Director: Clare Whistler, Sam Sharples & DEBORAH KELLY
External Workshop 1.30pm to 4pm

As part of The Electric Palace’s Dear Future Film Festival, Clare Whistler and Deborah Kelly offer this special workshop.
You will be guided through an experiential exploration amongst the trees as a form of woodland meditation.

The workshop incorporates the Shinrin Yoku techniques of Forest Bathing and aspects of Asclepius healing. Shinrin in Japanese means “forest,” and yoku means “bath.”

With the short film ‘Caym’ by Sam Sharples with Clare Whistler - the film shows the making of a ritual.

Bring appropriate clothing whatever the weather and refreshments.

12 participants maximum
£10 per person.
Strictly bookings only. If you have further questions about the workshop email

Meet in the Powdermill Wood car park at 1.30pm
Powdermill Wood, Powdermill Lane, Battle TN33 0SU

About the workshop leaders:

Dr. Deborah Kelly (D Pysch) is a UKCP Integrative Arts Psychotherapist, teacher and supervisor. She set up and facilitates two palliative care projects working with nature, myth and the rhythm of the seasons, which have been running for 20 years and which have been the subject of her research and published works. Currently she works for Living Well Dying Well.

Clare makes work in performance, site-specific work in the landscape, poetry, music and visual art. Her international career as a dancer, choreographer and director has included fifteen years working in opera and education and community projects. She has been artist in residence at many locations, including The Library of Water, Iceland, Banff in Canada, and at the Centre of the History of Emotions, Queen Mary University, London (Leverhulme), where she produced her Tear Treasury.