Festival of Permaculture, National Convergence 2022

8-11 September at Hill End, Oxfordshire

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We are back, in real life and in Oxfordshire for our national convergence. 

2022 is all about celebration, coming together, breaking bread and raising a glass. It has been a long time coming but we are so excited to embrace one another again (hugging is optional). The festival is a thriving hub of ideas, community and sharing experiences; we invite you to join us and take part. 

We'll be returning to the idyllic surroundings of Oxfordshire, at Hill End Centre where we last gathered back in 2019. Hill End is an eco-activity centre with camping, dormitories and lots of meeting spaces onsite.

We listened to feedback and there will be a focus on practical workshops where you can get your hands dirty and have fun ‘doing’ permaculture.
Here is a sneak peak at some of the line up:
  • Aranya, teacher and bestselling author of ‘Permaculture Design: A Step-by-step Guide’
  • A whole programme around agroforestry and forest gardening including a talk from Pippa Chapman
  • Visits to local projects including Marston Forest Garden, Oxford City Farm and Willowbrook Farm
  • LAND demonstration centres share their experience working in their local communities 
  • Permaculture diploma students exhibit their design work
  • Live link up with the Permaculture Association Wales convergence, sharing stories and speakers


Early bird tickets!!

We have a limited number of early bird tickets available. Members receive a 15% discount on the cost of adult tickets - a discount code is being emailed to all members. Don't miss out, register for the festival and buy a ticket click here.

2019 soil workshop

Could you run a workshop or volunteer at the festival?

Do you want to run a workshop? We are looking for people to run sessions, if you would like to contribute, get in touch with [email protected] to express interest! We'll soon be launching our official application process for sessions.
Do you want to volunteer to be part of our crew? We need support with setting up, children's area helpers, stewarding, kitchen staff and packing down at the end amongst others. All volunteers get free access to the event. Fill out this form to sign up as a volunteer.
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