An afternoon of information, taster sessions and fun that will include electric bikes, bike-abilty training taster sessions, bike maintenance sessions, car club, electric cars, Bob the Bus, face painting and more!
All welcome, whether you live in Follaton area or not - drop in anytime between 1pm and 4pm.
Follaton House car park next to the entrance to Follaton Oak estate.
Come and be part of the action and learn what we are up to
Transition Walks and Talks - the best way to find out about Transition in Totnes
Join us for a fun and interactive introduction, visiting some of the projects and gaining an insight into the overall project. A great way to get to know the town better, and the Transition activity that goes on within it.
Who for? Any one interested in learning more about Transition Town Totnes (for private tours and group visits, click here).
When: 3pm to 6.30pm.
Cost: A voluntary donation is requested and any surplus after expenses goes towards the overheads of Transition Town Totnes, a registered charity. We suggest £20 for visitors and £10 for locals, but please pay what you can or what you think it is worth - it's up to you. And we really mean that - even if it is nothing! The most important thing is that you come.
Where: Market Square, between the tree and the ramp.
Contact: Email us to book your place. If last minute, please call 07977 178214.
Access: Please note, you will be walking and standing around. Please advise in advance of any mobility issues so we can make arrangements as necessary.
Can’t do the date, or looking for something more bespoke?Contact us to discuss how we can do a tour especially for you.
Open Farm Sunday is farming’s national open day. It is a fantastic opportunity for farmers to share their
stories and showcase British farming and food. Come and explore some of the unique and diverse range of farms on the Dartington Estate, on our food and farming trail, between 11am and 5pm.
It's free to attend, and there will be hot drinks, cakes, ice cream and a BBQ. Come and explore:
Foxhole Community Garden
Grown In Totnes
Huxhams Cross Farm
School Farm CSA
Schumacher College garden
Email myrtle at transitiontowntotnes.org for more information.
A special TTT Film Club screening as the directors of The Bentley Effect join us as part of their UK tour.
The directors of The Bentley Effect are joining us as part of a UK tour for a special showing of this inspiring movie about how a how a rural community in Australia stopped a fracking company, at the Royal Seven Stars, 7.30-10pm on Tuesday June 6th.
"The Bentley Effect" is a timely story of a community’s heroic stand against unconventional gas, which shows how strategic direct action and peaceful protest from a committed community can overcome industrial might and political short-sightedness.
When the coal seam gas industry staked a claim on the Northern Rivers shire of Australia, alarm bells rang out. A critical mass of people from all walks of life – farmers, landowners, parents, activists, scientists – organised themselves to rally against the unconventional gas invasion. Despite the enormous public opposition, the gas industry and the State Government were determined to see their gas plan through. A series of dramatic blockades ensued, before the final battle lines were drawn in the peaceful farming valley of Bentley. Thousands of people flocked to the site to stare down the threat of 850 riot police, ordered in to break up the protest. What happened next set an historic precedent.
Filmed over five years, The Bentley Effect documents the highs and lows of the battle to keep a unique part of Australia gasfield-free.
Bentley Blockade activists Brendan Shoebridge, Simon Clough and Ian Gaillard, who are bringing the film for a UK tour, will open discussion. There will also be an activist workshop held on the following morning, 9am-12noon at 7 Stars (entry free, donations welcomed).
Bake and chat, with a fresh loaf/rolls to take home for lunch. Particularly aimed at beginners, who will learn the fundamentals of making bread at home but also open to more experienced bread makers who want to share tips. All ingredients provided but bring a mixing bowl if possible and something to take your bread home in (e.g. cloth bag, tea towel). Optional £1 contribution for ingredients. Tea, coffee and cake throughout.
Sunday June 4th, from 10am to 2pm, approx. Booking is essential – email joemw at btinternet.com. The venue is Joe’s house in Bridgetown, address to be supplied on booking.
Enter the world of awe and wonder and get to know your inner clown! We’ll explore basic principles of clowning and how they affect our social environment. It’s a space to marvel, be amazed and enjoy ourselves and offers methods to bring joy and fun into everyone’s everyday life.
Everyone is welcome to join! Just bring comfortable clothes and enough to drink!
You will be led through the workshop by Lena, who does clowning in her hometown in Germany. There she visits children in hospital to brighten up their hospital routine.
Participant numbers: between 8 and 12 Email Lena at firstname.lastname@example.org for booking Donations to cover hire costs are welcome ... See MoreSee Less