1 Aug 2010
Wisdom in Nature events advertised
Just got notice of some events from Wisdom in Nature, missed off the first two cos too late and I missed them because of my broadband problems...while I am not a Muslim, WIN the eco-Islam group are one of my favourite environmental networks, well worth finding out more about.
PUBLIC MEETING - “WHY WE SHOULD END DOMESTIC FLIGHTS”
Organised by the Campaign Against Climate Change
Wednesday 11th August 2010
Venue to be announced nearer the time on website below.
Speakers: John Stewart (chair of AirportWatch), Dan Glass (Plane Stupid), Anne-Marie Griffin (chair, Fight The Flights), Phil Thornhill (national co-ordinator, Campaign against Climate Change).
For further details, see www.campaigncc.org
4) CAMP FOR CLIMATE ACTION 2010
19-25 August, Edinburgh
Exact venue will be announced on 19th August - see website below for more information.
Our sustainable and collectively organised basecamp will give you the chance to learn, train up, and meet like minded individuals. Previous Climate Camps have included workshops on Consensus Decision Making, Art and Activism, and Muslims and the Climate Movement.
This Climate Camp will focus on Direct Action against RBS for funding climate change. It will include direct action, training, and a day of action.
For more information: 07594 521 290; www.climatecamp.org.uk
5) LONDON PERMACULTURE FESTIVAL
Date: Sun 22 Aug 2010
Venue: Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regents Park Road, Camden, NW1 7AY
£4/£3 conc (children & under 18s free)
The Festival aims to bring together all groups directly or indirectly related to Permaculture and Transition in and around London. Packed throughout the day with back to back engaging workshops, inspiring films, interactive practical demonstrations, expert talks, and relaxed networking. Helping Londoners to engage with their local activist projects, community gardens & Transition Town groups throughout the city.
Expect workshops, talks and interactive demonstrations on:
Edible landscaping for small gardens, Intro to Transition Towns, Guerilla Gardening action, Non-Violent Communication intro (NVC), Activist video making, The Work that Reconnects intro, Tips for low impact living, Skills Swap Bazaar, Seed Swap - Bring your own seeds, Networking with world café, Inspiring films throughout the day, and more..
More to come- full details of the programme still to be confirmed.
6) CONVERGENCE 2010
Organised b the Permaculture Association
3rd - 5th September
Tickets still available - book soon!
This fantastic and fun event only happens once every two years - don't miss it!
The venue is Lambourne End Outdoor Centre, Lambourne End, Essex, RM4 1NB, one of our new LAND permaculture demonstration projects.
It's for members of the Permaculture Association, so if you're not currently a member, join now, and then book your place at the convergence. It's three intense days of permaculture workshops, practicals, case studies, Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design presentations, networking, woodland walks, games, our AGM, eco-cinema, and special guest visitors.
For more details and booking, http://www.permaculture.org.uk/convergence2010
7) GMO FREE EUROPE CONFERENCE 2010
Organised by GMO-free Europe
In Brussels and Ghent (in Belgium) 16th - 18th September 2010
Call for Participation
We invite representatives from formal and informal GMO-free regions, GMO-free initiatives and activists on related issues from all over Europe. Breeders and seed exchangers, farmers, bee-keepers, gmo-free traders, processors and retailers as well as consumers, critical scientists and environmental activists are welcome. Interested in being a part of the planning and helping to determine the agenda?
Contact us now! firstname.lastname@example.org Check back frequently for updates on the program and registration!
Further details at http://www.gmo-free-regions.org/
Wisdom In Nature is an Islamic ecological & community activist group. Our original name was LINE, a name that co-exists for the time being. We have a presence in both London & Brighton, and engage in a transformative approach. Our activities include deep dialogue, educational talks and workshops, climate change campaigning, and nature outings. Find out more about us by visiting our website: http://www.wisdominnature.org.uk