Camphill Family Life. Spring 2021

Welcome to our Spring edition of Camphill Family Life.  Now that spring is finally with us, we’re delighted to share the latest news from our communities.

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Camphill Family Life. Spring 2021

Rebuilding our skills and confidence

The generosity of our supporters means that we can offer the activities people want, with the flexibility to adapt quickly as the pandemic runs its course.

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Camphill Family Life. Spring 2021

Celebrating 65 years as a community

Being online has helped us all stay connected during the pandemic. So our 65th anniversary Zoom celebration was a fitting end to a most unusual year.

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Camphill Family Life. Spring 2021

Enjoying an active life at Grange Village farm

Housemates Alex and Ady help out at Grange Village farm on Mondays and Fridays, in a Covid secure environment. They’ve got their hands full at the moment after one of the sows, Pistachio, gave birth to a litter of 11 healthy piglets!

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Camphill Family Life. Spring 2021

Friends across the ocean

A childhood love of marching band music has given Anthony a unique connection with a band from far away in Tennessee.

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Camphill Family Life. Spring 2021

Building financial independence at Botton Village

A long journey to the nearest cash point or Post Office can be a real barrier to independence for people with learning disabilities - particularly in rural areas.

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Camphill Family Life. Spring 2021

Maisie's looking forward to seeing her friends again

A small number of our community members opted to go and stay with family during lockdown rather than risk not seeing them for a long time. Now, after almost a year of family life, Maisie is excited to be returning soon to her own flat in our St Albans Community.

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Camphill Family Life. Spring 2021

It's 50 50 50 for Sean

Setting a fitness goal is a great way to keep focused during lockdown. For Sean Riley, it’s also a chance to push himself to the limits and support Camphill Village Trust at the same time.

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Camphill Family Life. Spring 2021

Creative Corner

Our newsletter is a chance for people we support to share their own creative contributions. This time we’re delighted to feature James from our Larchfield Community.

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Camphill Family Life. Spring 2021

Reaching potential with Shared Lives

Matt’s always had a keen interest in music. He’s just produced his first music video featuring his own song, Epic of Gilgamesh.

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Camphill Family Life. Spring 2021

Joining forces with the Co-op

Larchfield Community and Botton Village will benefit from extra funds this year, thanks to the generosity of Co-op members.

The Co-op Community Fund is an opportunity for members to support their favourite community groups or charities through their weekly shop, and we’re delighted that two of our communities have been chosen this year.

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