women of camphill

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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Women of Camphill

April
25

We chat with super-star DJ and resident of 13 years, Alison F, about life at Camphill MK and about her pursuits in helping others to enjoy music in a social setting. CMKC: What’s your most memorable experience in the community? AF: I remember living in Appleyard with Vicky and Karen in my first year because I was not well, they really looked after me. They are my heroes. CMKC: How important do you think women are to this community? AF: Women have done a lot of good jobs. CMKC: Do you think women’s influence has changed over time in the …

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Women of Camphill - Ginny

April
17

We chat to Ginny, our Shop Workshop Coordinator, about her first experiences of Camphill and how fifteen years later, she’s still impressed by the balance of strong men and women in the community. CMKC: How long you have been involved with the community? G: I joined 15 years ago, initially working in the Café. Three years ago I started to look after the shop. CMKC: What’s your most memorable experience in the community? G: There are many memories.  Around 16 years ago, one of my friends suggested we meet up for lunch at Camphill Café. At that time I didn’t …

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women of camphill

April
9

For our Women of Camphill project, we chat to resident Anna D about life at Camphill MK Communities and why women are great at companionship and personal improvements. CMKC: What’s your name and what’s your role in the community? AD: Anna, resident. CMKC: How long you have been involved with the community? AD: I came in October 2008, the same year as Manoela. CMKC: What’s your most memorable experience in the community? AD: When I moved to Whitethorn, I got a lot of help from Caroline, Josune and Vanessa. CMKC: How important do you think women are to this community? …

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women of camphill

March
30

Continuing with our series of interviews with the Women on Camphill, we chat to resident Tamsin about the importance of looking out for one another and how adapting to challenges can inspire confidence. CMKC: What’s your name and what’s your role in the community? T: I’m Tamsin, a resident at Camphill. CMKC: How long have you been involved with the community? T: Many years! CMKC: What’s your most memorable experience in the community? T: Janne and Lucas wedding two years ago. CMKC: How important do you think women are to this community? T: Women are very important. We look after …

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