In Hawkwood’s first podcast series, Stories That Matter, changemakers, thinkers, and innovators discuss the stories that have influenced them, their visions for the future and the actions they are taking to change the world. Each fortnightly episode will feature a different individual, from visiting speakers to local activists, showcasing the Centre for Future Thinking and the values at its core.

“Hawkwood is interacting with the world out there and making a difference to people’s lives.”


14 August

Episode 6

Helen Browning

Helen Browning, organic farmer and chief executive of the Soil Association, was a speaker at this year’s Seed Festival. In this interview, she discusses the report she’s been working on with the RSA, how Brexit will affect British farmers, and her book Pig: Tales from an Organic Farm.

7 August

Episode 5

Kate Raworth

Kate Raworth is the renegade economist behind Doughnut Economics, exploring the economic mindset needed to address the 21st century’s social and ecological challenges. Kate led a workshop at Hawkwood in July 2019, and later on that day was interviewed by the team from Lush.

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30 Jul

Episode 4

Tim Redfern

Tim Redfern, or Timberlina, the world’s premier ecologically minded drag queen, was an artist in residence at Hawkwood in 2019.

15, Jul

Episode 2

Chris Taylor

Chris Taylor is a regular visitor to Hawkwood, and has become one of the family here. In March 2019, he led a course on creating A More Beautiful World, and in September we will welcome him once more for a course on The Art of Ceremony: Healing for the World.

10, Jun

Episode 1

Roman Krznaric

Public Philosopher Roman Krznaric was a changemaker in residence at Hawkwood in January 2019. In this first episode of the podcast, he explains why he founded the Empathy Museum, the ideas behind his latest book,  and why we need to rethink the concept of time.

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