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Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki Workshop: The Art of Thought-Forming

April 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - April 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

The incomparable Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki will be in Newark, DE for a weekend of lectures, ritual, and more! Space is limited and, as with the MD class, we are capping the registration at 40. This is an event not to be missed!

THE ART OF THOUGHT-Forming. (New Version) ©2018 Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki
Many years ago, Herbie Brennan and I wrote a book together about Thought-Forms. Many of my books are now out of print or being printed illegally but this workshop is based on the book Herbie and I wrote years ago, plus new ideas and uses of working with them. Thought-forms are made and used by ordinary people every day. For 90% of them, their existence is rarely more than a few minutes. But those that do persist are responsible for most of the great inventions, works of Art, Books, Sculptures, and Ideas. So what is a Thought Form? It is a mental image created by the incredably versatile human brain that can, in some cases, become so real it can be seen by others. There are some people who are unable to do this, who cannot create images in their heads, or at least hold on to them. There are others who are exceptionally adept at this skill and have learned to use them in a variety of ways. The imagination is one of the greatest, most powerful, and versatile gifts we have been given and it is certainly the most magical of them all. Occult training strengthens this gift and relies upon its power to a great extent. Everything we use, make, invent, paint, write about, or create in any way begins as a thought/thought-form, therefore, it connects with Binah the giver and creator of Form. But it needs the “enlivening” of the Chockmah energy to actually begins its journey down into reality. Thought-forming is therefore a highly placed, top of the range ability to combine The Power to create and a Form to contain it into one fully active object, action, idea, or invention, and then pull it down into the physical world. In other words, it is an act of pure creation a.k.a. magic. To be able to build in the mind an image in great detail and carry it through to conclusion can be easy for some, and an impossible act for others. Every item of clothing you wear, every book you read, every job you do is due in great part to the combination of the imagination and energy put into it by someone. We can, and often do, spend much of our time using this skill, and without realising its potential. It can take years to learn how to use it, or just a day to understand what you have been doing for years. Let me teach you, show you, help you, to build Thought-forms and change your life.


When: April 27-29, 7pm Friday though 3pm Sunday. A schedule will be given out at the Friday session.

Where: Courtyard Newark-University of Delaware, 302-737-0900
400 David Hollowell Drive Newark, Delaware 19716

Seminar Fee – $250.00 via PayPal to [email protected] or send a check made out to Grail of the Birch Moon to: J.E. Shoemaker, 315 Osborne Road, Wilmington, DE 19804

A block of rooms is being held under the name of “Spring Workshop” on a first come, first serve basis. Use the link below to reserve your room or contact the hotel directly for reservations and location information. When calling the hotel directly, make sure you ask for a room in the block to get the discounted rate. Last day to get this rate: 3/30/18.

Link for online reservations:

Contact us at: [email protected] and [email protected]


Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki is one of the most respected and experienced esoteric practitioners currently at work in the British Isles. Dolores was born in Channel Island of Jersey off the coast of France. She was trained in the Fraternity of the Inner Light and worked as a Cosmic Mediator with Walter Ernest Butler, the Grand Maistre of British Occultism. Dolores is a third degree adept and Qabbalist.

She not only teaches the Craft but also is the current director of the Servants of the Light, a Hermetic order descended from Dion Fortune’s Society of the Inner Light. She travels extensively, teaching a wide range of occult subjects to pupils in both the U.K. and United States. Ashcroft-Nowicki lives in Channel Island of Jersey with her Husband.

Successor to W E Butler and present director of Servants Of the Light. She is a third-generation psychic sensitive and a highly trained Cosmic Mediator. Her teachers and mentors were the late C C Chichester, Warden of the Society of Inner Light, and W E Butler. She travels extensively all over the world keeping in touch with Supervisors and students of the school. She writes, lectures and holds workshops.

She has the ability to communicate with insight, knowledge and the passion of conviction in her chosen field, which, combined with her down-to-earth sense of humour, has made her a welcome visitor to many countries.

She comes from a long line of trained occultists and psychics. Both parents, were third degree initiates. Dolores and her daughter Tamara have inherited their psychic sensitivity on both sides of the family going back to Welsh ancestry on one side and Andalucian gypsy blood on the other topped up with a dash of the Qabbalah through a German Jewish great grandfather.

Born on the misty, magical and haunted island of Jersey where she still lives Dolores has practised the sacred occult sciences since childhood. Exiled from the island when it was occupied by German Forces in WW2, she spent the war years in the equally magical location of the Wirral Peninsula on the north west coast of England.

She first trained as an actress and holds a teaching diploma from one of London most prestigious drama schools. She also trained for some time at Trinity College of music intending to make opera her career, but gave it up willingly to take on more serious work.

With her husband Michael she entered the Fraternity of the Inner Light founded by Dion Fortune in the sixties but left in good standing to work with W.E. Butler and Gareth Knight in the Helios School. In 1971 this became the Servants of the Light School. For the next five years Dolores was trained as a Cosmic Mediator by Ernest Butler and was acknowledged by him as his successor. In 1976 her much loved teacher retired she became Director of Studies of the SOL. Since then she has worked tirelessly to build the school into the well known and highly respected institution it has now become.

One of her most valuable contributions to modern occultism has been to focus attention on the use of Pathworking as a training tool and she is acknowledged to be one of its foremost exponents. She travels the world constantly, lecturing, teaching and holding workshops. To date she has written 17 books and designed the SOL Tarot Deck with Jo Gill and Anthony Clark and the Shakespearean Tarot with Paul Hardy. In her ‘misspent youth’ her preferred sport was Fencing and she still has a passion for collecting blades of any kind. She is 5’5″ high and weighs “too much”, has hip length silver hair, loves animals of all kinds so long as they do not have more than four legs!!! She has a passion for peppermints and a profound dislike of the whole idea of the Economic European Community, this includes the Euro. Is a steadfast supporter of the Monarchy and the Sovereignty of Britain.



April 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
April 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
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Newark, DE
Newark, DE 19702, 19711-19718, 19725 United States + Google Map