Permaculture Assn. UK annual gathering

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Tue Jul 20 13:37:32 BST 2004

Dear friend,

As you may know, this September the Permaculture Association is celebrating 
its 21st birthday with a grand 5-day NetTogether event. We'd be delighted 
if you could attend. This email contains hyperlinks to the Association’s 
website, where you will find more details, as well as information about the 
Association, permaculture and the network.

If you would like to help publicise this event, then please forward this 
email to friends, colleagues, local councillors and anyone else that may 
value this opportunity. (If you are able to support our publicity efforts 
further, or would like a press release, articles or photos please contact 
the office.)

We believe that this event provides a unique opportunity for you to learn 
about permaculture, and how it can benefit your group or organisation. A 
booking form is attached in pdf format. We look forward to seeing you in 

With best wishes from the Permaculture Association team.


Permaculture NetTogether
Helping networks work together

For its 21st anniversary the Permaculture Association Britain is hosting 
two unique events:
Design School 1st - 3rd September
Convergence 21 3rd - 5th September
Braziers Park, Oxfordshire

"Permaculture is a holistic way of life. Through permaculture we bring 
food, energy, water management, the built environment and other human 
activities into an integrated and interrelated whole. We see all these 
aspects as flowing into each other. Permaculture is a design for living."

Satish Kumar, editor of Resurgence Magazine.

Come and join in this wonderful opportunity to learn, celebrate and design 
for the future

*Workshops from leading permaculture teachers from Britain and around the 
*Exhibitions *Networking *Well being area *Music *Site shop *Arts and crafts
*Children will be entertained in the permaculture playground with 
activities designed to introduce permaculture to future generations
*Delicious food supplied to you by Purple Penguin and Lost Horizons who are 
also bringing their sauna for ultimate relaxation
*During the NetTogether we will be harvesting your opinions and ideas on 
the future development of the Association

Design School:
Enjoy the synergy of learning and networking in a relaxed and creative 
atmosphere with others on the leading edge.
The Design School is aimed at NGOs, grassroots practitioners, local 
government, agencies, policy makers and individuals working towards 
personal, social and environmental change. Over the 3 days we will cover 
the permaculture basics, case studies, and explore how you and your 
organisation can harness permaculture design to bring about effective change.

We have 20 fully funded places available for individuals working in groups, 
projects or organisations, for details of how to apply see attached booking 
form or:

(Deadline is near – Wednesday 21st July)

Convergence 21:
Join us for a wonderful weekend of exploration, education and celebration 
*Over 40 workshops *keynote speakers Satish Kumar (editor of Resurgence) 
and Caroline Lucas MEP *Slideshows *Specialist classes *Market stalls 
*Practical activities *cabaret and party *AGM *Diploma enrolment and 

Both events are suitable for beginners and experts

Ticket prices include all food, workshops, entertainments and camping. 
Rooms are available in the house for a supplementary fee.

Places are limited so book NOW to avoid disappointment

For full details about the event, including tutor biographies, Design 
School timetable, Convergence workshops and bursary places, go to:

Please pass this on to friends, colleagues, members, associates and others 
in your network.

"What permaculturists are doing is the most important activity that any 
group is doing on the planet."

David Suzuki, geneticist, broadcaster & international environmental advocate


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