TRIBEWANTED GOES LIVE IN THE UK Wednesday 11 June 2008 PDF Print The Tribewanted team are holding the first ever Tribewanted: LIVE event on the 13-15th June this year, enabling the UK tribe members to continue their Fijian adventure closer to home as well as learning important sustainable techniques. Ben Keene, co-founder of www.Tribewanted.com, a global search to form the world’s first online and offline tribal community, has announced details of the first two Tribewanted: LIVE events this month in Cornwall and the Lake District; including a mix of sustainable education, some adventurous action and a general tribe-like festival. Tribewanted’s ongoing aim for their amazing adventure, which started in April 2006, is to simultaneously raise awareness about sustainable living through fun and adventurous experiences online and off. Over 500 members have now spent an average of 2 weeks on Vorovoro Island living alongside the indigenous Fijian community to sustainably develop the area. The launch of Tribewanted: LIVE will be held on the weekend of the 13th June 2008 in Cornwall, home to James Strawbridge. Since his return from Vorovoro 6 months ago he has continued to maintain an eco-friendly, fully sustainable life for himself and his family on their small Cornish farm featured on the BBC series, ‘it’s not easy being green’. Strawbridge shares his enthusiasm for the event: “I am extremely excited about the prospect of Tribewanted: LIVE coming to Cornwall! The weather may be very different from the South Pacific but there are many overlaps in the sorts of projects we do here in the UK. Yes, it will be intense. Yes, it will be thought provoking. And yes, it will be a lot of fun!” Other Tribewanted: LIVE events are planned in the UK, Holland, New Zealand and the US - in areas where the majority of the members live. Each weekend will have a unique itinerary and will evolve around the ideas tribe members discuss online and at the event. Ben Keene, co-founder of Tribewanted, comments; "One of the big challenges for us has been the fact that Vorovoro is about as far away from our own lives here in the UK, physically and mentally, as possible. So with the project ticking along nicely and a full-island I've been focusing on ways we can bring the island experience closer to home. Tribewanted: LIVE does just that.” Keene continues; “We’re all going to have a fun weekend outdoors, meeting interesting people and hopefully learning something about sustainable living in this country. It won't be like going to a tropical island in Fiji, but a visit to the Eden Projects biodome should help!” Details of how to get your hands on places to one of the first Tribewanted: LIVE events can be found at http://www.tribewanted.com/blog/live-cornwall. ENDS – Pictures are available on request. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org , 01452 527898 The Cornwall itinerary is as follows: Friday 13 June: Tribe arrive and set up camp at Pen Hale campsite, Cornwall, followed by dinner Saturday 14 June: Camp breakfast followed by an introduction to sustainable living, with James Strawbridge. Full farm organic lunch, including organic Cider Tips on how to make a woodland salad The afternoon begins with a lesson in hedgerow foraging, arriving 2 miles later at the world famous Eden project The remainder of the afternoon will be spent exploring the magical biodomes, returning to the tropics and eating homemade Cornish ice-cream. The evening will end with a camp BBQ Sunday 15th June: The final day begins with a late breakfast (to sleep off the night before!) Followed by a wander to the local beach to play games, relax and take in the scenery The weekend will be brought to an end with a delicious pub lunch Cost of the weekend: £90 adults, children under 16 half price 2 nights camping at Pen Hale Camp Site Sustainability workshop and lunch at new house farm Entry to Eden Project Meals from Friday night to Sunday morning Friday night: dinner at Camp Saturday: Camp breakfast, lunch at the farm, and dinner BBQ Sunday: Camp breakfast Local transport (for those traveling by train from station to camp-site) Price does not include: Transport to and from Par, Cornwall > tickets booked early from London £56 return Camping gear (tents/ sleeping) Snacks, Sunday Lunch & Alcohol Tribewanted are pleased to announce results from 4th June 2008 ‘Best Social Networking Site’ at the Broadcast Media Awards, where they came first, beating off Skins from E4 and the mighty Myspace. QUIZ: First person to get back to me with the correct answer will win a great prize! Send all answers to email@example.com Q: What year did the Eden Project first open its doors? This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of 10 Yetis PR and Marketing in the following categories: Environment & Nature, Travel, for more information visit http://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.