Transition Beds, Bucks and Herts day Event - Sunday 23 March at Box Moor Trust
A day of Open Space Workshops facilitated by people who are using community based approaches to develop local solutions to global problems.
Places are limited so please book now: http://goo.gl/7fUa7V
The day will empower you to:
* talk to others about climate change and reducing carbon emissions
* develop a plan for engaging your community, including your local authorities
* be aware of the wealth of experience available, and how to access it
- Community Energy – (GUCE)
- Energy Efficiency – (Tring in Transition)
- Food Security – (Haddenham in Transition)
- Personal Resilience (Andrew Davies)
- Transition Streets (Transition St Albans)
- Scaling Up (Transition in Kings)
Venue: Box Moor Trust, London Rd, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP1 2RE
Time 10:00am – 4:00pm Book here: http://goo.gl/7fUa7V
Admission is £5.00 to cover costs
Please bring a packed lunch with you and/or food to share. Tea, coffee etc. provided.
Chasing Ice – a hauntingly beautiful film – all welcome
One night only! Friday 21st Feb 7.30pm £3 at St Albans Sub-Aqua Club Al1 1HJ
Advanced Booking Please www.bookwhen.com/riverside-streets
This Oscar-shortlisted picture is starkly beautiful, alarming and important.” **** The Times
“A magical, yet horrifying film which both astounds and enlightens in equal measure.” ***** Cine Vue
a film by James Balog – running time 76 minutes – £3 only
Chasing Ice, the hauntingly beautiful videos compress years into seconds and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear at a breathtaking rate.
Traveling with a team of young adventurers across the brutal Arctic, Chasing Ice depicts a heroic photojournalist on a mission to deliver fragile hope to our carbon-powered planet.
The film is being screened by Riverside Streets Community Film Club www.riversidestreets.wordpress.com The film club arose from one of the Transition Streets groups in St Albans.
The venue is the St Albans Sub-Aqua Club, Cottonmill Swimming Pool, Cottonmill Lane, AL1 1HJ which has a licensed bar and requests booking in advance. The screening is in the large meeting room with cafe-style tables (there are a limited number of seats available) and access to the bar before and after the film.
Are you interested sustainable energy? Your contribution is needed! A small group are beginning to think about how to create a Community Energy Project in St Albans (click here for more information). To come to the meetings and help think how to do this– email energy@transitionstalbans dot org
The Home Grown Food group are looking for new food gardens for the Open Food Garden Programme in 2014. (Click here for more information) Big or small, your garden could inspire other people to grown their own too! To find out more, no obligation email romayne dot firstname.lastname@example.org
This haunting, magical and terrifying film illustrates the world’s glaciers, shot over one year using time-lapse video. One night only screening by Riverside Streets Community Film Club click link for more information and film trailer.
Advanced booking only
Please spend five minutes filling in this Food Survey (click for survey) being carried out by William Powell, a Herts University student. The results will feed into the Food Smiles: Local Food for St Albans project and help to inform views and attitudes of local people.
Warm up with Green Drinks on Tuesday 11 Feb
Join others for a friendly informal discussion of environmental issues. Monthly get together at The Blacksmiths Arms St Peters St, 8-11pm.
New members are especially welcomed to this JAN Open Meeting for tsa and All members invited to start the new year with the inspiring film ‘Do the Math’
This meeting is designed to give a tour around the current initiatives; food (including Food Smiles); energy, and Transition Streets and update everyone on plans for 2014. It is a great opportunity to find out all about TSA, and talk to people already involved with the various projects.
Also for this meeting we are screening the inspiring film ‘Do The Math’ from the US -
The Do The Math movie is a 42-minute documentary film about the rising movement to change the terrifying math of the climate crisis and challenge the fossil fuel industry.
Wed 15 Jan 7.30pm at Fleetville Community Centre – refreshments available – See you there!
GASLAND 2 – a film from the US about fracking and the community response.
Sat November 23rd; doors open 7pm at St Albans Sub-Aqua Club – advanced booking recommended on www.bookwhen.com/riverside-film
There will be a short presentation and we hope to show a 10 minute film about fracking in the UK at the start. There will be time for a discussion after the film to air comments and ideas.
The venue has a licensed bar which will remain open after the screening for those who wish to enjoy a drink and a chat. Donations suggested £5/£3 concessiion.
This is the third film screened by Riverside Streets group – Riverside Community Film – for local people to see and enjoy.