Welcome to Schumacher North, a regional forum devoted to exploring and promoting the ideas of deep ecology, sustainable development and social transformation pioneered by E.F. Schumacher, author of ‘Small Is Beautiful’.
Schumacher North offers a varied programme of talks, courses, conferences, and practical initiatives, aimed at bringing about the sane, sustainable and compassionate world that Fritz Schumacher and his successors have envisioned.
- Rebooting Schumacher North – A General Meeting and Facilitated Workshop
2.00-5.00p.m., Saturday 29 November at Ebor Court, Skinner Street, Leeds, LS1 4ND
Join us for a facilitated workshop where we’ll explore new directions for Schumacher North and find out how your insight, ideas, skills, time or energy could help Schumacher North to move forward.
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- Enough Is Enough: Building a Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources A film by Tom Bliss based on the book by Rob Dietz and Dan O’Neill
7.30 p.m., Wednesday 12 November at the Culture Lab, University of Newcastle King’s Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
Dan O’Neill will introduce the film and lead a discussion afterwards Click Here to book in advance – Requested Donation £1 It’s time for a new kind of economy We’re overusing the … Read more
- Dare to be Great – A One Day Workshop with Polly Higgins
12.30 – 6.30 p.m., 15 November 2014, Friargate Quaker Meeting House, Friargate, York YO1 9RL
Polly Higgins is an inspirational example of ‘Daring to be Great’! A barrister and international lawyer, in 2008 she launched a campaign to have ecocide (extensive and long-term environmental destruction) recognised as a crime under international law. Her campaign has received massive support and publicity and … Read more
- Ecological Pilgrimage: Towards a deep conversation with the Earth – A Talk and Discussion with Peter Reason
7:00 p.m., Tuesday 28 October – Oxford Place Centre, Oxford Place, Leeds LS1 3AX
7:00 p.m., Wednesday 29 October – Friargate Quaker Meeting House, Friargate, York YO1 9RL
How can we fashion an adequate response to the devastating and unsustainable impact of human activities on the biosphere? Significant change toward sustainability requires a fundamental shift in our sense of who we humans … Read more