Making Change in How We Live, Where We Live, in Light of Climate Change

Friday, 13 April 2012

Four events between 21+22 April and 12 May

We are very pleased to be able to share details of 4 events that are coming up between the weekend of 21+22 April and the 12th of May
Help shape the Tooting Pound
Design workshops: Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd April, both 11am-1pm
Sprout, 74 Moyser Road, Furzedown, London SW16 6SQ
The Tooting Pound is coming!
Help design your local currency at these workshops:
• who should be on the notes?
• what local landmarks should be on them?
• what colours should they be?
All welcome - families, individuals, all ages.
Tickets for this event are FREE but booking is recommended. Space in Sprout is limited so please make sure you can attend before booking: www.tooting_pound_workshop.eventbrite.co.uk
More information about the Tooting Pound can be found here: www.tootingpound.org

Growing Successfully in the City

Sunday 22nd April from 11am-4pm

Pump House Gallery, Battersea Park
We are proud to be co-hosting the Pump House Gallery's April 'Monthly Do' in Battersea Park.  All welcome to an interesting and entertaining afternoon in a beautiful location.
It's going to be National Gardening Week, so we decided to get thoughtful about Growing.
Join us to explore ideas of Urban Growing of all kinds including gardening, low-carbon living, growing food and wellbeing.
Make your own planter from recycled material to take home with you, 'play with food' on a giant scale, try some games about personal wellbeing and happiness, and meet members of TTT to find out more about transition's varied approach to community growth.
At 3.30pm Charles, TTT Co-Chair, will talk about the transition movement and different kinds of urban growing. Click on the link below for more information and to reserve a place for the talk: http://pumphousegallery.org.uk/events/april-monthly-do

London Assembly Election Hustings

Tuesday 24th April from 7:30pm

St Mark's Church, St Mark's Place (behind Wimbledon Library), Wimbledon, SW19
In partnership with a group of community organisations,TTT is helping to host a hustings with candidates from the main parties on April 24th.
Wandsworth and Merton Boroughs are represented together by one London Assembly member, and elections to the Assembly are on May 3rd. Assembly members oversee London policy on transport, planning, the environment and policing.
Come and meet candidates from the main parties, and ask them your questions.
Hustings are 8:00-9:30, followed by informal discussion. All welcome!
Venue: http://www.stmarkswimbledon.org.uk/
Partners include the Wimbledon Civic Forum, Transition Town Wimbledon, St Mark's Church, and Transition Town Tooting.
Enquiries: ttwimbledon@yahoo.co.uk

Treasuring Tooting - Treasure in Tooting
Saturday 12thMay
A day-long interactive walk around Tooting to celebrate wellbeing
'Happiness and fulfillment come less from material wealth and more from relationships; less from focusing on ourselves and more from helping others; less from external factors outside our control and more from the way in which we choose to react to what happens to us.’ (Action for Happiness: 2012)
On May 12th we’ll take a free dawn to dusk walk through Tooting celebrating the many places and things that contribute to our happiness.
Following on from the Tooting Earth Talk Walk in 2009, the walk will visit favourite places from the Lido to the Library, Brickbox to the Bingo Hall, at each of which an aspect of our happiness and wellbeing will be experienced and celebrated.
A map will guide us down the road and give timings for each location so people can join at any point. All ages welcome!
Put the date in your diary and look out for more information soon....


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