Transition Scotland

Transition Scotland is our national "Hub" or umbrella body for all Scottish Transition groups. It offers support and assitance to new and long-established groups, and from time to time organises events where Transitioners from all over Scotland (and sometimes further afield) can get together and share experiences.

20 -22 April 2018

Transition Scotland Spring Gathering Dunbar

Sustainable Dunbar have agreed to host the next Transition Scotland gathering on the weekend of 20 – 22nd April. The draft programme is:

Friday 20th April
Visitors will be welcome to join Sustaining Dunbar’s pot-luck supper social event at Belhaven Church Hall from 7pm. This month, discussion will be themed around setting up a plastic free coastline project, with guest presentation from local surfers against sewage. Please let us know if you plan to attend so we can organise enough food.

Saturday 21st April
Venue: Bleachingfield Centre, Countess Crescent, Dunbar, EH42 1DX

9.30-10am Arrivals
10am        Welcome and Introductory Session
11am        Telling and sharing our stories
1pm        Lunch, provided by the Ridge Cafe
1.30pm    Visits/free time: possible visits to:

2.30pm    Open Space Discussions x 2
4.30pm    Closing Circle and reflections
5pm        Free time
7pm        Optional social evening/Green Supper (booking essential)

Sunday 22nd April

10am        Optional meeting/activities:

  • Transition Scotland Hub Core Group Meeting -for anyone interested to get involved with shaping the future structure and role of the Transition Scotland Hub (venue, 27 High Street, Dunbar, EH42 1EN)
  • Work party at Belhaven Community Garden
  • Walks eg. follow the clifftop trail from Dunbar Harbour to Belhaven Beach and John Muir Country Park

1pm        Lunch and depart

As far as possible, accommodation will be provided by Sustaining Dunbar members – so best to book early, via Eventbrite,

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