Transition Town Totnes


Overview

Transition Town Totnes (TTT) is a dynamic umbrella organisation consisting of different theme groups, for example food, building and housing, business and the local economy, and with over 20 local projects, originating from these groups or who have become affiliated with TTT due to common aims and principles.

Our work aims to:

1 – explore and develop practical actions that will reduce our carbon emissions and dependence on fossil fuels, and through doing this:

2 – strengthen the resilience of the communities that make up Totnes and District to withstand the shocks of peak oil, climate change and economic crisis.

Our charitable objectives

The promotion of the conservation, protection and improvement of the natural environment and prudent use of natural resources for the benefit of the public in Totnes and environs by:

–      Advancing education and raising awareness of climate change, resource scarcity, peak oil and economic resilience.

–      Promoting individual, community and organisational commitment to a reduction in CO2 emissions, energy saving, reducing reliance upon carbon emitting energy sources, and increasing resilience to resource scarcity.

– The promotion of sustainable development for the public benefit of the citizens of Totnes and environs by the promotion of sustainable means of achieving economic development and regeneration in order to reduce reliance on scarce resources including oil.



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China Blue

Step into our home accessories store and experience the excitement of entering Aladdin's cave. Visit the Ceramic Studio and make all your creative dreams come true. Our Ceramic Studio is the largest of its kind in the South West and offers a fantastic range of pottery to choose from.

Exhausted from all that shopping? Then come and let your hair down and chill out in our deliciously cool and tempting cafe and outdoor patio. Enjoy the best fresh coffee in the West or simply indulge yourself with a glass of wine or freshly squeezed orange juice while you browse through our complimentary newspapers.

Visit our Seconds and special offers area with genuine discounts on store and designer lines.

the bowie gallery

the bowie gallery is a well-established art gallery in Totnes, having shown a good range of contemporary art since 2008. Situated in the High street, a stone’s throw from the market place, you will find paintings, sculpture, ceramics and jewellery, mostly from artists who have a strong connection with the South West, as well as often national and international profiles. These include Michael Honnor, Lucianne Lassalle, Thorie Hinds, James Stewart, Rosie Sanders and Sarah Gillespie. The gallery also shows a collection of chairs, under the banner arseart! www.arseart.com. Most works are available to purchase under the arts council supported OWNart scheme – interest-free over 10 months. Open TUESDAY – SATURDAY 10-4 and Mondays by appointment, this little gallery is well worth a visit. In May 2017 see us at FRESH ART FAIR at Cheltenham Racecourse

The Shops at Dartington

The Shops at Dartington. A great place for all the family, whatever the weather. With 10 shops, 2 cafes, a beauty spa and several activities and much more we have it all. So whether you're looking for gifts or fine food, come to Dartington with its stunning location, family events and late night shopping at Christmas. We are located 1.5 miles from Totnes in the heart of South Devon known as the South Hams and set within the grounds of the Dartington Hall Estate. Open seven days a week Monday to  Saturday from 9.30am to 5.30pm and Sunday 10am to 5pm. Parking charges apply.