Seed Festival - Planting Big Ideas 7th-9th July 2017
BIG IDEAS TAKING ROOT is the 2017 theme
Thank you all you came to make Seed Festival 2015 at Hawkwood a brilliant event. It had such heart, purpose and passion providing many with inspiration, practical skills and new hope as they replenished in the beautiful grounds of Hawkwood. Planning has begun the next one for 7-9 July 2017 - so please note all these contributors were for 2015.
Thank you again to our sponsors Pulsin, Good Energy, The Converging World, Stroud Town Coucnil and Jelf and our media partners Kindred Spirit and Permaculture Magazine.
Placing Art at the Heart of Ecology - Let’s Get Creative About our Future... In 2015 Bristol, one of our closest cities celebrates being the Green Capital of Europe. Hawkwood’s Seed Festival will focus on the sectors of society that are equipped to make the greatest difference and lead the way forward - business and the arts.
Seed Festival 2015 brought thought leaders from local, national and international arenas who are advancing the latest innovations in the mitigation of and adaptation to climate change. Our debate will reveal the resulting social impact and show how businesses who are on the cutting edge of change can be aligned with social action, arts and celebration.
Creative support, road maps, toolkits for our future world and lots of fun in beautiful surroundings are included in the package!
PLEASE NOTE BELOW IS 2015 - 2017 Speakers to be announced soon!
Green Economy • Mindfulness • Ecopsychology • Raw Food • Re-wilding • Yoga • Keeping Bees • Meditation • Biodynamics Permaculture • Herb Walks • Singing • Movement • Dance • Earth Mandalas • Drumming • Loads of Family Fun • Den Building • Children's Yoga • Storytime • Sound Journeys • Grief to Creativity • Walking the Reindeer Road • Creative Writing • Constellating Connection • plus Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust are running a great range of nature workshops. Do you want to Volunteer at the festival?
This year at Seed Festival we are so pleased to screen ARISE, the movie, narrated by Daryl Hannah.
Directors: Lori Joyce and Candice Orlando • Executive Producer: Molly Ross.
“The Warrior as Nurturer, ARISE turns the lens on female environmentalists” – The New York Times.
We are very grateful have our SPONSORS
Our MEDIA PARTNERS
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Seed Festival 2017
Seed Festival 7-9 July 2017 Planting Big Ideas! Hawkwood, nr Stroud. Musicians, Poets, Artists, Inspiring Eco Speakers, Movers and Shakers and YOU! Seed Festival inspires a more intimate and personal connection with our living world and our place within it. This year's theme is Thos Big Ideas taking Root
More about Hawkwood
Hawkwoodis an educational charity which provides short courses, trainings and retreats, talks, events and festivals. Our mission is to support people to develop to their full potential and we work in the arts, health & well being, spirituality nature and sustainability. Friday 17th July Charles Eisentstein launches the Centre for Future Thinking at Hawkwood.
More about Seed Idea
Seed Ideaexists to provide inspiring and engaging service through events, design, innovation and coaching. Seed Idea projects include: concerts, festivals, videos and workshops; plus the Big Green Chair.
They are particularly inspired by people and projects that break the mould and are grounded in social and ecological values - those who are planting big ideas in the world.