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Resurgence festival of wellbeing #festivalofwellbeing
12 Oct 2013
The shift from economic growth to growth in wellbeing

Watch the Resurgence & Ecologist annual Festival of Wellbeing that explores ‘wellbeing’ from environmental, personal, political and economic perspectives. Speakers include Alys Fowler, Tony Juniper, Satish Kumar, Ben Okri (pictured below), Ruth Padel, Vandana Shiva, Edward Skidelsky and Rowan Williams.

The event also includes classical Indian dance and music.

Ben Okri

Programme
10:15
Welcome and introduction James Sainsbury
Chairman of The Resurgence Trust

10:30
Natural Health Service Tony Juniper
Author of ‘What Has Nature Ever Done For Us?’

10:55
Campaigning, Corporates and Climate Change: a Line in the Sand Tamsin Omond
Environmental Activist and Journalist @tamsinomond

11:20
Genuine Leisure Edward Skidelsky
Co-author of How Much is Enough?

11:45
Seed Freedom as the well being of all Vandana Shiva
Campaigner for Seed Freedom

12:00
Martin Powell Poet, Activist, Lyricist
@spokenwordnerd

12:10
On Growing Happy: How Beauty and Biodiversity is Central to our Well-being Alys Fowler
Weekly Columnist on Gardening for The Guardian @AlysFowler

12:35
'What the body knows'? Rowan Williams
Former Archbishop of Canterbury and Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge

14:30
A WELL Society: Women's Education, Literacy to Leadership Lynne Franks
Creator, the Seed Network

Document coming soon
14:55
Putting Energy into Wellbeing Juliet Davenport
Chief Executive, Good Energy

Document coming soon
What's on now:
15:20
Indian Dance from Khavita Kaur
15:40
Khavita Kaur presentation
15:45
Music from Sophie Stammers
16:25
Inequality, Sustainability and a Higher Quality of Life Richard Wilkinson
Co-founder, The Equality Trust

Document coming soon
16:50
A More Interesting Future Theodore Zeldin
Philosopher, President, The Oxford Muse and Author of An Intimate History of Humanity

17:15
Ruth Padel
Poet, Novelist and Author of The Mara Crossing

17:30
Ben Okri
Poet and Booker prize-winning Novelist

17:45
Satish Kumar
Editor-in-Chief, Resurgence & Ecologist Magazine

18:05
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