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Together

How small groups achieve big things

By Henry Hemming

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From druids to flash-mobbers, historical re-enactors to super-fans, Henry Hemming uncovers the extraordinary groups powering modern Britain

Together is about the extraordinary revival of small groups in Britain today.

What happens when a room full of people decide to work towards the same dream? Why is it that when we come together in small groups we are so much more than the sum of our parts?

From druids to bingo-clubbers, eco-warriors to flash-mobbers, historical re-enactors to bee-keepers, books groups and knitting circles, W.I.s, Young Farmers and the fan-owners of a football club, Together reveals the true story of modern Britain. The country we live in is in fact an extraordinary composition of small groups powered by shared interests and common ideals. Hemming reveals a different way of seeing society, one that recognizes the massive, untapped potential of these hundreds of thousands of small groups, how they work and what they enable us to do that we can't do alone.

Witty and provocative, Together gives us an extraordinary cast of characters, a series of unlikely alliances and most importantly, a vision of what we can achieve Together.

Biographical Notes

Henry Hemming lives in London. Together is his third book.

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  • ISBN: 9781848540569
  • Publication date: 04 Aug 2011
  • Page count: 352
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A wonderful counterblast to the idea that we are becoming ever more lonely. Provocative and well-researched, Together offers a fascinating and very different way of seeing society today — Simon Jenkins
A very valuable book, lively, instructive, original and full of interesting detail — Theodore Zeldin
Provocative and timely book — Daily Mail
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