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Nov 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Oxford Hub
An introduction to the shadowy world of land use planning presented by Daniel Scharf, who has had over forty years experience working in the public, private and voluntary sectors. Come along if you are interested in the environment, politics, cities, … Read More
Dec 2 @ 7:30 pm Rose Hill Community Centre
Andy Edwards of BioRegional will give us his final update on the UCEF Project. This has resulted from our grant from the Urban Community Energy Fund. BioRegional has been researching further possibilities of reducing the carbon footprint of Rose Hill … Read More
Dec 3 all-day Oxford Town Hall
Three large Halls full of stalls – handcrafts, ethical gifts, local environmental campaign groups, delicious homemade vegetarian (and vegan) food, and of course Green Father Christmas !
Jan 16 – Jan 27 all-day Chinnor Village
2017 Thermal Imaging Over the last 3 years, Greening Chinnor have Thermal Imaged 80 properties in Chinnor and will once again be offering free thermal imaging for approximately 30 Chinnor households or community buildings during 16-27 January 2017. This involves … Read More
Jan 18 @ 7:30 pm St Ethelwold's House
Abingdon Carbon Cutters present an interactive session with Richard Clarke, a member whose important new book, “Predicting the Price of Carbon” is being noticed in government circles. We will also use the online interactive tool developed by the late David … Read More
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Hook Norton Brewery Visitor Centre
Low Cost Sustainable Building. A discussion/debate about the kind of low carbon options that are being built nearby and what we could do locally if we take control of our own destinies.
Jan 27 @ 7:30 pm Rose Hill Community Centre
Rose Hill and Iffley Low Carbon warmly invites you to the final presentation by Andy Edwards of BioRegional’s research into the future of renewables for our area. He will outline his suggested technology and proposed business plan. It should be … Read More
Feb 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm The Beacon
Kite Power Systems are setting up a power plant using kites to generate wind energy at high altitudes. The UK’s first kite power plant is set to open in March in Stranraer, Scotland. It hopes to roll out the technology … Read More
Feb 21 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School
This lecture is a joint event between the Oxford Martin School and The Institute of New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School In the geophysical world as well as the policy realm, major climate developments have been coming thick and … Read More
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Village Centre
This is the culmination of our 2017 Thermal Imaging Project where Greening Chinnor imaged 23 properties in the community. The evening is an opportunity for householders to have a one-to-one feedback session with one of our interpreters to find out … Read More
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm OxGrow at Hogacre Common Eco Park
Discuss and learn how to use cob as a building material and the pro’s and con’s thereof. Learn the how’s, where’s and why’s of cob. Cob maintenance. Build a cob oven! By the end of the course you will have … Read More
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm Rose Hill Community Centre
What’s going on at Sandford? The biggest hydro scheme on the Thames is due to open this summer. Come and hear about it from the people who are making it happen.
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Wantage Market Garden at The Charlton Centre
Explore the basics of permaculture and how it can help redesign your lifestyle and landscape! £40 per person, we can also offer part-funded places at £10 or fully funded places thanks to support from Abingdon and Witney College, the SFA … Read More
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm The Ultimate Picture Palace
Screening of UK Green Film Festival documentary How To Let Go of the World marks the launch of the 2017 Oxford Green Week.   Traveling to twelve countries on six continents, this documentary acknowledges that it may be too late to … Read More
May 19 @ 6:30 pm Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Earth Trust invites you to meet polar explorer and environmental campaigner Robert Swan OBE during his talk ‘Leadership on the edge: Saving out wilderness‘. Robert Swan is the first man to have walked unsupported to both poles and is currently … Read More
May 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Hook Norton Brewery Visitor Centre
Come along and hear David Simkin from Saietta speak about the future of Electric Transport.
Jun 17 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Westmill Wind Farm and Solar Park
This includes live music from the Brickwork Lizards from 2 until 3:30. FREE ENTRY and ACTIVITIES. Look up inside a 50m wind turbine Walk among 20,000 solar panels Make and fly your own kite Forge your own keyring with Tom … Read More
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm 4 St Denys Close
The Williams family’s 1950s bungalow has a range of measures to keep it as eco-friendly as possible. Minimising household bills comes as an added bonus. The home is heated using wood pellets, and is free from fossil fuels from heating … Read More
Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm St Ethelwold's House
Barbara Hammond, CEO of Low Carbon Hub, Oxford, will talk about all the amazing work of Low Carbon Hub (which includes the People’s Power Station). Coffee or tea and home-made cakes served.
Sep 23 – Sep 24 all-day Oxford Academy, Littlemore
If you already enjoy or would like to grow food, design systems, live a sustainable lifestyle, meet others who share similar ethics, then Permaculture offers a chance to learn how principles and systems can help you change your lifestyle and … Read More
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Eynsham Village Hall
GreenTEA Festival – on Sat Oct 14th.   Formerly the Apple Festival, it has been renamed to highlight the addition of stalls from all our working groups:  Waste, Energy, Food/Orchard, Transport and ‘Hearts & Minds’.  The usual children’s games, food tastings, … Read More
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Environmental Change Institute
A presentation by George Lakey, a veteran environmental activist entitled “Time is running out! – Strategy to accelerate the climate justice movement”. George is a veteran civil rights activist and educator from the United States. In 1963 he was arrested … Read More
Oct 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Blewbury Manor Barn
A talk by Prof. Eric Eisenhandler, who will briefly review climate change basics, then present up-to-date information about climate change and the improving outlook for renewable energy. Ticket price includes a glass of wine or soft drink.
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm The University Church of St Mary
Katharine Hayhoe has been named one of FORTUNE’s ‘World’s Greatest Leaders’, TIME’s ‘100 Most Influential People’ and Huffington Post’s ‘20 Climate Champions’. She is a climate scientist and an evangelical Christian based in Texas and has pioneered a way of talking … Read More
Nov 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Restore Main Office
Come along to this free thermal imaging refresher session, funded by the Low Carbon Hub for groups taking part in the East Oxford Themral Imaging project, but open to all interested in undertaking some thermography this winter. The session will … Read More
Nov 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm East Oxford Community Centre
Oxford Permaculture Picturehouse presents: What are we waiting for? Discover Ungersheim, a village of 2100 people, who decided to make it ‘an island of shared happiness’. In the first five years: a solar farm makes most of the village’s electricity, … Read More
Dec 2 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm Oxford Town Hall
A wonderful celebration of all things Green ! The biggest event of its kind in the country – now in its 37th year. Three halls full of stalls – craft goods, campaigns, information, and of course, Green Father Christmas. Find … Read More
Jan 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm St Ethelwold's House
We have a really interesting meeting lined up for 17th January with Miriam Kennet from the Green Economics Institute in Reading coming to talk about COP23 in Bonn, which she attended, and why she thinks it should be “easy” to … Read More
Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Kirtlington Village Hall (hazel room)
https://www.demain-lefilm.com/en/film This film will brighten the darkest, gloomiest days of the year – a film about what tomorrow’s world could look like: showing solutions, telling a feel-good story… this may be the best way to solve the ecological, economic and social … Read More
Feb 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:45 pm The Mix, Wantage
Pop in to try a mug of soup cooked in a haybox and find out about this method of cooking, which can easily save up to 50% of the energy required to cook. Plus it never burns! Suggested donation £2. … Read More