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Findhorn Foundation in the media

We love welcoming members of the press to share stories of our community.
Here’s a recent selection of print, television and online media from around the world.

(If you’d like to pay us a media visit, here’s what you need to know.)

Fodors feature Nov 2022
Fodors.com visits The Park

Writing for Fodors.com, Olly Beckett was enchanted by his visit to the Findhorn eco-spiritual community. He tells the story as we celebrate 60 years of community.

Trip Hazard with Rosie Jones
Channel 4's Trip Hazard and Rosie Jones come to Findhorn

There was a lot of laughter when comedian Rosie Jones and TV star AJ Odudu decided to come on retreat to Findhorn, as part of a Moray-focused episode of Trip Hazard on Channel 4.

Press and Journal story on new Sanctuary
Plans for the New Sanctuary – The Press and Journal

A great read from The Press and Journal on the drawings, plans and progress of the project close to our hearts: the rebuilding of the Main Sanctuary, which was destroyed by fire in 2021.

Michael Portillo visits Findhorn for BBC
Michael Portillo visits Findhorn for BBC2's Great Coastal Railway Journeys

As part of his Great Coastal Railway Journeys series on BBC2, Michael Portillo visited Findhorn and The Park to ‘find Utopia’. He spoke to Yvonne Cuneo and Roger Doudna.

John Talbott in the Press and Journal with community centre and sanctuary
John Talbott at Findhorn – The Press and Journal

23 January 2022: Former Ecovillage director John Talbott returns to Findhorn from Australia to help rebuild the buildings destroyed by fire in April 2021.

 

Wind farm sunset at Findhorn Ecovillage
COP26 sparks interest in Findhorn Foundation – The Press and Journal

7 September 2021: Growing interest in climate change shines a light on the Findhorn Foundation.

Ruby Wax in Cullerne Garden with the vegetables at the Findhorn Foundation
My sustainable life: Ruby Wax – Independent

27 July 2021: Commedian, writer, performer and master of mindfulness Ruby Wax, shares why she keeps returning to Findhorn.

Press and Journal article, May 2022
How donors have helped – The Press and Journal

The Press and Journal’s Sean McAngus interviewed CEO Caroline Matters and Business Manager Shaun Vincent, on how donors have helped ensure the Foundation’s survival.

People gardening in the Erraid Community
5 Alternative communities of Scotland – The Scotsman

Featuring our community on the Isle of Erraid.

Mike Scott playing in the Universal Hall at the Findhorn Foundation
10 things that changed my life – The National

Mike Scott of The Waterboys, who lived at The Park in Findhorn

 

Aerial view of the whisky barrel houses up at Pineridge, built in the 1980s as part of the Findhorn Ecovillage
Growing up Green – BBC Scotland

The story of three young adults who grew up within the Findhorn Ecovillage Community, created to COP26. On BBC iPlayer.

Maddie Moate in a Cullerne Garden polytunnel at the Findhorn Foundation ecovillage
Maddie, the Home and You – BBC TV Cbeebies

Maddie Moate visits Findhorn Ecovillage to learn about the many things we can do every day to look after our planet. On BBC iPlayer, for children aged three to seven years.

 

Sheep on the semi wild island of Erraid, west coast of Scotland
Ben Fogel: New Lives in the Wild – Channel 5

Legendary adventurer Ben Fogle visits the Isle of Erraid, where the Findhorn Foundation has a small satellite community.

 

Chickens feeding in the grass on Erraid
Channel 5 visits Erraid – Channel 5

A look at the variety of environmental practices and thinking on Erraid.

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