Sat 19th November treats! #sustweek16

It begins Sat 19th Nov – Join in! Learn something. Enjoy.


Sat 19th Nov:Population Matter stall in St Albans market – Come and enjoy some fun activities based around population growth to help you understand population issues better. FREE. 9am – 4pm 



gracefulgreensSat 19th Nov: Graceful Greens Breeze round
the lanes
Come and join our sociable Graceful Greens ride, on our monthly tour of Hertfordshire’s best cycling cafes. About 15 miles, at a gentle pace of approx. 9 mph, with a friendly group (women only). FREE. To book: www.goskyride.com/Search/Details?eventid=79890 9.30am -12.30pm
Start Cafe Nero, Harpenden, AL5 2SN.


sopwell-nunnerySat 19th Nov: Conservation session at Sopwell Nunnery Green new nature reserve
Come and help build a bench, clear brambles and vegetation, litter pick, or reinstall the VVS Footpath sign. Tools will be supplied. Adults (16+). Meet in the new nature reserve, by the river next to the Alban Way Bridge. FREE. Register interest email sue.frearson@which.net or phone 01727 761878. 10am – 1pm Car parking at the allotment carpark, Sopwell Mill Lane, off Cottonmill Lane.


allotmentSat 19th Nov: Allotment Promotion Stall
Always wanted to grow your own veg? Come along to the market to speak to the Council Allotments Officer and find out about what it’s like to have an allotment. You can even sign up for one. FREE. 10am – 4pm St Albans Market.


Sat 19th Nov: Junk sculpture                                                                                                           Using recycled materials to create a model of an endangered species Fun drop off art sessions focussing on how we can get creative with our recycling! All materials, a drink and snack are included in the price. Children’s art session for age 6+. £14 per session; £22 if booked with session on 26th. Book online at www.laura-ellis.co.uk 10.15am – 11.45am Fleetville Junior School, 228 Hatfield Road, St Albans, AL1 4LW.


cllr-chivers-community-litter-pickSat 19th Nov: Community litter pick
Community litter pick in Verulamium Park with Cllr Jessica Chivers. Bags, gloves and pickers provided. It’ll put a smile on your face come rain or shine. Verulamium Park. Meet at the top of the causeway (the stretch of cycleway and footpath that leads from the lake, along the Roman wall to the King Harry Park entrance). FREE.10.30am – 11.30am
Verulamium Park. St Albans Conservative
Association /Cllr Chivers


cyclists-dismount-stupid-signSat 19th Nov: Cyclenation Conference
This national event brings together cycling planners and
campaigners to discuss opportunities and challenges of
improving cycling facilities. Workshops/talks on healthy streets, road justice, mini-Hollands, cycling infrastructure and more. £15. Booking www.stacc.org.uk and click Conference. 11am – 6pm Dagnall Street Baptist Church, St Albans, AL3 5EE.


foodsmilesSat 19th Nov: Organic Food Growing group Open Day
FoodSmiles Tour, vegetable cakes and hot soup. Meet some of our members. See if this is something for you, benefits for members include organic veg, exercise, fresh air, learning new skills, and social interaction. Join us! Families welcome. In case of very bad weather on the day, contact 07813 047463. FREE.12pm – 4pm Hammonds End Farm, Harpenden, AL5 2AY.


lcd_logoSat 19th Nov: Sustainable Food Café – with craft fair
We will be offering a range of tasty meals that are sustainable, with an emphasis on keeping our carbon footprint down. A craft fair will run alongside the café. FREE. 12pm – 2pm St Luke’s church, Cell Barnes Lane, St Albans, AL1 5QJ.


Sat 19th Nov: FoodSmiles: foodsmilesA practical introduction to composting
Learn how to make good compost and have a go. Please wear strong shoes and bring gardening gloves. Adults and children over 10. £3. To book, email foodsmiles.info@gmail.com In case of very bad weather please contact 07813 047463. 2pm – 3pm Hammonds End Farm, Harpenden, AL5 2AY.


christchurchSat 19th Nov: ‘Planet Earth, Environmental Crisis and The Role of The Human Male’
A talk and discussion with Andy Atkins the CEO of Christian
environmental charity A Rocha UK. A meeting for men
to explore what role they can have in making a positive
contribution to the current environmental crisis. FREE. 7pm for 7.30pm – 9.30pm Christ Church St Albans, High
Oaks, St Albans, AL3 6DJ.


niche-posterSat 19th Nov: ‘Niche’ Film And Talk About Sharks
Shark conservationist, Amir Fogel, presents his documentary looking at the importance of sharks to marine ecosystems and the complexities of shark conservation. FREE. Donations to Marine Conservation. To book, email: social@sasac.co.uk 7.30pm -10.30pm
St Albans Sub Aqua Club, Cottonmill Lane, St Albans, AL1 1HJ.


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One response to “Sat 19th November treats! #sustweek16

  1. Reblogged this on SuStainable StAlbans Week and commented:

    The week starts here!

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