About Us

Your hosts at Wild Ways are Elaine Gregory and Garth Reynolds. – Photo credit: Kieron Sibley



Elaine makes ceramic items, enjoys photography, drawing and other artistic pursuits. She is a Druid in the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids, (OBOD) and a core member of The British Druid Order, (BDO)


Garth comes from a family firm of cabinet-makers, Reynolds of Ludlow, and carries on the skills, crafting exquisite boxes from a variety of woods. Raised in the Quaker tradition, he is also a member of OBOD.

Extended Family



Philip Shallcrass, also known as Greywolf, is founder and Chief of The British Druid Order (BDO). He is a writer, musician, singer-songwriter, artist, round house builder and drum-maker.


Neil teaches regular classes in Birmingham, Great Malvern and the West Midlands. He facilitates 5Rhythms dance workshops at Wild Ways in Shropshire and covers classes around the UK. Internationally Neil has taught in New Zealand, Holland, Thailand, Prague, and Burning Man Festival USA. He plans to take 5Rhythms with him wherever he goes.

Neil is a 5Rhythms mentor for newly qualified students and he is currently guiding two 5Rhythms Space Holders along the path as they train to become 5Rhythms teachers. As a member of the 5RTA any hours danced with Neil count as pre-requisites for 5Rhythms™ teacher training.


Introducing John: Wild Ways Resident, Woodworker, jewellery maker and Staff Carver. A true maestro of craftsmanship residing within the vibrant community of Wild Ways. With a passion for woodworking that knows no bounds, John has fashioned countless amulets that adorn homes and captivate hearts.


Introducing Rachel, the talented resident artist at Wild Ways! With a passion for creativity and an eye for detail, Racheal brings a unique and enchanting touch to our artistic endeavors.
We are truly privileged to have Racheal as part of our creative community at Wild Ways, infusing our space with her artistic brilliance