2016 Events


Women's Health day workshop

Saturday 4th June 2016, 10.00am – 4.00pm

 

A day of hands on cooking, creating nutrient dense foods, uniquely for women. Learn which foods truly support your journey & discover a vibrant diet that supports energy, vitality & radiance.

Courses take place at Greencuisine Trust HQ & cost £95.00. Each day includes a short presentation with plenty of time for Q & A. The cost includes refreshments, lunch & recipes to take home.

Greencuisine Trust, 1 The Byres, Wellingham Lane, Ringmer, Lewes BN8 5SN. Tel: Daphne 07796686629. Bookings: jean@greencuisine.org

Food & Vitality day workshop

Sunday 5th June 2016, 10.00am – 4.00pm

 

A day preparing foods that nourish you and the planet. Sprouting, air-drying, fermenting, sea vegetables, dairy free puddings, cocktails & canapés – plenty of tastings and lots of fun.

Courses take place at Greencuisine Trust HQ & cost £95.00. Each day includes a short presentation with plenty of time for Q & A. The cost includes refreshments, lunch & recipes to take home.

Greencuisine Trust, 1 The Byres, Wellingham Lane, Ringmer, Lewes BN8 5SN. Tel: Daphne 07796686629. Bookings: jean@greencuisine.org


Climate Change - What's the Fuss?

All Saints Centre, Lewes on Tuesday, 14th June 7pm, Free Entry

 

A film screening of This Changes Everything, inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller.

This will be followed by a Q&A session with expert panellists, so come along with your climate change questions, or just listen and share in this thought-provoking evening.

 Watch the trailer...


Save the date! The Big Lewes Flood Debate

Thursday 22 September, 7.30pm, Lewes Town Hall

 

For 15 years Lewes has been flood-free. But how long will this last? In the face of climate change and increased extreme weather 'events', how could we use nature to make our town more flood resilient? What can we each do in our streets and gardens to help? And is planting more trees the answer?

These are just some of the questions we'll be looking to discuss as part of our natural flood management initiative starting this autumn.

We're kicking off with 'The Big Lewes Flood Debate' on Thursday 22 September, 7.30pm, Lewes Town Hall. A guest panel of experts will be explaining the type of flood challenges Lewes faces; what measures they believe we need to be taking in response; outlining flood mitigation projects already underway; and explaining opportunities for local people to get involved.

There'll also be a Q&A session to put your questions to the experts and say what you believe Lewes should be doing to keep itself flood resilient.

We hope to follow up the debate with a series of activities over the autumn and winter, allowing anyone get involved in natural flood management in and around Lewes. Watch this space to learn more.


TTL June Social

7.30pm,  Monday 27 June, The Lewes Arms

  It's the monthly Transition Town Lewes get-together. If you're new to TTL or just want to find out more, come along and share your ideas, whether you're interested in local food growing, renewable energy, green transport or something else completely. Everyone warmly welcome. Call Juliet on 07887 556 177. (there's no room booked so just wander round until you find us!)

Landport Community Garden - Volunteers

Landport Community Garden is looking for volunteers...

 

They say "Come and join us gardening, grow vegetables, fruit, flowers. Just turn up on Mondays from 1pm, go through blue door on right of old farmhouse/flats at the end of Landport - Hayward Road.

For more information ring 01273 475 480 or email davidgray194@gmail.com"

Follow them on Facebook...


Lewes Food Market

Don't forget... every Friday morning at the Market Tower, Market Street, Lewes

It's bursting with fresh, seasonal, local produce and competitively priced. See you there!

Lewes Food Market is run by a not for profit, Community Interest Company: Lewes Local, which was set up by Transition Town Lewes Food Group. 

Contact the coordinator (tel: 07824711727) or go via the Lewes Food Market website...


East Sussex Credit Union Help Point in Lewes

For friendly face-to-face advice visit  East Sussex Credit Union's Help Point:

 

Tuesdays: 10:00 to 12:00
Lewes District Council offices, Southover House, Southover Road, Lewes BN7 1AB.

Don't forget that you can open junior savings accounts for children and grandchildren under 16 and they get 2% interest.

More information here.... or ring the Brighton office on 01273 234858

Please note that Help Points and their opening times are subject to change depending on the demand from our members. Any changes will be outlined on the website.


Lewes Organic Allotment Project

Wednesday mornings, 9.30am-12.30pm, Nevill

The Lewes Organic Allotment Project  is a community allotment in Nevill which is also used as a demonstration site for workshops, composting instruction days, school trips, and more.

See the Common Cause website for more info.

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Lewes Town Council