Goodfest Agenda

The agenda for the two days of Goodfest 2023

Thursday 28th September

09.30 Grab a cup of tea/coffee once you’ve signed in then come and join us outside on the Meadow (weather dependent)

10.30 Opening Ceremony on the meadow with Mark Shayler

11.15 Welcome & introduction with Gail Muller

11.30 Speaker – Jon Alexander – Citizen Future: Why we need a new story of self and society

12.30 In Conversation with Ben Akers and Hannah Cox

13.00 Lunch

13:45 Speaker – John Brown – ‘Why creative climate comms has failed – and how to repair it’

14.15In Conversation with Joss Ford / Merlin Hanbury-Tenison, live podcast recording ‘Shifting in Narrative’

15.00 Comfort break

15.20 Speaker – Ayan Said – Bridging the gaps in intersectionality

16.20 Open space – end of day 1 (Ayan and Amelia)

16:45 Goodfest board next steps an exciting new chapter

17.00 The end of day one – Sign up for Fridays workshop sessions

The Evening event will be at Retorrick Mill, just a short walk from the Bedruthan Hotel, meet Kate from Wylder at reception for a walk through the woods to the evening event.

18.30 Woodland walk to Retorrick Mill

19.00 Drinks and Food

21.30-23.30 Shuttle bus back to the Bedruthan Hotel runs from 9.30 pm – 12.30 am.

Friday 29th September

For any of our early risers, you might like to start your day with Mark Shayler on the Meadow

08.15 Qi Gong

09.00 Day 2 opening ceremony outside on the Meadow (weather dependent)

09.15 Workshop session choice 1

10:45 Comfort break and changeover

11.00 Workshop session choice 2

12:30 Lunch

13:15 Speaker – Scilla Ellworthy – ‘Discussing the power of your heart to help build a softer world’

14:45 Reflection: Journey back to the real world

15.15 Wrap-up

15.30 The end of the journey, so far

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