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Archive Short Courses

An archive of recent previous Short Courses held at Schumacher College.
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Elegant Simplicity – Creating an Extra-Ordinary Life

27/06/2016 to 01/07/2016

With Satish Kumar and June Mitchell | Embrace complexity in place of complication and learn how to transform even the small activities in life into something extra-ordinary.  Read More...

With Satish Kumar and June Mitchell | Embrace complexity in place of complication and learn how to transform even the small activities in life into something extra-ordinary.  Read More...

David Hamilton at Schumacher College

How Your Mind Can Heal Your Body

24/06/2016 to 26/06/2016

With David Hamilton | Join us for this rare residential weekend with best-selling author, David Hamilton, as he discusses all the different ways the mind impacts the body and learn practical visualisation strategies used by people around the world to help facilitate recovery from serious illness and disease.

With David Hamilton | Join us for this rare residential weekend with best-selling author, David Hamilton, as he discusses all the different ways the mind impacts the body and learn practical visualisation strategies used by people around the world to help facilitate recovery from serious illness and disease. Read More...

Garry Fabian Miller: Delphinium, Homeland, Summer 1990 (detail)

Transcribing Landscape - Portraits and Tales

20/06/2016 to 24/06/2016

With Fiona Benson, Richard Povall and special guest artist - Garry Fabian Miller | Join us for this residential week as we explore our relationship with landscape; part of Schumacher College's Art and Ecology Programme.  Transcribing Landscape is convened by poet and T.S Eliot Prize shortlisted Fiona Benson along with artist-researcher Richard Povall.

With Fiona Benson, Richard Povall and special guest artist - Garry Fabian Miller | Join us for this residential week as we explore our relationship with landscape; part of Schumacher College's Art and Ecology Programme.  Transcribing Landscape is convened by poet and T.S Eliot Prize shortlisted Fiona Benson along with artist-researcher Richard Povall. Our special guest is the renowned photographic artist Garry Fabian Miller. Read More...

 

Transition Design: New Solutions For Life on a Finite Planet

17/06/2016 to 24/06/2016

With Terry Irwin, Gideon Kossoff and Cameron Tonkinwise | Transition Design, an approach pioneered at Carnegie Mellon University and being brought to the UK for the first time, proposes that the tools and processes of design can be used by activists and practitioners from all walks of life to develop solutions that contribute to significant societal transitions.

With Terry Irwin, Gideon Kossoff and Cameron Tonkinwise | Transition Design, an approach pioneered at Carnegie Mellon University and being brought to the UK for the first time, proposes that the tools and processes of design can be used by activists and practitioners from all walks of life to develop solutions that contribute to significant societal transitions. Click here If you would like to be added to the Waiting List for Transition Design Short Course. There are still places on the Transition Design Symposium – to book a place, click hereRead More...

 

Authentic Celebration: The Path to Collective Wisdom

13/06/2016 to 17/06/2016

With Lizandra Barbuto, John Croft and Satish Kumar | In this week-long course with the founders of the powerful technique for catalysing collective action, Dragon Dreaming, we look at how we as individuals, through collective process, can liberate our own authenticity and wisdom.

With Lizandra Barbuto, John Croft and Satish Kumar | In this week-long course with the founders of the powerful technique for catalysing collective action, Dragon Dreaming, we look at how we as individuals, through collective process, can liberate our own authenticity and wisdom. Read More...

Warriors For The Human Spirit 2016

09/06/2016 to 07/06/2017

A one year programme of in-depth training offered by Margaret Wheatley| Warriors for the Human Spirit are leaders and activists brave enough to resist using fear and aggression to accomplish their work.  Instead they train with discipline and confidence to develop the skillful means of compassion and insight.

A one year programme of in-depth training offered by Margaret Wheatley| Warriors for the Human Spirit are leaders and activists brave enough to resist using fear and aggression to accomplish their work.  Instead they train with discipline and confidence to develop the skillful means of compassion and insight.  They aspire to use their influence and power to offer sane and life-affirming responses in this time of constant threats to the human spirit. And they train as a community that continues well past the year programme as a vital support for their continuing courageous work. Read More...

Nourishing The Soul: A Weekend with Satish Kumar

03/06/2016 to 05/06/2016

With Satish Kumar and June Mitchell | Join Satish Kumar and Partner June Mitchell for a weekend of stories, walking in wild places, meditation and Qigong bamboo exercises. Read More...

With Satish Kumar and June Mitchell | Join Satish Kumar and Partner June Mitchell for a weekend of stories, walking in wild places, meditation and Qigong bamboo exercises. Read More...

Restore and Connect: A Schumacher College Spring Week

09/05/2016 to 13/05/2016

Come and join the Schumacher College community for a week when nature has come to life. You can look forward to a meditations, wild swimming, Yoga, Deep Time Walk and Gaia Theory Session with Stephan Harding, Fireside chat with Satish Kumar, outdoor excursions, knitting, quiet time for reflection and more. Reconnect and experiencing all Schumacher College has to offer at a gentle pace.

Bioregionalism

Bioregionalism By Design: How To Generate Transformative Stories of Place

25/04/2016 to 06/05/2016

With John Thackara, Pamela Mang, Joel Glanzberg, Isabel Carlisle and Simon Bradbury | This two-week course will explore the bioregion in theory and practice, and bioregionalism—the growing global movement that advocates the bioregion as a framework for broader social, economic and ecological transformation.

With John Thackara, Pamela Mang, Joel Glanzberg, Isabel Carlisle and Simon Bradbury | This two-week course will explore the bioregion in theory and practice, and bioregionalism—the growing global movement that advocates the bioregion as a framework for broader social, economic and ecological transformation. Join long-term leading players in the field of systemic and regenerative place-sourced design who will offer design instruments and principles that will enable you to work at this regional level, connecting up many disparate projects and actors into a new narrative and strategy for action. This course is now full, however we encourage you to sign up for our waiting list. Read More...

Living On The Earth – Remembering the Ways of the Ancients

18/04/2016 to 22/04/2016

Jessie Watson Brown & Jane Robertson (The Stone Age Women) and Mac Macartney | Join us for a week in the woods where we learn the primitive skills of foraging, fire-making, wandering and listening, and convene around the hearth, the heart of our community, to traverse together the old tracks and ancient pathways towards living closely and simply in nature.

Jessie Watson Brown & Jane Robertson (The Stone Age Women) and Mac Macartney | Join us for a week in the woods where we learn the primitive skills of foraging, fire-making, wandering and listening, and convene around the hearth, the heart of our community, to traverse together the old tracks and ancient pathways towards living closely and simply in nature. Read More...

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