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Vegan Camp 2019

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Vegan Camp UK The original vegan camp established 1981, a friendly and enjoyable annual social gathering for singles, couples and families, not to be confused with any other similar named group.

In 2019 the 39th consecutive annual event will be held at Bank Farm Campsite, Birchover, near Matlock, Derbyshire for the second time, following last year’s very enjoyable time there. The dates for this year’s 14 night stay at Vegan Camp begin from arrival day Saturday the 27th July to departure day Sunday 11th August.

Barn Farm is close to the  small village of Birchover just 5 mins walk from the campsite which is on the south east corner of The Peak District.  You may stay all of, or any period of time between Saturday July 27  to Sunday 11 August) also if you wish, you are welcome as a day visitor too. (No minimum period of stay. Singles, couples and families are all welcome.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/314916876055005/

Neighbourhood Food Growing Festival

Nottingham’s first Neighbourhood Food Growing Festival

Free admission. Sunday 9th June ’19 1pm-4pm

Nottingham’s community gardens are busy growing plants and seedlings for you.

Come to Nottingham Arboretum and buy to grow on at home, take part in growing activities, visit the plants for free stall, see growing and cooking and other food related demonstrations. Activities for the children, music, guided tours of the Arboretum and much more…

Contacts Lynn Taylor 07960 164448 . Lynn@farmgarden.org.uk
Shona Munro 07585 773664 . nottinghamgoodfoodpartnership@gmail.com

Keep Fiery yet Not Burn Out – Regenerative Culture

Join us at 1pm to share food, before workshop from 2pm – 5pm

Sherwood Rise Residents Association

Sherwood Rise Residents Association (SRRA) will meet at the Sumac from 7.30 -9.30 pm.

This is an open meeting to any one who lives in Forest Fields, New Basford, Carrington and surrounding areas. The Residents Association plans the Stuff of Life Festival on Hedley Villas Park, the Winter Gathering in December & other activities.

The purpose of the Residents Association is to also offer people the space to share community concerns, build community relationships and offer informal friendship as people who live in the same neighbourhoods.

Having Sumac as an accessible  venue will I hope encourage more local people to come along.

There will be tea and cake and samosas!

Also on Sumac Diary.

Extinction Rebellion Spring Uprising

So we are throwing a 3000 person Indoor XR festival!

AREAS

REBEL HALL – Music, talks and Non Violent Direct Action Training for 1000 at a time

SOLUTION ZONE – Showcasing local and national solutions to the Crisis – Co-housing, Permaculture, renewable energy, tiny houses, Resource use, Citizen’s Assembly demo, a special projected zoom call with XR groups all over the world and more.

GALLERY – All Art themed around the ecological crisis and XR welcomed – best 20 get taken on an XR art tour this summer (galleries & festivals)

THE ART FACTORY – Lets make the Rebellion beautiful! To create much of the larger art/ banners/ printing that will be used for April 15thonwards – come up and help, learn how to Lino print, print your clothes with XR graphics, or just hang out with the brilliant scoundrels that is our art team

THE SANCTUARY – Our Regenerative culture space – Extinction café, Non-violent communication, A Grief Temple, Body workers etc.

RESISTANCE EXHIBITION – A Photographic journey through all social resistance movements from the past 100 years

TRAINING ROOMS – Smaller Rooms for specified trainings – continuous all weekend (training of trainers, learn the extinction talk etc.)

OUTDOOR FOOD TRUCK AREA – Food Waste charities, ethical producers, all Vegetarian and Vegan – this event will not serve alcohol till late

WEEKEND TICKETS: £20
DAY TICKETS: £12.50
http://buytickets.at/extinctionrebellion

THESE PRICES WILL COVER OUR COSTS FOR THE GATHERING – IF YOU CAN AND WANT TO – PLEASE DONATE EXTRA THROUGH THE OPTIONAL DONATION ON THE TICKET SITE– ALL REMAINING MONEY WILL GO STRAIGHT BACK INTO XR FOR APRIL 15TH

Community Climate Action Networking Event

An opportunity for community groups in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Derby focused on tackling climate change and other environmental problems to meet to share their projects, successes, struggles and ideas. There will also be workshop focused on creating and maintaining a healthy culture within groups.

The event will begin with a bring and share lunch – please bring something to share (let us know if you have any dietary requirements). NB: Sumac’s kitchen is strictly vegan, but vegetarian food can be brought into the room we are meeting in, so long as it doesn’t go into the kitchen.

If you are part of a community group and would like to bring a short workshop/talk about a project you are running/have run please get in touch. Otherwise, come and be inspired.

We are running a similar event in Chesterfield on 23rd March. You are welcome to attend whichever event is more convenient for you, regardless of which county you live in.

Skills Exchange Timebank Winter Social

Friday 4th January 2019, 7pm- 10.30pm

We are a time bank, centred on the NG7 area of Nottingham. Members carry out jobs for each other (non-professionally) in exchange for Time Credits rather than money – one credit for one hour’s work. Examples of such jobs include: transporting people and goods, massage, IT repairs, gardening and befriending.

We also hold monthly meetings to organise our activities, and regular social events which help bring us together. We network with other community groups and use Timebanking UK software for our administration.  Groups such as the Sumac can become group members.

The Winter Social is a Members and friends event. Extra visitors are welcome. There will be a veggie buffet (mostly vegan), a quiz and a tomboa.

Details from Skills Exchange Timebank  – Rosie Jarrett: 07984 125239, skillsexchangeng@gmail.com and Moby Farrands.

Sherwood Rise Winter Gathering

Winter Craft Fair and Social Happening

Beautiful handmade gifts by local crafts businesses, delicious vegan food by Numinums, bar and music.
Free entry, bring cash for gifts, food, and drink.
Get yersen down there!

Big Vegan Breakfast Feast , Brighton

Big Vegan Breakfast Feast – Fundraiser For A Local Foodbank by Cowley Club.

Cowley club is a not for profit social centre. It’s a hub for various community and grassroots organisations and campaigns. It houses a bookshop, library, vegan cafe and members bar.

 

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