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Green Diary Events - April 2019


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: 27/04/2019, 04/05/2019, 11/05/2019

Brighton VegFest

Brighton VegFest will be held at Hove Town Hall and is family friendly, community based, not-for-profit and supports a number of charities and other not-for-profit groups, as well as small independent businesses alongside a few bigger ethical brands.

You will find a wealth of information of the wider benefits of the veggie / vegan lifestyle including benefits to health, the environment, animal welfare and global food production, as well as talks, cookery demos, entertainment and competitions and some fabulous shopping opportunities.

11am - 6pm. Admission free to the public

Hove Town Hall, Norton Road, Hove  BN3 4AH


Big Dig Week

A celebration of the beginning of the growing season. Spring into action and volunteer at a work day with your local community food growing project. There are over 20 activity days to sign up to during the week across Brighton & Hove.

This event is a great way for existing projects to find more volunteers and for local people to learn how they can volunteer. It also helps the gardens get ready for the new growing season.

Use this map to find an activity or download the full programme.


Core Growing Skills

For beginner allotment-holders and gardeners as well as those who have been growing for a while

A step by step guide to handling a growing season in an allotment or garden - from laying out your plot and sowing seeds to transplanting and caring for your plants. A crucial workshop for anyone wishing to develop their practical growing skills and basic understanding of theory.

The workshop takes place between 10:00 and 16:00 at Whitehawk Community Food Projecta friendly, allotment-based organic gardening group. This is a well-established site with beautiful sea views, polytunnels, orchard, and vegetable and herb gardens.


Woodkids Camp Building

Wilderness Wood is a family-run award-winning 62-acre woodland in the beautiful Sussex Weald.

Venture into the woods to build a spectacular camp with whatever materials you can find.

Let your imagination run wild, but remember you'll need to protect yourself from the elements!

Details here.

Sat 16 Mar 2013