From Economic Growth to Growth in Wellbeing
RESURGENCE FESTIVAL OF WELLBEING
Saturday 10th October and Sunday 11th October, London
DAY 1: WELLBEING INSPIRATION,
10am – 6pm
Talks and performances with leading edge thinkers and change makers
At the Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH
DAY 2: WELLBEING IN ACTION, 10am – 4.30pm
Discussion day workshop and platform for sharing skills and resources
At Friends of the Earth, The Printworks, 139 Clapham Road, London SW9 0HP
Organised by flagship green magazine Resurgence & Ecologist – the fourth Resurgence Festival of Wellbeing returns to London’s Bishopsgate Institute on Saturday 10th October, calling for a shift in focus from economic growth to growth in wellbeing.
A follow up workshop on Sunday 11th October entitled, ‘How to turn Inspiration into Action’, will explore how the learning from Day One can best be put into practice. Organised by Network of Wellbeing (NOW) at Friends of the Earth in Clapham, the day will be facilitated by acclaimed Transition Network trainer, Sophy Banks.
For this year’s event, Satish Kumar, Editor-in-Chief of Resurgence & Ecologist brings together leading change-makers and thinkers to explore how the interdependent wellbeing of individuals, communities and the environment can be transformed to generate a happier, healthier and more sustainable planet.
Speakers/performers for the Saturday event include Natalie Bennett, Leader of the Green Party; Scilla Elworthy, three times Nobel Peace Prize nominee; Bishop James Jones, author of Jesus and the Earth; poet Jo Shapcott and Indian dancer, Vinjamuri Ragasudha.
• Saturday festival tickets cost £45/£35 Concessions, plus £15 for an Indian vegetarian lunch. For further information and to book, contact the Resurgence office on 01237441293 or visit the Resurgence website: www.resurgence.org/wellbeing
• Entry to the Sunday workshop is available at no extra cost to those who’ve bought a Festival ticket. Places, limited to 60, must be booked in advance: email firstname.lastname@example.org / or call 01803 849107
• Nearest Tube to the Bishopsgate Institute (Saturday) is Liverpool Street; nearest tube for Friends of the Earth on Clapham Road (Sunday) is Oval or Stockwell
For further information about the Festival visit the Resurgence Website: www.resurgence.org/wellbeing