The company’s origins are in Crabtree Taylor International Limited – a company set up as a consultant company in 1970. This company is still trading, but Savaric Whiting has been set up as a separate company specializing in working with ‘Spiritually Inspired’ community projects and individuals. Many people have been involved with the work of this company, but the principal is

Barry Taylor

Lives in Glastonbury. Has an MA in Engineering from Oxford University and has been a Relate Counsellor.
Spent 17 years in the City of London as Director and Managing Director of an Export Finance House, and since then has been a self-employed management consultant and company director.

Has been the co-founder, chair, treasurer or trustee of many charities and not-for-profit companies including:

  • London Marriage Guidance Council
  • Wessex Counseling Services
  • Glastonbury Trust
  • Isle of Avalon Foundation
  • Library of Avalon
  • Chalice Well Trust
  • Pilgrim Reception Centre
  • Glaston Centre Ltd.

Has published two books:

A Pilgrim in Glastonbury – 2010 Abbey Press – ISBN 0-9533203-6-7

Experience of being ‘Called to Glastonbury’ and working with projects in this town.

Creating Spiritually Inspired Projects – 2015 – New Generation Publishing ISBN 978-1-78507-208-6 –

E-book available on

An outline of what is involved in ‘being inspired’, and setting up and establishing a project

Both these books are available from Glaston Centre Limited


We are using the name of Savaric fits Goldwin as an historic example of what we are looking at today – the balance between spirituality and practical action in the material world – and one closely connected with Glastonbury.

The Idea

We contend that when considering a problem in the material world, whether human or technical, being aware and in harmony with that which is immeasurable, leads to a more satisfactory, holistic, coherent, balanced and constructive address of the challenges.

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