Housing co-op workshop

Old Hall Community
East Bergholt CO76TG

'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
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