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Art and Craft of Labyrinth
with Daniel Docherty

6 – 10 November 2023

Time: 10:00-17:00

Cost: £385 (including materials)

  • Learn the art of labyrinth design and construction.
  • Construct a collection of ‘new’ and ‘old’ labyrinths including the classical seven circuit ‘Cretan’ and Chartres Labyrinth using compasses and straight-edge.
  • Develop an understanding and appreciation of labyrinth forms – ancient and modern – from around the world: how, why, and for whom are they made?
  • What is their significance and symbolism and why the contemporary resurgence of interest in labyrinths?
  • Develop your own labyrinth designs in a range of mediums and materials including lino/plaster/wood …
  • Create embossed finger labyrinths and prints … encaustic tile labyrinths … gild labyrinths with real gold, silver and copper …
  • Create a candle-lit labyrinth (Nov. course) that we will walk together …
  • Learn the symbolism of Labyrinths


I GIVE you the end of a golden string;
Only wind it into a ball,
It will lead you in at Heaven’s gate,
Built in Jerusalem’s wall.…
W. Blake


Feedback from past SAOG Studios Art and Craft of Labyrinth course participants:

It was an amazing week Daniel – Truly amazing! Time did its weird and wonderful thing as it always does while working with the labyrinth … it’s like the void was split and time suspended. It was a beautiful group, lots of love, laughter, tears, honesty, kindness and connection, WOWZERS ! My soul has been well fed. Honestly, I just can’t find words good enough to express how wonderful it was. Sara Hall
Wonderful course with a good mix of theoretical techniques, practical skills and magic! Lorraine Grayston

An outstanding course. Rich in techniques to go along with the mind boggling art of sacred geometry. Mark Willenbruch

Just brilliant with a touch of magic! Mandy Pullen​
Sacred Geometry for me is becoming a way to discover myself from the understanding of the roots and origins of things. This has been only possible with the guidance and knowledge shared by Daniel during his engaging sessions. This course in labyrinths, was a hands on experience in crafting, drawing and learning the philosophy behind the shapes and forms. Thanks Daniel. Claudia Martinez





Further Information

06 November 2023
to 10 Nov 2023


10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Emerson College
Forest Row, East Sussex RH18 5JX United Kingdom