3 days with Rob Hopkins: The power of Imagination

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Quand :
2019-12-12 @ 18 h 00 min – 2019-12-15 @ 14 h 00 min
Où :
5370 Havelange
3 days with Rob Hopkins: The power of Imagination @ Havelange | Wallonie | Belgium

Du 12 au 15 décembre 2019.
👣Organised by the Schumacher Sprouts At Froidefontaine Farm

If climate change is anything, it is a historic failure of the imagination. Rob Hopkins’ new book asks the question ‘are we experiencing a catastrophic failure of imagination at the very time in history when we need to be at our most imaginative?’

This 3-day course will explore why, as activists and changemakers, we need to put the imagination central to our work. Alongside theory, this immersion will include play, imaginative exercises and improvisation (all of which you will be able to incorporate into your own work). We’ll learn new ways to look at nature, we’ll explore the power of ‘yes, and’. Most of all, we’ll have a lot of fun.


Rob Hopkins is a cofounder of Transition Town Totnes and Transition Network, and the author of The Power of Just Doing Stuff, The Transition Handbook, and The Transition Companion. In 2012, he was voted one of the Independent’s top 100 environmentalists and was on Nesta and the Observer’s list of Britain’s 50 New Radicals. Hopkins has also appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Four Thought and A Good Read, in the French film phenomenon Demain and its sequel Après Demain, and has spoken at TEDGlobal and three TEDx events.

An Ashoka Fellow, Hopkins also 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, the group behind Atmos Totnes, an ambitious, community-led development project.

👣Practical information

– Start: Thursday 12 December at 6pm with a welcome supper
– End: Sunday 15 December after lunch time (around 2pm)

Froidefontaine Farm – Froidefontaine 1, Havelange.
The training is residential, if you live nearby, you can sleep at home, but be aware that the process will continue into the evenings with various activities.


In order to be as much transparent as possible, we listed the real costs per person for the training. We calculated these prices on the basis of 20 participants. We would like participants to reflect on these costs and their own means, and contribute financially accordingly. We operate on the principle of ‘give what you can and a little bit more’.

We want to make this training accessible to all, regardless of financial situation. If these prices are still too steep for you and you want to participate, come and talk to us about it! Together we will find a solution. If you wish for a single room or no lodging, please contact us as well.

Accommodation (3 nights in a shared room) & meals – 350€
Teachers’ minimal expenses: 170€
Coordination: 70€
Other expenses: 50€
Total rate covering the costs per person: 640€ VAT included

Please fill out this Form to register: https://forms.gle/c2kNxPPQHsRM1Jvv7.
Once we have confirmed your participation and your payment, you will receive a welcome mail with everything you need to know to prepare for the training.

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