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September 2018

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Fungi walk with Geoff Dann

26th September 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Alexandra Park, Meet at Car Park near Harmer's Pond
Hastings,
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Geoff Dann is the UK's leading authority on fungi foraging. A walk to teach people about the relevance of fungi to sustainability and showing the great variety of fungi that are edible. Geoff will also be emphasising the importance of fungi ecologically, and that there's a little-known but profound connection with fossil fuels and climate change. He will explain why fungi are so important today and will be making a case for leaving dead wood in place where ever possible, instead of "clearing it up".…

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Alternative Economics discussion meeting

26th September 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Quakers House, Hastings, 5 South Terrace
Hastings, East Sussex TN34 1SA
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FREE
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Brought to you by the Hastings Doughnut Economics Action Group. Humanity’s 21st century challenge is to meet the needs of all within the means of the planet. In other words, to ensure that no one falls short on life’s essentials (from food and housing to healthcare and political voice), while ensuring that collectively we do not overshoot our pressure on Earth’s life-supporting systems, on which we fundamentally depend – such as a stable climate, fertile soils, and a protective ozone layer. The Doughnut of social…

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Renewable Energy Workshop

27th September 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Energise Sussex Coast offices, Silchester Mews, 17a Silchester Road
St Leonards, TN38 0JB
FREE
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Join Energise Sussex Coast's FREE renewable energy workshop giving an introduction to renewable energy, with a particular focus on Solar PV. We will look at some of the different technologies and how they work. We will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each one. In this workshop we will look at community energy and the potential locally for more community owned renewable energy generation. The workshop is a friendly and fun look at learning about renewables. It is suitable for beginners up and everyone is…

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Myths in the woods

27th September 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Powdermill wood, Powdermill Lane
Nr Battle, East Sussex TN33 0SZ
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£10
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Clare and Deborah invite you to hear, share and discuss the myth of Persephone, as we enter the season of Autumn. We will meet in the Yurt in Powdermill woods on Thursday 27th September 2pm to 4pm. The afternoon will include an introduction to myths, stories and their history, and a retelling of Persephone, opening into a discussion and exploration. We welcome knowledge and no knowledge. You are free to join in or just listen. The woods also invite you walk before and/or after the…

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Hastings & St Leonards Men’s Shed

28th September 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Men’s Shed, 20 Manhattan Gardens
Hastings, TN35 5DQ United Kingdom
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FREE
Men's Shed

Hastings & St Leonards Men’s Shed is a meeting room and workshops for all ‘older’ folks living in the area who like to remain active and socialise with others without commitment. It has a well-equipped workshop where people can make things in wood or metal, follow a hobby or interest, share skills, or just sit, relax, chat, and enjoy a cuppa or two in good company. So why not join a group who can unite to finish a group, community or personal project or, perhaps,…

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Ore Community Land Trust AGM

29th September 2018 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Hastings Temple Salvation Army, 418 Old London Road
Hastings, East Sussex TN35 5QQ
FREE
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Ore Community Land Trust seeks to protect land in the Upper Ore Valley to save and enhance urban woodland and green space for community use and to protect animal habitat. The trust campaigns against development plans that would threaten the environment of the Valley. They also support positive regeneration plans and put forward ideas for improvements for the area. Join in with the charity's annual general meeting reporting on progress of the past year and plans for the next year and beyond. There will also…

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Marina Allotments Open Day

29th September 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Marina Allotments, Tudor Ave
Saint Leonards-on-sea, TN38 0NS
FREE
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The open day will run from 11am to 4pm. There will be many people on their plots for sharing ideas and inspiration, and we will be running tours of the site all day. If you feel peckish, we'll have a stall with home-made cakes and other allotment-themed items for sale. There will be activities for the kiddies such as table tennis and a painting contest. And don’t miss the highly anticipated “biggest pumpkin” competition! A beautiful bespoke map of the site will be available on the day. We…

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The Great Plastic Purge – Tea n’ Tips with Timberlina – SOLD OUT!

29th September 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Beacon, 67-68 St Mary's Terrace
Hastings, TN34 3LS

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT! Want to stop using plastic? As part of Sustainability on Sea, Hastings and Rye Green Party present The Great Plastic Purge - Tea n’ Tips with Timberlina This daytime, family friendly event captures the current concern for the amount of plastic waste in our seas and ecosystems and provides some fun and thought provoking facts and tips about our plastic use and how to reduce it. Includes DIY recipes for making your own household products so you can avoid…

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Lower Torfield Allotment Open Day

29th September 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lower Torfield Allotments, Old London Road
Hastings, TN34 3HA
FREE
Lower Torfield Allotments

Want to know how to grow a great supply of fruit and vegetables for your family? Looking for a healthy outdoor activity? To support Sustainability on Sea, Lower Torfield Allotments, an award winning site, will be throwing open its gates to all visitors. Get your questions answered on how to get started. And see what can be achieved in terms of sustainability from a small allotment plot.

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Big Green Fair at the Stade, Hastings

30th September 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stade Open Space
FREE
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The finale event of our festival, a Big Green Fair take over of the Stade Open Space, the Classroom on the Coast and the Stade Hall. Expect a variety of stall holders selling eco wares as well as information stalls focused on the following themes: *TRANSPORT* Source Park will be on site with BMX bikes, helmets and coaches (one world famous!) on hand to help. Bike Lab Hastings will be doing free bike checks (don't forget to bring your bike down!), meet the Hastings Sustainable…

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