From the Atmos Hub: What might you be doing at Atmos in 2020?

By |2014-11-11T10:13:40+00:00November 11th, 2014|News|

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 [...]

From the Atmos Hub: What might you see in 2020?

By |2014-11-10T13:15:40+00:00November 10th, 2014|News|

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…. […]

Podcast: Atmos Hub Voices 8/11/2014

By |2014-11-08T21:26:37+00:00November 8th, 2014|News|

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. 

Introducing Story Machine …

By |2014-11-07T15:41:29+00:00November 7th, 2014|News|

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 [...]

Video: a quick tour of the Atmos site!

By |2014-11-06T21:53:33+00:00November 6th, 2014|News|

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! And here's [...]

Atmos Totnes fundraiser – December 5th

By |2014-11-06T21:47:01+00:00November 6th, 2014|News|

A rather special Atmos Totnes fundraiser takes place on Friday December 5th.  Global Harmony, Viva and the Bogg Boys will be doing ‘Desert Island Discs’ with a difference at St. John’s Church, Bridgetown, starting at 7.30pm.  The song choices will be those of Rob Hopkins, co-founder of Transition Town Totnes and part of the Atmos Totnes team.  The host for the evening will be Matt Harvey.  There will be refreshments and it promises to be [...]

“I remember when all this was fields”

By |2014-10-27T08:06:20+00:00October 27th, 2014|News|

One of the things that the research for the Atmos Totnes Hub and it's "Past" element has discovered is a number of old maps of the site.  Those of us more familiar with its recent history struggle to imagine the site as anything other than covered in concrete.  But as this fascinating map from the 1880s shows, there was a time when the Brunel building was the only thing on the site, and it sat [...]

An audio tour of our Atmos Totnes Hub

By |2014-10-25T23:57:28+01:00October 25th, 2014|News|

Our Atmos Totnes Hub is now open on Fridays and Saturdays, and many people are calling in.  What can you expect if you come?  We asked its creator, Ruth Ben-Tovim of Encounters Arts to take us on a walk through the site and its different activities, and we also meet some of the people who were visiting on Saturday.  If you thought community consultation consisted of looking at a few architects drawings and being asked [...]

Atmos Totnes Hub opens this Friday!

By |2014-10-15T06:56:36+01:00October 15th, 2014|News|

You are invited to have a say and get involved with Atmos Totnes.  Our new Hub will be open Fridays & Saturdays from 17th October - 6th December, 2014, first opening its doors this Friday at 10am.  Drop in, bring your memories, your thoughts, your ideas.  Remember the past, respond to the present and be a voice in creating the future of this iconic Totnes site. the past Alongside the creative consultation about the future of the [...]

What might you smell at Atmos Totnes?

By |2014-10-15T06:41:14+01:00October 15th, 2014|News|

Lastly, we asked people what, in the Atmos Totnes of their dreams, they might smell as they walk around the site.  Here are their answers: The smell of sawdust, food being processed, fresh coffee being brewed, bread baking • Smell of fragrant plants and of eco-natural materials which the buildings are made of and fresh coffee and home-baked wholemeal rolls coming from the various cafes on site • Fresh cakes, sweet water • Fresh, green, tasty, [...]

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