The Small is... Festival 2011 celebrates the Centenary of E.F. Schumacher by bringing together enthusiastic young engineers, experienced professionals, and members of the public in the beautiful grounds of The Schumacher Centre for Technology and Development, Practical Action's Warwickshire headquarters, for a weekend of technology, discussion, and hands-on activities.

The 2011 festival promises to expand on the success of previous years, engaging the public in new and interesting ways, adding exciting new workshops, technologies and speakers, upgrading the festival facilities to include solar showers and rain water harvesting in addition to eco-latrines!

The weekend is great fun for anyone! As well as the workshops and speakers there's also; Yoga sessions, a campfire, open-mic session, a solar cinema, as well as a BBQ with local organic food!

2nd - 4th September 2011

Can be purchased here:

Practical Action
The Schumacher Centre for Technology & Development
Bourton on Dunsmore
Rugby, CV23 9QZ, UK

This festival does require you to camp outside in tents, so remember to bring waterproofs, sensible shoes, and a tent! (There are also options to stay in local B&Bs.)