Green Spirit Manchester

 Invitation to a 13.8 billion year old journey…

with Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim


Friday 4th and Saturday 5th July

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The Tapestry, St Agnes, Greater Manchester is delighted to be hosting John Grim and Mary Evelyn Tucker this summer as part of their UK educational tour.

On 4th and 5th July, you are invited to join Yale scholars Mary Evelyn and John to learn more about our journey as humans into the 13.8 billion year Universe Story and what it means for us as a species. Together, through the opportunity to participate, learn and discuss you can become part of this journey of science and hope.

Friday 4th July 2014: 7.30pm – 9.30pm, light supper from 6.30pm.

with Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim

Mary Evelyn and John will present their Emmy award winning film

“Journey of the Universe” and lead a participative discussion.

Saturday 5th July 2014: 10am – 4pm, coffee 9.30am, lunch 12.20pm.

A day exploring the Universe story and what it means for us illustrated with extracts from the “Conversations” curated by Mary Evelyn.
The programme is designed to provide maximum interaction with Mary Evelyn and with John, sharing ideas through the speakers, film, bookstall and discussion. The programme will appeal both to those for whom these ideas are new and to those who have worked with the universe story before. We will also focus on follow up events are available to further grow participation and community in the North West and to create a wider community of people taking action to help create sustainable communities within the context of a Journey of the Universe.

Free, but suggested donations of £5/15 on Friday evening and £10/30 on Saturday.

Booking: By text: 07813 873 888, giving your name, when you wish to attend and email address.

Or by Email:, with details of when you wish to attend.

Venue (accessible by 203 bus from Manchester City Centre): St Agnes Church, St Agnes Street, North Reddish, Stockport, SK5 6RA. Free parking in surrounding streets. Link to map.

Biographical details: Mary Evelyn and John are directors of the Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale University and are the Executive Producers of ‘Journey of the Universe’. They were students of Thomas Berry, edited his books and collaborated with him for 35 years. With Brian Swimme, Mary Evelyn created the multi-media project, Journey of the Universe that includes a book with Yale University Press (2011), a film, and a series of Conversations.

Background viewing: Before the events John and Mary Evelyn recommend These 2 minute excerpts give a preview of the 20 part series of Conversations (20 minute interviews with 10 scientists and 10 environmentalists). See also The New Story

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