7 Nov 2007
Transition Bristol: The Big Event.
Possibly the biggest peak oil/climate change/Transition event yet to take place in the UK happens in Bristol in a couple of weeks. Transition Bristol’s **Big Event** brings together some amazing speakers for a busy day of talks, workshops and films all exploring the concept of Transition in the urban context. Speakers will include Richard Heinberg, David Strahan, Jeremy Leggett and Dr. Chris Johnstone. Transition Bristol began about a year ago, and this will be their highest profile event yet, and is a day not to be missed. Their press release goes as follows
Transition Bristol presents
**THE BIG EVENT**
**Sunday 25th November 2007.**
**at the Council House, College Green.**
**Can you imagine Bristol after oil?**
Participate in finding positive and practical responses to Peak Oil and Climate Change. A day of information, inspiration and ideas
on how you and your community can be part of the solution. A packed programme of talks, workshops, discussions and films including.
**Richard Heinberg** leading Peak Oil expert, author of Power Down and Peak Everything
**Jeremy Leggett** author of The Carbon War and Half Gone and climate change campaigner
**David Strahan** author of The Last Oil Shock
**Dr Chris Johnstone** author of Find Your Power
Cost £14 / £8. For details and tickets visit
TRANSITION BRISTOL invites you to THE BIG EVENT to share ideas on practical responses to Peak Oil and Climate Change.
Hear the latest facts and insights into the issues and discover how people are responding to them locally and nationally.
Find out how you can get involved with shaping Bristol’s transition from energy dependence to a sustainable, resilient
and positive future.
Friendly atmosphere. Disabled access. 9.30am to 6pm.
Cost £14/£8 concessions. Please book in advance. Ticket sales online or at The Better Food Company, Fresh and Wild, Windmill Hill City Farm and other outlets for details visit www.transitionbristol.org
A packed programme of talks and workshops to include Peak Oil, Climate Change, Positive Action, Sustainable Transport, Carbon Reduction Action Groups, Community Composting, Alternative Energy, Permaculture, Community Gardeners Question Time, Local Economics, Medicinal Herbs, Sustainable Building, Restorative Justice, Community Learning, Climate Change and the Landscape,
The Work That Reconnects, Global Recession and Transition, Local Food Groups, Community Supported Agriculture, Films,
Open Space, Environmental Stalls and Bookshop.
**Unleashing the collective genius of the community.**