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Stonehill Community Garden @ Stonehill CG
Sep 25 @ 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

Local produce market @ St. Nicolas Church, Abingdon
Sep 27 @ 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!




Letcombe Brook Bat Walk @ The Mix, Wantage
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Letcombe Brook Bat Walk @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

Join us for a first Letcombe Brook Bat Walk!
We will be exploring the banks of Letcombe Brook at night to see what creatures use it after dark. Wear warm waterproof clothing and walking boots or similar. Distance 1mile max, minimum age 7 yrs.
Booking essential and as bat activity is very weather dependent no guarantees can be made!
Meeting at The Mix at 7pm, finishing back at the Mix
for hot drinks and biscuits.

TVERC Autumn Recorders’ Conference @ Oracle 520
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
TVERC Autumn Recorders' Conference @ Oracle 520 | Reading | United Kingdom

Join us for a day of talks, workshops and updates on biological recording. A great opportunity to meet other local naturalists and share news. There will also be a wildlife bookstall and space for groups to bring displays.
£10 for students/volunteer recorders and £18 corporate/professional rate, includes lunch and refreshments.

Upcycle your T-shirts! @ The Mix, Wantage
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Upcycle your T-shirts! @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

Find out how to make:
no-sew bags
yoga style skirts for girls
turban style head bands
make up remover pads
children’s dress-up cape
and t-shirt yarn.

Pop in with your old t-shirts, or use some from our collection.

This workshop is supported by funding from Oxfordshire County Council to help reduce textile waste. If your t-shirts are no longer wearable come and find out what else
they could become!

Wallingford Local Producers Market
Sep 28 @ 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/

Community Apple Pressing @ St John's Hall
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Community Apple Pressing @ St John's Hall | England | United Kingdom

Everyone is welcome to join in and turn Kidlington’s surplus apples and pears into delicious juice to take away at St John’s Hall Church. If you have fruit you can’t use yourself, bring it along. If you don’t have fruit, just come and join the fun.
Clean empty wine bottles with screw caps would also be welcomed.
If you can’t make it this time there are other events in October.

Conservation Volunteers: Hedgelaying in Kidlington @ Rectory Farm Fields, Kidlington
Sep 29 all-day
Conservation Volunteers: Hedgelaying in Kidlington @ Rectory Farm Fields, Kidlington | England | United Kingdom

Our last hedge-laying task at Rectory Farm Fields back in January took us past the halfway point. The condition of the top-growth heavy hedgeline makes for slow progress but with a good day today we’re hoping to finish the project this winter. We’ll look to lay, stake and bind another 10-15 meter section of hedge and there’ll be a bonfire. We’ll be doing more hedge-laying later in the winter season, so this is a good chance to get your eye (and arm) in early on. If you’ve never done this before come along and give it a go, it’s one of the most enjoyable and satisfying things we do.

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 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

You don’t have to tell us that you’re coming – either meet us at one of the minibus pickup points in Oxford:

1) Outside the Lamb and Flag Pub on St. Giles at 9.20am
2) Outside Tesco on Cowley Road at 9.30am

or meet us at the task site itself if you prefer.

Check the website or the OCV weekly email for last minute details or changes, and to find out the exact location.

Cultivate VegVan @ Summertown, Oxford
Sep 29 @ 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
Sep 29 @ 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.