Whitsun Festival on the theme of Wolfram von Eschenbach’s Epic Parzival

Friday 21 May 4pm - Sunday 23 May 12.30pm

Hosted by The Anthroposophical Society in Great Britain

21  – 23 May

A weekend exploring Wolfram von Eschenbach’s great epic in celebration of Whitsun

21 Friday

4 – 6pm

Informal gathering over tea for teachers and others working with Parzival to share their enthusiasm, insights, practices and experiences

7.30 – 9pm

The Grail in Wolfram’s Parzival lecture by Andrew Welburn

22 Saturday

10 -10.45pm

The Mission of the Parzival individuality in the 21st Century Frans Lutters

11 – 11.45pm

Who is Ither? Steve Roberts

11.45 - 12.30pm

'Themes, polarities and transformations in Parzival Johannes Steuck

12.30 – 1pm

Presentation of afternoon groups

1 – 2.30pm


2.30 – 3pm

Recitation or singing

3 – 4.30pm

Elective groups: Andrew Welburn, Steve Roberts, Frans Lutters, Ineke Lutters, Johannes Steuck

4.30 – 5pm


5 – 6pm

The Planets in Parzival  Josie Alwyn and William Forward



Arthur a new drama by Peter Oswald performed by students and staff of Ruskin Mill Trust

23 Sunday

10- 12.30pm

Festival for Whitsun


Pentecost in Wolfram’s Epic Andrew Wolpert

Open Space for shared conversation

The weekend is conceived as a whole, but we recognise that the reality of people’s lives may mean they can attend just parts of the whole programme. Suggested contributions towards expenses: Friday Lecture £10, the Saturday events £35 (£40 combined), and no charge for the Festival on Sunday.

If you are interested in an excursion to Tintagel from Tuesday 18 to Thursday 20 May, please contact Andrew Wolpert andrewjwolpert@gmail.com