Peak Oil Olympics Has Happened


Photographs | Lady Lucy Photographs | Lady Lucy Drawings | Create Centre Cafe exhibition | Peak Oil Olympics on the BBC website | Event Map | Event Challenges

Peak Oil Olympics - Come and Play

Peak Oil - A User's Guide

Published using Mute's Print on Demand (POD) service, this book is 108 pages of Peak Oil explorations with photographs, illustrations and incisive texts looking at this phenomena from more than just geology.Peak Oil is about all sorts of Power.

It is a collective manual exploring Peak Oil incorporating documentation from the Peak Oil Olympics, Bristol UK 2006

There are a few available for free, subsidised by Arts Council England. Please email stuffit (no spam) at with name and address for a copy. Otherwise it will be available on Amazon for 4 GBP, which just about covers printing, postage and their cut. See books page for ordering information

Otherwise download it : Contents (55MB) | Cover (15MB)

peak oil user's guide cover

Event Description

1 Day and 1 Night of games and challenges investigating supply lines in a *Peak Oil world. In the urban wilds of bristol play and collectively locate : Food :Water : Shelter: Communication: Heat

Meet at Midday 1st July Cube Cinema for debrief and action planning. Bring minimal survival stuff (see list below) and your friends

If you want to take part as an individual or as part of a team email stuffit at or tel: 07757491074

If you have a challenge that you'd like to contribute please do

*Peak Oil - The supply of cheap oil runs out ; the fuel of industrial growth depleted. May impact agriculture, transport, economies, etc. Rumoured to be soon or already happening


  • Sat 1st July - meet midday Cube Cinema for registration
  • 12.15 - 12.45pm - Peak Oil Olympics introduction
  • Ongoing - Feral Food / water location and collection inc tunnelling,climbing, Peak Oil Propaganda challenges
  • 3-4pm - Mike Feingold will be available for a forest garden tour and edible perennial Xchange, Royate hill allotment
  • 6pm - 8pm - Feral trade coffee and Cube Cola drinks at Gorge (facilitated by Kate Rich and Kayle Brandon) with cave exploration on way to camp
  • 8pm - close - Autonomous shelter location /or creation. Feral Food Banquet, Heat generation, Team presentations
  • Sunday 2nd July
  • 10.30 am - Ferry crossing over the river (facilitated by heath bunting)
  • Rest and /or open source challenges, Award ceremony

Suggested kit to bring

  • Water
  • Compass
  • Energy Snacks
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tupperware for feral collections
  • Torch


All participants will receive
  • A map showing location of challenges
  • Survival manual v 1.0
  • All material from event and user generated insights and techniques will be incorporated into a collective manual v 2.0 also containing cutting edge writings on peak oil, using MUTE's Print on Demand service

An exhibition of all things peak oil at

  • Cube Cinema: 1 - 9 July
  • Create Centre Cafe: - 10 - 21 July


Facilitated by:

treegen biotech

Project funding by Arts Council

ACE logo