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The Astronomy of Taurus

By Mike Newton The constellation of Taurus has been recognised from the very earliest days of archaic astronomy dating back over 5000 years. It may have been the very first… Read More

More stories from the Usk River

With Mandy Pullen and Jane Embleton Latest legs from Clytha to Abergavenny on Saturday 12th and from Abergavenny to Glanusk (a park where the Green Man Festival is held, usually)… Read More


SEPTEMBER 24TH – 12 NOON THEMES AND REMINISCENCES FOR SUN IN LIBRA, MOON IN ARIES Having seen the creative roles we can develop in a vision quest (see the archetypal… Read More


Of Fiona Hopes, who died 21st October 2019 … our much loved, inspirational and accomplished gardener, Trustee and Gatekeeper Magazine Editor Fiona was a practising garden designer and consultant with… Read More

Singing from the Heart

My first experience of a pilgrimage organised by the Gatekeeper Trust was in 1990, when Peter and Sarah Dawkins led a group of us to some of the cathedrals of… Read More

A Multi-storeyed River’s Tale

In January 2013, I started an apprenticeship with my local river, The River Tone, with a visit to the source on Exmoor with a fellow gatekeeper Charlotte Yonge. The ground… Read More

The Wish of a Dying Tree

A Facebook Group ( ) was created on 12 November 2019, and now has over 2,700 members. It is a safe space for all those who are interested in connecting… Read More