It’s like that old punk idea: ‘Here are three chords. Now go out and set up a band.’ The process of making change can be really thrilling. In fact, it only works if it’s fun. The Transition Movement co-founder reveals all to the Hay-on-Earth Director.
Venue Hawthornden Lecture Theatre, National Galleries of Scotland
Place The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL (Please enter via the Gardens Entrance).
2013 Lecture: Transition Towns by Rob Hopkins
Rob is co-founder of the Transition Network, which supports thousands of communities in becoming more resilient through increased local food, local enterprise and a range of other approaches, and of Transition Town Totnes. He is the author of The Transition Handbook and The Transition Companion and he speaks widely about the importance of local economies and of ‘engaged optimism’ as a response to the world’s challenges. He was recently voted one of ‘Britain’s 50 New Radicals’ and he blogs at www.transitionculture.org.