Transition Town


What is Transition?

Transition is a movement of communities coming together to reimagine and rebuild our world. Here we explain what it is, why people do it, how the movement started and give you a sense of our underpinning principles and approach…

Transition is a movement that has been growing since 2005. It is about communities stepping up to address the big challenges we all face by starting local. By coming together, they are able to crowd-source solutions – to nurture a caring culture, one focused on supporting each other, both as groups or as wider communities. In practice, the activists involved are reclaiming the economy, sparking entrepreneur-ship, reimagining work, reskilling themselves and weaving webs of connection and support. It’s an approach that has spread now to over 50 countries, in thousands of groups: in towns, villages, cities, Universities, schools. One of the key ways it spreads is through telling inspiring stories, and that’s what we aim to do on this website. We really hope you feel inspired to take part, we’d be honoured if you did.

Here you find the guide for transition: