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September 2019

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September 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Warrior Square Surgery, Marlborough House, Warrior Square Surgery
Saint Leonards-on-sea, East Sussex TN37 6BG United Kingdom
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Free

Every Friday you can join Art on Prescription for wellbeing taster sessions. including painting, dance, singing, clay, printmaking, photography and creative writing. Booking is via a GP referral or by emailing Tara.reddy@artsonprescription.org. Accessible venue

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Surplus Supper Club

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Home Ground Kitchen, Gotham Alley
Hastings, East Sussex TN34 1HA
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Pay what you can - booking needed
Home Ground Kitchen

A Pay What You Can supper club using only surplus food from local sources. Tackling food waste and climate change is a topic high on all our agendas. Now you can combine it with an evening socialising with neighbours, supporting a grassroots project and eating delicious food. Welcome to the first instalment of Home Ground Kitchen's fully surplus supper club, using ingredients saved from landfill to produce three courses of tasty delights. HGK's goal is to bring our community together through food and this Pay…

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Warrior Square Station Community Garden open day

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
St Leonards Warrior Square Station Saint Leonards-on-sea, TN37 6HL
FREE
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A special session at Transition Town Hastings' community garden with a guided tour. Come along and say hi to the team tea and cake will be served! Open to all to join with a friendly, relaxed, group of volunteers.   I walk past your garden on my way to work in Kings Road, and I have to say it truly brightens my day! Thank you all for your efforts, and I shall, if it is agreed with your chalk boards, help myself now and again.…

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Rewild Communities at Robsack Wood

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Robsack -Meet outside One stop – 2 Bodiam Drive, St Leonards-On-Sea., One Stop, 2 Bodiam Drive
St Leonards-On-Sea,
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FREE
Woodland event

Discovering, protecting and enjoying our local natural space. An opportunity for the communities of Hollington and Robsack to discover, explore and protect their local woodland spaces We will have conservation and woodland management tasks and activities for the whole family. We aim to help make the woodland space a safer and more enjoyable place for families to enjoy. We will also attempt to work together to protect and support the ecosystem of the woodland beyond this event. We will have an opportunity to enjoy the…

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Female Pirate Printer Demonstration

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Goat Ledge Promenade, Lower Promenade, Warrior Square
St Leonards, East Sussex TN37 6FA
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This demonstration at is a homage to an experimental printmaking project in Berlin that uses urban structures like manhole covers, grids, technical objects and other surfaces of the urban landscape, to create unique graphical patterns on streetwear basics, fabrics and paper. Every piece is hand printed, on-site in the public space, as a footprint of the city. A tribute to the Group called Raubdruckerin which interestingly means ‘female pirate printer’ in German. Raubdruckerin comes to Hastings through local Artist Louise Whitham Demonstration times: 11.00am -12.00  and 2.00-3.00 pm …

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Rewild Communities in Hollington

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Hollington woodland (Tile barn wood), Hollington Skate Park, Wishing Tree Road North
St Leonards on sea,
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FREE
Woodland event

Discovering, protecting and enjoying our local natural space. An opportunity for the communities of Hollington and Robsack to discover, explore and protect their local woodland spaces We will have conservation and woodland management tasks and activities for the whole family. We aim to help make the woodland space a safer and more enjoyable place for families to enjoy. We will also attempt to work together to protect and support the ecosystem of the woodland beyond this event. We will have an opportunity to enjoy the…

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Soil, society, sustenance, solutions – Supper event with Tristram Stuart, Craig Sams and Pea Pod Veg.

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Home Ground Kitchen, Gotham Alley
Hastings, East Sussex TN34 1HA
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£15

We're really pleased to announce this special event with key speakers discussing issues around sustainable food production, food waste, food sovereignty and soil health. Speakers will be addressing the question of what can we do to support the planet as well as feed a global population. Meet the Speakers: Craig Sams, Founder of Green And Blacks Chocolate and co-founder and Executive Chairman of Carbon Gold Ltd, a carbon sequestration business based on the use of biochar as a soil improver. Tristram Stuart, Food Waste campaigner, founder…

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Soft Noise Stitchers

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stade Open Space, 20 Rock-A-Nore Rd
Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3DW United Kingdom
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Free

Sewing craft meets activism - try your hand at a bit of quiet activism at the Big Green Fair. Sew some words onto cockles and leave them in walls and windowsills for a passerby to stop and read and change how they think or feel about something. Flags adorned with words of encouragement to remind a person of power they could do better. Craftivism is designed to gently and playfully encourage the type of change activism strives for without the aggression and confrontation. Many of…

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A Walk on the Wild Side

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
RSPB Fore Wood, RSPB Fore Wood, Fore Wood Lane,
Crowhurst, East Sussex United Kingdom
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£15 – £30

This group will give you an opportunity to experience Wild Therapy, to find out more about it and how it works. We will be focusing on what gets in the way of our innate wildness, and listening to the wisdom of the more than human. This gentle process will give you ample opportunity to stop doing and just be. Please do get in touch for more information, booking is essential as places are limited by emailing leonieguest@talktalk.net or phoning Leonie on 07759 007664 Fore Wood…

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Green Fingers Community Garden Project

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Y Centre, St Pauls Road
St Leonards on Sea, TN37 6RS
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FREE
Garden club

Free community garden project on the grounds of the Y Centre. The community garden sessions take place on a Sunday each week 1pm–3pm and Wednesday 11am–3pm. The project is run by The Art Shack, a creative and well-being space. It brings people together to make and create a space from nothing out of nothing. Grow veg and flowers in a calm friendly environment. Just pop along no booking required!

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