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Seed Camp and Open Space | Sign Up Now

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Bodenham Manor, Featured | 0 comments

Yes Builders! We’re only days away from our ‘call to adventure’ on Bodenham Manor. Your community building network needs YOU! This is your official invitation to our Seed Camp and ‘open space’ gathering and help share this good news with like minded people and projects everywhere! This is Building Man | Seed Camp Bodenham Manor, Herefordshire | May 3rd – 5th 2013 http://buildingman.org/ Join our emerging network of experts and volunteers in the design and planning phase of the UK’s first ever Building Man event. This dynamic seed camp will lay the foundations for three weeks of workshop-led eco-build retro-fitting of Bodenham’s school building and surrounding permaculture garden, including...

Volunteer Registration Open NOW!

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in Featured, The Network | 0 comments

They’re like buses, eh? Yes Builders, we’re delighted to confirm that volunteer registration for our 2013 festival on Bodenham Manor is now officially OPEN! Even more mind blowing,volunteer registration will be supported by two incredible projects working to build community by connecting networks of like minded folk. Sign up today for permaculture tuition, eco build workshops, appropriate technology installations, community kitchen banquets, contemporary healing practices, evening discourses, site art and decoration and more. Remember folks, Building Man is organised exclusively by volunteers, workshop-led and 100% participatory, meaning everything is completely FREE to you, the people. Project Dirt is the Green Social Network. They’ll help us build a powerful community...

This is Building Man | Gift Economy Day

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in Featured, This is Building Man | 0 comments

Inspired by Burning Man and remixed by Babylon the Beautiful… This is Building Man! Welcome, fellow Builders, to our radical re-imagination of small festival culture and beyond. With more than a little help from our friends, we’re delighted to invite you to our gift-led project launch… Yes Builders! Everyone’s welcome to help co-create this full power performing arts extravaganza featuring Bristol’s hottest ska band The Magnus Puto, local folker Clayton Blizzard and Billy Rowan, the Undercover Hippy. Everything’s FREE, including workshop-led explorations of our brand new multi-stakeholder model and pioneering, experimental approach to gift-led economics. This 100% participatory celebration of the gift economy is people powered by the End to End, a 1,000...

The End to End | Crowdfund the Movement

Posted by on Mar 23, 2013 in BMx, Bodenham Manor, Featured | 0 comments

“Cycle paths will abound in Utopia” – HG Wells Welcome, fellow Builders, to the UK’s most legendary bike ride. Brake the Cycle’s End to End Challenge is a 1,000 mile free wheel into new ways of being, crowdfunding an incredible £10,000 for investment in the brand new Building Man Co-0perative. From 28th March 2013, our crew of twenty intrepid explorers will journey between many of the UK’s most inspiring community based projects – including Landmatters, Embercombe, Hamilton House and the Findhorn Foundation, plus our very own Fernhill Farm – connecting a emerging network of like minds while pedal powering a radical re-imagination of small festival culture and beyond. Inspired by Burning Man and remixed by Babylon the...

Building the Change

Posted by on Mar 23, 2013 in Featured, This is Building Man | 0 comments

This is Building Man, an idea whose time has come. Welcome to our people powered (r)evolution in a field. Building Man is a network of people and projects growing together organically through the co-creation of a shared vision; to collectively build the change we want to see in the world. Our mission – if we choose to accept it – is the radical re-imagination of small festival culture and beyond. This paradigm shifting project is ready and willing to invest time, energy and resources in the transformation of emerging eco communities and derelict urban spaces into thriving arts hubs. We hope to copy, transform and combine existing models as we openly...