Friday, 5 October 2018

Planting Up - upcoming events



Planting Up have got some great events coming up including:


  • October Weekend Permablitz (with “Bring & Share” lunch) on Sun 14 Oct, 11am – 2pm


  • Incredible edibles event on 27th Oct, 10.30 - 1pm
Check out their website for more information 

Thursday, 4 October 2018

Join Transition Town Milton Keynes for the October EcoChallenge



Running from 3 - 24 October, this challenge is a fun and easy way to make a difference for our communities and the planet, put in focus through some healthy competition! You can choose small actions like spending more time outdoors to larger ones like generating less waste. Do as much or as little as you like. One thing it promises is inspiration for how we can all do our bit.

Book swap - 14th October

Come along to a book swap on 14th October at Sudgrove House, Downhead Park from 2.30 - 5pm. Tea and cake available, plus plenty of book a to swap! Contact Carol for more details - 01908 677730 or email carolbarac136@btinternet.com



Thursday, 27 September 2018

'Wildlife West of Milton Keynes: Threats and Opportunities' talk -24th Oct

Friends of Stony Stratford library are hosting a  talk on 'Wildlife West of Milton Keynes: Threats and Opportunities' on 24th October at 7pm.

Tickets for the talk will be available at the Library (tel. 01908-562562) from Wednesday 3 October. There is no charge for tickets, but FoSSL is grateful to accept donations to cover costs and to support activities at the Library.


As always, wine, fruit juice and home-made cake will be served after the talk.


Monday, 24 September 2018

Litter pick - 6th Oct

Help make MK a more beautiful place by joining us on our monthly litter picking event (also known as plawking) at Caldecotte Lake South on Saturday 6th Oct from 5-6pm. Equipment provided but please bring your own gloves. See you there!





Monday, 17 September 2018

Minimalism film screening - 10th October




Our friends at the Bedfordshire Climate Change Forum are hosting a film night on 10th October, showing 'Minimalism' - a film that takes the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life—families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even a former Wall Street broker—all of whom are striving to live a meaningful life with less.

Join them on Wednesday October 10th in Room G001 (ground floor) at the university's Gateway Building at the Bedford campus on Polhill Avenue. Start at 7.30 sharp and we finish at around 9.30, allowing time for discussion and the exchange of ideas and potential action.

The event is free but donations are welcome.


Monday, 27 August 2018

Plawking at Teardrop Lakes - 1st September

The next Plawking event organised by Transition Town Milton Keynes is on Saturday 1st September from 5 - 6pm. Meet at MK Station and we will walk over to the Teardrop Lakes, where we will tidy for around an hour.  Hope to see you there! 

Photo from a previous TTMK Plawking event

Facing Up to Climate Reality: Do We Have the Will? - 15th September


Dr Rupert Read, philosopher, teacher, author from the University of East Anglia is coming to the Panacea Museum in Bedford on Saturday September 15th at 2pm to give a talk entitled 'Facing Up to Climate Reality: Do We Have the Will?' as part of The Anthropocene: Of Our Own Making art exhibition and 'eco fair' . The event is free and open to all, and children will be most welcome too. There will also be a talk on palm oil from Greenpeace, Jo Atherton eco art, poetry on environmental themes, stalls on zero waste, community gardening, composting, plant swap table, sewing repair stall (don't throw away that which Ana might be able to repair), a Woodland Trust stall and, to be confirmed, Sustrans with their power generating bicycle.

MK Food Fest - 15th Sep

MK Food Fest- 15th September at Linford Manor Park. Free entry. Visit their website for further details.


Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Planting Up's foraging walk - 9th September


Join Planting Up for a 2 hour gentle walk to look at the edible and medicinal qualities of plants and their folklore.

Further details on the Planting Up website or sign up via eventbrite