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Archive Short Courses

An archive of recent previous Short Courses held at Schumacher College.
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Co-Creation: The Future Of The Masculine And The Feminine

26/09/2016 to 30/09/2016

With Pat McCabe and Charles Eisenstein | Pat McCabe and Charles Eisenstein explore how to be a man and how to be a woman at this point in history when we face the breakdown of our historical narratives and archetypes. Read More...

With Pat McCabe and Charles Eisenstein | Pat McCabe and Charles Eisenstein explore how to be a man and how to be a woman at this point in history when we face the breakdown of our historical narratives and archetypes. Read More...

Bones of Ritual

The Bones of Ritual 2016 – Conversing With The Natural World

19/09/2016 to 23/09/2016

With Colin Campbell and Lucy Hinton    Join us for this week of deep self-exploration as you investigate life questions such as who am I, what is my purpose in the world, who are my allies and how can I best serve my community, using traditional techniques and ritual practices from the indigenous South African traditions.

With Colin Campbell and Lucy Hinton    Join us for this week of deep self-exploration as you investigate life questions such as who am I, what is my purpose in the world, who are my allies and how can I best serve my community, using traditional techniques and ritual practices from the indigenous South African traditions. Read More...

Rogue Bards

18/07/2016 to 22/07/2016

With Martin Shaw and Jay Griffiths | Join us around the fire as we explore the art of story in both its oral and written form. Martin and Jay will be looking at the bardic relationship to words and the place of story in the modern world. Expect plenty of time outdoors, storytelling and writing workshops, discussion and investigation of the sense of story and of moment in all of our lives.

With Martin Shaw and Jay Griffiths | Join us around the fire as we explore the art of story in both its oral and written form. Martin and Jay will be looking at the bardic relationship to words and the place of story in the modern world. Expect plenty of time outdoors, storytelling and writing workshops, discussion and investigation of the sense of story and of moment in all of our lives. Read More...

Earth Pilgrim with Satish Kumar and Peter Owen Jones

Earth Pilgrim

18/07/2016 to 22/07/2016

With Satish Kumar and Peter Owen Jones | Walk and talk with Satish and 'extreme pilgrim' Peter as we explore how to breathe soul into our lives and our work for sustainability and peace. Read More...

With Satish Kumar and Peter Owen Jones | Walk and talk with Satish and 'extreme pilgrim' Peter as we explore how to breathe soul into our lives and our work for sustainability and peace. Read More...

Jon Young

A Weekend with Jon Young: Fostering Regenerative Peace in Troubled Times

08/07/2016 to 10/07/2016

With Jon Young and Dr Deborah Benham | Explore effective peacemaking and community building models. The tools and processes shared will enable you to bring your vision and creativity in full support of the Earth’s immune system, apply exercises that awaken a deep sense of connection with nature and ourselves.

With Jon Young and Dr Deborah Benham | Explore effective peacemaking and community building models. The tools and processes shared will enable you to bring your vision and creativity in full support of the Earth’s immune system, apply exercises that awaken a deep sense of connection with nature and ourselves. You will examine the history of western expansion in terms of “connection loss” and the subsequent implications which affect virtually every part of our lives and look at role-models from history and current regenerative communities.  Read More...

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...