Neil is a UK Metaphysical artist, authorial illustrator and lecturer, originally trained in graphics and book publishing. Over the past eighteen years he has developed a ‘unique’ vision through his unique style of art and creativity. One that has been described as both spiritual and ‘neo-shamanic’ by people who have heard him lecture or who have seen his work. https://neilhague.com/
Neil has had a great interest in our ancient history and pre-history for many years with a particular fascination with it’s more unexplained and esoteric aspects. Well into his second decade of taking groups of interested people on specialist tours of ancient, mystical and historical sites, Neil has completed five books on the subject. He also organises and presents this ‘Mysterious Earth Conference’, now in its ninth year. Neil’s TV and radio appearances include; BBC Radio 4’s ‘Excess Baggage’, Edge Media TV’s, ‘Now That’s Weird’, Glastonbury Radio’s ‘Mysterious West’ and BBC Radio Lancashire.
Maria is a second-generation dowser who is a leading authority on earth energies and ley lines and an accomplished author of books on sacred sites and dowsing. She has researched the esoteric design canons of prehistoric sites, Druidic ceremonial enclosures and the Knights Templar for many years. Maria has studied Neolithic Britain and Bronze Age prehistory with the University of Bath and alongside other professionals, Maria combines her knowledge of archaeology, and earth energies with state of the art equipment to locate and detect the hidden frequencies that the Earth emits. Her findings challenge our understanding of sacred sites.
Maria has also written holistic diploma courses for private colleges such as the British School of Yoga (BSY Group). She recently founded the Avebury School of Esoteric Studies which offers certificated courses on holistic subjects including past life regression, astrology and dowsing and which is affiliated with the Association of British Correspondence Colleges.
Geraldine is an international speaker on esotericism and a social historian, bringing the various important occult characters and places to life with her narratives and biographical talks. As co-owner of The Atlantis Bookshop with her daughter Bali, she has had a life-long interest in all things magical ever since seeing Gerald Gardner ascend from the depths of the Shop after one of his regular meetings held there. She is also a contributor to many esoteric books and publications and has a deeply-held passion for Austin Osman Spare, the famous artist who worked for a time with Aleister Crowley, ever since finding her first two paintings by him whilst working at The Atlantis Bookshop. At the present time, her esoteric and historical research for future articles and books takes her far and wide across the UK and overseas.