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The Great Work – Science, Consciousness, Jurisprudence and Ethics

03/07/2017 to 07/07/2017

With Stephan Harding, Sean Kelly, Hal White, and Isabel Carlisle | Join leading theorists in Conscious Evolution, Depth Ecology, Gaia Theory, Metalaw, and Earth Jurisprudence to help advance a new synthesis from which the Great Work of Thomas Berry can be accomplished in practice as well as in theory. Read More...

The Gross National Happiness Master Class, UK and Bhutan

24/07/2017 to 19/05/2018

With Ha Vinh Tho, Julia Kim, Julie Richardson, and guest teachers | A 12 month learning journey to experience Gross National Happiness in practice and to develop the skills and experience to develop your own Gross National Happiness prototype supported by a community of peers, tutors and experts.Participants will be issued with the GNH Training Manual and those who have successfully completed the GNH Master Class assessments will be certified GNH practitioners and be eligible to become members of the GNH Centre Bhutan network of GNH Trainers and Facilitators. The programme may also qualify for credits towards Continuing Professional Development. Read More...

Earth, Culture, Economy – The Power of Local

24/07/2017 to 28/07/2017

With Helena Norberg Hodge, Stephan Harding and Satish Kumar | Join an in-depth exploration of the steps involved in moving toward integrated, human-scale economic structures in which deeply personal, heartfelt relationships matter most of all. Envisioning a shift from global to local entails grappling with a number of difficult questions: Just how localised should we strive to be? What strategies can be employed to overcome the entrenched power of big business, big banks, and big government? What is the role of technology in a localised economy? How do we start from where we are? Read More...

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Becoming Indigenous 2017 - Finding Our Way Home


With Colin Campbell, Pat McCabe, Mac Macartney and special guests Loretta Afraid of Bear Cook, Lyla June Johnson, Carolyn Hillyer, Linda Delormier, Eve Annecke, Lucy Hinton and Chris Luttichau | This is a deep experiential dive into the subject matter of indigeneity – exploring our connection to the wild, to each other and ultimately to our very deep selves. Expect vigil, ceremony, time out in nature, dream circles, intimate discussion and pursuit of ‘meaningful purpose’ as we bring together contributors from a range of western and indigenous traditions to consider how we find our roots and use them to drive our actions for change in the world. Read More...

Writing the Wild Soul

11/09/2017 to 13/09/2017

With Geneen Marie Haugen and Bill Plotkin | Join us for this three day adventure with writers, wildness guides and soul explorers Geneen Marie Haugen and Bill Plotkin as we explore practices and experiences that encounter the intertwined mysteries of nature and psyche and help us to bring the soul-filled, animate world to the page. Read More...

Economy for the Common Good – Changing Business from the Ground Up

Economy for the Common Good – Changing Business from the Ground Up

25/09/2017 to 29/09/2017

With Christian Felber and special guest Rob Hopkins | Join us for this visionary week with activist and initiator of ‘Economy for the Common Good (ECG) Christian Felber who believes that placing human beings, all other creatures and nature itself at the centre of all economic activity, will not only enable business to survive and thrive, but allow us all to engage in a financial system that delivers the one thing that really counts – a good life for all. Read More...

Rethinking Food and Farming: A 21st Century Renaissance

16/10/2017 to 20/10/2017

With Colin Tudge, Ruth West and guests | What we need as an Agrarian Renaissance - a 'people's takeover of the world's farming' - based on agroecology, food sovereignty and economic democracy. Enough is happenning around the world to suggest this is already happening - come and learn about the people, the ideas and the projects that we can all build upon. Read More...

Addressing Complex Problems – The EMK Method

06/11/2017 to 12/11/2017

With Professor Eve Mitleton-Kelly (LSE) | Join us for this intensive course for professionals in academia, business and policy as we apply the EMK methodology to complex organisational, societal and global problems. Read More...

Three Horizons: A Pathways Practice for Sustainability and Transformative Innovation

20/11/2017 to 24/11/2017

With Bill Sharpe and Daniel Wahl | How we can improve the way we face the complexity and uncertainty of the future and come together to create pathways of change? Learn the practice of Three Horizons for transformative innovation as a way to face complexity and uncertainties in a practical way and transform our ways of life to bring human civilization and planet Earth into a sustainable relationship. Read More...

Nourishing The Soul 2018

20/07/2018 to 22/07/2018

With Satish Kumar and June Mitchell | Participate in a weekend meditating, walking and spending time in nature away from the daily stresses of life and discover the importance of bringing soul into the heart of everything you do.  Read More...