We host a variety of online and in-person programs and events featuring Emergence staff and contributors, aimed at providing a space where our wider community can engage through the power of story. Through workshops, retreats, immersive leadership courses, nature connection practices, exhibitions, film screenings, and live pop-up events, we create interactive spaces for exploring the connections between ecology, culture, and spirituality.
June 29 - July 2, 2023
Join us for a four-day in-person retreat at Sharpham Trust in Devon, England, led by Sufi teacher and Emergence Founder and Executive Editor Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee.
August 17 – September 7, 2023
Seeds of Radical Renewal (Abridged): A Four-Part Leadership Course
with spiritual ecology facilitators
What does effective leadership look like as our ecological and cultural landscapes rapidly shift? This four-part, online course explores the philosophy and practice behind building spaces of renewal, reciprocity, and reverence.
October 12, 2023
Stories of Emergence
A Special Sneak Peek Screening
Join us in Melbourne, Australia, for a special sneak peek screening of our new documentary film series, which explores the importance of art and the role of the storyteller in deepening our connection to the living world.
October 14 – 15, 2023
Sufism and Spiritual Ecology
Two Day Seminar with Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee at CERES, Melbourne, Australia
This two day seminar at CERES in Melbourne, Australia, will explore how Sufism and its heart-centred practices can offer a space of deepening kinship with the living world, and guide us into “falling back in love” with the Earth.
October 19 - 22, 2023
Shifting Landscapes Retreat, Australia
with Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee
Join us for a four-day in-person retreat in Australia's Great Otway National Park led by Sufi teacher and Emergence Founder and Executive Editor Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee.
December 1 - 10, 2023
A Special Pop-up Immersive Exhibition at The Bargehouse, London
Explore the theme of Shifting Landscapes in a special immersive exhibition experience for a limited ten-day run at The Bargehouse, a multistory industrial exhibition space in the heart of London.
Our practices offer meaningful ways of connecting to the living world, inviting you to bring an element of one of our stories into your life. You can take our practice exercises with you wherever you go on your phone or with our simple and elegant practice booklets.
The Aromas of Trees: Five Practices
Journey into the unique and surprising aromas of eleven different species of trees.
Listening to the Language of Birds
Open yourself to the sensory experience of listening to bird language.
Arriving with Every Step
Embark on a pilgrimage to a sacred site, beginning where you are and arriving with every step.
Navigating a Shifting World
Ask yourself where you are, what’s around you, and what the history is beneath your feet.
Listening for Silence
Listen with attention and curiosity to consider what is at stake in a world where silence has gone extinct.