What’s Happening

Art Exhibition

Art Exhibition

In June, a group of EVCC artists exhibited their paintings in a small community gallery in a Middlesbrough shopping centre. It's a modest place and yet the two people who run it, Adrian and Miranda, have worked miracles with it. It’s such an inviting space where...

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The Homecoming of Odysseus

The Homecoming of Odysseus

Over many years, Botton-as-it-used-to-be would set aside a week in July or August for summer school. All but essential work came to a halt and pretty much the whole community devoted itself to a project, usually culminating in a performance of some kind (even if there...

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Eurythmist vacancy

Eurythmist vacancy

We are looking for a eurythmist for our community. This must be someone who not only wants to practice and develop their profession but is wanting to live in and be an active member of a Camphill community. In its previous existence as the Botton Village Camphill...

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New garden season

New garden season

With the echoes of Candlemas, and perhaps Imbolc for some of us, we make our ways into the nourishing realm of spring. The snowdrops are living up to their name and painting the soil with green and white, and the daffodils are poking their heads up, although their...

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Breaking Bread Update

Breaking Bread Update

The long awaited second oven has arrived at Breaking Bread Community Barkery, and not a moment too soon! Along with orders from EVCC and regular customers in the wider community, the joint enterprise with our partners at Common Cause has a growing list of commercial...

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Michaelmas Day by Gabrielle Werth

Michaelmas Day by Gabrielle Werth

Well we had our first part of Michaelmas doing special groups, I did the Creative Writing with Lydia, and it was a lovely sunny day, but it was slightly windy, we got a chance to go out, but first Me, Thomas Shacklady, and Jannik, we talked about the "Five Senses" and...

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EVCC celebrates conservation award

EVCC celebrates conservation award

Esk Valley Camphill Community members are celebrating winning a North Yorkshire Moors Association (NYMA) Conservation award for their habitat restoration work in Danby Dale. In collaboration with landowners Debbie and Mike, the conservation team spent two winters...

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New property appeal

New property appeal

The last three years have been a time of pioneering for our community. We wouldn’t have been able to get this far without the support of our friends. Together with our partners in Whitby, we continue to run the Breaking Bread Bakery. Thanks to our supporters, this...

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Just like that one fabled village of indomitable Gauls holding out against the Roman invaders with magic potion and the cunning and brawn of its protagonists, there is a small village in North Yorkshire that is bucking the trends of cultural belittlement by the powers...

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