Events

Transition New Mills aim to put on a number of events each year.  Proposed and past events are outlined below.  Please also visit the Events Page of our Facebook page for information on events: www.facebook.com/TransitionNewMills/events and sign up to the blog.

 

Day of Positivity,  Friday 20th September

A day of local events offering a positive slant supporting the Global Climate Strike. People of all ages welcome to drop in as you wish!

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Café Transition Cafe Transition logo

Café Transition is a place where ideas to facilitate transition to a more sustainable world can be explored in a relaxed and friendly environment. Café Transition aims to listen, learn, discuss…then do!  The events are roughly every 4-6 weeks, and have been held at the Torrs Butterfly House Café at 8pm on a Thursday following the Food Hub. Check out forthcoming events on the Café Transition Facebook page.

Previous Café Transition events have included:

  • Extinction Rebellion High Peak: Climate change/Heading for extinction & what to do
  • All That Waste: guidance on how waste and recycling is managed locally,Rethink Plastic High Peak pointing the way to reducing our waste, and New Mills Litterpick Party describing their work and introducing the New Mills Spring Clean.
  • People Powered Retrofit:  improving comfort and lowering carbon in existing housing, with a focus on local resources from Manchester’s Carbon Coop project, and Eco-Retrofit to a house in New Mills.

 


Transition Drinks

Usually the third Thursday of each month, 7:45pm at the Royal Oak Pub, Market Street, New Mills.

  • Members of Transition New Mills, as well as anyone else who wants to come along, get together for a drink and to have a chat. The event is an informal way of learning more about Transition New Mills, to discuss ideas and meet like-minded people. Everyone is welcome.
  • Details of when and where Transition Drinks will take place are advertised on our Facebook Page (see above) and e-mailed to those on our e-mailing list (e-mail us on transition.newmills@gmail.com if you want to be included on our e-mailing list)

Balsam Bashing

The Himalayan balsam bashing season is under way – see our Facebook page for organised events between May and September.

Discussion Group

See Facebook events page

Community Events

We will attend New Mills Carnival, One World Festival, and will be having some events as part of New Mills Festival in September

Other Events

Annual General Meeting

Monday 8th April 2019, arrive 7:15pm for 7:30 start

The Volunteer Centre , Union Road

We welcome nominations for election to the Administration Group (Treasurer + 2 other posts). Please send your nomination to transition.newmills@gmail.com by 6:30pm 8th April, and be prepared to present a short pitch at the meeting prior to the election.

2018 AGM Papers

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