Our community is pleased to announce that we will be hosting our Craft, Art & Food Fair on Saturday 9th November! Joining our creative community will be local artisans, makers crafters and producers selling their creations and helping to support our charity. The Craft, Art & Food Fair is FREE to all attending, and will be hosted inside our Chrysalis Theatre, Cafe and Camphill grounds. Expect hand-made textiles, soaps, crafts, spices and rubs, preserves, jewellery, book art, ceramics, artisan gin, wellness snacks, woodwork and metal work, festive gifts and so much more! Visit the Camphill website for info.
Tuesday 5th Nov 6.30-8.30pm at Council Chamber, Civic Office, 1 Saxon Gate East, Central Milton Keynes
MKC Cabinet Meeting: Biodiversity strategy being tabled. If anyone wants to submit a question for the cabinet at the meeting, please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cllr Emily Darlington, cabinet member for public realm, is tabling a Biodiversity Strategy in connection with MKC's ambitions to be "The Worlds Greenest City"
Links to useful documents below: "Environmental Policy: Core Outcomes (Greenest City in the World: Physical & Natural Environment – Vision) on the cabinet meeting agenda. See document online here https://tinyurl.com/yyoqlnbb
As part of the Climate change task and finish group sessions from the Milton Keynes council, the theme of this session will be Planning/Housing. Taking place in Room 0.06/0.07. see meeting agenda here > > https://tinyurl.com/yy23n879
The rest of the "climate change task and finish group" is scheduled as follows originally. (NB: It is subject to change now due to the elections) 6th November, theme planning/housing 11th December, theme TBC 23th Jan, theme TBC 13th Feb final report. Task group to consider it's findings, make recommendations/draw up action plan/finalise report
Our friends at the MK Peace and Justice Network have organised for Nick Dearden to speak to us on trade. He will talk about how trade deals are long lasting, undemocratic and promote the interests of powerful corporations. Join them at 7.30 on 7th November at MK central library or visit their Facebook page to find out more.
Come along for an hour to help your community be a better cleaner place. Families welcome, children must be accompanied by adults. Equipment will be provided but please wear appropriate footwear and clothes.
Meeting at Brookland meadow park adjacent to the junction of Saxonia Boulevard and Ark Royal. The event will be from 2 - 3pm.
This event is organised and run by volunteers through Broughton and Brooklands Community Connectors, please see their facebook event page for any questions. Or visit the Parks Trust website for information.
Join The Parks Trust on the biggest volunteering day of the year as they tidy up at Linford Lakes Nature Reserve.
A great free event for all the family to get involved with and help restore some Milton Keynes parkland and habitat. Families welcome, Children aged 8 and above, must be supervised at all times. Please come dressed for outside work, sturdy shoes/boots and come prepared for wet weather.
The aim is to improve access to nature for all by clearing the main paths and opening up views of the warbler bird hide. Easier tasks include sweeping boardwalks, bird hides and re-stocking the bird feeders.
Parking and toilets are available at Linford Lakes Education Centre, Wolverton Road, Great Linford, MK14 5AH.
Light refreshments available and guided walk of the reserve at the end of the session.
September and October 2019 see the Global Climate Strikes, School Strikes and Extinction Rebellion’s International fortnight of mass civil disobedience. Pop Up Tomorrow invites you to dare to imagine with others what it could be like if they succeed. What if these actions unlock a previously unimaginable cascade of positive consequences, a historically extraordinary sequence of events? An aligning of political will, resources, determination and imagination? Join us as we step into an imagined future to collectively vision, playfully build and then physically inhabit a 3D vision of a Zero Carbon Britain in 2030. All are welcome for a day that will change the way you think about the future. Bring yourself, your lunch, and your imagination. Pop Up Tomorrow will be hosted by Rob Hopkins of Transition Network with Kate Raworth author of Doughnut Economics, and facilitated by Ruth Ben-Tovim and Lucy Neal from Encounters Arts who work across the UK, bringing people together to share their stories, experiences, ideas and visions. Ages: 8+ Tickets: £5 and £3 concessions https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pop-up-tomorrow-london-tickets-75124552559