Month: November 2018

Totnes to Join National Rebellion for Climate Action

Sunday evening (4/11/18) in Totnes brought over 100 people to ‘Listen, Speak, Plan’ – an event organized by Frack Free Totnes to welcome back Rich Loizou, one of the three anti-fracking protectors recently released from prison. To a packed room at the Seven Stars Hotel, Rich, who lives near Totnes, spoke of his experience in…

Dartington: Past, Present, Future…

As reported in the Totnes Times (19th August 2018) the STREAM festival did a marvelous job of honouring the legacy of Dartington College of Arts. Congratulations and thanks are due to organisers Sarah Gray and Soundart Radio, all their support staff, and everyone who contributed. The programme of events sampled the kind of extraordinary work…

Innovation and Tradition in the centre of Totnes

Conker shoes – a Totnesian institution, goes a long way back. 1977 in fact. Originally a co-operative of several people and inevitably having several changes is now owned by Simon Gwilt and Yvette Worrall. Passing through the immaculate showroom takes you into a thoroughly functional factory space where the handcrafted work gets done. Simon explains…