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”

Make your own reusable wax food wraps using soy and beeswax An informal, hands-on workshop where you will learn how to make your own plastic-free reusable wax food wrap using sustainably-sourced materials including upcycled cotton, beeswax and vegan-friendly soy wax. All tools and materials will be provided; enough to make one large and one small wrap each. Light refreshments will be served. Booking required, £15: Space will be limited so booking is essential. Please see Wonderfill website for details.

The Permaculture Orchard: Beyond Organic is a feature-length educational film that will teach you how to set up your own permaculture orchard at any scale. It recognises the limitations of the organic model as a substitute to conventional fruit growing, and want to propose a more holistic, regenerative approach based on permaculture principles. Doors open at 7:15, film starts at 8pm “Beautiful, full of hard-won information, humble, practical.” -Eric Toensmeier, co-author, Edible Forest Gardens open-to-the-public – no need to book, first come first served (doors…Continue Reading “The Permaculture Orchard – Free Film Screening”

Creating decorative images from recycled paper Jane works in paper collage, combining a life-long interest in flat pattern, patchwork and found objects to inspire new decorative images. With her printmaker’s eye she find patterns everywhere: magazines, packaging, even the insides of envelopes but mainly in newspapers. She exhibits throughout Sussex and her work is published extensively by Museums, Galleries and The National Trust. http://www.yellowhouseartlicensing.com/jane-robbins Session includes a brief history of the evolution of collage as well as guided tuition with all participants leaving with their…Continue Reading “Paper collage workshop with Jane Robbins”

Join in our Shout Out Slogan Making Workshop on 24/09/19, 1pm – 4pm. This forms part of the Women’s Voice Greenham Remembered exhibition at OPEN. Photographs and memories of local women’s opposition to war and the nuclear industry and their non violent work for peace in the 1980’s. 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…Continue Reading “Shout Out workshop”

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

Hastings first straw bale house Built for sustainable and lifetime living. The house features an air source heat pump powering hot water and underfloor heating, air tightness and a mechanical heat recovery ventilation system, a walk-in cold larder and accessibility for people with disabilities (not yet complete), a permacultural edible forest garden under development! There will tours at: 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm – please book your slot by emailing kate@energiseussexcoast.co.uk and you will be sent the address. Please be aware that this is still a…Continue Reading “Seahenge Open house – eco home tour”

An opportunity to bring together our ideas on how we can enable our systems to be more effective. A public workshop on system change, to share ideas and plan how we can encourage and compel local and national governments, corporations and institutions, to more effectively create a peaceful, just, equitable, and sustainable society. open-to-the-public – please book your free ticket, accessible-venue

Advice & Help to retro-fit your draughty old house and save money! An afternoon to help you save money that includes: – Talk on how to retro fit your house to save energy from Ken Davis design consultant plus – Practical help with your plans and designs – Swap Shop for tools and materials – Free advice on switching energy supplier – Solar advice – Tea and Cake, Raffle and Green Party information. open-to-the-public accessible-venue child-friendly

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

Free, female only bike ride for the sustainability on sea festival. The numbers are limited due to insurance. The ride is led by a qualified british cycling ride leader and will go from Hastings pier to the end of Bexhill seafront and back predominantly on cycle paths. A social cycle along the seafront to Bexhill and back on a predominantly flat route with a couple of humps and lumps thrown in (Galley Hill) 95% traffic free, only section of road is Cinque Ports Way and…Continue Reading “Social cycle ride, female only”

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”