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Free Earth Talks tickets for people on a low income

Thursday, 17 May, 2018
Increasing accessibility of talks at Schumacher College
Birte Schulze
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A student's perspective - by Birte Schulze

Student Birte Schulze celebrates the benefits of an alternative education
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Using local wisdom for sustainable change

Tuesday, 15 May, 2018
How putting the eco-system at the centre of design challenges can benefit a community.
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Healthy soil is crucial to our survival says Caroline Aitken

Visiting teacher Caroline Aitken considers the crucial relationship between the soil we rely on to grow our food and the bacteria within our bodies.
charles foster
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Author of 'Life as a Beast' Charles Foster comes to Schumacher College

Monday, 14 May, 2018
The writer who decided there was only one way to fully explore the boundary between man and animal.
ruth potts
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Utopia is not a destination - Ruth Potts

An interview with Ruth Potts about the power of Utopian thinking in an age of crisis.
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Meeting the next generation of ecological designers by Mona Nasseri

Mona Nasseri delights in the transformative power of ecological design thinking for schoolchildren in India.
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The mystery and magic of stone circles by Dr Andy Letcher

Dr Andy Letcher reflects on the unique power of certain places to connect us with the land.
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Where ideas take flight by Roberto Fraquelli

A trip to the Centre of Imagination in the Himalayas in India gives Roberto Fraquelli and his ecological design thinking students a chance to pause and wonder.
a flight of steps
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Dorothy Maclean - a Spiritual Life

An affectionate portrait of one of the founder's of the Findhorn Community in Scotland, Dorothy Maclean.
human patterns
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Culture shift: redirecting humanity’s path to a flourishing future by Jeremy Lent

Jeremy Lent reveals how the human patterning instinct has driven humans to develop language, myth, and culture.
Jon Rae on a bike
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A farewell reflection from Jon Rae

Jon Rae, who has stepped down as head of Schumacher College, reflects on its importance as a catalyst for change.
Jenny Mackewn
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Jenny Mackewn is appointed interim leader of Schumacher College

Wednesday, 28 March, 2018
Jenny Mackewn says she's looking forward to building upon the work of Jon Rae and all his predecessors.
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We all have the power to become leading actors on our own stage.

Theatre director Richard Olivier explains why we need to bring the soul back into the centre of life.