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Stonehill Community Garden @ Stonehill CG
Jan 29 @ 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

Green Drinks @ The Wantage Mix
Jan 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Green Drinks @ The Wantage Mix | England | United Kingdom

Informal get together for those interested in the environment, energy, local food, nature or just meeting some nice local people!
All welcome, bring your own tipple.
This month we’ll be discussing offshore wind – past, present and future.

OCV Music Night Social @ The Furry Mic at The Mad Hatter
Jan 29 @ 8:30 pm
OCV Music Night Social @ The Furry Mic at The Mad Hatter | Anoka | Minnesota | United States

For the first Social of 2020, we’ll kick things off with a bit of music. We’ll meet at 8:30pm at the Mad Hatter, in East Oxford, for their open mic night “The Furry Mic”.

Not to worry if you don’t have any artistic flair, we’ll be there to watch, although anyone is welcome to perform if they want! 10% of the bar profits that night will go to OCV, so it’s a unique way to support the organisation.

Everyone is welcome, and it’s a great way to find out more about OCV if you’re thinking of getting involved in our weekly tasks. No need to RSVP, but feel free to contact socials@ocv.org.uk if you have any questions.

Local produce market @ St. Nicolas Church, Abingdon
Jan 31 @ 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!




Wallingford Local Producers Market
Feb 1 @ 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/

Coppicing @ Pissen Wood, Oxfordshire
Feb 2 @ 9:15 am – 5:15 pm
Coppicing @ Pissen Wood, Oxfordshire | England | United Kingdom

We were last here in this small private woodland in the Chilterns in the winter of 2018 to coppice hazel and install wire cages around the stools to protect the re-growth from being grazed by deer.

Today we’ll return to check on progress and do some more coppicing. If you came on our residential coppicing course at Westonbirt last November you’ll be more than welcome today.

Cultivate VegVan @ Summertown, Oxford
Feb 2 @ 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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Wolvercote Sunday Market @ White Hart Community Pub
Feb 2 @ 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.

OxGrow Work Party @ Hogacre Common Garden, Oxford
Feb 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm


oxgrowWe meet every Sunday afternoon to garden together, share a cup of tea and cake, learn about growing and take home fresh fruit and veg.

In the darker months of the year (Nov-Apr) we meet from 12-4pm on Sundays and when the days are longer (May-Oct) we meet from 1-5pm on Sundays and from 5-8pm on Wednesdays.

Our garden is free to access and we welcome people of all levels of experience to share the space in an inclusive and supportive environment.

Just drop in on the day, or contact us to find out more on mail@oxgrow.org or by visiting https://www.facebook.com/oxgrow.


Beginners knitting course (5 sessions) @ The Wantage Mix
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Beginners knitting course (5 sessions) @ The Wantage Mix | England | United Kingdom

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 decreasing techniques for simple shaping.
By the end of the course we will be following a simple knitting pattern.

5 Sessions: 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th Feb and 2nd Mar