Banyan Retreat is a small not for profit, non-residential day retreat in the heart of Kent.


We offer Natural Healing modalities, Mediumship Development Workshops and Demonstrations to promote Spiritual growth.


We work with only the best mediums and tutors and great care is taken with everyone who visits to ensure you are encouraged to progress along a Spiritual Pathway which is right for you.

In support of Banyan Retreat and SoulQuest

SOUL POWER - Sitting in the Power with Nic

Tai Chi Qigong online via Zoom each Tuesday morning

SoulQuest will be online via Zoom until further notice

Thank you for supporting Demelza Hospice Care for Children

Banyan Retreat Christmas Charity Appeal 2020

As you know each year we do much fundraising for Demelza Hospice Care for Children and so far this year we have raised over £3000. However, this Christmas time we have a greater challenge as there will be no Christmas Tree sittings due to the Covid 19 pandemic and therefore no toys to donate. Fundraising events have been more of a challenge as they all have to be online.


So for this year, we have decided to give all SoulQuest event donations given to us during the months of November and December to Demelza.


If you would like to make a personal donation, please click the link below. Please give generously and support these terminally ill children.

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Upcoming Workshops


22oct7:00 pmVirtual EventSoul PowerLed By:Nic Whitham

25oct3:00 pmVirtual EventSoulQuest Service Online via ZoomLed By:Nic Whitham

27oct10:30 amVirtual EventTai Chi Qigong Online Via ZoomLed By:Steven Siu


01nov3:00 pmVirtual EventSoulQuest Service Online via ZoomLed By:Nic Whitham

08nov3:00 pmVirtual EventSoulQuest Service Online via ZoomLed By:Nic Whitham

12nov7:00 pmVirtual EventSoul PowerLed By:Nic Whitham

15nov3:00 pmVirtual EventSoulQuest Service Online via ZoomLed By:Nic Whitham

22nov3:00 pmVirtual EventSoulQuest Service Online via ZoomLed By:Nic Whitham

26nov7:00 pmVirtual EventSoul PowerLed By:Nic Whitham

29nov3:00 pmVirtual EventSoulQuest Service Online via ZoomLed By:Nic Whitham

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What we offer

We pride ourselves on having only the best tutors working with us here at Banyan Retreat. we are blessed to have people like Eileen Davies, Scott Milligan, Christine Morgan, Mavis Pittilla, and many many others who uphold high standards of mediumship. We have a number of workshops and demonstrations taking place each month.

We have achieved stage four accreditation with UK healers and British Alliance of Healing Associations for our certified two year Spiritual Healing Course.

We teach Tera Mai Reiki and Seichem as we believe this is the most balanced form of Reiki Mastership available.

Banyan Retreat is dedicated to the work and communication of the spirit world. This work is the primary reason why we are here.

Our goal is to help as many people as possible get in touch with their inner self and the infinite possibilities the spirit world has to offer. Learning to love and learning to give means becoming increasingly selfless, only by doing this and connecting with our inner self can we express ourselves and evolve.

Communication take place here each month in the form of Private Sittings, Evenings of Mediumship and Trance Communication Evenings and Physical mediumship seances. When touched by the spirit world your inner light shines much brighter and you find an inner sense of peace and wellbeing.

Natural Healing is Non medical treatment which promotes better health; analysis of your lifestyle, diet, sleep, exercise and most importantly your stress levels. Promoting greater harmony between Mind, Body and Soul.

How Will it Help You? When we have a build-up of stress, our bodies are slow to respond to instructions from our brain. The nerves are tense and message communication with our brain is slowed as a result. All treatments are designed to reduce the effects of stress and induce deeper relaxation. This allows our bodies to function properly.

Take a look at the treatments we offer and see how and why they will help you.

We support two charities:

German Shepherd Rescue Elite – we help to rehome rescue dogs throught the Kent region.  All our dogs are rescue dogs and we have supported this charity for a number of years. logo-on-light
Demelza House – each year at Christmas time we collect toys and gifts for the termially ill children who are supported by Demelza House.

Mavis Pittilla speaks about her recent visit to Banyan Retreat

Mavis Pittilla speaks about Spirituality and Communication

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