Yearly Archives: 2012

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Roll on 2013!

Environmental activist Geoff Dalglish, who is a member of the Foundation's LEAP programme, vows to walk the equivalent of the circumference of the planet with a message about treading more lightly upon the Earth. Read his latest blog here… (read more…)

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It’s Newbold House’s 33rd Birthday

Exactly seventeen years after the Findhorn Foundation deed was signed, the very same words describing the same purposes were enshrined in the document which created the Newbold Trust. Thus on November 17th when the Foundation turned fifty, Newbold House celebrated its 33rd birthday. As our nearest birthday to a third of a century this felt well worthy of celebration and we duly did so, although a week early (for obvious reasons!) over three days between November 9–11. (read more…)

Posted in 50th Birthday Week

Findhorn Birth2012

Building upon the strong sense of one incredible family that was evident during our 50th birthday celebrations, the Findhorn Foundation and community have been inspired to actively support and participate in Birth2012. Initiated by Barbara Marx Hubbard along with Stephen Dinan, Birth2012 is an invitation to each one of us to join with others to help birth a unified, more enlightened humanity. (read more…)

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Gaia Award 2012

Gaia Trust today presented the Gaia Award 2012 to two global peace and sustainability projects: The Global Ecovillage Network (GEN) and Gaia Education, which has collected the experiences of GEN into one common curriculum for the whole Earth. The award in particular honours five key people, representing these two organisations, who have made an extraordinary contribution to holistic education towards a more sustainable world. (read more…)

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Findhorn is Nominated for Kindred Spirit Award!

We're delighted to announce that the Findhorn Foundation and Community is a shortlisted nominee in the Kindred Spirit awards, celebrating the people and places that make a difference in our lives. Kindred Spirit magazine has been sharing spiritual wisdom for 25 years and is the UK's leading magazine for positive change. It offers a platform serving natural wisdom and the heart of all spiritual traditions. (read more…)

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Fires of Transformation

A look back at a week of celebration and gratitude for the Findhorn Community’s 50th birthday. You can read all our birthday celebration reports here. (read more…)

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We’re One Incredible Family

The birthday dinner in the Community Centre was a graceful evening, with over 240 people enjoying a delicious meal of salmon en croute, one of the rare occasions when it’s not vegetarian fare! The most enormous birthday cake was on display complete with a colourful candle for every year. Our delightful Dorothy did the honours cutting the first piece and the three Caddy boys said a few words. (read more…)

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The Seeds of Independence Take Root and Grow

The last in a series of presentations by former or 'old' members about their experience of the history of the Findhorn community. (read more…)

Posted in Foundations of Findhorn

Lighting the Next 50 Years

The Hall was full to overflowing on Saturday morning as the community gathered for our global meditation, linking in with Iona, Erraid and friends of Findhorn all over the world. Judy McAllister led the meditation with her clear and soothing voice and together we renewed the network of light, creating a chalice of layers, containing all those past and present, the founders, the elders, the teachers of the elders, along with the invisible realms. (read more…)

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