess workshops and trainings, awakening people to explore the energy of their own being in connection to Goddess and all the natural energies of Mother Earth. I also facilitate training with the magical, mystical, shamanic energy of Morgen la Fey. I walk my path as Priestess of Avalon and as a Shamanic Practitioner, teacher and healer working deeply with the energies of our lands and with the wise energy of the Crone. I am based in Dorset.”
Kathy Jones is a Priestess of Avalon, Priestess of Goddess, Founder of Glastonbury Goddess Conference, Founder, Creative Director and Weaver of Glastonbury Goddess Temple, Goddess Hall, Goddess House and Motherworld Initiator. She has lived on the Isle of Avalon in Glastonbury for over thirty-nine years and loves this sacred land of Goddess. She is a ceremonialist, teacher, writer, wounded healer, initiator, Temple Melissa and sacred dramatist. She is the author of several acclaimed Goddess books, including ‘Priestess of Avalon, Priestess of the Goddess’, ‘The Ancient British Goddess’ and ‘In the Nature of Avalon’. Kathy offers, with Priestesses Michelle Patten & Erin McCauliff, a three-year training to become a Priestess or Priest of Avalon, and other Goddess, Soul and Emotional Healing trainings. See www.kathyjones.co.uk
Katinka Soetens is a Ceremonialist of the Goddess and co-weaver of The Goddess Conference, Priestess of Avalon and a Sacred Sexual Priestess of Rhiannon. She works internationally, teaching empowerment through Goddess ceremonies, trainings and workshops to honour the spiral of life grounded in the indigenous spirituality of Avalon and the European lands. She runs the Sacred Sexual Priestess of Rhiannon training for the Glastonbury Goddess Temple and in other European countries. She also teaches a year-long men’s soul quest journey: Brotherhood of Rhiannon.
Director and creator of Her Path of Love Ltd, as well as the Modern Magdalene Mystery School, which brings Sacred Sexuality teachings and trainings to many places in the world, as Priestess Katinka facilitates healing of the wounding between the masculine and feminine through embodying Goddess in workshops, trainings and individual and couple sessions. Katinka works with movement, touch, breath, sound, intimacy, embodiment and meditation and writes a regular newsletter. Her website is www.herpathoflove.com
Marion writes: “I am a Priestess of Brighde and Priestess of Avalon and co-weaver of The Goddess Conference. In 2009 I moved from The Netherlands to Glastonbury, where I now live and work as full time priestess.
As a Priestess I reclaim, celebrate and serve Goddess and it is my honour and pleasure to be in service to Goddess as well to the people who come to me for Sacred Tours and Walks on the Land, for Ceremonies, Workshops, Oracle Readings, Shamanic Drumming, healing and soul/healing work.
One of my main passions is teaching the turnings of the Wheel of Brighde in The Priest/ess of Brighde training, as well as the Dutch Priestess of Brigid Training, the International Brighde online correspondence course and Brighde and other Goddess workshops in the UK and abroad.
Through my love and devotion for and service to Goddess, I wish to bring Her love and light, wisdom, healing and abundance into the world and into people’s lives.
Please contact me if you are interested in learning more about Goddess, Brighid, Avalon, Priestess work and Women’s empowerment or if you want to book me for a workshop, presentation or tour.” www.marionbrigantia.com
Michelle writes: I am delighted to be part of the ceremonial circle! I have been a teacher for 20 years, and have become a full time priestess. I love to create ceremonies and workshops to enable people to experience Goddess in and for themselves and know that She is real. I am passionate about removing any apprehension or anxieties about this path, and I believe that people can do anything once they prioritise Goddess in their lives! I facilitate the Goddess Temple’s Discovery training for people stepping onto the path of Goddess spirituality, and the Junior Priestess group for girls aged 8 to 14. I currently run a ‘Goddess of your Heart’ year-long training, in which students explore the Goddess they love best within the year’s framework. I love to use craft and creativity with my groups to ground and express the love and magic we feel. Each person’s life and gifts are unique expressions of Her. It is my honour to teach the First Spiral of the Priestess of Avalon training from Samhain 2015.
Priestess of Avalon Sally Pullinger is a professional medium, healer, composer, musician & grandmother, who has lived in Avalon for 34 years. She has written many songs and music for the Goddess Conference for over ten years, including her song-cycle for VocalAna, and also with her son Jerome O’Connell, a more rock and roll style of music for their Goddess Band, Divine Roots, worshipping Goddess through song and strong dance beats. She is also Musical Director of the well-loved local Avalonian Free State Choir.
Sally has been a medium for 40 years, and now runs her own mystery school with her daughter Sophie Pullinger, assisting many to find their own unique path of spiritual self-development. See www.deepsoulconnection.com/
Sharlea Sparrow is a Priestess of Avalon and is looking forward to her fourth year as a Conference Ceremonialist. Sharlea is one of the Glastonbury Goddess Temple Wedding Celebrants and a Priestess Registrar. Sharlea is honoured to have been able to take on this role after the Temple became the first Pagan establishment to be licensed in England to conduct legal sacred marriages.
For more information please visit www.goddesstempleweddings.co.uk.