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Green Diary Events - November 2017

23Mar

Upper Gardner Street Market

The Upper Gardner Street Market is open every Saturday from 9am and sells local produce and vegetables.

This is a regular weekly event - next three dates are: 25/11/2017, 02/12/2017, 09/12/2017
23Mar

The Greenhouse at Emmaus Launch

Pop along to Emmaus in Portslade as they launch their Community Allotment and Garden Centre 11am till 3pm. All welcome.

Details here.

The greenhouse is no ordinary garden centre. It's an extraordinary place where a love of gardening and a collective creative imagination combine to inspire all who visit.


Get a taste for growing your own with a visit to the greenhouse Community Garden, which has been created by a team of Emmaus Companions and volunteers for growing organic seasonal produce. Explore the magical grounds or browse through the fantastic selection of plants, second-hand gardening books, furniture and tools

A visit to the greenhouse will ignite your imagination and inspire you to paint your own signature across your outdoor space.


Emmaus Brighton & Hove, Drove Road, Portslade, BN41 2PA

23Mar

Earth Hour Walk 2012

On 23rd March 2013, once again, millions of famous landmarks, tourist attractions, government buildings and ordinary people from all over the world will join up and turn off their lights for one hour, to raise awareness of climate change and power wastage.

Turn up and take part at Brighton & Hove's Earth Hour walk on the Seafront to help mark the biggest environmental event in history.

Last year nearly 300 people gathered at the Bandstand for music and a torch-lit Healthwalk along the seafront. This year is going to be even bigger, with a lantern making workshop held by Same Sky before the event, music, singing and a chance to make a pledge to help the environment on our Wish Tree, and be in with a chance of a free ride on the Brighton Wheel!

Meet at the Bandstand to register from 7.30pm

Lights go out and walk leaves at 8.30pm

Finishes at the Brighton Wheel

Click here for more details.

 

 

 

23Mar

Community composting workshop

Join this workshop to find out more about community composting. The workshop will be led by Simon from Whitehawk Community Food Project and will cover:

  • Why Community Composting?
  • Urban materials
  • The worm composting process
  • Logistics and practicalities
  • Troubleshooting tips

This course is ideal for those already using a community compost scheme but also for those who are thinking of starting one.

The course is held at the Brighthelm Centre, which is home to Brighton & Hove's first community compost scheme from 10-12 O'clock.

23Mar

The Energy Cafe London Road

Keep your home cosy and warm AND save on your energy bills!

The Energy Cafe is coming to London Road. There be free energy-saving goody bags (worth £50!) at each event, & also knowledgable people on hand to answer your questions on all things insulation, draught-proofing, and energy efficiency.

Calvary Church Hall - Saturday 9 March
12noon to 5pm @ Calvary Church Hall, Top of London Road, Brighton,

23Mar

Volunteer Saturday at The Green Centre

Come along to our next volunteer Saturday!

Any  help will be appreciated as we continue to tackle our bottle top mountain. Last volunteer Saturday we managed 29 sacks. Hoping to better that this time.

Saturday 23rd 10.30 am till 4.30pm. Lunch provided if full day - refreshments for half day. Give us a shout if you are up for it!

The Green Centre

39 Manor Hill

BN2 5EL

01273 687700