8th — 11th
Time and space
for the soul,
for the benefit
The Realisation Festival arises from a conviction that we live at a critical juncture; a time of reckoning that we need to experience more deeply and reflect on candidly, carefully and courageously. FIND OUT MORE
We are inviting a small group to be part of the first festival to help shape and evolve it, with a view to growing in subsequent years and developing a programme of festival-related activities throughout the year. Tickets cost £295 and include all food, talks and activities during the festival. Would you like to be part of it? BUY A TICKET
Anna Katharina Schaffner
Writer, Coach and a Professor of Cultural History
Public intellectual, Teacher, Essayist and Author
Writer and Psychotherapist
Co-initiator, The Alternative UK
Indra is Co-initiator of The Alternative UK political platform, part of a global network originated by Alternativet, founded by Uffe Elbaek in Demnark. They publish a Daily Alternative media and run community collaboratories around the UK, building Citizen Action Networks (CANs) to reconnect people to the local eco-systems of solutions available. Central to the vision of an Alternative politics is the interdependency of the complex individual, the community and the planet: I, We, World.
Indra is concurrently a psycho-social therapist, founder and Director of the Soft Power Network, a writer and events producer. She has consulted to the World Economic Forum, Indian, Finnish and Danish governments, NATO, the Scottish Executive and the Institute of Contemporary Arts amongst others. She writes regularly for The Guardian and The Huffington Post and her publications Soft Power Agenda, New Times and Is the Party Over? are available on www.indraadnan.com
What are the big
of our times
asking of us?
We will meet over three and a half days in a beautiful country house that’s been at the heart of political, philosophical and social reform for generations.
In the spirit of a festival, retreat and critical dialogue, The Realisation Festival arises from a conviction that we live at a pivotal but precarious juncture; a time of reckoning that calls for candid, careful and courageous reflection in order to ‘realise’ a more beautiful, imaginative and thoughtful society.