News and Events
A detailed timetable of Seeking Routes events are as follows:
Seeking Routes Art Exhibition, Swarthmoor Hall 20th July – 8th Sept.
Supporting events from members of Quaker Arts Network and other Friends
|Sat 20 July||10.30 am -4.30 pm||Exhibition open seven days a week until Sunday 8th Sept|
|Sat 27 July||2.00-3.00 pm||Lecture: Routes to sustainability
Jon Lovett, chair in Global Challenges, Leeds University.
First in a series of three talks
|Economic, environmental and social sustainability in the context of the Brundtlandt report and John Rawl’s ‘Theory of Justice’.|
|Sat 3 Aug||2.00-4.00 pm
People, Places & Poetry
|Afternoon performance with Geraldine & invited guests|
|Sat 10 Aug||2.00 – 3.00 pm||Lecture: The Economics of the Coming Spaceship Earth Jon Lovett, chair in Global Challenges, Leeds University
Second in a series of three talks
|The importance of Quaker Kenneth E Boulding’s 1966 essay on ‘cowboy’ and ‘spaceship’ economics|
|Sat 17 and Sun 18 Aug||11.00 am & 2.00 pm||‘Weighing Pearls’ & ‘Lilies of the Field’
Andrea Freeman & Sylvia Causer, who will also be drawing outside and available for conversations between performances.
|Performances using Great Hall & Quiet Garden, exploring social and emotional issues, often through humour.|
|Fri 23 Aug||Afternoon||Quaker Animal Songs, by singer/song-writer Eden Thomas||Café and/or Conference Room|
|Sat 31 Aug||11.00 am-12.30pm and
|Interactive workshops: ‘Traveling Roots, Arriving at Courage: Creative Change for Climate & Community’. Participants can attend one or both sessions. Mey Hasbrook from Michigan Meeting, travelling in the ministry with a concern for sustainability.||Session 1 looks at Quaker and other spiritual routes towards transforming our relationship with climate and community. Session 2 explores these routes through creative processes.|
|Sun 1 Sept||Afternoon||Quaker Animal Songs, by singer/song-writer Eden Thomas||Café and/or Conference Room|
|Sat 7 Sept||Lecture: Circular Economy. Jon Lovett, chair in Global Challenges, Leeds University. Third in a series of three talks.||The opportunities offered by advances in renewable energy and manufacturing, in the context of Harvard ‘business guru’ Michael Porter’s theories.|
|Accompanying soundscape to the Art Exhibition by Matthew Rigg|