Transition Together: An International Symposium on the need for societal transitions and systems level change

21/06/2018 - 18:00 to 23/06/2018 - 13:00
The 2018 Symposium Transition Design Symposium will, for the first time, bring together representatives from major movements and initiatives to discuss the urgent need for sustainable societal transitions and systems-level change, and initiate the connections that will make rapid transition possible. With Speakers: Rob Hopkins, co-founder of Transition Town Totnes and the Transition Network, Professor Terry Irwin, Head of the School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University, Michel Bauwens, P2P Network and Commons Transitions; John Thackara, author of How to Thrive in the Next Economy: Designing Tomorrow’s World Today; noted futurist Stuart Candy and Cameron Tonkinwise, Professor of Design at University of New South Wales, Australia.
Flower growing within the cracks

Earth Talks: Hope in a time of Crisis

26/06/2018 - 20:00
Helena Norberg-Hodge describes how rebuilding our connections to one another and to the natural world can restore ecological health, rebuild secure livelihoods, and nurture peace and deeper human contentment.
Dartington Summer School and Festival

Dartington International School and Festival 2018

28/07/2018 - 08:00
It’s the Dartington Summer School’s 70th birthday this year: and there’s a bumper programme, packed with acclaimed and innovative artists throughout four weeks. Imogen Cooper, Jane Glover, Felicity Lott, Tom Randle, and Adrian Brendel – as well as the brilliant folk duo Harbottle & Jonas, Trio Gaspard and the fabulous Heath Quartet – will be part of the celebrations. There are workshops and Dartington International Summer School and Festival masterclasses, coaching and concerts, premieres and new collaborations.