Campfire community
Social media is today's digital campfire
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About this guild

The place to discuss our ethos, aims, ambitions, campaigns, initiatives, events, membership ideas, editorial policy and how we develop the site.




Pete Lawrence
10 April 2018
Campfire's Frome Beacon follows up its inaugural meeting with its first event - a Sunday experience that spans live music, speakers and thinkshops and singing as well as food. Its aims are to bring people together joyfully and to create practical calls to action – so people leave with things to do with others in their community.
Sunday, 13 May, 2018 - 17:30
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10 April 2018
I'm delighted to be working alongside Campfire Convention, artist and larp designer Nina Runa Essendrop and with the very beautiful Lauderdale House in the middle of the stunning Waterlow Park in Highgate North London to create 'A Solstice Experience': a joy filled ritual celebration of the Summer Solstice. This unique magical event is designed as a Solstice Beacon for London, a fundraiser for Campfire Convention and a chance to spread the word about Campfire Convention throughout London...
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10 April 2018
Campfire Convention, Nina Runa Essendrop and Jonathan Goldsmith are inviting you to come and have a unique, magical, experience to celebrate the upcoming solstice.
Patrick Chalmers
9 April 2018
What if our engagement in all politics began from a solid understanding of what "democracy" meant to the Ancient Greeks who invented it? We'd then be talking about government or rule by the people.
Peter Macfadyen
26 March 2018
Flatpack Democracy has certainly introduced me to some unexpected, often slightly surreal, situations in the last few years – plethora of formal and informal meetings that are springing up all over the place – doing politics, while not calling it that.  A great example of this was the first ‘Frome B
Pete Lawrence
26 March 2018
Is Facebook’s time up?
Pete Lawrence
22 March 2018
Campfire's Frome Beacon launch was a lively affair with the Firegram, community singing and plenty of discussion about how we can create fertile ground for new ideas, new collaborations and a new style of event. Let the sparks fly!
Pete Lawrence
20 March 2018
In the wake of the Facebook / Cambridge Analytica debacle, it’s worth reminding ourselves of the wider context beyond the fact that Zuckerberg lost $5.5 billion of his personal fortune yesterday alone.
Pete Lawrence
15 March 2018
Mee Ysanne is launching Campfire's US initiative this spring with Beacons for New York City and Los Angeles, before 'handing on the torch' in those cities .