Sustainable st albans week is off to a great start!
It has been a busy weekend start to the weekend with over 150 people attending events this weekend and we invite you to come along to an event this week.
See an updated list of all the events on the website http://www.sustainablestalbans.org.
The website has all sorts of information, including things you can do at home, yourself this week. You can also see some lovely examples of the #Postcards2Paris that local schoolchildren have been creating to send off to the Global Climate Change talks next week.
For one week only! Come and join in. Below we highlight a few events that we hope will catch your imagination – see you there!
Mon 23rd November: Cutting your Carbon Footprint St Albans 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Come along to find out about practical actions that individuals and households can take to cut their carbon footprint. Talk and discussion. 7.30pm – 9.30pm The Parish Centre St Michael’s Street,
St Albans AL3 4SL Organised by Transition St Albans. Free
Wed 25th: How To Create A Sustainable Local Economy In St Albans District 7.30pm
How can we take an alternative approach to our local economy for the benefit of St Albans District? Talks and discussion. See more and book here. Free 7.30pm – 9.30pm Marlborough Road Methodist Church, St Albans AL1 3XQ Organised by St Albans Sustainable Economy Group.
Thurs 26th Stories of Then and Now 3 -4 pm
Come listen to tales for adults: tales of destruction; tales of hope for the future. In the (back) Dining Room at The Courtyard Café, 11 Hatfield Road, St Albans AL1 Organised by Davina Malcom Transition Streets Kimpton 3RR Free
Thurs 26th: Cutting Your Carbon Footprint Harpenden 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Come along to find out about practical actions that individuals and households can take to cut their carbon footprint, including training to use our Harpenden thermal imaging camera. Talk and discussion. Park Hall, Leyton Road, Harpenden AL5 2LX Organised by Transition St
Fri 27th: This Changes Everything’ Film and panel discussion 7.30pm
A film about climate change – provocative, compelling and empowering.The film asks: is confronting the climate crisis the best chance we’ll ever get to build a better world? After-film panel and Q&A on Climate Change: How should we respond? Organised by the Divest Herts campaign. Maltings Art Theatre, 7.30pm. Book online:
https://v1.bookwhen.com/this-changes-everything. Suggested donations: £6/£3 conc
Sat 28th: Repair Event 10am – 1pm
Zapped a zip? Your toaster’s toast? Laggardly laptop? Broken bike? DIY disaster? Don’t despair – repair! Bring along anything you can carry for our experts to examine, offer advice, and if possible, repair. Experts in needlework and DIY will be on hand, experienced fixers from The Restart Project will be undaunted by anything electrical or electronic, or get a free bike check from Cycle Tech Herts. Refreshments available. 10am – 1pm in the Foyer, St Albans City and District Council Offices, Civic Centre, St Peter’s Street, St Albans AL1 3JE. Organised by St Albans City and District Council’s Waste and Recycling Team, Cycle-Tech Hertfordshire and with volunteers from The Restart Project. Free
Sat 28th Sopwell History Walk – the Norman Connection 1.45pm – 3.30pm
A simple 2/3 mile walk, led by one of Sopwell’s most knowledgeable residents, Chris Pudsey,visiting Sopwell’s historic pointers of interest. Participants will discover how this area of St Albans has been able to maintain a strong ‘rural’ element whilst being part of the residential area of southern St Albans. Meet at Mandeville Drive next to Mandeville JMI School, AL1 2LE. If you intend to come, please contact Jennifer: firstname.lastname@example.org or 01727 835747 Organised by Sopwell Residents Association. Free
Loads more events online – walks, talks, films, events! www.sustainablestalbans.org