'Thule Tuvalu': Climate film, intro to Transition, discussion
Friday, March 6, 2015
Wanstead & Woodford Friends of the Earth + Transition Redbridge host the free Climate Week London ‘premiere’ of Thule Tuvalu, which tells the story of two communities - in the Arctic circle and the south Pacific - through the voices of local inhabitants, who already suffer impacts of glacier melt and sea level rise. Vegan and veggie refreshments and an Introduction to Transition Redbridge. The film starts at 7pm, followed by a moderated discussion on active participation in Transition Redbridge.
Run on Sun Fun
Saturday, March 7, 2015
This is a fun event for children and their families about solar power. Electric cars will be there to test drive. Many solar activities will be laid on in two halls.
Bee-centred Beekeeping: An Introduction
Saturday, March 7, 2015
If you attend this workshop you will arrive at an informed view of the honeybee colony, the "bee", its life, its interrelationships with nature and its essential needs. You will gain a good understanding of what might be needed on your part to do justice to honeybees and to become a proper carer for them. In case of hive visits, protective clothing will be provided. Price: £75.00 / friends of the Trust: £60.00. Includes: organic lunch, tea/coffee. Email to book.
People, Politics and the Planet - Any Questions?
Monday, March 9, 2015
A debate on the environmental policies of the UK’s major political parties, chair: Jonathan Dimbleby. Join the Sibthorp Trust, the British Ecological Society, and the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management at this event. Panellists include Natalie Bennett, Leader of the Green Party, Barry Gardiner MP (Labour), Shadow Minister for the Natural Environment, and Dr Eilidh Whiteford MP (SNP), with further speakers to be announced. Tickets: £20, £10 Students/BES/CIEEM members.
People Care Permaculture Intensive
Monday, March 9, 2015 to Sunday, March 15, 2015
Permaculture design for the self and our communities. This immersive residential course will enable participants to confidently apply permaculture design tools to personal and social settings. We will explore the role of nature connection in resourcing ourselves, our creativity and our design process.
Friday, March 13, 2015 to Sunday, March 15, 2015
Sun Hive-making workshops are open to experienced beekeepers; beginners by arrangement. The workshop will take place over two and a half days and will involve weaving the straw skep baskets over wooden moulds which are built to precise measurements. The workshop fee includes tuition, pre-made wooden hoop frames, support structures, copy of Sun Hive book and organic lunch and refreshments on Saturday and Sunday. Course price: £300.
Yorkshire & Humber Regional Gathering
Saturday, March 14, 2015
An opportunity for local activists to come together and get up to speed on campaigns, share their skills and successes, and network together.
Good Practice Stakeholder Participation Training with a focus on the environment
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 to Thursday, March 19, 2015
This three day training course will help participants explore the benefits and challenges of involving stakeholders in decisions about the environment, understand the principles and concepts of stakeholder participation, learn practical facilitation skills and how to design a participation process. Leaflet available from www.dialoguematters.co.uk/training.asp
Sustainable Beekeeping Weekend Course
Saturday, March 21, 2015 to Sunday, March 22, 2015
For anyone from beginners to experienced beekeepers who are interested in learning about more sustainable methods of beekeeping. Day one will take a look at the fascinating world of the honeybee, introducing key concepts in their biology and ecology. Day two will focus on how to keep bees in Waree hives and the practice of keeping bees within an ethical framework. Reserve your place by booking your place now on our registration page.
Bee-centred Beekeeping: A talk by Gareth John
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Gareth John, longtime beekeeper, trustee of the Natural Beekeeping Trust and the Biodynamic Association, will present the theory and practice of a bee-centred approach to life and bees in a talk at the British Beekeeping Association's Annual Convention at Harper Adams University in Shropshire.
Permaculture Design Course, Keveral Farm
Thursday, July 16, 2015 to Friday, July 31, 2015
The 2015 Permaculture Design Course at Keveral Farm marks 21 years since our first design course. The course is a unique opportunity to live and learn with like-minded people in a supportive and beautiful environment.