Three workshops facilliated by Dr Charlie Brennan

Workshop 1: Making sense of place
Workshop 2: Healing self, healing land
Workshop 3:Taking permaculture to the edge

Charlie Brennan

Dr Charlie BrennanBrighton Permaculture Trust are delighted to offer these workshops with the renowned permaculturist and social ecologist, Dr Charlie Brennan who is currently visiting from Australia. From the earliest age he has been fascinated with the land. The moors, woods, hedgerows and productive fields of Devon, England became a first place of wandering, wondering and imagining into landscapes, places and the life they contain. This interest grew as he moved from place to place and eventually from the US to Australia.

With 30 years applied experience, Charlie Brennan is passionate about ‘bringing the land alive’. From hands-on working, project design & coordination and community education in farming, landscape design and garden making, permaculture/edible streetscapes design, rainforest regeneration, to supporting Aboriginal Cultural Caring for Country, this passion and fascination have deepened. He is a social ecologist, researcher & has lectured in ethics & sense of place & worked as a facilitator for a range of conservation and sustainability alliances. Charlie offers a range of innovative workshops. He is a speaker at events & conferences, bringing together inspiration and experience to create joyful, abundant and practical outcomes.

 

Workshop 1: Making sense of place

Thursday 26 October 2017: 6pm-8pm

ONCA
14 St George’s Place
Brighton
BN1 4GB

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Workshop outline: Making Sense of Place is something we all try to do but - how and why? Extremely high on the scale of human needs it is bound with identity and belonging. It’s a substantial body of literature, an essential design tool and powerful intimate way to create social inclusivity. This participatory workshop will explore all this and more…

Workshop 2: Healing self, healing land

Saturday 28 October 2017: 9am-3pm

Fruit Factory
Stanmer Park
Brighton
Sussex

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Workshop outline: In this current crazy late capitalist time it has almost become radical to live life centered around principles and practices of care; cares for health of self, community and planet. This interactive workshop will identify and build participants’ own self-care and land-care practices as we explore the vitally important work of co-healing people and planet.

Both the Saturday and Sunday workshops will include visits to nearby greenspaces with outdoor practical elements. The length of time spent outside will be dependant on the weather. Please wear sturdy shoes and let us know if you have any access requirements. Refreshments will be provided, please bring something towards a vegetarian shared lunch or your own packed lunch if you prefer. BOOK NOW

Workshop 3: Taking permaculture to the edge, incorporating ‘Radical Redesign’ and the design game ‘Adapt’

Sunday 29 October 2017: 9am-3pm

Fruit Factory
Stanmer Park
Brighton
Sussex

Get directions to Stanmer Park.

Workshop outline: For nearly 40 years we have been inspired by Permaculture and now it’s time to look at where we have come from and to the future. We need to ask what have we learnt? What needs to be critiqued? How has the world changed? This workshop is aimed at both experienced Permaculturalists and trainers as well as beginners interested in taking a fresh look at Permaculture – inspirations, practical solutions, local and global applications. In these increasingly changing times we are constantly challenged to redesign our lives, systems and places, but how? The second part of this workshop focuses on 4 modes of design including ‘Adapt’ design tool kit and Radical Redesign.

Both the Saturday and Sunday workshops will include visits to nearby greenspaces with outdoor practical elements. The length of time spent outside will be dependant on the weather. Please wear sturdy shoes and let us know if you have any access requirements. Refreshments will be provided, please bring something towards a vegetarian shared lunch or your own packed lunch if you prefer. BOOK NOW

Accessibility

We endeavour to accommodate people with various access issues. If you have limited mobility or a disability that you think may affect your ability to attend, please contact us before booking to discuss how you can be accommodated. 

 

Fees and booking - Healing self, healing land, Saturday 28 October

  • £32 - Sponsored/organisation rate
  • £32 - Individual income more than £25k/yr
  • £26 - Indvidual income 18-25k/yr
  • £20 - Individual income less than 18k/yr
  • £14 - Individual, concessionary rate (check eligibility)

Fees are not refundable except in the very unlikely event that we have to cancel the event or your booking. Online registration closes at 7pm the day before the event.

 

Fees and booking - Taking permaculutre to the edge, Sunday 29 October

  • £32 - Sponsored/organisation rate
  • £32 - Individual income more than £25k/yr
  • £26 - Indvidual income 18-25k/yr
  • £20 - Individual income less than 18k/yr
  • £14 - Individual, concessionary rate (check eligibility)

Fees are not refundable except in the very unlikely event that we have to cancel the event or your booking. Online registration closes at 7pm the day before the event.

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For further information or if you have problems with your booking, please contact us.