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Creating countercultural space in Totnes – adult education, groups, and Birdwood House

This extract summarises some of the ways in which increasing numbers of  ‘countercultural’ social spaces were created in Totnes in the 1970s. It also highlights the importance of Birdwood House in providing a physical site for many of these groups. … Continue reading

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Anthroposophy and the influence of Rudolph Steiner

Since the late 1970s the influence of Anthroposophy (the term given to the philosophy and practices of Rudolph Steiner) on the Totnes and Dartington area has increased with the development of the South Devon Steiner School, Camphill Community, biodynamic growers … Continue reading

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