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Transition projects for 2014

On Saturday 8th February we held an open meeting to review our progress over the last two years and discuss current projects and ideas for taking forward this year. The picture on the left is a map of our discussion which included our food growing projects, upcoming events, our new initiative to plant wildflowers to … Continue reading

UPCOMING EVENTS Christmas Give & Take Sunday 1st December, 2pm-4pm Highgate Library Annexe, Croftdown Road (by Brookfield school gates), NW5 Celebrate the festive season by coming along to our third annual Christmas Give & Take. Bring along plants, books, clothes, toys, and other items in good condition which you’d love to see in your Christmas … Continue reading

Harvest tea & winter growing workshop this Sunday

Sunday 13th October, 2pm-4pm Food Growing Space, Highgate Newtown Community Centre, off Bertram Street, N19 Join us this Sunday for an Autumn growing session, and catch up with Master gardener, Anita Gracie, who will be popping along to advise us on what we can plant now to prepare for winter. We’ll be harvesting any remaining … Continue reading

Community lunch and food growing walk

Sunday 14th July, meet 11am at Highgate Newtown Community Centre garden, Bertram Street, N19 This is the highlight of our summer season. Come and join the Transition Dartmouth Park growing group for a tour of local food growing spaces, followed by a shared community lunch and organic growing workshop. The plan for the day is … Continue reading

FILM NIGHT: CARBON NATION

Wednesday 22 May, 7pm,  Highgate Library Annexe, Croftdown Road NW5 We’re screening Carbon Nation, a 2010 documentary film by Peter Byck about technological and community based energy solutions to the growing worldwide carbon footprint: “While other good films have been about problems, blame and guilt, Carbon Nation is a film that celebrates solutions, inspiration and … Continue reading

Spring food growing update

On Sunday afternoon we had a great first spring planting session at the food growing space we began last year at Highgate Newtown Community Centre. Despite the slow start to spring, the garden was blooming, and enough of the spinach, rainbow chard and salad had survived for us all to take some home for dinner. … Continue reading

Restart Party – this Saturday

Saturday April 6th, 2-5pm Holly Lodge Community Centre 30 Makepeace Avenue, N6 6HL Transition Dartmouth Park are hosting a Restart party this Saturday. Restart is a brilliant new project aimed to help us fix the things we already have instead of buying new products; reducing waste and bringing back lost skills. Their team of menders will be joining … Continue reading

Snowy start to spring with Seedy Saturday, Green Homes event and core group away day

Transition Dartmouth Park has had a busy start to spring, with no less than four events over the last week. Last Monday saw us join with our neighbouring Transitioners in Tufnell Park for a talk from Passivhaus architect Justin Bere, held at Forks. And on Thursday we continued with the home energy theme with the … Continue reading

Green homes & spring growing

GREENBUILD MARKETPLACE Thursday 21 March, 3-9pm, Old Town Hall, Hampstead NW3 The Transition energy group are working with Camden Council to organise a Greener Homes event. The Greenbuild Marketplace is a great opportunity to talk to architects and energy efficiency practitioners, and to look at different materials to help you save energy and money in … Continue reading

Passivhaus talk

Monday 18 March 7pm, Corks & Forks, Swain’s Lane N6 We’re delighted to welcome Justin Bere, one of the UK’s foremost Passivhaus practitioners, to tell us all about it. You may know about Passivhaus from the new Chester Balmore development in Chester Road. Justin has over 20 years post-qualification experience as an architect and is … Continue reading

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