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Camphill Milton Keynes Community offers opportunities for people with learning disabilities, mental health problems and other special needs to live, learn and work with others of all abilities in an atmosphere of mutual care and respect.

The Camphill philosophy is that no matter what anyone's outward disability may appear to be, the spirit - the essential core that makes us all human - always remains whole. So everyone is deserving of equal respect and opportunities in life so that all may be able to fulfill their potential.

Craft work fits naturally into life at Camphill Milton Keynes. We bring the same spirit of care that infuses our work with one another, to the creation of our beautiful and functional items. We believe that our craft, made with good will and attention, enrich the lives of their recipients…

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  • Joined April 10, 2012

About

Camphill Milton Keynes Community offers opportunities for people with learning disabilities, mental health problems and other special needs to live, learn and work with others of all abilities in an atmosphere of mutual care and respect.

The Camphill philosophy is that no matter what anyone's outward disability may appear to be, the spirit - the essential core that makes us all human - always remains whole. So everyone is deserving of equal respect and opportunities in life so that all may be able to fulfill their potential.

Craft work fits naturally into life at Camphill Milton Keynes. We bring the same spirit of care that infuses our work with one another, to the creation of our beautiful and functional items. We believe that our craft, made with good will and attention, enrich the lives of their recipients.

In the weavery, residents of our community, hand-weave table cloths, rugs, bags and different garments. Each hand-crafted piece is a labour of love. Some of the items take months to complete, as only a few centimeters are woven each day. Each item is unique as designs emerge from each resident’s inspiration.

Read more about the Camphill movement:
http://www.camphill.net/

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