Programmes running in south Derbyshire and in the Wiltshire/Oxford area.

New for 2019: Think like a tree facilitator training.

Further dates will be added – join the email list to be the first to hear about them.

Think like a tree programmes:

Sunday mornings March/April 2019   £120

10, 17, 24 March and 7, 14, 28 April

10.30am – 1pm  Venue: Whistlewood Common, south Derbyshire

Sunday mornings September/October 2019   £120

8, 22, 29 September and 13, 20, 27 October

10.30am – 1pm  Venue: Whistlewood Common

More dates may be added – join the email list to be the first to hear about them

Think like a tree programmes:

Oxford/Wiltshire area. The Think like a Tree programme will run over three days starting in:

March, June, October.

The course will be delivered by MO Training and Consultancy. To register your interest please email:

November 2019    Train to become a Think like a tree practitioner

The training will take the form of a weekend course (date tbc) plus a portfolio.  Note: you will also need to complete a Think like a tree six week programme prior to the training course.  The training is suitable for anyone with relevant experience wanting to teach the Think like a tree programme or integrate the principles into their own discipline, such as education (adults or children), complementary therapies, business or organisational management, workplace wellbeing, life-coaching, health, mental health, disability etc

Accommodation: If you are coming from further away there is camping at Whistlewood (your own tent or you can hire the yurt), or lots of lovely local accommodation in Melbourne and surrounding places in South Derbyshire.

Introductory workshops:

One hour workshops:

Free intro workshop at Compassionate Derby 8 December 2018

Free intro workshop at Unlimited Wellbeing, Nottingham 12 May 2019

Free intro workshop at Belper Goes Green June 2019

Free intro and resilience workshops at Timber Festival July 2019 (paid festival)

* a limited number of reduced prices are available for students and people receiving benefits.  Please contact us to apply for one of these places after checking Whistlewood’s terms and conditions to see if you are eligible.

** A deposit of £60 reserves your place with the final payment falling due two weeks before the start of the course.

Whistlewood Common’s terms and conditions apply to the courses held at Whistlewood Common.