international women’s day

Celebrating Morwenna Bucknall

On International Women’s Day we celebrate Morwenna Bucknall, one of the founders of Camphill MK Communities. Here’s a film, created by Jeremy Cooper, featuring the many people whose lives she’d touched, in her lifelong quest in helping others.
We would like to thank everyone who contributed to this film, your memories were invaluable in the making of this project.
 
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Camphill Communities Staff

March
20

We continue our Women of Camphill project and speak to master baker and workshop supervisor Maria S about the unsung heroes of our community. CMKC: How long have you have been involved with the community? MS: I first arrived at CMKC in January 1992. CMKC: What’s your most memorable experience in the community? MS: I was a house coordinator in Soltane house, and my children lived with me. I had to cope by myself with the house and the children. It was a challenging time in my life. We had good memories with the residents when we organised holidays. CMKC: …

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Camphill MK Ellen

March
13

Women of Camphill – Ellen K We chat to our retired senior co-worker Ellen K about changes in our community and what influences women have had over the years. CMKC: How long have you been involved with the community? EK: I spent 6 and half years in Alpha Africa and 17 years in Camphill Milton Keynes. CMKC: What’s your most memorable experience in the community? EK: My most memorable experience was and still is Happiness. CMKC: How important do you think women are to this community? EK: I think women are still very influential and important for daily running this …

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Women of Camphill

March
8

Our resident Chloe A has been with our community for over 18 years, so she knows what makes our community tick! For our Women of Camphill project, we discussed women as excellent communicators, which is an essential skill in any community. CMKC: What’s your name and what’s your role in the community? C: My name is Chloe, and I am a resident. CMKC: How long you have been in the community? C: I came to Camphill in 2000, I lived in Oberlin first, then I moved to MP house, before finally moving to Appleyard. CMKC: What’s your most memorable experience …

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International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day! We know many incredible women all over the world and because we have been celebrating Women of Camphill this week, today we remember one of our founders – Morwenna Bucknall. A most inspirational woman, whom without we would not have so many incredible women working and living with us today. Here’s a little snippet of how she became our hero.

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