Saturday 1.30pm: Nature and Imagination
Part of our Online Festival October 2020. More sessions.
Rob Hopkins is a co-founder of Transition Town Totnes and Transition Network, and the author of numerous books including his most recently, From What Is to What If: unleashing the power of imagination to create the future we want. In 2012, he was voted one of the Independent’s top 100 environmentalists and the Observer’s list of Britain’s 50 New Radicals. Hopkins holds a doctorate degree from the University of Plymouth and has received two honorary doctorates from the University of the West of England and the University of Namur. He is a keen gardener, a founder of New Lion Brewery in Totnes, and a director of Totnes Community Development Society, an ambitious, community-led development project.
In his spare time, he sometimes does lino-prints.
Bridget McKenzie, Founder and Director of Climate Museum UK, a mobile and digital museum creatively stirring and collecting responses to the Climate and Ecological Emergency. She is a creative curator and consultant dedicated to Regenerative Culture as the force of hope in face of the Earth Crisis, braiding together her multi-passionate creativity and analytical intelligence to help communities and cultural organisations grasp the reality of this crisis, find their flow and grow their capacities to change the world. She has 30 years of experience in running, developing and evaluating learning and digital programmes in museums, heritage, arts and science, including at Tate and the British Library. https://climatemuseumuk.org/