About Us


Sacred Earth has been trading continuously since 1991. It is owned and run by Anthony Moorhouse and Nigel Pearson.

Anthony has been working professionally in the healing field for over 25 years. He holds Diplomas in Advanced Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy as well as a Certificate in Ayurvedic Medicine from the National Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine and the Institute of Indian Medicine at the University of Poona, India. He is a qualified Yoga teacher with the British School of Yoga of which he is a life member and holds an Advanced Yoga Teachers' Diploma.  Anthony is a natural and intuitive psychic clairvoyant, giving in-depth Tarot readings by appointment at the shop premises. He is well known as one of the most consistently accurate readers in East Anglia and advance booking for a consultation is essential. Originally trained as a couture fashion designer, Anthony combines his healing and tarot work with his own artisan-couture business, The Elvish Tailor. Full details of his designs, shows, collections and exhibits can be found on his dedicated website www.theelvishtailor.co.ukhttp://www.theelvishtailor.co.uk

Nigel is a practising Traditional Witch and has been working with the British Powers and Spirits and within the Western Mystery Tradition for over 40 years. He has experience of several paths of Traditional Craft, as well as modern Wicca and works continually to increase his knowledge in these areas.  Nigel puts this knowledge of magic, ritual and ceremony to our customers use, to ensure they have just the items they require. 

He is the author of the much acclaimed book, "The Devil's Plantation; East Anglian Lore, Witchcraft & Folk-Magic", featuring the magical practices of his native region. His other works include the influential books, "Treading the Mill: Workings in Traditional Witchcraft" and also "Walking the Tides: Seasonal Magical Rhythms and Lore",  re-published by Troy Books and all available from Sacred Earth.

His most recent work is; "A Ring Around the Moon: Witch Rites Revisited". This describes some of the rites and rituals that were practised by his original coven, between 40 and 20 years ago and some interesting background history of the Mother Coven.

Nigel holds Practitioner Diplomas in Advanced Herbal Medicine and in Homoeopathy.

Both Anthony and Nigel are contributors to the anthology, 
"The Museum of Witchcraft. A Magical History", 
celebrating 60 years of its existence, available direct from the Museum.

Sacred Earth is at:
8, Upper Orwell Street, 
Suffolk, IP4 1HW. 
United Kingdom.

Our phone number is 01473 417474.
Opening hours are 10:00am - 4:00pm, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

At Sacred Earth we use only the highest quality Herbs in our practice either in raw form or as tinctures. This applies equally to the Essential Oils we use and sell and the medicinal preparations that we make ourselves from them. No synthetics are used in the manufacture of our healing and cosmetic products. Each patient is seen as an individual and we are able to suggest medicines for their own, individual and specific needs.

About Therapist - Anthony Moorhouse

Anthony Moorhouse has been working as a traditional healer for over 25 years and has a successful practice in Ipswich. He began learning healing techniques at home as a child and went on to study at the Aromatherapy International School with Ziva Belic, gaining a Diploma in Aromatherapy. He studied Herbal Medicine with Herbalist Sandra Chalcott, the School of Phytotherapy and the British School of Yoga. He holds a Diploma in Advanced Herbalism as well as a Certificate in Ayurvedic Medicine with Highest Honours from the National Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine and  the renowned Institute of Indian Medicine at the University of Poona, India. Anthony holds both a Yoga Teacher's Diploma and an Advanced Yoga Teacher's Diploma from the British School of Yoga (BSY). He is a life member of the BSY and a member of the Independant Yoga Register. Anthony has one of the largest private practices in the area.

About Therapist - Nigel Pearson.
Nigel Pearson has served an extended Herbal apprenticeship, working alongside and learning from a qualified therapist for over 20 years. He has experience in in-depth, one-to-one client/therapist relationships, drawing on past work in Social Services and training in telephone Help Lines for minority and disadvantaged groups. As a past tutor for the LifeRites organisation he helped develop procedures for realising the Autonomy of the individual and in Self-determination. As a therapist he holds practitioner Diplomas in Advanced Herbal Medicine and in Homoeopathy from the British School of Yoga.

Tarot Readings.

By Anthony Moorhouse

Anthony is a naturally gifted, intuitive psychic and clairvoyant who has been refining and developing his gift, whilst reading the Tarot for over 20 years. He has a broad clientele base, many of whom are professionals and range in age from 18 to over 80; most return time after time for regular consultations and advice. He has continuously been numbered amongst the top readers in East Anglia for many years, due to his levels of accuracy and high customer satisfaction feedback. His readings are always in high demand so pre-booking is essential.

Readings available on Fridays and Saturdays only, according to availability of space. Please contact the shop direct to arrange a reading. All readings must now be paid for in advance, at the time of booking.

Full Reading £40.00

(Due to pressures of time and distances involved, home readings cannot be undertaken and are only available at the shop).

In addition to the above, we also stock a large range of Tarot packs, Angel and Faerie card sets, Rune cards and stones and other Oracle and Divinatory tools in the shop, for our customers to purchase for their own use. Please enquire if there is a specific pack or tool you require, or come and browse our extensive range.