Transition town and community events

May
5
Thu
2022
TOWN GROWN May/June Programme
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 9 @ 8:00 pm
TOWN GROWN May/June Programme @ Various

5 May COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE

Town Grown is looking for experienced volunteers who would be interested in the launch of a community assisted agriculture (CSA) project. Initial meeting on
The Common Room, 27 Cambridge Rd, 5pm – 6pm, all welcome.

Sat 7 May TOWN GROWN SEED & SEEDLING SWAP

Bring along any surplus seeds and seedlings to swap with other local growers at the Transition Town Hastings stall.
Leonards King’s Rd market from 1pm – 3pm

STATION GARDEN GROWING SESSION

Meet expert food grower Vicki Cooke for practical advice and hands-on seed sowing demonstration.
Warrior Square Station Garden (access from Station Approach). 2pm – 3pm

Wed 11 May BEGINNERS GUIDE TO GROWING VEG

Practical advice and tips on how to get growing, with experienced grower Vicki Cooke.
Bohemia Walled Garden, Summerfields Woods, Bohemia Rd, 6-8pm

Thur 12 May FORAGER’S GARDEN BOOK LAUNCH & TALK

Hear Anna Locke talk about her recent book; an accessible introduction to permaculture and planting an edible garden.
St Mary in the Castle, drinks from 6pm, talk starts at 6:30pm

Thur 19 May PLANTING A FORAGER’S BORDER

Learn how to plan and plant an edible border with Anna Locke. An introduction to growing food in harmony with nature, even when space is limited.
The Common Room, 27 Cambridge Rd, Hastings, 6:30-8pm

Thur 9 June INTRODUCTION TO GROWING OYSTER MUSHROOMS

Chris Richards, local oyster mushroom grower, will introduce you to the wonderful world of mushrooms and in particular gourmet oyster mushrooms. You’ll learn about the life cycle of mushrooms and how they’re grown locally on waste coffee grounds from local cafes in a low tech way that reduces food miles and the need for big agriculture. At the end of the workshop you’ll be able to take home an oyster mushroom grow kit to grow your own oyster mushrooms at home.
The Common Room, 27 Cambridge Rd, Hastings, 6-8 pm.

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May
26
Thu
2022
Weekly GREEN ROOM sessions, Thursdays @ the Common Room
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Weekly GREEN ROOM sessions, Thursdays @  the Common Room @ The Common Room

GREEN ROOM sessions on Thursdays 10-4pm with an energy advice clinic, drop in for info and events like Green Drinks, pot luck dinners and more.

Also
– THE HASTINGS LIBRARY OF THINGS: just like a library, where instead of books, you borrow common household items. It’s a way for people to borrow things they only need every so often. A way to save money, save the planet and build community.  https://heartofhastings.org.uk/hlot/

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THE COMMON ROOM is now up and running, open to all for meetings, workshops or just to hang out:
https://hastingscommons.com/common-room – or commonroom@wrnv.org.uk

Monthly Potluck Supper @ the Common Room
May 26 @ 7:00 pm
Monthly Potluck Supper @ the Common Room @ The Common Room
in the Common Room (27-29 Cambridge Road, Hastings)
Bring a dish and drinks to share (and your own plate and cutlery, please!)
May
29
Sun
2022
Weekly Community Garden Session – Sunday afternoons
May 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Regular garden work session. Open to all to join with a friendly, relaxed, group of volunteers. Lots of weeding, watering, sowing, clearing, composting, planting, sign making, basic construction work and tea making!

Generally, we alternate weekly between Tuesday and Sunday but always check the events page before coming to a session!

May
31
Tue
2022
Weekly Community Garden Session – Tuesday evenings
May 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Weekly Community Garden Session -  Tuesday evenings @ St Leonards Station Community Garden (North platform normally)

 

Regular garden work session. Open to all to join with a friendly, relaxed, group of volunteers. Lots of weeding, watering, sowing, clearing, composting, planting, sign making, basic construction work and tea making!

Generally, we alternate weekly between Tuesday and Sunday but always check the events page before coming to a session!

Jun
2
Thu
2022
Weekly GREEN ROOM sessions, Thursdays @ the Common Room
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Weekly GREEN ROOM sessions, Thursdays @  the Common Room @ The Common Room

GREEN ROOM sessions on Thursdays 10-4pm with an energy advice clinic, drop in for info and events like Green Drinks, pot luck dinners and more.

Also
– THE HASTINGS LIBRARY OF THINGS: just like a library, where instead of books, you borrow common household items. It’s a way for people to borrow things they only need every so often. A way to save money, save the planet and build community.  https://heartofhastings.org.uk/hlot/

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THE COMMON ROOM is now up and running, open to all for meetings, workshops or just to hang out:
https://hastingscommons.com/common-room – or commonroom@wrnv.org.uk

Jun
5
Sun
2022
The Big (Jubilee) Lunch
Jun 5 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Big (Jubilee) Lunch @ Warrior Square Gardens

https://www.edenprojectcommunities.com/the-big-jubilee-lunch

Save Sunday 5 June for the return of The Big Lunch, aka The Big Jubilee Lunch this year in honour of the Queen’s 70 years on the throne. No matter what your perspective on the monarchy, this is always a wonderful way to celebrate the power of fabulous food to connect people.

Bring a dish and drink to share and TTH will supply the tables and gazebo! 

We’re really excited to be back in Warrior Square Gardens again this year after a two year break – fingers crossed that our unbroken record of warm, sunny weather continues!

Weekly Community Garden Session – Sunday afternoons
Jun 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Regular garden work session. Open to all to join with a friendly, relaxed, group of volunteers. Lots of weeding, watering, sowing, clearing, composting, planting, sign making, basic construction work and tea making!

Generally, we alternate weekly between Tuesday and Sunday but always check the events page before coming to a session!

Jun
7
Tue
2022
Weekly Community Garden Session – Tuesday evenings
Jun 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Weekly Community Garden Session -  Tuesday evenings @ St Leonards Station Community Garden (North platform normally)

 

Regular garden work session. Open to all to join with a friendly, relaxed, group of volunteers. Lots of weeding, watering, sowing, clearing, composting, planting, sign making, basic construction work and tea making!

Generally, we alternate weekly between Tuesday and Sunday but always check the events page before coming to a session!

Jun
9
Thu
2022
Weekly GREEN ROOM sessions, Thursdays @ the Common Room
Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Weekly GREEN ROOM sessions, Thursdays @  the Common Room @ The Common Room

GREEN ROOM sessions on Thursdays 10-4pm with an energy advice clinic, drop in for info and events like Green Drinks, pot luck dinners and more.

Also
– THE HASTINGS LIBRARY OF THINGS: just like a library, where instead of books, you borrow common household items. It’s a way for people to borrow things they only need every so often. A way to save money, save the planet and build community.  https://heartofhastings.org.uk/hlot/

—–

THE COMMON ROOM is now up and running, open to all for meetings, workshops or just to hang out:
https://hastingscommons.com/common-room – or commonroom@wrnv.org.uk