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Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Mix, Wantage
From how to hold a hook and different sizes of hooks and wools to the basic stitches. By the end of this course you will be crocheting in rows and in rounds, creating granny squares and reading basic patterns. 5 … Read More
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm Bullingdon Community Centre
  Be creative with waste! Learn how to use the “serviettage” decoupage technique to upcycle ordinary and unwanted items into objects of desire! Price: £25 (or £20 for Orinoco members) – all proceeds go to support Orinoco Places are limited … Read More
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Orchard Centre outside Sainsbury's, Didcot
Regular freecycle/swapshop stall at Didcot Saturday market.  
Apr 29 all-day Aston Rowant
Our April visit to this important National Nature Reserve in the Chilterns. We’ll provide all the tools and training and no previous experience is needed. Just remember to bring a packed lunch and wear old clothes and stout footwear. Under-18s … Read More
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Headington, Oxford
Bring it along to the friendly Fix It group at Bullingdon Community Centre, every Tuesday 10-12 noon (except school holidays) and we’ll have at helping you fix it or do it for you if we can. Free drinks and biscuits … Read More
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Mix, Wantage
Starts Wed 2nd May, 7-9pm An introductory course covering all the basic skills: casting on and off, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, how to create stitch patterns using knit and purl, working in rows and rounds, and increasing and … Read More
May 6 all-day Aston's Eyot
We’ll be working for, and with, the Friends of Aston’s Eyot to open up a large nettle-infested glade. The plan is to mow and rake the denser swaths of nettles; but to pull or dig them out where they’re in … Read More
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Mix, Wantage
Update your summer wardrobe with a flattering A-line skirt. You will learn how to take measurements, adapt a sewing pattern to your size, insert a zip and finish a waistline with facing. This workshop is suitable for beginners who can … Read More
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Headington, Oxford
Bring it along to the friendly Fix It group at Bullingdon Community Centre, every Tuesday 10-12 noon (except school holidays) and we’ll have at helping you fix it or do it for you if we can. Free drinks and biscuits … Read More
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm The Mix, Wantage
Bring along your sewing machine and learn how to make your own bias cut binding and piping with cord, a French seam, a narrow pin hem and how to sew in an invisible zip. Perfect for anyone who would like to further … Read More
May 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Mix, Wantage
Find out how to identify beneficial and undesirable wildlife in the garden, how to attract beneficial wildlife into your garden and make a mini bug house to take home with you. Part and fully funded places are available – get in touch … Read More
May 13 all-day Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve
We’re back to one of our favourite sites this week. We’ll be helping the Reserve warden maintain the nationally important calcareous grassland habitat. We’ll provide all the tools and training and no previous experience is needed. Just remember to bring … Read More
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm The Mix, Wantage
For complete beginners or those looking to refresh their sewing skills. This workshop will cover threading your machine and bobbin, different stitch and feet functions, and basic sewing techniques used for constructing garments such as seams, hems and buttonholes.
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Headington, Oxford
Bring it along to the friendly Fix It group at Bullingdon Community Centre, every Tuesday 10-12 noon (except school holidays) and we’ll have at helping you fix it or do it for you if we can. Free drinks and biscuits … Read More
May 19 – May 20 all-day The Mix, Wantage
In this weekend course, explore the basics of permaculture and how it can help redesign your lifestyle and landscape. Part and fully funded places also available – please get in touch for details.  
May 20 all-day Chilswell Valley
Today’s task has been arranged in collaboration with BBOWT as part of their ‘Wild Oxford’ conservation project (for more info. see http://www.bbowt.org.uk/wildoxford). We’ll be working in a wooded part of the valley to reroute a public access path, relocate a … Read More
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Headington, Oxford
Bring it along to the friendly Fix It group at Bullingdon Community Centre, every Tuesday 10-12 noon (except school holidays) and we’ll have at helping you fix it or do it for you if we can. Free drinks and biscuits … Read More
May 25 – May 27 all-day Earthwatch
Calling all education professionals, are you wanting to take learning outside the classroom and connect your students to nature? If yes, sign up to Teach Earth 2018. Attend a two day immersive weekend in Oxfordshire or mid-Wales this Spring/Summer 2018 … Read More
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Orchard Centre outside Sainsbury's, Didcot
Regular freecycle/swapshop stall at Didcot Saturday market.  
May 27 all-day Chilswell Valley
Continuing from the task last week, we’ll be working in a wooded part of the valley to reroute a public access path, relocate a pedestrian gate, and replace a short but relatively complicated stretch of post and wire fencing. We’ll … Read More
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Headington, Oxford
Bring it along to the friendly Fix It group at Bullingdon Community Centre, every Tuesday 10-12 noon (except school holidays) and we’ll have at helping you fix it or do it for you if we can. Free drinks and biscuits … Read More
Jun 1 – Jun 3 all-day Earthwatch
Calling all education professionals, are you wanting to take learning outside the classroom and connect your students to nature? If yes, sign up to Teach Earth 2018. Attend a two day immersive weekend in Oxfordshire or mid-Wales this Spring/Summer 2018 … Read More
Jun 3 all-day Matthew Arnold Field
Another day’s work on Boars Hill. This time on the southern side of the hill in a wood just below Mathew Arnold Field on a site owned by the Oxford Preservation Trust – we’ll be building revetments. We’ll provide all … Read More
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Mix, Wantage
Bring your sewing machine and learn how to construct a reversible pinafore dress, including: Adapting a sewing pattern to the correct size, sewing necklines, armholes, hem, buttonholes and a pocket. By the end of the workshop you will have a … Read More
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Headington, Oxford
Bring it along to the friendly Fix It group at Bullingdon Community Centre, every Tuesday 10-12 noon (except school holidays) and we’ll have at helping you fix it or do it for you if we can. Free drinks and biscuits … Read More
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Broad Street
A fabulous, free, family-friendly event, once again taking over Broad Street in Oxford. The Big Green Day Out features arts and crafts, live entertainment, hands on workshops and delicious local food and drinks. Packed with inspiring environmental and sustainability stalls … Read More
Jun 10 all-day Trap Grounds
We’ll be working with the Friends of the Trap Grounds repairing of the recently vandalised bird hide and other things. We’ll provide all the tools and training and no previous experience is needed. Just remember to bring a packed lunch … Read More
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Headington, Oxford
Bring it along to the friendly Fix It group at Bullingdon Community Centre, every Tuesday 10-12 noon (except school holidays) and we’ll have at helping you fix it or do it for you if we can. Free drinks and biscuits … Read More
Jun 16 @ 12:00 am – 5:00 pm Westmill Wind Farm
A fun day suitable for all ages to celebrate 10 years of wind energy production at Westmill. Entry free. Site tours (see inside a wind turbine), live music, hands on craft making and various activities, giant kite display, refreshments, bar … Read More
Jun 17 all-day Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve
Our monthly return visit to this important National Nature Reserve in the Chilterns. We’ll provide all the tools and training and no previous experience is needed. Just remember to bring a packed lunch and wear old clothes and stout footwear. … Read More