Dr Lynne Sedgmore CBE is a priestess healer, temple melissa, soul coach, leadership developer, retreat facilitator and poetess. She is a mother, step-mother and grandmother and moved to Glastonbury in 2010 having made annual pilgrimages to the Vale since 1989. Lynne has fostered spirituality in educational and mainstream organisations as a Chief Executive and senior leader for 25 years and completed a Doctorate in Spiritual Leadership in 2013. She spent 7 years as an educational lobbyist working at the highest Ministerial and Civil Service levels, including sitting on a national Prime Minister Review of Public Sector Leadership. In 2016 she was recognised as one of the UK’s 100 Women of Spirit and in 2015 she was named as one of the 500 most influential people in the UK in the Debrett’s list. Her poems have been published in a range of spiritual publications, her first collection was Enlivenment (Chrysalis Press 2013) and her latest anthology Healing through the Goddess (TheaSpeaks Press 2017) is available from Glastonbury Goddess Temple gift shop at