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May 2019

Orphan Wisdom School: People Come From Away ~ overseas class (3/4)

May 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - May 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Llanrhian Community (Church) Hall Llanrhian, (St David's), Pembrokeshire, Wales SA62 5BG United Kingdom

This class is closed to new scholars, this session is for scholars who have come to be known as 'People Come From Away'. SESSION 1 of 4: May 17-21st, 2017 in Llanrhian, Wales SESSION 2 of 4: May 30 - June 3rd, 2018 in Árneshreppur, Iceland SESSION 3 of 4: May 22-26, 2019 in Llanrhian, Wales SESSION 4 of 4: spring 2020 date and location to be determined  To all those who have subtly and ferociously petitioned, pleaded for and pointedly required some…

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Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Dublin, IR

May 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan Road
Stillorgan, Dublin, Ireland
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"Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson Monday, May 27th, 2019 (7-9pm) Host: Seminars Ireland, Jane Stephenson, info@seminars.ie Ticket link Event page link Venue: Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan Road, Stillorgan, Dublin, Ireland Facebook link Come of Age: The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble by Stephen Jenkinson | book video trailer The sages seem to be departing. Elections enthrone Change, that’s all. The tribal lines deepen.  And there's the weather, and the waters. The appearance of…

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June 2019

Come of Age: day long talk ~ Stroud

June 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Trinity Rooms, Field Road
Stroud, Gloucestershire Gl5 2HZ United Kingdom
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"Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson Saturday, June 1st, 2019 (10am-4pm) Host: Stephen Bendixson, email: sbendixson@gmail.com Ticket link Either pay through the Eventbrite site, or email Stephen Bendixson the host of the Stroud event at comeofage@gmx.co.uk and he will send payment instructions for bank transfer in the UK or via Paypal. If anyone strongly called to attend this teaching is unable to pay the ticket price, please email Stephen Bendixson at comeofage@gmx.co.uk with your intention…

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2019 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Portsmouth, UK

June 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Groundlings Theatre, 42 Kent Street
Portsmouth, PO1 3BS United Kingdom
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25.50£

These are nights in which love letters to life are written and read aloud. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’re timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery. They're quixotic. They have swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there:…

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2019 Nights of Grief & Mystery: Brighton, UK

June 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Old Market, 11A Upper Market St.
Brighton, BN3 1AS United Kingdom
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£25.00

These are nights in which love letters to life are written and read aloud. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’re timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery. They're quixotic. They have swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there:…

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2019 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Totnes, UK

June 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Civic Hall, High Street
Totnes,
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26.87£

These are nights in which love letters to life are written and read aloud. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’re timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery. They're quixotic. They have swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there:…

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2019 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: London, UK 1st Night

June 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Study Society, Colet House, 151 Talgarth Road
London, W14 9DA United Kingdom
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26.87£

These are nights in which love letters to life are written and read aloud. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’re timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery. They're quixotic. They have swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there:…

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2019 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: London, UK 2nd Night

June 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Courtyard Theatre, 40 Pitfield Street
London, England N1 9EU United Kingdom
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Link to purchase your ticket today  These are nights in which love letters to life are written and read aloud. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’re timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery. They're quixotic. They have swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal…

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2019 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Edinburgh, UK

June 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Teviot Row House, 13 Bristo Pl
Edinburgh, EH8 9AJ
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26.87£

These are nights in which love letters to life are written and read aloud. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’re timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery. They're quixotic. They have swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there:…

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2019 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Bristol, UK

June 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St George’s Bristol, Great George St
Bristol, BS1 5RR United Kingdom
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26.87£

These are nights in which love letters to life are written and read aloud. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’re timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery. They're quixotic. They have swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there:…

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2019 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Fishguard, UK

June 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Theatr Gwaun, West St
Fishguard, SA65 9AD United Kingdom
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£18.00

These are nights in which love letters to life are written and read aloud. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’re timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery. They're quixotic. They have swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there:…

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Come of Age: day long talk ~ London

June 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Courtyard Theatre, 40 Pitfield Street
London, England N1 9EU United Kingdom
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"Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson Sunday, June 16th, 2019 (10am-4pm) Host: Justin Bonnet, justin@justinbonnet.co.uk / Ph.: 07989259877 Price: £90 standard, £75 early bird Ticket link Venue: The Courtyard Theatre, 40 Pitfield Street, London, N1 9EU Facebook link Come of Age: The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble by Stephen Jenkinson | book video trailer The sages seem to be departing. Elections enthrone Change, that’s all. The tribal lines deepen.  And there's the weather, and the waters.…

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DIE WISE Evening Talk ~ Istanbul, Turkey

June 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Mezunlar Derneği – BÜMED, Güney Kampüs 6 No'lu Lojman
Bebek, İstanbul, Turkey
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Making Meaning of the Ending of Days: Live Deeply, Die Wise A Talk by Canadian author Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW Tuesday,  June 18th (7:30 - 9:30pm) Ticket link / Bümed Member: 250 TL / Guest: 300 TL Venue: Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Mezunlar Derneği – BÜMED, İstanbul Address: Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Güney Kampüs 6 No'lu Lojman, Bebek, İstanbul Contact: Sepin Inceer, sepin@sepininceer.com, Phone: +90 532 646 93 17 Facebook: link coming soon Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul is Stephen’s latest book about grief, and dying, and the…

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Come of Age – The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble ~ ON

June 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - June 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

"Getting older is inevitable; becoming an elder is a skill. Where is that difference to be learned? " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW June 20-23, 2019 at Orphan Wisdom, Ottawa Valley, Ontario, Canada (details below) The sages seem to be departing. Elections enthrone Change, that’s all. The tribal lines are deepening.  And there's the weather, and the waters. The appearance of it all is this: It's getting worse. And worse:   We’d rather be defeated than persuaded. Perhaps we will be. In a time like…

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July 2019

Orphan Wisdom Apprenticeship

July 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - August 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

Saturday July 27-Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Orphan Wisdom, Ottawa Valley, Ontario, Canada (details below) Apprenticeship went the way of old courtesy in most working environments long ago. But apprenticeship is an old courtesy. It was there in the Mystery Schools, in the guild halls, in any place people were willing to marry discipline to the desire for understanding, to sire purposeful lives, achieved and contemplative lives that were indivisible from their daily lives. Discipline: The uncommon rigour of thought and act that…

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August 2019

Orphan Wisdom School ~ People of the Big Tent ~ 2019 summer

August 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - August 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

PROPOSED DATE TO BE CONFIRMED: Wednesday, August 21st - Sunday August 25th, 2019 - likely followed by a dinner & performance on Sunday, Aug.25th  - ticket purchase link to follow PEOPLE OF THE BIG TENT Graduate Scholars Only Old Woman's People met Old Man's People who met River's People who met Red Sand White Sand People who met People of Silver & Salt who merged with People of the Western Tent who met People of Mountain Longing who met People Gathered by the…

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Come of Age: Meditations from the World Tree, Withered ~ Hollyhock, Cortes Island, BC

August 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - September 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Hollyhock, Manson's Landing
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
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The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW The sages seem to be departing. Elections enthrone Change, that’s all. The tribal lines deepen.  And there's the weather, and the waters. The appearance of it all is this: We’d rather be defeated than persuaded. Perhaps we will be. Event: Aug 28th - Sept 1, 2019 - Hollyhock event link Host: Hollyhock, Cortes Island, British Columbia Call Hollyhock…

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October 2019

Orphan Wisdom School Graduate Class- People Come Through Rain & Rune meet People by the Times Begotten ~ 2019 fall

October 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - October 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

First Graduate Class: People Come Through Rain & Rune meet People by the Times Begotten Wednesday, October 2nd - Sunday 6th, 2019 We would not have guessed it, years ago, but the longer the Orphan Wisdom School is up and running the more that people with undiagnosed, undisclosed and indefensible proneness to learning unwelcome things about what they know, and proneness to life, appear. Now you are scholars who have completed your first 4 sessions. You have provoked weddings and…

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