Our second Eco Fair was a hive of networking and fun. Local societies, groups, firms and individuals ran wonderful stalls, while local musicians “Flower of the Quern” and “What’s Up Folk” group from John Mason School serenaded us from the balcony. Samantha Bowring, the Mayor of Abingdon, spoke to the throng at 12 noon, giving us a clear idea of why Transition is so important for the town, and this was endorsed by Sandy Lovatt, the leader of the Town Council, who told us he approves of conservation and of the drive to stimulate the local economy.
Our unique video message from Rob Hopkins gave a clear account of the benefits of Transition. If it was difficult to hear in the hubbub, you can hear it at your leisure here: