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We had some great speakers in 2023

From Dale Vince, founder of Ecotricity and director Forest Green Rovers, the world's greenest football club, to Craig Sams, founder of Whole Earth foods & Green & Blacks, plus chair of the Soil association for many years.

We have Dave Goulson, world expert of insects and how to save them, Leif Berweden, world expert on Wild flowers.


Beth Collier, founder of Founded Wild in the City, an organisation supporting the well-being of urban residents offering experiences in woodland living skills, natural history and ecotherapy; using the skills of our ancestors to nurture a deeper connection with the natural world and a sense of belonging to communities past and present.

There is the world famous Pete the pond, master of newts and Henri Brocklebank who is saving our kelp forests with Sussex wildlife trust. There is Hugh Warwick, master of all things hedgehog and James Baird, founder of Weald to Waves, creating nature corridors for wildlife to thrive.

There is the one and only Peter Owen Jones, the original anarchist vicar of Firle and Nico De Transylvania with her amazing Forest without frontiers project.

We have Allan Brown with his heart rendering "Nettle dress' a weaving of love, grief and nature plus Ipar, the original rasta gardener, giving Jay love to all things wild, plus the wonderful Abel Oakenshade , growing roots for our future and the master storyteller Tom Hirons, weaving it all together, bringing us home.

So much to do, to weave and ponder, to inspire and long for, so many ways to bring us back home together. dreaming future for a life beyond our own...

All hosted by the master of ceremonies


John Scaife

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