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April 2019

Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Christchurch, NZ

April 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venue: Halswell Community Hall, 450 Halswell Road
Halswell, Christchurch 8025 New Zealand
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"Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 (7-9pm) - Ticket link: here Host: Sarndra Fowler, Email: info@sarndrafowler.co.nz, Phone: 021-826672 Venue: Halswell Community Hall, 450 Halswell Road, Halswell, Christchurch, 8025, New Zealand Facebook 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 it…

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May 2019

Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Auckland, NZ

May 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grey Lynn Library Hall,  474 Great North Road
Grey Lynn, Auckland, 1021 New Zealand
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"Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 (7-9pm) Host: Matthew Monahan, matthew@monahan.com Ticket purchase: registration link here Venue: Grey Lynn Library Hall, 474 Great North Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021, New Zealand 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 it all…

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Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Wellington, NZ

May 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thistle Hall, 293 Cuba Street
Te Aro, Wellington 6011 New Zealand
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"Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson Friday, May 3rd, 2019 (7-9pm) - Consider attending Stephen's day long talk on Saturday, May 4th. Host: Hannah McOwan, johannahmcowan@gmail.com Ticket purchase link Venue: Thistle Hall, 293 Cuba Street, Te Aro Wellington, New Zealand, 6011 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…

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Come of Age: day long talk ~ Wellington, NZ

May 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thistle Hall, 293 Cuba Street
Te Aro, Wellington 6011 New Zealand
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"Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson Saturday, May 4th, 2019 (10-4pm) - Consider attending Stephen's evening talk on Friday, May 3rd. Host: Hannah McOwan, johannahmcowan@gmail.com Ticket purchase link Venue: Thistle Hall, 293 Cuba Street, Te Aro Wellington, New Zealand, 6011 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…

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Elderhood Immersion ~ North Stradbroke Island, Australia

May 6, 2019 @ 10:30 am - May 10, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

"Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson Monday, May 6th (10am) - Friday, May 10th, 2019 (2:30pm) Ticket purchase link here How days will flow: link 1. All Event info found here - (link to event page) 2. Host: Pacific Earth School (live link to www.thepacificvillage.com) 3. Email: billa@thepacificvillage.com or phone +61406776946 to request a payment plan or questions beyond the scope of the event page Venue: Point Lookout Community Hall, Dickson Way, Point Lookout, QLD,…

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Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Mullumbimby, AU

May 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mullumbimby Civic Memorial Hall, 55 Dalley St
Mullumbimby, New South Wales 2482 Australia
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"Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson Friday, May 10th, 2019 (7-9pm) Host: RENEW Fest, connect@renewfest.org.au - RenewFest Facebook event (link here) Ticket purchase link Venue: Mullumbimby Civic Memorial Hall, 55 Dalley St, Mullumbimby NSW 2482, Australia 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…

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Grief and the Love of Life ~ RENEW Fest, Mullumbimby, AU

May 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Grief: It’s how you love all those things in life that end.”​​​ Stephen Jenkinson Saturday, May 11th, 2019 (10am-12 noon) Host: RENEW Fest, connect@renewfest.org.au host ticket purchase link  - This is Australia’s festival of ecological, economic and social renewal in the heartland of Byron Shire, fourth year on Mothers Day weekend, 10-12 May 2019. Venue: RENEW Festival, Mullumbimby, Australia - details forthcoming - http://renewfest.org.au - RenewFest Facebook event (link here) A good death is everyone’s right.​ ​The idea makes no sense in a culture that doesn’t…

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Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Nimbin, AU

May 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuntable Community Hall, Upper Tuntable Falls Road
 Nimbin, NSW 2480 Australia
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"Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson Sunday, May 12th, 2019 (6-8pm) Ticket purchase link Venue: Tuntable Community Hall, Upper Tuntable Falls Road, Nimbin, NSW, 2480 Australia 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 it all is this: We’d rather be defeated than…

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Safe or Sound: your questions and my quandries ~ Myocum, AUS

May 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Hall, 42 Bilin Lane
Myocum, NSW 2481 Australia
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"Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 (7-9pm) Host: Lelli and Nirado Venue: 42 Bilin Lane, Myocum,NSW 2481, Australia Entry by donation or as they say in the parts that Stephen hails from PWYC (pay what you can). (A facebook event has been set up but this email is to ensure Stephen's invitation is extended to those who do not participate in the book of face) The hall has limited…

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Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ London, UK

May 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St James’s Church, 197 Picadilly, St. James's
London, W1J 9LL United Kingdom
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"Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson Monday, May 20th, 2019 (7-9pm) Host: Alternatives London, Email:  info@alternatives.org.uk, Phone: 020 7287 6711 Ticket link: Eventbrite (£20; £15 concession) Event page link: here  Venue: St James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL, United Kingdom 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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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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DRAFT NOGM NORTH AMERICA 2019 OW PAGE

June 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friends are forged on the dark road headed out of town. And so we head there again, sojourning across the continent in the name of psychic sanity and spiritual resolve in these most troubled and troubling of times. 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.…

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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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Sunday, June 16th, 2019 (10am-4pm) Host: Justin Bonnet, justin@justinbonnet.co.uk / Ph.: 07989259877 Price: £90 standard, £75 early bird Tickets: Buy Online Venue: The Courtyard Theatre, 40 Pitfield Street, London, N1 9EU In a time like this, contemplation tethered to the troubled world is courageous. Contemplative sorrow: that’s the kind that is willing to learn the trouble of its time in a way that principled anxiety is not. Contemplation worthy of the troubled time: that is something to bequeath to the young among us. Unvanquished give-a-shit:…

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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

World Premiere: Lost Nation Road – Film Screening + Live Performance – Salt Spring Island

July 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Lost Nation Road - A film by Ian MacKenzie, July 11, Salt Spring Island, ArtSpring, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM. You’re invited to the premiere of LOST NATION ROAD, a short film based on the Nights of Grief and Mystery Tour that rolled through town with Stephen Jenkinson and Gregory Hoskins back in October 2018. This short film (25 mins) directed by local filmmaker Ian MacKenzie will be shown for the first time to a public audience and followed by…

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2019 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Reykjavík

July 17, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Iðnó, Vonarstræti 3
Reykjavík, Iceland
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Kvöldstund full af dulúð og harmi Nights of Grief and Mystery með Stephen Jenkinson og Gregory Hoskins ásamt hljómsveit. Kvöldstund þar sem dulúð og harmur fá heiðurssæti. Kynngimagnaðar sögur ofnar saman við seiðmagnaða tónlist. Einstakt tækifæri á Íslandi. Stephen Jenkinson kemur með hljómsveit og segir okkur kynngimagnaðar sögur, Íslendingasögu sem er að gerast og um leið ósamþykkta sögu Norður-Ameríku. Hvað hefur komið fyrir okkur? Hvernig kom það til að við gleymdum hver nærir okkur og hver ábyrgð okkar er í…

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2019 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Árneshreppur

July 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ferðafélag Íslands, Valgeirsstöðum, 524 Árneshreppur
Strandavegur 643, Iceland
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Kvöldstund full af dulúð og harmi Nights of Grief and Mystery með Stephen Jenkinson og Gregory Hoskins ásamt hljómsveit. Kvöldstund þar sem dulúð og harmur fá heiðurssæti. Kynngimagnaðar sögur ofnar saman við seiðmagnaða tónlist. Einstakt tækifæri á Íslandi. Stephen Jenkinson kemur með hljómsveit og segir okkur kynngimagnaðar sögur, Íslendingasögu sem er að gerast og um leið ósamþykkta sögu Norður-Ameríku. Hvað hefur komið fyrir okkur? Hvernig kom það til að við gleymdum hver nærir okkur og hver ábyrgð okkar er í…

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2019 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Reykholt

July 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Félagsheimili Aratunga, 801 Selfoss
Reykholt, Bláskógabyggð Iceland
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Kvöldstund full af dulúð og harmi Nights of Grief and Mystery með Stephen Jenkinson og Gregory Hoskins ásamt hljómsveit. Kvöldstund þar sem dulúð og harmur fá heiðurssæti. Kynngimagnaðar sögur ofnar saman við seiðmagnaða tónlist. Einstakt tækifæri á Íslandi. Stephen Jenkinson kemur með hljómsveit og segir okkur kynngimagnaðar sögur, Íslendingasögu sem er að gerast og um leið ósamþykkta sögu Norður-Ameríku. Hvað hefur komið fyrir okkur? Hvernig kom það til að við gleymdum hver nærir okkur og hver ábyrgð okkar er í…

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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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