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  • Tuesday 28 September
    7.30pm

    with Geoff Norris and Andrew Wolpert

    On the 97th anniversary of Rudolf Steiner’s last Michaelmas Address we invite you to
    come and work with us on the Michael meditation he gave on 28 September, 1924, and
    with the less well-known Michael meditation he later gave to Ita Wegman. The evening
    will be an opportunity to experience these verses by speaking them and by sharing our
    understanding of them.


    For copies of these texts in the original German, and in English translations,
    please contact Andrew Wolpert: andrewjwolpert@gmail.com

  • Saturday 2 October
    11am - 4.30pm

    A joyful day in memory of Philip Martyn

    All are welcome to all or any part of the festival. The morning event is particularly suitable
    for families and children. No booking required. Donations at the door.

    11am Welcome, introduction and remembering Philip

    Dr. Sue Peat, Geoff Norris and Alexander Wooge

    11.30am The Michaelmas Play (watch out for the dragon!)

    Presented by pupils and staff of the London Steiner School
    Introduced by Alexander Woogle

    12.30pm Working with the Michaelmas Verses

    Workshop with Geoff and Maria Norris
    Drawing on the insights into the season given by Rudolf Steiner we will explore the
    spiritual meaning of Michaelmas for the earth, for humanity and for the future.

    3pm The Weaving Essence of the Light

    Graduation performance by creative speech artists Carolyn Rich and Tamar Gat directed by
    Geoff Norris

    4.30pm Closing Verse

    Following which all are invited to an informal party!

    For further details please contact Sue Peat: suejoanpeat@gmail.com or 07770 577 372

  • Saturday 9 October 11am - Sunday 10 October 3.30pm

    with Christiane Haid, Leader of the Humanities Section and Arts Section at the Goetheanum
    Coralee Frederickson (Eurythmy)
    Marjatta van Boeschoten, General Secretary
    ASinGB

    THE MICHAELIC ASPECT OF
    The Foundation Stone Meditation
    “And Michael’s world is the one which reveals itself in rhythm” (GA 26)

    When Rudolf Steiner presented the Foundation Stone Meditation at the Christmas Conference in 1923, he gave the members of the Anthroposophical Society a modern form of self-knowledge based on the Delphic call “Know Yourself”. The Meditation is structured around the threefold membering of the human being which Rudolf Steiner first described in 1917 in his book “Riddles of the Soul”. This shows how the human being lives differently in their nerve/sense system, their rhythmic system and their metabolic/ limb system and connects with the Trinity and the heavenly Hierarchies, which works directly into the reality of daily life.
    The rhythms of the Foundation Stone Meditation given at the Christmas Conference were presented as short “constellations” and are intended to be meditated according to the days of the week. Through these, the meditant connects with the zeitgeist Michael who lives in the rhythm, as the above quote indicates.
    We will work with the three gestures contained in the exercises and try to understand them against the background of the Trinity and the Hierarchies and explore the connection to the zeitgeist Michael.
    There will be a lecture and short contributions, conversations in smaller groups, exercises, and eurythmy with Coralee Frederickson.
    Everyone is most welcome to join this event but please note that a basic understanding of anthroposophy will be assumed.

    Please email: ilona.pimbert.rsh@anth.org.uk for the booking form.
    If you have any questions, you can call the Office: 0207 723 4400.

    The conference fee is £25, which is a contribution towards the cost of the conference. As places are limited kindly consider booking early.

    Coralee Frederickson, Ph.D. is Professor of Eurythmy and co-carrier of the Master’s in Educational Research (Eurythmy). She has participated in performances of the Foundation Stone in eurythmy in German, English and Norwegian.

  • Tuesday 12 October 9am - Friday 15 October 5pm

    with Sylvie Hetu or Mary Beattie

    Become an infant massage instructor with the International Association of Infant Massage. The most fulfilling work, contributing to a better world.

    Training is at Rudolf Steiner House with either Sylvie Hetu (international pioneer, parent lecturer, author, poet and anthroposophist), or Mary Beattie (IAIM international trainer and Massage in Schools instructor).

    Book now by contacting Mary: mary@babyandchildmassage.co.uk or 07528589859

    www.babyandchildmassage.co.uk