more than a way of life,
it's a way of being


Beyond our ideas of right and wrong
there is a field. I'll meet you there.


Photo by Nicole Franzen

Perhaps every generation is so self-obsessed as to think they are different to those who have gone before. What if the world around them was as complex and confusing as today's world appears to us? Can you imagine first learning the world was flat?

There are so many reasons to celebrate today and still so much cause for concern. Advocateur is a time and space to think about the way we live - a moment to reflect on the influence we have on the world around us and how we intend to shape the future. 

Bringing together writers, artists, historians and visionaries to describe the world they see and the one they imagine. Creating bridges across time so wide that they will carry across all those who wish to travel. Exploring different ways to think about life and muse about unformed ideals and all the while trusting you will participate in this experiment and act out some of your dreams and challenge some of your fears. Don't hold back there's really nothing to lose. 

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It's too easy to think that the elderly are out of date and the young are where it's at. It's even easier to think that the young are self obsessed and a waste of time while the elderly are wise and right. It all depends on perspective. We think there's a lot to do to ensure that young and old grow together and change the world for the better. 

Those who love deeply never grow old, they may die of old age, but they die young.
— Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Tonight 25th October 2016 we are giving a presentation in Farringdon at The London Forum on how young people can get more involved in civic societies and how older generations can open their hearts and minds to what they need to do to engage more fully with generations to come. 

Click on the slideshow below to see what we're going to say.