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!

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…Continue Reading “Rewild Communities in Hollington”

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…Continue Reading “Rewild Communities at Robsack Wood”

The second monthly Green Market at Tommy’s will see local traders selling sustainably made and low waste products. From plastic free toiletries, recycled and organic cotton clothing to vegan treats. To take place in the courtyard at Tommy’s Pizzeria from 10am–1pm. We will have recycling collection points for the following items: – Torn tights and hosiery – to be sent to Swedish Stockings to recycle – Broken inflatables – to be sent to Wyatt & Jack to be made into bags and accessories – Small…Continue Reading “Norman Goes Green – Green Market at Tommy’s Pizzeria”

EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS. Tree life – an introduction An introductory talk by artist and tree surgeon, Jim Roseveare. Using specially selected timber we will look at the fascinating inner world of trees. How is wood made? How long can a tree grow? How does a tree adapt to its environment?  The Woodland Trust Tree Charter petition will be available to sign – the charter for trees, woods and people. Our right to the benefits of trees and woods.  

Discover how bees flourish in our current climate and what we can do to support these vital pollinators. Learn about how, what and why bees forage on the flowers they do both in the wilds and domestic gardens. Discover what flowering plants, shrubs and trees you can grow to support our waining bee population. We will also show you two examples of beehives at our woodland educational site. You will learn about the beekeeping year and how to stay in rhythm with the bees through…Continue Reading “Beeversity”

Garden club

This free Green Fingers community garden project is on the grounds of the Y Centre and is run by The Art Shack, a creative and well-being space. The community garden runs on a Sunday each week 1pm–3pm and Wednesday 11am–3pm. 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!

Washable Nappy Demo. Information session on how to use modern cloth nappies, how much money you save and the difference between different brands and styles. Disposable nappies are a single use plastic and each baby will use between 4000 – 6000 nappies. Switching to washable nappies is actually very easy and will save parents £100s. Juliet has been running her company for 12 years and has a wealth of experience.

Story telling with a green theme. Come along to Hastings Library for stories and crafts. Suitable for pre-school children and their families. open-to-the-public – no booking required child-friendly accessible-venue

Experience how gardening was done in the 1930s, visit the last remaining greenhouse and experience Hastings horticultural history. Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group are seeking funding to restore the 30 m. 1934 greenhouse in Alexandra Park. The group will explain their plans for the building, take on board community ideas and talk through the restoration and gardening work already undertaken by volunteers. Children will have an opportunity to plant seeds to take home. open-to-the-public child-friendly accessible-venue

A special Sunday at Holy Trinity Hastings focused on sustainability. Holy Trinity Hastings (HTH) hosts two informal services each Sunday; The 9.30 and The 11.15. Both services will be focused on the theme of sustainability, through musical worship, practical teaching, and prayer. We will be looking at what God and the Bible have to say to us in the 21st Century about preserving the environment and caring for all the natural world. If you’d like to know what the church community is doing practically to…Continue Reading “Sustainability Sunday”

Open day for all to visit the allotments Come and take a look around the allotments and chat with plot holders about their gardens to gain inspiration and ideas for vegetable gardening. There will be tours of the site throughout the day and workshops on sustainable gardening (please check www.MarinaAllotments.org.uk for details). We will be cooking pizza in our communal pizza oven and will have a stall selling homemade cakes, seedlings and other allotment-themed delights. We look forward to seeing you there! open-to-the-public child-friendly

Woodland event

Enjoying, protecting and loving natural spaces in our local community. Free family woodland day. Outdoor games and play, woodland crafts and nature-based activities, storytelling and lots of outdoor fun for the whole family. The aim of these is to help children families and communities get out in their local natural spaces and see them as places to discover, explore, protect and share. We will have a sustainability theme to the day with activities and ideas to help us all to protect and love local natural…Continue Reading “Rewild Communities at Church in the Wood”

Discover lost local words from the natural world in your community. Throughout festival period there will be walking trails in St Helens Woods and Gensing Gardens for families to enjoy. Download the leaflet and enjoy discovering the words! Activity sheets for the trails can be found at https://literacytrust.org.uk/communities/hastings/hastings-take-word-hunt-near-you/  

Photographs and memories of local women’s opposition to war and the nuclear industry and their non- violent work for peace in the 1980s. Women’s Voice Hastings is collecting a series of personal photographs from the women who made a stand and protested against war and for nuclear disarmament. These images show a generation of women activists, how these battles were fought and echo today’s struggles with the looming reality of climate change and world conflict. Come along to the Open Evening, Greenham Remembered on 20/09/19,…Continue Reading “Greenham Remembered”