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Stonehill Community Garden @ Stonehill CG
Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Stonehill Community Garden @ Stonehill CG | Drayton | England | United Kingdom

We now have weekly gardening, building and growing days to begin creating a vegetable garden which will be open to community groups and individuals who are keen to be outdoors, live closer to nature, learn and share skills and make new friends. Tea and homemade soup will be provided!

Join us as we work together to turn a patch of field into an ABUNDANT GARDEN for many to enjoy! We’re in early days of the project and we welcome input, interest and ideas because there are tons of exciting things that could happen here . . .

We welcome people from all backgrounds and all ages. Whatever your experience, there’ll be something for you to enjoy!

Please get in contact if you have accessibility issues or are in need of specific support: darla@stonehillgardens.co.ukrichard@stonehillgardens.co.uk

Teach Green – Environmental Kids Club at WOCA for children aged 7-11 @ Mary Town Room, West Oxford Community Centre
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

LCWO is bringing Oxford Hub’s FREE Teach Green environmental club to West Oxford this autumn. Sign your child up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdE0xFa9M9u5O2rtYODWUPIWWu2UPVCpkELyDXt2X1CAniwjQ/viewform

A club for the next generation to learn to care for our planet through having fun! Sessions involve a combination of learning and play, covering topics from the rainforest to the water cycle, run by trained and DBS-checked Oxford Hub volunteers.

Sessions are at WOCA on Wednesdays 4-5pm, and start on October 9th 2019, weekly for 8 weeks, with a break for half term on October 30th.

Download & share the poster here: Teach Green poster

Local produce market @ St. Nicolas Church, Abingdon
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

The St Nic’s local produce and craft market is back! Every Friday morning between 11am and 1pm there will be stall in the little garden at the top of Stert Street (in the church if wet) selling fresh veg, local eggs, home-baked cakes and preserves, plants, seedlings and flowers.

Go early to get the best selection!

Even more important, if you have any produce to sell, you can do so at the market provided you collect the money and any unsold items promptly at 1pm, and donate 10% of the takings to St Nicolas Church funds. To join the happy band of producers, email Gilly Osborne ongho@dial.appleinter.net.

We are very happy to support this well-established venture bringing excellent, incredibly fresh local food right into the centre of town. Please help make it a success!




Let’s Talk about Climate – series of 6 FREE interactive workshops for 15-19yr olds [Ox Uni Museum of Natural History] @ Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

At Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Every Saturday from 10am – 1pm between 14th September and 2nd November 2019

Climate change is in the news every day and Let’s Talk About Climate is a chance to review the evidence first hand, talk to the experts and respond. Over six interactive workshops learn about the science of climate change, think about the how to solve the problem, and work out how to pass on your own message to influence decisions made at individual, local and national levels.

Workshops are free and lunch is provided.

Suggested participant age 15 to 19 years (interest in science handy but not essential).

Don’t worry if you can’t make all six workshops.

For more information and to book places please contact sarah.lloyd@oum.ox.ac.uk


More info on the workshop website: https://oumnh.ox.ac.uk/lets-talk-about-climate


Wallingford Local Producers Market
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Weekly market full of locally sourced fresh produce held every Saturday in Wallingford. Including vegetables, beer, bread, cheese and much more! Location changes weekly so please check out Facebook Page for location. https://www.facebook.com/wallingfordlocalproducersmarket/

Green TEA festival @ St Leonard's Church Hall
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Green TEA festival @ St Leonard's Church Hall | Eynsham | England | United Kingdom

There will be our regular apple juicing and apple giveaway. Green TEA stalls will feature our work on Energy; Food; Transport and Waste:
Our Energy Group will focus on our work to make the proposed Garden Village an exporter rather than consumer of energy.
Our food theme this year is ‘Reducing Meat and Dairy in our diet’ and we are collaborating with The Market Garden to showcase alternatives… with tastings.
The Repair Cafe is a new venture: look out for more info on items you can bring to be fixed rather than thrown away.
Our information stall will focus on ethical banking and investments.
The Long Mead Reserve and Conservation Project will show their progress to improve diversity on the banks of the Thames.
There will be games for children and this year in conjunction with the Eynsham Arts Group there will be a Big Draw event. The Big Draw started in the UK in 2000 and is now an annual international event. It has nothing to do with ‘good’ or ‘bad’ drawing skills – this is for everyone to come and enjoy ‘making your mark(s)’. Both apples and expressing yourself in drawing are good for your health and we’ll be drawing apples!
Finally we will have a Book Swap to reduce waste and support Refugees Welcome in Eynsham. Please put the date in your diary and come along – all welcome!

Take One Shirt… @ The Mix, Wantage
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Take One Shirt... @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

Give an old shirt a new lease of life…
…as an owl doorstop, a cushion cover and a chicken!
Bring along your sewing machine, a cushion pad and a shirt to upcycle (or choose a shirt from our collection) for an afternoon of sewing fun.
£10 per person
This workshop is supported by funding from Oxfordshire County Council
to reduce textile waste. Around 350,000 tonnes of clothes go to landfill every year in the UK. Let’s find ways to keep our favourite fabrics
in our lives -even when they’re no longer wearable!

Cultivate VegVan @ Summertown, Oxford
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

It’s a shop… in a van! The finest, freshest local and organic fruit and veg Oxfordshire can supply, with additional produce from UK and the rest of Europe.

SUMMERTOWN FARMERS’ MARKET | Sundays 10am-2.30pm | Banbury Road, in front of M&S.

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Mobile Cycle Medic @ The Mix, Wantage
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Mobile Cycle Medic @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

Basic Home Mechanic Course
Cleaning & Lubricating
Safety Checks
Puncture Repairs
Adjusting Brakes
Adjusting Gears (the simple way)
Changing Brake Cables & Blocks
Changing Gear Cables and Chains

Wolvercote Sunday Market @ White Hart Community Pub
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Wolvercote Sunday Market @ White Hart Community Pub | England | United Kingdom

This is a small market selling excellent continental-style breads and cakes, and local organic vegetables and eggs, every week, plus visiting stalls for jams, charcuterie, Italian foods, plants and crafts, and other local products. The pub provides cooked breakfasts, teas, coffees, and light lunches.