Upcoming Events

Loading Events

Upcoming Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

May 2021

Disease Hotel (Livestream talk)

May 16, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The bedfellow of betrayal: naivete. There's a promise, the inference of one, and there's a willingness to trade upon it, and there's that subterranean thread of a desire to be rescued from the panic. A perfect storm of let down. Add a plague. Voila. The body betrays, with no ill will that I can see. You imagine that you're keeping your anxiety to yourself. You take a time out, go for a stroll, drink a drink, let some steam off.…

Find out more »

April 2022

2022 Orphan Wisdom School: People Come From Away ~ Overseas Class (4/4)

April 27, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - May 1, 2022 @ 12:00 pm
St. David’s Bunk Barn, Carn-Nwchwn Farm
St. Davids, Wales SA62 6QN United Kingdom
+ Google Map

This session is for continuing Orphan Wisdom School scholars who are known by 'Those Come From Away'.  SESSION 1 of 4: May 17th-21st, 2017 in Llanrhian, Wales, UK SESSION 2 of 4: May 30th-June 3rd, 2018 in Árneshreppur, Iceland SESSION 3 of 4: May 22nd-26th, 2019 in Llanrhian, Wales, UK SESSION 4 of 4: MAY 2022 Led by Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW, Founder and Principal Instructor of The Orphan Wisdom School. NOTE this is a closed class, open only to scholars known as 'People…

Find out more »

May 2022

Orphan Wisdom School: New Class ~ 1/4 Sessions ~ Ontario

May 18, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - May 22, 2022 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

This is a new class of the Orphan Wisdom School in Ontario, Canada. Led by Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW, Founder and Principal Instructor. This new school class will start in May 18th-22, 2022 The dates for subsequent three sessions are: 2nd session of 4 classes: likely August 31-September 4th, 2022 3rd session of 4 classes: likely Spring 2023 4th session of 4 classes: likely Fall 2023 Please take note of them as you plan the next couple of years of your…

Find out more »

August 2022

Orphan Wisdom School: Big Tent ~ Graduate Class

August 3, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - August 7, 2022 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

The annual session for those Orphan Wisdom School scholars who have come to be known as 'graduate scholars'.  Led by Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW, Founder and Principal Instructor of The Orphan Wisdom School. NOTE this is a closed class, open only to Big Tent graduate scholars. Please contact us if you would like to be added to our new school class notification list. https://orphanwisdom.com/event/orphan-wisdom-school-new-class-first-of-four-sessions/

Find out more »

The Bone House of Love ~ Ontario

August 12, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - August 14, 2022 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

We have a kind of phantom institution called matrimony. It isn't a word that's used very much. Matrimony is not marriage. Nor is it relationship. And there's no parallel condition that any of us are ushered into called patrimony. On the surface of it, not very inclusive. It is the event that is supposed to make marriage out of love (and out of other things, not all of them noble). Matrimony is supposed to make people married, to give their…

Find out more »

Die Wise, While There is Still Such a Thing as Wisdom ~ Ontario

August 19, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - August 21, 2022 @ 12:00 pm

Author of Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul is Stephen’s latest book about grief, and dying, and the great love of life. (2015 Nautilus Award Winner.) R e g i s t r a t i o n  link to follow soon This is not a training, not a qualification, not something you might get for yourself instead of the standard schooling. This is disqualification. This is something you might get for yourself because of your standard schooling. This…

Find out more »

2022 Orphan Wisdom Apprenticeship

August 23, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - August 28, 2022 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

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 you take upon yourself, because of the regard you have for one…

Find out more »

Orphan Wisdom School: New Class ~ 2/4 Sessions ~ Ontario

August 31, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - September 4, 2022 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

This is the second of four new classes of the Orphan Wisdom School in Ontario, Canada. Led by Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW, Founder and Principal Instructor. This class will convene in the Ottawa Valley in eastern Ontario. 2nd session of 4 classes: August 31-September 4th, 2022 The dates for subsequent three sessions are: 3rd session of 4 classes: likely Spring 2023 4th session of 4 classes: likely Fall 2023 Please take note of them as you plan the next couple of…

Find out more »
+ Export Events