3 talks unpacking how to form The Parallel Non-Monetary Economy of the 99% How do we address Climate Crisis more rapidly WITHOUT waiting for political and corporate engagement? The answer is the Parallel Non-Monetary Economy of the 99%. Three talks from articles appearing in International Times unpack the processes required, the existing agencies and movements that can establish this EXISTING SEPARATE economy in just 2 years, without requiring money or conflicting with existing global capitalism. From author of forthcoming book – ‘A Chance For Everyone:…Continue Reading “Avoiding Earthxit”

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”

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.  

CLIMATE CHANGE, the reality we face. Global warming, the Arctic and Antarctic ice melting, glaciers melting, rising sea levels, ocean acidification, coral bleaching, climate refugees and mass migrations, eroding soils and land desertification, food security, poorer communities and water shortages, extreme weather, flooding and droughts and marine pollution. At this event, we will address these issues. We will watch a short UNESCO film and documentary showing some of these catastrophic consequences for the environment, local communities, societies and economies. We will watch real testimonies of…Continue Reading “Our Sustainable Planet”

Sustainabilty on Sea Workshop

A FREE workshop to learn how to use materials to make lovely items for your home. Using materials learn how to make items such as cushions for around your home. Have fun, be creative and meet others. No previous experience needed, open to all abilities. To book please contact Michelle on 01424 423683 ext 33 or email mhooper@fsncharity.co.uk

Kundalini yoga combines movement, mantra, meditation and relaxation. Kundalini Yoga, is often described as the yoga of awareness as it cultivates awareness on individual, ecological and global levels. It uses specific combinations of asanas (postures), pranayam (breathing), mantra (sound), bandha (body locks) and meditation to connect the mind, body and soul. The class begins by tuning in with a mantra and is followed by a warm up and the chosen Kriya (sequence of postures). There are many kriyas to choose from so the sequence, postures…Continue Reading “Kundalini Yoga and Meditation Class”

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”

Join Hastings Visions and The Man Shed for some creative fun in the Hastings Visions Art Studio upstairs at the Ore Community Centre. You will have the opportunity to make small sculptures from beach combed and found objects, necklaces / bracelets from wrapped and bound scrap fabric, reclaimed wooden bee hotels. Most materials will be provided but please bring your own beach finds. Free parking and the community cafe will open until 3pm. We will also be running workshops on The Stade at the SOS…Continue Reading “Upcycling crafts and bee hotel workshop”

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!

workshop

Fun upcycling workshops. Join Hastings Visions and The Man Shed for some creative fun in the Hastings Visions Art Studio upstairs at the Ore Community Centre. You will have the opportunity to make small sculptures from beach combed and found objects, necklaces / bracelets from wrapped and bound scrap fabric, reclaimed wood planters. Most materials will be provided but please bring your own beach finds. The community cafe will open until 3pm. We will also be running workshops on The Stade at the Green Fair…Continue Reading “Crafts and sculpture upcycling workshop”

Kundalini yoga combines movement, mantra, meditation and relaxation. Kundalini Yoga, is often described as the yoga of awareness as it cultivates awareness on individual, ecological and global levels. It uses specific combinations of asanas (postures), pranayam (breathing), mantra (sound), bandha (body locks) and meditation to connect the mind, body and soul. The class begins by tuning in with a mantra and is followed by a warm up and the chosen Kriya (sequence of postures). There are many kriyas to choose from so the sequence, postures…Continue Reading “Kundalini Yoga and Meditation Class”

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.

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”

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

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/