No Leftovers: Remedying a Wasteful World
Refettorio Felix, Kensington | Wednesday 18th April, 7.00pm
Chef, techie, entrepreneur, activist: four inspiring figureheads come together to share their vision on how to wage war on food waste and salvage a sustainable foodscape for the future.
The Last Animals Screening + Q&A with the Director Kate Brooks
Cockpit Theatre, Marylebone | Saturday 7th April, 9.15am-5.00pm
Join us and Ulex Project for a unique and timely contribution to addressing a key challenge of our time: how to nourish the self while (and through) creating social change, enabling this to be a means of flourishing, both individually and for society. A day of presentations, discussions and workshops bringing together leading activists and change makers from across the UK and beyond.
Justine Huxley (St. Ethelburga's) • Asad Rehman (War on Want) • Alasdair Roxburgh (Friends of the Earth) • Sophy Banks (Transition Towns Movement) • Bayo Akomolafe (The Emergence Network) • Pat McCabe (Indigenous Rights) • Sarah Corbett (Craftivist Collective) • Natasha Adams (Campaigns Consultant) • Rachel Lilley (Aberystwyth University) • Guhyapati (Ulex Project & The Eco-Dharma Centre) • Gita Parihar (Legal Consultant) • Ruby & Christabel Reed (Advaya Initiative)
A Yoga & Nature Retreat with Peace Activist Satish Kumar
The Regent Street Cinema, 307 Regent Street, W1B 2HW | Monday 23rd April, 7.30PM
Conflict photographer Kate Brooks turns her lens from the war zones she is used to covering to a new kind of genocide – the killing of African Elephants and Rhinos – in this sweeping and sobering expose of an underreported crisis. As the single-digit population of Northern White Rhinoceros ticks closer to zero, Brooks outlines the myriad factors contributing to the current epidemic of highly effective poaching and trafficking syndicates, drawing startling connections between the illegal wildlife trade and international terrorism and border security.
Toxic Threads: The Dark Side of Fashion
Carthew Farm, St Issey, Wadebridge PL27 7RQ | Wednesday 28th to Sunday 4th March
A special and rare opportunity to learn from peace activist Satish Kumar, practice Yoga, meet like-minded individuals and connect with the wild and beautiful land of Cornwall. With vegan food, Wild Swimming, Walking, Wilderness Connection and Yoga Workshops.
REWILD: Nature Connection and Yoga Retreat at Trasierra, in the Hills of Southern Spain
Refettorio Felix, Kensington | Wednesday 21st February, 7.00pm
Fashion is the second most polluting industry in the world, after oil. Join us and leaders from the sustainable fashion movement for an evening to learn about the choices we can make.
Tawai: A Voice From The Forest + Q&A with Bruce Parry
Trasierra, Seville, Spain | Wednesday 16th to Sunday 20th May
A very special opportunity to connect to nature and your practice at the beautiful Trasierra, perched among the wild hills of Southern Spain. With Vegetarian Food, Walking, Wilderness Connection, Chanting, Breathing and Yoga Workshops.
Alternative Economies: Radical Solutions
The Regent Street Cinema, 307 Regent Street, W1B 2HW | Monday 12th February, 7.00PM
Join us for evening with explorer Bruce Parry, who will be hosting a post screening Q&A. Tawai is the word the nomadic hunter gatherers of Borneo use to describe their inner feeling of connection to nature. In this dreamy, philosophical and sociological look at life, we travel the world to learn from people living lives very different to our own. From the jungles of Malaysia to the tributaries of the Amazon, TAWAI is a quest for reconnection, providing a powerful voice from the heart of the forest itself.
Screening of RIVERBLUE: An award-winning documentary revealing the dark side of the Fashion Industry
1-3-5 Flitcroft Street, London, WC2H 8DH | Thursday 10th May, 7PM-10.30PM
To ensure a more democratic, sustainable and prosperous future we need to look to radical, ethical solutions that go beyond the debt-growth trap. We need to find an economic system where ecological sustainability, social justice, and financial stability go hand in hand: an economy that meets the needs of all, not just the privileged few, and allows us to thrive.
The Art of Meditation with Guy Burgs: An Urban Retreat
The Regent Street Cinema, 307 Regent Street, W1B 2HW | Wednesday 10th January, 7.00PM
Following international river conservationist, Mark Angelo, RIVERBLUE spans the globe to infiltrate one of the world’s most pollutive industries, fashion.
Narrated by clean water supporter Jason Priestley, this groundbreaking documentary examines the destruction of our rivers, its effect on humanity, and the solutions that inspire hope for a sustainable future.
Re-WILD the Soul: Setting A Course Home, with Mac Macartney and Petersham Nurseries
42ACRES, Shoreditch | Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th May
An urban retreat with Guy Burgs offering the opportunity to dial into your own powerful healing intelligence and giving your whole system a total reboot. Our ability to experience and express love is a reflection of how open we are to life, both its extraordinary wonder and its many challenges. In this introductory workshop Burgs will explore with us the importance of loving kindness, appreciation and gratitude and genuine compassion, in the process of realising and living to our true potential.
Exploring Your Personal Relationship With Money
42ACRES, 66 Leonard St, Shoreditch EC2A 4LW | Wednesday 13th December, 7pm
For our fourth evening celebration of the WILD we will be joined by Mac Macartney to learn about our deep connection to the natural world, inviting us to return back home to our authentic selves. A delicious Wild vegan banquet will be prepared by Michelin star Petersham Nurseries. All hosted by us in the beautiful 42ACRES, Shoreditch.
Cycle Alignment for Feminine Empowerment
1-3-5 Flitcroft Street, London, WC2H 8DH | Saturday 16th June, 10am-5pm
A one day exploration of your personal & emotional relationship with money. Through guide meditation, dynamic group exercises, personal reflection and questioning, you will become aware of disempowering patterns and beliefs holding you back from creating a life where money serves you. This workshop is for those who are ready to step into alignment with abundance.
Economics of Happiness: Money, De-Growth & Wellbeing
The Hoxton, Holborn | Saturday 25th November, 10.45am-4.45pm
Lunar Cycle Alignment Workshop and Talk with Merilyn Keskula (Milky Moon Lab), Harmonising Ayurveda Lunch & Talk, Morning Workshops include Kundalini Yoga, Drawing the Female Form and Vinyasa Krama Yoga.
We need an economy based on sustainability, integrity, gratitude, connection with nature and collaboration. The connection to natural cycles is the foundation for changing the world on an individual and collective level through our presence and our power to create, build and innovate. Together we can learn to heal and strengthen the connection to our wild power by becoming more aware of the guidance of our bodies, the Universe, and how the natural cycles influence every cell and every moment of our being.
Take Back The Power: The Future of Food In Britain
1-3-5 Flitcroft St, London WC2H 8DH, London | Tuesday 19th June, 7pm-10pm
An exploration of the growing worldwide movement for de-growth and economic localisation with Jason Hickel and Helena Norberg-Hodge.
Beyond Asana: Asceticism, Alchemy, & The Tangled Roots Of Yoga. Lecture Series Exploring The History & Philosophy Of Yoga
The Hospital Club, 24 Endell Street, London WC2H 9HQ| Friday 3rd November, 7.00pm
Join us for a solution orientated panel discussion and Q&A exploring the current state of the food industry and where we’re headed unless we, the people, take responsibility and help steer the course of food in Britain towards a healthy, sustainable and globally considerate path. Panelists include Colin Tudge (The Campaign for Real Farming), Tracy Wooster (Farms Not Factories), Karen Luyckx (Feedback) and Harry Boglione (Haye Farm).
Eating as a Sacred Act: Living in Harmony with our Food System
Rudolf Steiner House, London | Tuesdays 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th October
Join us for an exciting lecture series taking us beyond asana to explore the myriad roots of yoga as it emerged in the Indian sub continent over the last 3 millennia. We have invited the most important scholars and teachers in the field. Each event can be booked separately, or you can attend the whole course. For everyone: students, teachers, and anyone interested in Yoga, Philosophy and History.
IS ECOLOGY RELEVANT? Panel Discussion + Q&A with Satish Kumar, Resurgence, Craig Bennett, Friends of the Earth CEO & Molly Scott Cato, Green MEP
42ACRES, 66 Leonard St, Shoreditch EC2A 4LW | Tuesday 26th June, 7.30pm
For our fifth evening celebration of the WILD we will be joined by Nessie Reid as we explore how the principles of Spiritual Ecology can bring us into Harmony with our Food System. A delicious Wild vegan banquet will be prepared by Michelin star Petersham Nurseries. All hosted by us in the beautiful 42ACRES, Shoreditch.
Mythic Imagination: The Power of Storytelling and Mythology
University College London, Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, Gower St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 6BT | Friday 20 October, 6.30pm
Join us at UCL to to discuss the hands-on, practical implications and relevance of an ecological approach to the crises we face. With Satish Kumar (peace activist, author and co-founder, Schumacher College), Craig Bennett (CEO, Friends of the Earth), Molly Scott Cato (Green MEP for SW England and Gibraltar)
The Healing Voice, Healing Family & Ancestors with Jill Purce
The Hoxton, Holborn | Saturday 30th September, 10.45am
A deep dive into the power of mythology and storytelling as spiritual and practical tools to connect to our true purpose, empower our lives and ignite awe and wonder at the world around us. Throughout the day we will uncover ancient myths and develop new stories to enliven and deepen our understanding of who we are, where we are, and how we are right now. Speakers and workshop leaders will guide us through our sub-conscious to explore native myths, fairy tales and folk traditions, as well as our own personal story, and how each of these affect the world we see around us.
42ACRES, Shoreditch | Wednesday 20th September, 7.30-9.30PM
42ACRES & Advaya Initiative invite you to a special evening exploring the ancient magic of sound and family constellations with Jill Purce, the pioneer of the Sound Healing and Ancestral Healing Movements.This experiential talk will explore how sound and the voice have been understood and used in different traditions as one of the most effective ways to balance the mind and body and ultimately achieve enlightenment. Jill will guide us to experience the ancient magic of Mongolian overtone chanting, sacred songs, chants, sonic meditations and more as ways to release uniquely powerful energies, which can be used for physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual healing.