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Playground for the New Economy Festival

July 12 - July 14

We’re back – The Playground for the New Economy Festival is returning for its fourth year. We’re holding it at our very own campus in Devon – the New Economy Centre at Selgars Mill!

What to expect

  • Critical conversations
  • Interactive workshops
  • Idea surgeries
  • Sustainable food
  • Local craft beer
  • and, of course, live music!

What I’ll leave with

  • New ideas
  • Practical Solutions
  • Solidarity with others in the sector

Who’s it for?

  • Community leaders
  • Co-operators
  • Third sector organisations
  • Civil servants and local authorities
  • Anyone involved in setting up community-led solutions to today’s crises

The facilitator

The Playground for the New Economy is hosted by Stir to Action, a nonprofit worker co-operative. Stir to Action launched in 2012 to increase democratic ownership in UK communities and workplaces, supported through magazine publishing, digital accelerators, online, regional, and residential training experiences, and economic development projects in partnership with local government and national institutions.


July 12
July 14


Stir to Action


Selgars Mill, Devon