A Men of all backgrounds are invited to attend this year’s Big Man Gathering II, a weekend of unique workshops and activities set amongst the tents, yurts, campfires and woodlands of the beautiful WoWo campsite in Sussex.
The event is created by some of the leading practitioners working with men in the UK today as part of the 3rd National Conference for Men and Boys, so if you’re a man who is interested in personal growth and development then why not join us for a day or even spend the whole weekend with us at this year’s Big Man Gathering.
For details of the timetable of activities that take place on each day see:
- The Big Man Gathering (day one): Saturday 28th September
- The Big Man Gathering (day two) Sunday 29th September
There are a series of collective activities throughout the day and everyone who comes to the Big Man Gathering can also take part in two smaller workshops which are listed below:
SATURDAY MORNING WORKSHOPS ON THE THEME OF ‘EXPLORING THE MAN INSIDE’
Workshop One: Embrace The Joy Within – Loving The Man You’ve Become with Marc Broderic of Wisdom Walks
The first of two WisdomWalks™, this group coaching experience will combine a walk in the woods with a conversation to free you from the constraints of the past and give you a joyful experience of being alive and being a man.
Workshop Two: Menspeak with Kenny D’Kruz
Men’s Group – hanging out and checking in with who and where we are right now
Workshop Three: Ultimate Emotional Resilience: Laughing in the Face of Adversity with Dr Sasha Mitrofanov of Become Authentic
You will discover how to be peaceful and happy in the midst of challenging life events without the need to suppress any unpleasant emotions. This workshop does NOT require one to be able to meditate, or to think positively, and provides a universal solution without the need for a specific religious or spiritual world view (even though it is congruent with what most spiritual traditions teach).
Workshop Four: Awaken The Inner King with Paul Howell of Clarity Coaching
Exploring the 3 Kings (Archetypal, Political, Personal) in relation to personal life context and mission of service in the world.
SATURDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS ON THE THEME OF ‘REVEALING YOUR INNER STRENGTHS’
Workshop Five: Deeper into meditation with Rodney Browne
A deeper experience in meditation and a new perspective of consciousness, mind, self, life etc
Workshop Six: The wild man within – The Quest for fire! with Rob Fallon from Wild Nature
Ever wanted to now how to rub 2 sticks together to make fire – here is your chance! A master class lesson in the basics, and an experience of the skill and awareness of our ancestors.
Open to all who are curious and want to hang out together, share what is different and explore everything to do with the second half of life. It’s a gas
Workshop Eight: What’s on Top? A Meditative Experience with Barry Fowler
Guided silence, Standing or sitting in a circle. Physicality in Silence. Supported Share.
Workshop Nine: Live Beyond the Shadow of Survival with Mark Broderic
In this Shadow Work® Experience you will bring a part of the survival instinct out of the shadows and explore and understand the true essence of your shadow and finding the powerful, joyful expression within it.
SUNDAY MORNING WORKSHOPS ON THE THEME OF ‘MASCULINITY IN ACTION: MEN ON A MISSION’
Workshop Ten: Die-a-Log with Max Mackay-James
Light-hearted and serious talk to help break the taboo about death and dying
Workshop Eleven: Touching the Sacred Wild with Rob Fallon
A guided class taking you beyond the normal confines of perceived reality, in a safe fun environment. Experience the world through an expanded sense of awareness you may never have known existed.
Workshop Twelve: Instant Enlightenment: Tapping into Your Inner Peace with Dr Sasha Mitrofanov of Become Authentic
This workshop will provide with an effective self-care technique to manage any challenging emotions as they are happening – Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT). Fundamentals of EFT will be introduced in conjunction with a spiritual (non-denominational) paradigm aimed to provide a shortcut to reaching one’s Enlightenment without the need to spend decades of your life searching for it. This workshop does NOT require one to be able to meditate (even though ability to step back from one’s thinking will certainly be of benefit!), and builds on common-sense wisdom.
Workshop Thirteen: Living A Created Future – A Man With A Mission – Be The Man You Want To Be with Mark Broderic
The second of two WisdomWalks™, this group coaching experience will combine a walk in the woods with a conversation to explore and create your future and the kind of man you want to be…
SUNDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS ON THE THEME OF ‘CONNECTING WITH THE FEMININE: THE POWER OF UNION’
In this Shadow Work® Experience you will bring a part of the survival instinct out of the shadows and explore and understand the true essence of your shadow and finding the powerful, joyful expression within it. Creating space where we look at the gifts from the ancestors. Looking at wounds and shame, carried for the ancestors. Getting access to the gifts of the ancestors, to bring that to future purpose and mission in life.
Workshop Fifteen: Relationship and Sexual Empowerment for men with Trisha McLeod
Are you searching for a safe, friendly and supportive “men’s” group run BY a woman FOR men aimed at discussing questions of a sexual nature around approaching and connecting with Women? Do you have questions around the themes of “sexuality, sensuality and intimacy with women”? Would it make a difference to you to recieve some practical help and guidance? Would you like to be part of a small men’s group network centred around openness, honesty and respectfulness, that seeks to help, support and empower each other in these topics?” This will be a taster session that will enable us to look at some of these issues and to focus on how we take this work forward together .
Workshop Sixteen: Menspeak – Men’s Group with Kenny D’Kruz
A deeper sense of self, connection with other men, stimulation and awareness, a good laugh and tools to take away and use immediately. Tools to take a man from ‘Am I?’ to “I am”.
A workshop to explore the potential of the masculine and feminine powers in all of us.
To book your tickets for the Big Man Gathering today click here now
To find out more contact us today:
Michael van Rensburg firstname.lastname@example.org 07733 360838
Dr Sasha Mitrofanov email@example.com 01273 556159
Dr David Bloodwood firstname.lastname@example.org 07776 001823
Glen Poole email@example.com 07981 334222