Frack Free Misson Parade
Sunday, May 31, 2015
March from Bawtry Market Place to the village of Misson as a demonstration against the pending IGas planning application to explore for shale gas at Misson Springs. Please come and give your support to this community event so that we may raise visibility and have our voices heard against the development of this industry.
Free Community Arts and Music Festival
Saturday, June 6, 2015
The FizzFest, a community led festival, started in 2009 has been growing bigger, with even more music and better performers. The FizzFest is filled with fun activities, stalls, performers and fun competitions. The main aim of the festival is to promote the arts to the community. The day will be fun for all age groups, bring your friends or family along. There will be fun workshops: recycled art, drum making, green wood working and secret nail salon.
Open Wild Garden - Mile End Meadow
Sunday, June 7, 2015
Mile End Meadow is a semi wild greenspace with wildflowers and a variety of trees to enhance biodiversity. Activities include making bee hotels, corndolly weaving, plant and seed swaps, plus bring and share picnic.
Tonbridge Bee Walk
Sunday, June 14, 2015
A public bee walk with a local naturalist to show the bees in their area, followed by a stall session to distribute literature and encourage people to join the Tonbridge & Malling Friends of the Earth group.
VIPs: Very Important Pollinators
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Find out how we garden for pollinators on the farm from resident growing guru Simon White. Sustainable urban beekeeper, Sean Hearn, will discuss the fascinating lives of honeybees and hear about their current plight. Part of our FoodTALKS series at the farm. Free event, but donations welcome!
Small is Powerful: E.F. Schumacher's ideas in the 21st century
Saturday, June 20, 2015
A day of talks as the Schumacher Circle shares practical examples of sustainable change - covering topics from global poverty and economic injustice to appropriate technologies, sustainable agriculture and transformative learning. Designed to leave attendees inspired with stories of success, as well as aware of challenges to come, you will hear from well-known speakers and organisations.
Buzzing Bee Bonanza
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Our sweet little friends are an essential part of our ecosystem. So to mark the end of Pollinator Week, the farm will be celebrating all the hard work they do. Honey tasting, pond dipping, hive exploring – a perfect day out for any busy little bee!
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Tonbridge Carnival brings together several organisations in Tonbridge for a costume parade along the High Street, then a gathering of stalls on Castle Lawn by the Norman castle in the centre of town. Friends of the Earth Tonbridge will be in the parade and run a stall.
Green at Heart
Saturday, June 27, 2015 to Sunday, June 28, 2015
Two day community green event. Themes - Community gardening, vintage crafts, looking after bees.
Sunday, July 5, 2015
Charity event organised by The Rotary Club of Romsey Test. Fun day with local charities, youth and sports organisations represented with stalls, games, tombola, music, fun and duck race.
Breaking the Frame Gathering
Thursday, July 9, 2015 to Sunday, July 12, 2015
Come to Breaking The Frame 2 for a fresh conversation on the politics of technology. Join us in July for 3 days of workshops and campaign planning, plus music, food by Veggies, walking in the beautiful Derbyshire countryside, hands-on activities and more.
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.