We are delighted that our walking entry in Tavistock Carnival was judged best in class. Our costumes drew on the colourful characters in “The Lorax” – a Dr Seuss children’s story about restoring a forest destroyed by greed – which has been made into a musical and more recently a film. Thanks to the Lions Club of Tavistock for organising this enjoyable community event.
Tuesday 20th June, 7pm Tavistock United Reformed Church, Russell St. The evening includes our AGM – a chance to take stock, affirm the vision and plan for the future. We welcome the filmmaker Bryony Stokes of Cornwall Climate Care to present and discuss lead the 30 minute documentary “Food for Thought” covering regenerative farming, climate change and nutritious local food.
Entry free, thanks to sponsorship of the film showing by local firm Wings Accountants, but donations towards wider costs appreciated, as are new membership subscriptions (only £5pa).
An AGM with a difference: time to refocus ourselves, to begin to reimagine how Transition Tavistock can respond even more effectively and creatively to the environmental and climate emergencies. Help us create this new future by bringing your head (knowledge), heart (passion) and hands (plans). 21st June, 7pm at Tavistock United Reformed Church. Free, and open to all, but if you are not already a member, why not join up on the night (subscription £5 a year) to show your support?
In consultation with Learn Devon we have decided to postpone the workshop about how to engage people in responding to climate change, previously announced for 8th December. We hope to reschedule this in 2022. Meanwhile we will signpost relevant resources on our Climate Matters page.
We’re joining other groups in West Devon for activities in this national week drawing attention to why climate change and nature loss matter and what we can do. Summary of Tavistock events in the poster below. More events, details and booking links here.
The Devon Climate Emergency partnership has come up with lots of ideas – use their survey (by15th Feb) to show which you support.
Our Zoom event on 27th January covered an introduction – as we see it – to how the plan and consultation work, and some of the themes it covers. More detail on our Climate Matters page. Since then a poster summarising the plan in 8 points has been released.
Our Travel Action Group has been unable to hold meetings in recent months due to coronavirus restrictions, but we have been keeping in touch in other ways. We’ve contributed to a round table on active travel. See the Travel section of our website for more about our activities and ways to get involved.