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A community in transition to a low carbon, sustainable, resilient life.

Supporting community-led responses to peak oil and climate change, building resilience and happiness


Forest Row tip faces closure

East Sussex County Council are considering closing the Forest Row waste facility (ie the tip in Station Road). They are currently consulting about this, so it is very important that you submit your thoughts about it by 11 December. The survey is on the ESCC site.

It is worth having a quick read of the supporting documents before you complete the survey,…


Created by BradScott Oct 31, 2013 at 5:46pm. Last updated by BradScott Feb 11, 2014.

Transition Projects



Are you involved in a community project? Want people to know?

Add your project!…


Created by Mike Grenville Nov 13, 2012 at 3:05pm. Last updated by Mike Grenville Nov 13, 2012.


The PDF version of Forest Row In Transition, our EDAP vision, is now available for download here. Printed copies are still available at £5 inc P&P to UK - please contact Mike Grenville for bulk orders and overseas delivery costs (FYI each one weights 200 grams)…

Created by Mike Grenville Sep 16, 2009 at 12:27pm. Last updated by Mike Grenville May 16, 2012.

Notes Home

Copies of The Transition Companion along with other Transition related books are available through Mike Grenville.

This is the 'must read' book about what the Transition movement is all about. Entertainingly written…


Created by Mike Grenville Jun 4, 2008 at 10:00am. Last updated by Mike Grenville Nov 29, 2011.

Other websites

A selection of other websites:

The Transition Network news site

The Forest Row community website

Network with other Transitioners around the South East

The blog of Rob Hopkins - founder… Continue

Created by Mike Grenville Jun 24, 2008 at 5:02pm. Last updated by Mike Grenville Oct 30, 2008.



Latest Activity

HELENA GRIFFITHS is now a member of Transition Forest Row
Brighton Permaculture Trust posted events
Jun 13
James Tinney is now a member of Transition Forest Row
Jun 10
Vaughn Wiles liked Mike Grenville's discussion The Rough Guide to Community Energy
Jun 9
Alexander Stuart McKinney is now a member of Transition Forest Row
Jun 6
Emerson College posted an event

Meeting the digital realm conciously at Ruskin Hall, Emerson College

March 21, 2016 from 8pm to 9pm
Is it possible to step more consciously through the digital realm?  A talk by Paul Levy at 8pm.This talk and discussion is of vital interest to parents, teachers, younger people and anyone concerned about the effect that digital technologies - smartphones, tablets, computers and other gadgets are having on the way we live in, and see the world. Is it possible to step more consciously through the digital realm? Paul Levy's new book, Digital Inferno - featured in the Sunday Times and on the BBC -…See More
Mar 15
Profile IconEmerson College and Jane Lamb joined Transition Forest Row
Mar 14
Mike Grenville posted an event

FILM: We Are Many at Village Hall, Forest Row

March 11, 2016 from 8pm to 10pm
The never-before-told story of the largest demonstration in human history and how the movement created by a small band of activists changed the world. On February 15th, 2003, up to 30 million people, many of whom had never demonstrated before in their lives, came out in nearly 800 cities around the world to protest against the impending Iraq War. The New York Times called this movement the “Second Superpower”.How did this day come about? Who organized it? And was it, as many people claimed, a…See More
Feb 25

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Accommodation Required

Posted by D'Rozario-Saytch on August 7, 2015 at 18:23 0 Comments

I am a nutritionalist, Reiki healer and run workshops. I am looking for accommodation in Forest Row or surrounding areas as I am studying acupuncture in East Grinstead. Single women, no pets, non smoker, have vehicle so parking would be useful. Would be useful to work from where I am living offering Emotional Freedom Technique, nutrition advice etc, but not essential. If you think that you may have something suitable or know someone who might, please pass my details on - 07746 900 280… Continue

Forest Row has its own electric vehicle charging point --- and it's free!

Posted by tony lewin on October 17, 2014 at 15:10 0 Comments

Forest Row has its own electric vehicle charging point  --- and it's free!

 Over the last year there has

been a increase in electric

vehicles in and around the

village. WiredThing, a Forest

Row based software company,

realised that the nearest free

32amp charging point was 9

miles away. With that in mind,

they decided to approach

Forest Row Parish Council to see if they could

provide a community…


Replacement Film

Posted by Mike Grenville on February 1, 2014 at 9:30 0 Comments

Sadly the film Continuum we had programmed for 11th April will not now be available until next year. So I'm looking for a replacement film. Here are the candidates - add your comments below about what you would like to see.

The trailers and more details are in all the links below:

  1. Project Wild thing


Forest Row newsletter

Posted by Mike Grenville on May 11, 2013 at 15:30 0 Comments

May 2013 Transition Forest Row newsletter

Transition Free Press

With 24 pages of full-on, full colour news and views, the summer edition is now available. Great photographs, great articles, contributed by Transitioners and community activists working in the field. Ordinary people doing extraordinary stuff in all kinds of places: in the city, in…


Backyard biology

Posted by BradScott on May 5, 2013 at 8:00 0 Comments

Becoming aware of the diversity of life on our doorsteps is another side to our developing understanding of where we live and our interdependence. Wildlife isn’t just something that exists in far-away places that we watch on TV. There is an astonishing variety of life in our gardens alone, and it is much more complex and diverse than we might imagine.

Over the weekend of 1-2 June, there is a national wildlife…



The Flyer

Started by Mike Grenville in Forest Row weekly Flyer. Last reply by Mike Grenville Dec 3, 2015. 1 Reply


Started by Steve Alton in Peak Oil and Energy News Nov 18, 2014. 0 Replies


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