An Animistic, Pagan Druid grove that meets to celebrate the eight festivals of the year in the Southern Lake District, Cumbria.
Based in and new to Cumbria, the grove meets for the eight seasonal festivals of the year; it is a Druid grove facilitated by Rob Wilson, and meets in the Broughton-in-Furness area of the Lake District. The grove is a community of individuals who come together to share their druid spirituality; a religious gathering of folk who find the community to be a source of strength and inspiration to help them express the changes in their journeys and the natural world around them.
Woodland Grove is a Druid Grove that holds a magic, a space that is sure and established, to allow its members to express themselves, taking the time to honour, witness and release into the tides of change of the seasons and our life journeys. Each member expresses their own individuality, their own expression of their Druidry, journey and life, yet holds the grove as a deep well of inspiration and a foundation to their spiritual practice, from which they can deeply drink and find their true expression of their Druidry.We meet for the eight festivals as well as a virtual full moon gathering. Occasionally the grove holds additional gatherings as well as offering initiations and rites of passage. Our gatherings are held outdoors, within the Lake District National Park; we feel it is important to immerse ourselves in nature during the grove gatherings, occasionally we meet in members’ homes. We have an closed, private facebook group to share the practical details of the gatherings.
What does it mean to be a member of the Grove?
The grove is semi-closed group, this means that joining is not automatic. If you are not know to us we would like to meet with you first so that we can gauge if we are right for each other.
Dedication and commitment is key, you'll be required to attend the grove gatherings and over time take an active role in the grove ceremonies, this isn't a spectator sport. However, if you are new to the path but still feel a connection, you can still join and gradually as your confidence and experience grows take more of a role.
You don't necessarily have to be a Druid, just embrace the ethos of animistic, pagan path.