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.
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
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