Events

Sue Vincent is, along with Stuart France and Steve Tanham, a director of the Silent Eye, a modern mystery School.

The Silent Eye hosts a number of events each year. All events are open to non-members and Companions of the School and they are a great way to meet us, explore the teachings we share and spend time with fellow travellers.

The weekends are informal, no previous knowledge or experience is required. We ask only that you bring your own presence and thoughts to the moment.

Please note, occasionally the locations visited during a Walk and Talk or Living Land weekend may differ from those advertised, subject to weather or unforseen circumstances.


New Events 2020


COVID-19 UPDATE

In light of the current governmental policy on social distancing, we have taken the decision to cancel the April workshop. We will review future workshops individually, depending on how the situation unfolds and keep you posted.

 


Hidden Avebury: Seeking the Unseen

Avebury, Wiltshire

12th – 14th June, 2020

Almost everyone knows of Avebury, the great stone circle within which a village was built. A World Heritage site and one of the most incredible sacred complexes of prehistory, it is justly famous for its beauty and mystery. The site attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors every year but while most simply walk in awe amongst the majestic standing stones of the Circle and Avenue, there is far more to discover for those who will walk the paths less travelled.

Join us in June, 2020, as we explore some of the hidden corners of this amazing landscape, ranging beyond the boundaries of the Circle to seek a deeper understanding of what our ancestors hoped to touch by building this earthly temple to the stars.

Based in the landscape around Avebury and beyond, this weekend will entail some relatively easy walking. There will be time during the weekend to explore Avebury and its stones.

The weekend runs from Friday afternoon to early Sunday afternoon, and costs £75 per person. Meals and accommodation are not included in the price and should be booked separately by all attendees. Meals are often taken together at a local pub or café. For those arriving by public transport, we are able to offer a limited number of places in shared vehicles; please let us know if this would be required.

Click below to
Download our Events Booking Form – pdf

For further details or to reserve your place: rivingtide@gmail.com


On the trail of the Picts (plus optional Orkney extension)

North of Inverness, Scotland

11th – 13th September, 2020

The Picts were a mysterious race who settled in the north-east of Scotland and flourished between the 3rd and 8th centuries AD. They were a peaceful peoples who fished and farmed and created astonishing art. They suffered frequent Viking raids and their eventual disappearance may have been due to eradication or simply blending in with the broader Scottish tribes, as their culture dissipated.

Our weekend will examine their cultural and artistic legacy by following the established ‘Pictish Trail‘ created by Historic Scotland.

This part of Scotland is only a short distance from the north Scottish coast, from which ferries are available to Shetland and Orkney. A group of us will be continuing to Orkney for a few days. You are invited to join us as an extension to the Pictish Trail weekend, but this is optional.

We will be based in one of the small towns north of Inverness. More details will be published as we firm up the itinerary.

Contact us at Rivingtide@gmail.com for more details. Click below to
Download our Events Booking Form – pdf


Age of Miracles: Trials of the Soul

4th-6th December 2020

Glastonbury

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There are sacred texts with which we are all famliar…stories that have taken their place in the consciousness of the age. We accept them as they are taught, believing or disbelieving in accordance with how they speak to the heart.

But what if we had only been told one version of those stories? What if there were a different way of looking at them that highlighted historic misunderstandings and made them relevant to the spiritual journey each one of us must take?

Join us as we take a surprising and revealing journey into these age-old tales…

The weekend runs from Friday afternoon to early Sunday afternoon, and costs £75 per person. Meals and accommodation are not included in the price and should be booked separately by all attendees. Meals are often taken together at a local pub or café. For those arriving by public transport, we are able to offer a limited number of places in shared vehicles; please let us know if this would be required.

Contact us at Rivingtide@gmail.com for more details. Click below to
Download our Events Booking Form – pdf

2 Responses to Events

  1. Rita Plush says:

    Hi Sue, Glad you liked my interview on Morgen Bailey’s writing blog. Do you review books? If so, would you be interested in reviewing my novel or short story collection? I can send you a free coupon. Best. Rita

    Liked by 1 person

    • Sue Vincent says:

      Hi Rita,

      I don’t ‘do’ book reviews… only review those I get chance to read and while I am always happy to read, I get little time to do so these days. However, the novel is now on my Kindle and when I get chance to breathe, I will take a look.
      Sue

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