Join us for a fun and interactive introduction to the Transition movement. This tour will visit some of the environmental, social and economic projects associated and partnered with Transition Town Totnes, to give you an insight into how communities can work together to tackle some of our biggest challenges from climate change and food security, to energy shortages and creating strong local economies.
Who for? For local people and visitors (for private tours and group visits, click here)
When? Fridays from April to October between 3pm and 6.30pm (unless otherwise stated). The dates for the 2019 tours are:
Friday 19th April
Saturday 4th May (10am - 1.30pm)
Friday 31st May
Friday 21st June
Friday 5th July
Friday 26th July
Friday 9th August
Friday 23rd August
Friday 6th September
Friday 27th September
Friday 25th October
Cost: There is a suggested voluntary donation and all surplus, after expenses, goes towards the work 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 on Totnes High Street, between the tree and the ramp to the Civic Hall. We begin with introductions and then we will walk around town, stopping at projects and places of interest.
Contact: To book a place please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 01803 867 358.
Access: Please advise in advance of any mobility issues so we can make arrangements as necessary. Please note, the tour does involve plenty of time walking around town.
Can’t do the above dates, or looking for something more bespoke? Our friends at Future Bound can organise a one-off Transition Walk for your group- email them at email@example.com. Future Bound also offer lots of study opportunities to learn more about resilient communities and sustainability in action, working with schools, universities and visitors to Totnes. Find out more on their website!
"The Transition tour ... was extremely interesting and a great way to learn how people are putting ideas into practice in the field of sustainability. It complemented our week's activities at Schumacher very well, taking us into the 'real' world and seeing community-level action."
Masters student, Ashridge Business School.