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.)
BBC – Humza: Forgiving the Unforgivable
Look out for this moving documentary, partly filmed here at Findhorn. Stand-up comedian Humza Arshad, goes on a quest to unlock forgiveness. He speaks to several experts, including community member Robin Shohet who leads him in the Ho’oponopono forgiveness practice.
Celebrating 60 years – The Press and Journal
In the Press and Journal, 60 years the growth in this pioneering community. Read the feature here.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
5 Alternative communities of Scotland – The Scotsman
Featuring our community on the Isle of Erraid.
10 things that changed my life – The National
Mike Scott of The Waterboys, who lived at The Park in Findhorn
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, 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.
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.
Channel 5 visits Erraid – Channel 5
A look at the variety of environmental practices and thinking on Erraid.