Transition Initiative Newcastle

July 20, 2009

Events from 21st July

Filed under: Uncategorized — newcastletransition @ 7:55 pm

Dear transition supporters,

Here are a few events to put in your diary.

1 TRANSITION FOOD GROUP MEETING
TUES 21ST JULY 09. AT 7.30. AT THE STAR AND SHADOW CINEMA, OUSEBURN.

2 July 24-26th. Skills Fayre Weekend- at Burnlaw, Whitfield, nr Hexham, Northumberland.

A great chance to learn new skills.
Come by yourself, come with a friend, come with your family. Come with a skill to share, or come and learn new skills.
Skills on offer will depend on who comes! So far it looks like this: Green woodworking, Blacksmithing, Bike building, bread making, cooking for children, felt making, Disc golf training, veg growing, stonewalling, building a solar cooker and more!

In the late evening a sharing of music poetry and story in a circle of fire. Facilities: Some inside accommodation. Camping and washing facilities.
Come Friday night/Saturday morning. Bring your own breakfasts and lunch on Saturday. Saturday supper and Sunday lunch provided.
Timings: Saturday workshops 10-12am 2-4pm Communal evening meal 6.30 Sat Evening: Ceilidh 8pm
Sunday: Workshops 10-12am. 2-4pm Lunch 1pm.
Costs: Include Camping for Weekend £35 per adult, £12per child / Day rate: £18per adult £6 per child
Contact: Holly 07747 015 892 Or Oran: info@underwood workshop.co.uk to book or for more information.

3 BIG GREEN SEASIDE DAY. 31ST AUGUST (BANK HOL. MONDAY)
Tynemouth metro station. Lots of stalls and events,

Transition will have a stall there with a North Tyneside emphasis.

We could do with some volunteers to be at the stall during parts

of the day. Any offers ? E mail us back by reply.

4
NORTH EAST ORGANIC GROWERS; (BOX SCHEME) Open Day on Sunday 6 September
(during ‘Organic Fortnight’) where we hope to have some kind of TRANSITION NEWCASTLE stall
for the members who may be unaware of what it is all about.
NEOG/Earth Balance is easy to reach by bus as the X31/X32 from the Haymarket
pass right by the entrance. More details later. Why not see the place , meet the people and book
up to try out a local organic veggie box scheme (Fruit available too).

5 TRANSITION CULTURE. Film and discussion. Weds 9th September 7.30pm
At the Star And Shadow Cinema. A look at what transition groups are doing around the country.

Ideas to try out here too.

News : Quite a few new contacts from the Ouseburn festival . Well done all the volunteers.
Jesmond community orchard…the major earthworks are coming to an end soon.

Then it is the planning and developing the orchard stage, more news later.

Heaton group are putting on a film in september…details later.

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