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The Art of Forest Bathing Experience

The Art of Forest Bathing Experience

Deepen your connection to nature and harvest your creativity, during this special forest-bathing retreat for the Celtic festival of Samhain. Forest Therapy Practitioner, Ann Ward will support you to slow down and switch off through a number of sensory invitations.  As your mind rests and your body relaxes, your imagination will open. This will include a wonderful exploration of our connection to the elements of the earth through the expressive arts, nurtured through the gifts of meditation and nature.

The event will include a 3 course, seasonal, locally produced lunch to celebrate the end of the harvest:

Irish potato and leek soup with home baked wheaten bread; hazel nut salad with toasted grains and honey and mustard dressing followed by apple pie made with Ann’s home grown apples with cream;  washed down with foraged elderflower cordial.

This is a wonderful opportunity, to rest, reconnect and re-energise in the magical setting of Bluebell Lane Glamping.
Book your tickets via Xhale.
Cost: £72

Rapid COVID-19 tests – known as Lateral Flow Device (LFD) tests

The use of LFD testing is important as an additional measure alongside the range of existing safety measures in place. It is important to remember that, even with a negative LFD test, continue to follow all other public health and safety measures in place.

It is strongly recommended that anyone participating in, or attending, any event should test themselves before they attend, and on days 2 and 8 after the event. The purpose of this testing is to identify any positive cases in advance of the event, and allow them to self-isolate. Post event testing will also help to identify any asymptomatic COVID-19 infections arising from the event, or social interactions that may occur before or after an organised event.

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Event Details

The Art of Forest Bathing Experience takes place on October 23, 2021.
It starts at 10:00am and ends at 4:00pm.

Event Location

Bluebell lane glamping., Tullymacreeve Road, Mullaghbawn, Newry
Lottery Funded
NIEA DoE N&M DC Biodiversity

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