Hello again Tom
Just a final reminder that the Transition Roadshow, REconomy Scotland and Sustainability Fair will be taking place in St Andrews tomorrow and Saturday (10th and 11th of October). If you have not had time to book a ticket and still want to come there will be some available on the door to each event or you can book here. The Friday evening session in the Byre Theatre with Rob Hopkins is Free with no need to book ! Here is the program again:
• Transition Scotland Groups Gathering – Friday 10th October – 9.30am to 12.30pm: What do we need as a network to make Transition happen in Scotland?
• REconomy Scotland – half day workshop on Friday 10th from 1.30pm to 5.30pm: How we can make local economies thrive against a backdrop of change and environmental constraints.
• Evening Transition Social with Rob Hopkins – Friday 10th from 7pm At the newly re-opened Byre Theatre in St Andrews
• Transition Roadshow – Saturday 11th October from 9.30am to 5pm: Presentations, workshops, walkshops and a BIG discussion on the BIG questions.
The Transition UStA website has full details at http://www.transitionsta.org/
To book click here
Ali and the rest of the Transition UStA team
Here is a full listing —–
Friday 10th October
9.30-12.30: Transition Scotland Gathering – Glass Class, St Andrews Botanic Garden
An informal meeting to discuss how we are doing with Transition in Scotland and what we need to build capacity for the future. If you would like to join us for this event you would be very welcome – please select the appropriate option when booking your ticket for the Friday afternoon and/or Saturday using the booking system linked below. If you wish to attend ONLY the Friday morning session please email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your place.
13.30-17.30: REconomy Workshop – Enabling REconomy in a Post-Referendum Scotland – St Andrews Town Hall
Following the outcome of the Referendum, this is a time for ambition around how to develop more sustainable and resilient communities in Scotland. In this climate of opportunity and transformation we invite you to come and explore what it is to revision and change local economies in Post-Referendum Scotland. This event will be about sharing inspiring examples around the themes of local currencies and trading systems, supporting local resilience, social enterprise and forming relationships based on new enterprise and economic principles. There will be how-to sessions on the resourcing and developing REconomy projects and collaborative activities to build connections and turn ideas into practice based on what works. Register using the link below.
19.00-22.00: Evening Transition Social – Byre Theatre
We are delighted to welcome Rob Hopkins, co-founder of the Transition movement, to join us for a talk on the problems and opportunities facing local communities taking action on oil dependency, climate change, and other sustainability issues. This will be followed by an evening of musical entertainment and celebration led by student group Music is Love.
Saturday 11th October
9.30-17.00: Transition Roadshow Workshop Day – Arts Lecture Theatre
Transition Network and Transition University of St Andrews have arranged a day of workshops and exchanges on positive community action, suitable for established Transition Initiatives, new groups, and others working on or interested in similar environmental and social issues. A complete programme will be released soon, but attendees will be able to choose between workshops on Transition as a concept, supporting healthy Transition Initiatives, REconomy (a briefer workshop than the previous day), using Engaging Participatory Monitoring Techniques, Practical Ideas for Community Food Projects, and a session on the Big Questions surrounding the work and future of local community initiatives in Scotland and Northern England. Lunch and morning and afternoon refreshments will be provided. Register using the link below.
17.00-19.00: Optional Early Dinner at a Local Restaurant – Venue to be confirmed
The Transition Team would like to invite everyone to join them for dinner at a local restaurant with options to suit a variety of tastes, diets and budgets. We will aim to be finished around 7pm so those travelling to St Andrews can return home if desired. Please register your intent to attend dinner when you register for the Roadshow so we can make a booking. Please note that all attendees will be expected to fund their own meal.
Transition University of St Andrews
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