The Common Treasury of Adaptable Ideas is back in Hastings on 24th October with great speakers and inspiring ideas. 

This time there’s a big emphasis on the ‘circular economy’ – less waste and sharing resources like the Library of Things and the Onion Collective (exploring bio-recycling waste into positive products). We’ll hear from The Bevy (More than a Pub), the first community-owned and run estate pub in the UK, and listen to Rob Hopkins, founder of the Transition Towns movement, talk about the power of the imagination.

Last week the Taking it Forward event heard how speakers from the first Common Treasury have inspired the first Fun Palace – 5 October at Ore Community Centre – as well as guerilla gardeners popping up all over town. 

West Marina are working on a neighbourhood plan, inspired by hearing the determination of Hazel Tilley from Granby4Streets to reclaim their streets for the community; and Bob Johnston is working on creating The Makings, a collaborative space for local designers and makers to share ideas as well as tools.

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