Welcome to Transition Southampton

TRANSITION TALKS
All at October Books, 189 Portswood Rd Southampton, entry by donation.
Tue 24 Sept 7.00-9.00 : Carbon offsetting and why it won;t solve climate change – Dr Roger Tyers.
Note that this date has been brought forward from our planned October talk – there is therefore no talk on Weds 2 Oct.
Mon 4 Nov 7.30-9.30: Southampton City Council’s plans for renewable energy generation in the city Wed 4 Dec: TBC

CYCLE SEPTEMBER
Join our celebration bike ride from Bargate to the St James Park dog show, starts 10.30 on Sunday 22nd Sept (a slow ride suitable for families and new riders, with a chance to try out cargo bikes at St James Park):
https://www.cyclinguk.org/event/cargo-bike-ride-bargate-dog-show
Watch the film MOTHERLOAD Friday 27 Sept 6.30 October Books
A crowdsourced documentary about a new mother’s quest to understand the increasing isolation and disconnection of the digital age, its planetary impact, and how cargo bikes could be an antidote.For more information see our Bike2Basics page or book via Eventbrite. Meanwhile, BIKE BIKE REVIVAL is nearly over: Last chance for half price cycle tuition! Contact Eleanor at Sound Cycling, quoting BBR2019

SOUTHAMPTON REPAIR CAFE
Please note: our cafe at Freemantle has moved to Freemantle Baptist Church, Testwood Rd, SO15 8RL! The church is at the junction of Testwood Rd and Waterhouse Lane. This is just 12 minutes walk from our old venue at FURC and very close to Millbrook rail station.10:30am – 1:00pm, first Saturday of each month (except January)
Upcoming cafes 5 Oct, 2 Nov, 7 Dec.
Repair Cafe at St. Denys Community Centre
10:30am – 1:00pm, St Denys Community Centre, Priory Road, SO17 2JZ
Third Saturday of alternate months (i.e. January, March, May, July, September, November). Next cafe is 21st September.
We also run periodic popup cafes and have been supporting the new events in Totton. If you would like to get involved in running repair cafes (we are looking for a new co-ordinator for Freemantle!) or even start a new one, please get in touch or come along to a cafe. You can find out more on our Repair Cafe page. Email: repaircafe[at]transitionsouthampton.org

Some of our repairers are also supporting Totton Men’s Shed Repair Cafe at Totton & Eling Community Centre. Next cafe Oct 19 from 10.30-13.00

Monthly Newsletter
Find out what we’re up to each month. You can sign up for our monthly newsletter here.
Our Projects
Our main current projects are the regular Repair Cafes and Bike Repair workshops, but we are involved in many other projects.  See the projects tab in top menu for details. If you would like to get involved – or would like to start up a new project please get in touch.
email: chair[at]transitionsouthampton[dot]org

Ratproof composting
We are still seeking volunteers who would like to try our our “rat-proof” steel sleeve which fits over a standard “dalek” bin. See our Waste and composting page for more information