Simone teaches extensively abroad and throughout the UK, including the The Arthur Findlay College

and yet she still manages her schedule to accommodate many local churches, workshops and

the Mentorship Scheme at the Barbanell Centre, Stafford

See below for details 



Simone is thrilled to announce that she will be running a personal

Mentorship Scheme at

The Barbanell Centre, Stafford,

in 2018 and 2019.  

This is a two-year intensive scheme aimed at taking students’ mediumship to a higher level.


Students who are not already Individual Members of the Spiritualists’ National Union will be required to become such within the first year of the scheme.  A Ceretificate of Attendance and completion for all students who complete the scheme will be issued.  This scheme provides the opportunity for all students to study for the Certificate of Recognition in both speaking and demonstrating mediumship over a period of two years and all SNU qualifications will be ratified by the SNU’s Exponents’ Committee.


All students will be required to enter into a contract to study.  During years one and two, three five-day courses will be delivered at The Barbanell Conference Centre.




Course Costs £1,900.00.  Places are limited and a 15% non-refundable deposit is required to secure your place.


• Payment plan available

Year 1:

3 payments of £305.00, each payment to be made no later than 30 days before the booked course dates.

Year 2:  

2 payments of £235.00 each payment to be made no later than 30 days before the booked course dates.

Final Payment:  £230.00


• Hotel transfers to the Centre
• Lunch and daily refreshments included
• Does not include accommodation


For further details, please ring 01785 615513

Email:  enquiries@barbanellcentre.org


Course includes three five-day courses per year for two years.

Dates are:


9th to 13th May

2nd to 6th July

10th to 14th December



13th to 17th May

1st to 5th July

2nd to 6th December


The following elements will be covered during the scheme under the tuition of Simone:


1.Development and Power of the Spirit

2.The Code of Conduct for Award Holders

3.Brief History of Modern Spiritualism

4.Knowledge of the Spiritualists’ National Union

5.Philosophy and Address based on Seven Principles, inspirational and prepared.

6.Prayer & Reading

7.Voice Projection

8.Body Language/Mannerisms

9.Mechanics and Philosophy of Mediumship

10.Responsibilities of Mediumship and Interpretation 

11.Styles of Delivery of a Contact

12.Mediumship and the Law

13.Handling the Congregation/Recipient

14.Presentation of Address and Demonstration of Mediumship

15.Responsibility and Ethics of taking Services & Demonstrations


After completion of the above modules, you may wish to proceed to apply for the CSNU.  If so, you will need to have completed the SNU’s SD1 and SD4 Education Courses to a minimum of ‘B’ level pass.


You will need to jave the APL (Accreditation for Prior Learning) form signed by your mentor, Simone.


You may then apply through th SNU Training & Awards Committee procedures to attend a Final Assessment Board for each separate discipline, that is, Speaking and/or Demonstrating.


At these Boards, you may be awarded a PAS level accreditation or a CSNU Award according to your ability shown at the Board.


Simone understands the necessity for the religion of Spiritualism to have good quality speakers and demonstrators.  Her experience as an Assessor for the Teachers’ Training Course at The Arthur Findlay College over a period of many years’ has enabled her to understand one’s need to be fair and firm but never unkind.  She acknowledges her style will be different compared to other teachers as she utilises many self-taught techniques to achieve her objectives in both speaking and demonstrating mediumship.


Simone always endeavours to give the very best of her knowledge and expertise to her students as her aim is to train good ambassadors for both spirit and Spiritualism.  





For more information, contact Simone:
Telephone: 01953 850448
Email: simonekey@yahoo.com