Saturday April 5, 2014 (7:30pm-10pm)
Public Film Screening & Talk
Griefwalker is a National Film Board of Canada feature documentary film. It is a lyrical, poetic portrait of Stephen’s work with dying people. Filmed over a twelve year period, Griefwalker shows Jenkinson in teaching sessions with doctors and nurses, in counselling sessions with dying people and their families, and in meditative and often frank exchanges with the film’s director while paddling a birch bark canoe about the origins and consequences of his ideas for how we live and die. Griefwalker video clip
Admission GBP7 at the door – doors open at 7pm
Location: Studio 1 @ Space on the Dartington Hall Estate
Sunday April 6, 2014 (10am–4pm)
And Should the World Tree be Withered…
As without so within, the ancients said. In the West we’ve lived long enough – too long – apart from all that grants us our life. Wish and hope as we will, consequence must now be our truer companion. This is a day for grief and wonder, and some prescription scribbled in the sand for what a withered world might now ask of us. The Meaning of Death (a short film by Ian MacKenzie)
Early bird fee GBP70 when paid in full by March 7, otherwise GBP90 (includes Griefwalker film screening)
Pre-registration strongly recommended, pay by cash or cheque.
Location: Sharpham Meadows Natural Burial Ground : http://www.sharphamtrust.org/Ceremonies/Sharpham-Meadow-Natural-Burial-Ground/Directions
Contact Duncan Passmore for details #44 ( 0)7428 767592 firstname.lastname@example.org
About Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW – Teacher, Author, Storyteller, Farmer
He has Master’s degrees from Harvard University and the University of Toronto. Stephen teaches internationally and his books and live-recorded teachings are available from his website. Stephen lives a handmade off the grid life and is the founder and principal instructor of The Orphan Wisdom School where he teaches the mandatory arts of living deeply and dying well. www.orphanwisdom.com
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