Housing co-op workshop

Saturday, 26 January 2013
Old Hall Community
East Bergholt  Essex  CO76TG
United Kingdom

'Living Together' gathering

A day of workshops & networking about and for intentional communities.

Provisional programme:

How to set up a housing co-op with Rob and others from the Drive coop in Walthamstow
Introduction to CoHousing from Barney of Cohousing UK and KATCH cohousing in Berkshire
Case studies:from local communities: Random Camel Housing Co-op, Argyle St Housing Co-op, Lodge Farm, Old Hall inc. tour!
Consensus: More than jazz hands? with Leslie & co. from London Community CoHousing: Consensus decision making is often used by those organising struggles. But it can become stale and narrow being seen purely as a technique to run meetings. In this participatory workshop we aim to look at what underpins consensus as an alternative life model.
LUNCH - local and dairy/gluten-free specialities
Matchmaking! In order to turn dreams into reality with other participants. With Gemma of Random Camel, Ipswich
Forming a group/ Visioning/ Action Planning with Charlotte of Transition Network PARALLEL TO Development and Troubleshooting session for established groups
Open space discussions - please notify any specialist workshop desires, so far offers include: Raising finance and making a business plan with Catalyst workers coop - Radical Routes network - EcoVillage Design with Helen - Online Consensus platform with Tom

Cost: £10 concession/ £20 full price, but nobody turned away for lack of funds - contact us! Places limited please book

Contact: Nigel - 07946529642 / livingtogetherevent@gmail.com

When: Sat, 26 January 2013, 09:30 – 16:30

Where: Old Hall Community, East Bergholt, Essex, CO76TG. Nearest station is Manningtree on the East Coast mainline then a 3 mile cycle/ walk along the Stour, or let us know if you require or can offer a lift - one should be available at 9:15am from station

If you want to display posters as attached please download and print or ask Gemma for hard copies: 07816 146 567

Contact person: 
Nigel McKean

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