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The Transition Network Newsletter

A movement of communities
coming together to re-imagine
and rebuild our world.
As autumn takes over from summer, we offer a number of Inner Transition coures and reflections, we’re looking for new Trustees and earthquake news from Italy.
Could you help Transition Network with its strategic direction? Transition Network is looking for three new Trustees/Directors, including a Co-Chair of the Board of Trustees. You will help Transition Network with strategic development and good governance of the charity. We are keen to include more non-UK Trustees, practicalities permitting. This is a voluntary, unpaid position, and you’d need the capacity to contribute 1-2 days per month to Transition Network business. Closing Date: 29th September 2016 More details here:
Italy earthquakeResilience in Action
Our thoughts go out to all those affected by the recent earthquake in central Italy. A team of Transitioners have leapt to respond – you can support them.


In alignment with the seasons and our natural cycles, Transition Network’s Inner Transition strand is entering its height of activity for the year with a series of trainings.

From Burnout to Balance:
Co-creating cultures of collective and self-care

Inner Transition Coordinator, Claire Milne, shares about Transition Network’s new workshop offering support for those feeling the edge of burnout.

fireEmerging a new Culture:
exploring new ingredients.

The promise the Cultural Emergence Leadership Training that Inner Transition Coordinator, Claire Milne recently participated in holds for those of us longing to support our groups, communities, family or organisations to unleash their genius and gifts.


Cultural Emergence Foundation Workshop
30 Sept-2 October, Dartmoor
This course is for anyone who longs to support their group, family, household, community or organisation to unleash its collective genius and gifts.

Inner Transition training
22–23 October, Bristol
This two day workshop explores this inner dimension vital for our transition to the future we really want.

From Burnout to Balance:
Co-creating cultures of collective and self-care

28-30 October, Forest of Dean
Application deadline: 4 September
If you have felt or feel on the edge of burnout and want to develop insights and skills to avoid it, join us for a nourishing weekend reflecting on and exploring effective and regenerative activism and personal sustainability through the co-creation of cultures of collective- and self-care.

November / December, southern Germany and Slovenia
Claire is organising a trip to Slovenia and southern Germany in November to deliver Inner Transition trainings and project support sessions with Anaim Imke from southern Germany. Watch this space for more information.

This year we have launched a REconomy UK Newsletter for groups and individuals who are interested in transforming the economic destiny of their local community. The next edition is out in September and will include information on new resources, upcoming events and other great stuff. To start receiving the newsletter please click here.

As is the tradition here at, we took it easy over August, recharging our batteries, and trying to model being an organisation that takes its being as importantly as its doing. In October and November our theme is Migration and opportunity. For myself, over September and October I will be off cycling 3,000km along the Iron Curtain trail, from Stettin on the Baltic to Trieste on the Adriatic. You can follow my progress here:

Editor: Mike Grenville

Transition Network produced a beautiful, full-colour 96 page book, ‘21 Stories of Transition‘, telling the stories of 39 Transition groups in 15 countries and the remarkable things Transition groups are doing. You can read all the stories, and order your copy here.
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