Jung in England: A Glastonbury Romance July 8-15, 2018
Join an international faculty of renowned mythologists and Jungian scholars for a trip through the legends and history of southwest England. This adventure focuses on the Grail Romances and Mythologies, from the Neolithic sites of Stonehenge, Avebury stone circle, Uffington ‘Castle’ hill fort and Wayland’s Smithy and the White Horse; to the Arthurian sites of Glastonbury (Arthur’s Grave, the Chalice Well, the ruined Abbey, and the Tor). There will be presentations by Dr Evans Lansing Smith, Chair of the Pacifica Graduate Institute's Department of Mythological Studies and protege of Joseph Campbell, Dr Janis Maxwell and Dr Michael H. Best of the Jung Insititute of Zurich, music and art history and musical soirées with Dr Kayleen Asbo, dream circles with Cheryle Van Scoy, and ceremonies at Stonehenge and on Glastonbury Tor with Dr Sylvia Best. In addition, there will be guided tours of Wells Cathedral and the Bishop’s Palace and gardens, Glastonbury Abbey ruin and an excursion to Oxford to see the J.R.R. Tolkien Exhibition at the Bodleian Library and visit Merton College. There will be a medieval banquet in the 14th century Vicars’ Hall of Wells Cathedral, and a dinner celebrating the ‘Best of British’ cuisine in Glastonbury prepared by a top London-trained Chef. Headquarters for the trip will be at the University in Bath, a town famous for its Roman bath ruins, its hot spring Spa and the Jane Austen.