Forum Timetable

WEDNESDAY 2nd JULY

  • 17.00 Registration – Goldfish bowl
  • 18.00 Welcome Daro Montag, Andy Webster & Clive Adams, CCANW
  • 18.15 Patrick Holden
  • 19.00 Private View of Soil Art exhibition
  • 20.00 Buffet – Woodlane Canteen

THURSDAY 3rd JULY

  • 8.00  Yoga with Verena van den Berg – Fox Rosehill Gardens
  • 9.00  Registration – tea & coffee
  • 9.30  Introduction to day
  • 9.45  Alex Toland – Art and soil Sam Bower (guest speaker)
  • 10.30  Break  – tea & coffee
  • 11.00  PechaKucha by delegates
  • 12.00  Stephan Harding ‘Microbes, Soil & Gaia’
  • 12.30  LUNCH – Woodlane canteen
  • 13.30  Depart Falmouth Campus for Penryn Campus
  • 14:00  Fraulein Brehms Tierleben, Lumbricus Terrestris, Der Regenwurm               Performance Chapel Lecture Theatre
  • 15:00  Creative workshops:
  •      Bob Walley – Pop-up Farms
  •      Irene Griffin – Creating Mud Cloth (Bogolafini)
  •      Mathew Robinson – Cob brick making for the Dor Kemmyn Building
  •      Naomi Wright – Soil Kitchen
  •      Tom Ingate & Jo Tracey – Straw shed and strawberries
  • 16:00  Cream tea on the lawn (Italianate garden)
  • 17:00  Soil screening, Media Centre Cinema / workshops
  • 18:45  Coach to Potager from Tremough bus stops
  • 19:00  Topsoil biodiversity card game and DINNER
  • 22.00  Coach return to Falmouth

FRIDAY 4th JULY

  • 8.00  Yoga with Verena van den Berg – Fox Rosehill Gardens (as Thursday)
  • 9.00  Registration – tea & coffee
  • 9.30  Inspirational talks: Chris Jones ‘What my soil does for me’; Touchstone Collaborations (Miche Fabre Lewin and Flora Gathorne-Hardy) ‘Cultivating the soil of community’; Graham Harvey ‘Soil and Health’
  • 10.40  Break  – tea & coffee
  • 11.00  Creative workshops:
  •      Angela Shaw – Working with chalk
  •      Emma Saffy Wilson – Hikaru dorodango
  •      Hildegard Kurt –Being Humus
  •      Jackie Yeomans – Seed community
  •      Janet McEwan & Ann Osman – Trading Dirt, Falmouth, 2014
  •      Nicky Scott – Bespoke composting solutions
  •      Pete Ward – Painting with earth & A simple prayer for the earth
  • 12.30  LUNCH – Woodlane canteen
  •      Charlotte Rathbone – Tasting the Place
  • 13.30  Creative workshops cont.
  • 16.00  Plenary composting with Nicky Scott
  • 19.00  Arrive at Trelissick Gardens for DINNER
  • 22.00  Return to Falmouth

SATURDAY 5th JULY

  • 8.00  Yoga with Verena van den Berg – Fox Rosehill Gardens (as Thursday)
  • 9.00  Registration – tea & coffee
  • 9.30  Welcome, Jude Allen.
  • 9.45  Gerard Woodward ‘Writing From the Ground Up – soil and narrative in the novel ‘Vanishing’ 
  • 10.30  Break – tea & coffee
  • 10.50  Papers & presentations
  •     Session A – Bruce Ball (skype) ‘Soil, spirituality and restoration’; Luke Thompson       ‘The clay in the potter’s hand’; Lucy Mercer ‘Ancient Mesopotamia: digging up / composting’
  •     Session B – Marina McArthur ‘A Triptych of Return’; Naomi Milner ‘Soil, Seeds, and Social Change in the Permaculture Movement of El Salvador’; Rebecca Lloyd ‘Cultivating the stuff of life: the ecoGothic of The Apple Tree by Daphne du Maurier and Subsoil by Nicholson Baker’.
  • 11.55 Richard Kerridge ‘Soil, Dust, Earth, Mortality, Continuity’
  • 12.30 LUNCH – Woodlane canteen
  • 13.30 Workshops:
  •     Mat Osmond & Tom Scott – Slow Poetry / Composted Thought
  •     Lucy Mercer – Reactivating Ancient Clay Texts
  •      Zoe Young – Why are we frightened of earth?
  • 15.00 Break – tea & coffee & Mississippi Mud Pie
  • 15.20 Papers & Presentations
  •     Session C – Alicia Caroll (skype) ‘Between wars – We made up our minds not to be fastidious about soil’; Patrick Dillon ‘Nurturing Nature‘; Richard Povall Words gathered from working my soil
  • 16.05  Yuli Sømme ‘The Enfolding Earth’
  • 16.35  Closing poem and thanks
  • 16.45 CLOSE

 

  

 

 

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