Yesterday I faciltated an informal two hour workshop, "Design Your 2017" at the wonderful Settle Community and Business Hub, in Settle, North Yorks. The main aim of the workshop was to use a creative design process to inspire and empower people to develop their own planning system, in order to help achieve goals they have for the year ahead. Ten women from four counties, (including Ann via Skype), came along, and we spent a lovely morning sharing experiences, ideas and tools, with guidence from The Design Web by Looby Macnamara
The workshop was a new project for me and it felt like a positive way of using people centred permaculture design in non permaculture focused settings. Some women in the group use permaculture in other areas of their lives and others didn't. My general observations throughout the morning, and then the feedback afterwards, indicated that the format was really accesible to all though. The event could have definately been extended to perhaps a whole day, but overall this workshop design seemed to be really sucessful and its definately something I would repeat again.
We left with plans to reignite a monthly gathering in Settle, in order to create a space for momentum, reflection , support and sharing of our 2017 stories.
31/12/2016 04:25:41 pm
Thank Kt, great workshop, very inspiring.
6/1/2017 01:43:22 pm
thanks Ann, great to have you as part of it too x
31/12/2016 08:12:19 pm
Thank you Kt. It was great to meet up with you and enjoy the free-flowing and interactive event. I especially appreciated the way that you used Looby's design web. Very useful.
6/1/2017 01:44:12 pm
Thanks Jenni, so pleased you could make it too x
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