It's been our busiest Friday/Saturday so far, with lots of people both bringing their stories and memories to the Past, and their great ideas to the Future. Here is this week's podcast, in which we asked various visitors how they found the experience of visiting the Hub. We are proud to have received funds from All Our Stories Heritage Lottery Fund which has supported work during this stage of consultation at Atmos Totnes.
A lost tunnel that runs beneath Totnes has been rediscovered. And it could end up being reused as a unique pedestrian link with a developed Dairy Crest site. The old tunnel was built by Brunel 166 years ago as a railway bridge over the town leat which was then used as a mini canal bringing small craft into the heart of Totnes. As the railways grew, the tunnel got longer and is now more than [...]
Totnes residents have been turning up in their hundreds to help the town put together a vision for the future development of the eight-acre Dairy Crest site. Eventually the town will be asked to take part in a referendum vote on a masterplan for the former dairy site which has lain derelict for the last seven years. Meanwhile, the site office building next to Totnes railway station, which has become host to Atmos Project's major [...]
ATMOS Totnes Hub has welcomed its 500th visitor coming to hear about and discuss the future of the Dairy Crest site. Visitors have contributed their vision for the eight-acre site which has been vacant since the dairy closed in 2007. The site office building next to Totnes railway station is home to the community consultation. Local organisation Encounters Arts has established a range of creative activities in each area of the building to capture visitors’ [...]
Quite a few visitors to the Atmos Totnes Hub have asked if we might be able to put the maps that are on display onto the website. So here they are. There are a few of them, and exactly what they show is explained below each image. If you would like to print any of them out and write your ideas over it, please do. Map showing how the final agreement signed over the [...]
Here are some of the answers gathered so far to the question "what, if Atmos Totnes turned out as you would most love it to, might you be doing there in 2020?" Our Hub is open again every Friday and Saturday between now and December 6th. Pop in and add yours! A place for cultural experience: dance, arts, music, film! • Learning • A food distribution hub • Sharing skills, sharing friendships • Bike hire [...]
We’re a few weeks now into the Atmos Totnes Hub and the ideas are pouring in. Here’s a taste of some of the responses to the question “what would you see on the site in 2020 if it turned out as you’d like it to?”. Our favourite so far? Deepening the leat and having houseboats along it! Do add your own as comments below…. […]
Today was a busy day at the Atmos Totnes Hub. We caught up with three of today's visitors, Richard, Sue and Peter, and asked them what they thought the experience of dropping in and experiencing the Past, Present and Future of the Atmos site ... We are proud to have received funds from All Our Stories Heritage Lottery Fund which has supported work during this stage of consultation at Atmos Totnes.
One of the move innovative elements at the Atmos Totnes Hub (have you been yet? Please consider yourself very much invited) is Story Machine. Story Machine is the work of James Engwell, as an associate of Encounters Arts. It is a great way to capture the wealth of stories and memories that people are bringing to the Hub. In the short podcast below you can hear him introduce it far better than we can. You [...]
James Engwell, creator of our Story Machine, created this short video to give people a quick tour of the site. If you've never been on the site, and have wondered what lies behind the fences, here's your opportunity. You can also see it down at the Atmos Totnes Hub as Encounters Arts have included it in the activities on offer ... do call in and see it, and a lot more besides! http://youtu.be/Lt33438aqb4 And here's [...]