AVENA RAWNSLEY was raised in the goddess tradition, learning about ceremony and sustainable living. She is a writer, artist, nature lover and student of the world. She attended her first Goddess Conference in Glastonbury at six years old and since then she has travelled extensively visiting alternative and goddess based communities and broadening her skills and world view. She has co-organised seasonal ceremonies within the community of Glastonbury and abroad, participating in public ceremonies as well as private ones. In the 2014 goddess conference she contributed her art to an exhibition titled ‘Old woman through the eyes of young woman’ that held a sacred gateway space for the death road. In 2017 she travelled to America and co facilitated a creative writing journey workshop. Inviting people to study their inner landscape and express it in writing. She finds peace and connection when on the land and believes that respect for nature and care for all living beings is vital. This is her first Conference as a ceremonialist but Goddess and the Glastonbury conference are an integral part of her life.