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Transition Scotland Get-together
Sat, 10 Sep 2016, 11:00 – Sun, 11 Sep 2016, 14:00 BST
Join us to catch up, share stories and learning, and re-inspire the vision of a Scotland in Transition to a low carbon, resilient country. Hear about the budding Transition Scotland national Hub – and get involved.
Representatives of any of the Scottish Transition groups are invited, together with anyone else who is interested in our agenda for strong communities working to a more sustainable future.
This will be a family-friendly event with lots to do for kids and partners.
This event is FREE, but you'll need to book your own accommodation - B&B at reasonable rates is available at the Old Brewery itself, or there are other options, see below. We are able to contribute towards travel and accommodation costs for attendees - please keep invoices!
Cromarty is a beautiful historic village at the eastern tip of the Black Isle. Attractions include Hugh Miller’s birthplace museum, beach and hill walks, and wildlife-watching boat trips. There are buses to the village from Inverness.
11.00 – 11.30 am
Meet at the Old Brewery for tea, coffee and introduction.
11.30 am - 1.00 pm
Visit to Cromarty Community Market - this is one of 2 monthly community markets run by Transition Black Isle. A chance to stock up on local food and crafts. The market is in Victoria Hall, 10 minutes' walk from the Old Brewery.
1.00 - 2.00 pm
Lunch at the Old Brewery
2.30 – 5.30pm
Open Space discussion – share experiences and develop ideas for the future.
Pot luck dinner at the Old Brewery– please bring something to share.
Ad hoc activities and chat – maybe visit Fortrose for dolphin watching (optimum time around 4.00 p.m), fun on the beach, visit Rosemarkie beach café, hire bikes, sight-seeing in Cromarty and Fortrose.
The Old Brewery
B&B costs £35/ adult, £20/ child under 12, sharing room with parent(s). There are single, twin, double and triple rooms available.
Fortrose Bay Campsite
The campsite is about 15 minutes’ drive from Cromarty (there are buses, but the last one on Saturday leaves quite early). See their website for prices and other details.
Campervans frequently stop overnight on Cromarty Links – just inland from the beach. A great informal location, but there are no facilities.
If all else fails…
TBI members may be able to offer accommodation! Email Martin Sherring.