Transition Forest Row

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

Mike Grenville
  • 64, Male
  • Forest Row
  • United Kingdom
Share on Facebook

Mike Grenville's Friends

  • James Green
  • Cam
  • David Silk
  • Elizabeth Clemons
  • Nick
  • Anna Slydell
  • Katherine Norman
  • Rachael Pereira
  • Lynette
  • Barbara Craig
  • Philip Davidson
  • Philip Kilner
  • Nigel Grace
  • Eva de Carlo-Davies
  • Judith Ursula Ruse

Mike Grenville's Discussions

The Flyer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Grenville Jan 17. 1 Reply

Forest Row tip faces closure

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Grenville Mar 10, 2014. 3 Replies


Mike Grenville's Page

Latest Activity

Mike Grenville replied to Mike Grenville's discussion The Flyer
"The Flyer - issue #28 15 January 2015"
Jan 17
Lisa-Marie Taylor is attending Mike Grenville's event


January 16, 2015 from 8pm to 10pm
For 12,000 years man has been cultivating seeds. Now, 94% of our seed varieties have been lost. From the makers of Farmer John & Queen of the Sun, SEED unveils the battle for the future of our seeds. Through optimistic stories, SEED reveals the hidden beauty of seeds and unearths the power they have to sustain, enliven and enrich our humanity.More about the Seed Industry Structure infographic…See More
Jan 12
Mike Grenville posted a video

The Future of Housing - And How Airtightness Can Help The search for a new home can be daunting; whether it’s your first purchase, you’re relocating, or your family is increasin...
Jan 2
Eva de Carlo-Davies is attending Mike Grenville's event

FILM: Elemental at Village Hall

November 14, 2014 from 8pm to 10pm
Tells the story of three individuals in India, Canada and Australia united by their deep connection with nature and driven to confront some of the most pressing ecological challenges of our time. Separated by continents yet sharing an unwavering commitment to protecting nature, the characters in this story are complex, flawed, postmodern heroes for whom stemming the tide of environmental destruction fades in and out of view – part mirage, part miracle. "Elegantly told…beautifully…See More
Nov 13, 2014
Annie Grenville is attending Mike Grenville's event

FILM: A Will For The Woods at Village Hall

October 24, 2014 from 8pm to 10pm
What if our "last act" could be a gift to the planet — a force for regeneration? Musician, folk dancer, and psychiatrist Clark Wang prepares for his own green burial, determined that his final resting place will benefit the earth. An immersive, life-affirming depiction of people coming to terms with mortality by embracing their connection to timeless natural cycles.Co-directors:Amy Browne, Jeremy Kaplan, Tony Hale, and Brian Wilson, USA 2013, 93 mins, Not RatedView the trailer…See More
Oct 21, 2014
Mike Grenville is attending Forest Row Energy's event

Forest Row Energy Co-operative Launch at Village Hall

September 27, 2014 from 10:30am to 3:30pm
Forest Row Energy is a new group, set up in March 2014 to benefit the whole community by supporting residents to reduce their energy usage and energy costs, as well as producing energy from local renewable sources.  Our aim is to increase engagement and understanding in the community about sustainable energy and reduce our carbon footprint.We want this to be a truly locally owned initiative so we are now launching as a co-operative and inviting our community to join us and get involved!We are…See More
Sep 25, 2014
Mike Grenville commented on Mike Grenville's event 'FILM: Who Cares?'
"Of course Anna! "
Sep 25, 2014
Anna Slydell commented on Mike Grenville's event 'FILM: Who Cares?'
"I have invited a couple of other Transition Wadhurst & Transition Mayfield folks too. Hope thats ok : )"
Sep 25, 2014

Profile Information

What is your connection to Forest Row
live here
About Me:
My wife Annie and I have lived in Forest Row for about 18 years now. Annie grew up in East Grinstead and I was born in Tunbridge Wells.

You can follow me on Twitter here:

You can contact me by email:

Recipe for saving a small planet:

Preserve 2 pristine polar seas
Add equatorial rainforests (intact)
Set aside 4/10ths of the world's oceans
Sprinkle with reallocated military spending
Whisk in 1 energy revolution
Season with sustainable agriculture
Add fresh, clean drinking water
Let cool.
Brian Fitzgerald

Mike Grenville's Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Mike Grenville's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Mike Grenville's Blog

Replacement Film

Posted 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 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…


May 2013 - Transition Network Newsletter

Posted on May 3, 2013 at 9:32 0 Comments

Transition Network Newsletter - May 2013


New Delivery Director

As the first step in its planned restructure, Transition Network has appointed Sarah McAdam to the…


next season film choices

Posted on April 30, 2013 at 16:41 0 Comments

I'm just finalising the 2013/14 film programme. There is one spot left and have narrowed it down to 3 films to choose from. Any thoughts on which one?

Chasing Ice…


Transition Network Newsletter - April 2013

Posted on April 5, 2013 at 17:56 0 Comments


Introducing Transition Thursdays

Starting in June, to coincide with the publication of 'The Power of Just Doing Stuff', Transition Network will be holding 6 consecutive 'Transition Thursdays'. The aim is to use the launch of the book as the opportunity to bring some support and invigoration to initiatives, and potentially to enable some exciting coming together of neighbouring initiatives too.

We would like…


Comment Wall (29 comments)

At 21:12 on May 15, 2008, BradScott said…
In terms of cultivation, my allotment isn't that great, but it doesn't have sea lavender growing in it ;)

Sorry I didn't get to the meeting on Tuesday; I was in Leiden. How did it go?
At 16:16 on May 17, 2008, Annette Armstrong said…
All a fraction confusing Mike for the information technology challenged like me but...mmmm...I'll get used to it? Yes, I LOVE your new photo! Wish I knew how to get one of my younger pics like that on the site too! Annette
At 13:49 on May 18, 2008, Penny Crowder said…
Hi Mike
No honey yet I'm afraid - the weather hasn't been very kind to the bees so far, except for the warm days last week. I think beekeepers are very concerned to ensure that colonies are really strong, and I for one am rather loath to undertake anything other than a very rudimentary inspection. But Mother Nature's bounty will surely manifest once again at some point (probably after everyone has just got over their hayfever) anyway, I'll let you know.
(Love the photo)
At 15:13 on May 21, 2008, Rowena said…
the events and RSVP functionality is cool - and thats from non techie me!
At 22:29 on May 21, 2008, Mike Grenville said…
Oil prices rose dramatically today reaching $133.89 at the time of writing. Plus Radio4 news said there could be a 5p rise at the pump by the weekend. What is the point at which we cross the Rubicon and we really take Transition seriously?
At 9:45 on May 29, 2008, Pupak Haghighi-Brinch said…
please look up:
I should change the address I had put up.
At 15:51 on May 29, 2008, Annette Armstrong said…
Hi Mike,
Just looking around in my clumsy way for where on this website to post up our conclusions at the Transition Group Culture Workshop 24/5. Can you guide me to the spot please.
At 17:19 on May 29, 2008, Mike Grenville said…
i've added a new category to the Form called Transition Group Culture for you
At 13:48 on June 3, 2008, Brocas Walton said…
Mike, I would like to participate in the fruit alotment at Emerson too. Let me know when you go up there again.

At 17:18 on June 3, 2008, Angie M said…
Kira who works up at Emerson was thrilled by the fruit activity on Sunday - she told me it all got done - 15 of you and 1 from Em - what a fantastic project alongside the sewing of bags (this Sat at the Community Centre market- all welcome, even if like me you can't sew! - last month we had such a laugh) Transition projects are actually happening - what happens next? will the fruit be turned into something delicious? and by whom? and it may be time to give the bags away for free in the village -

You need to be a member of Transition Forest Row to add comments!

Join Transition Forest Row


© 2015   Created by Mike Grenville.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service