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November 2018

Edible Gardening for Small Spaces

3 November, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW Learn how to plant in small spaces using creative containers and ideas. The course will look at how to recycle, reuse and upcycle materials to bring small unused areas to life with a variety of edible fruit and veg. The workshop will take your through the various methods and forms you could use to do this, including raised beds, vertical gardening, square foot and no dig gardening. This is a hands on course and you will get to create your…

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Litterbug Litter Pick – November

25 November, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bramshall Park (Meeting point), Bramshall Road
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire ST14 7PF United Kingdom
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As part of our Litterbugs Project, we want to ensure that litter is eradicated in our area, whilst this is quite an ambitious target, it is well needed to improve the wellbeing of our local environment and community. We are inviting community volunteers to come together on various dates to help clear rubbish from our streets. Due to popular demand we are now making our litter picks monthly. It doesn't matter whether you are on your own, part of a…

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December 2018

Living Christmas Wreath – Craft workshop

1 December, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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Learn how to make a living christmas wreath, with plants that you can then pot on and reuse after the festive period has finished. On this workshop you will try your hand at creating your very own living Christmas Wreath, for you to take home and proudly display on your door. 

And, why not visit the Christmas Fair hosted next door at the Strawberry Garden Centre to get some inspiration and ideas (as well as a nice cup of hot chocolate!) 

The craft workshop is for all skills levels and all equipment and tools will be provided. 

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Make your own natural beauty products

8 December, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW An introductory workshop to making your own beauty products delivered by independent NYR Organic consultant, Harriet Radley. She will teach you how to make your very own beauty products using aromatherapy and natural ingredients. You’ll even make a bespoke aromatherapy product to take home with you using Neal's Yard Remedies organic products. The craft workshop is for all skill levels and all equipment and supplies will be provided. REFRESHMENTS Tea and coffee will be provided. TIMES The workshop will run…

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Furoshiki – Gift wrapping with scarves

15 December, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW Furoshiki is the Japanese art of carrying clothes, goods, and other items with a simple piece of fabric. It's a perfect, eco-friendly gift wrapping alternative. Local food photographer and vegan blogger PK Whalen will teach you how to use scarves and fabrics to wrap your holiday gifts in this unique fashion. You'll learn several basic wraps as well as petal wraps, and how to turn a scarf into a quick shopping bag. WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING Fabrics, scarves,…

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Christmas quiz and festive tea

15 December, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW Join us for a Christmas Quiz and raffle to help raise money for our community projects. This fun, social event will test your general knowledge, with goodies up for grabs for the winning teams. Included in the price of your ticket is a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie on arrival, as well as teas and coffees. No more than 5 to a team please - no minimum. REFRESHMENTS Mulled wine and mince pies will be provided…

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January 2019

Growing edibles with hydroponics

19 January @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW Explore growing vegetables and plants quickly and easily through Hydroponics. Hydroponic gardening is growing veg 365 days a year with: No digging or weeding No slugs or snails No soil It waters itself, using 80% less water than a conventional garden And takes up less space as it is vertical. Come and see a HydroVeg Kit for yourself, and see how quickly and easily you can grow all year round. Sue Tonks invented and builds HydroVeg Kits® for homes…

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Litterbug Litter Pick – January

20 January @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bramshall Park (Meeting point), Bramshall Road
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire ST14 7PF United Kingdom
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As part of The Litterbug Project, we want to ensure that litter is eradicated in our area, whilst this is quite an ambitious target, it is well needed to improve the wellbeing of our local environment and community. We are inviting community volunteers to come together on various dates to help clear rubbish from our streets. Due to popular demand we are now making our litter picks monthly. It doesn't matter whether you are on your own, part of a…

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February 2019

Make your own origami cards

8 February @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW Origami is the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. In this workshop, PK will take you through simple folds to create origami based cards using beautiful origami paper. You will have the chance to make two bespoke cards to take home, one of which will be a heart-shaped card just in time for Valentine's Day. The other card will be to a theme of your choosing and PK will show you ideas and inspirations on how to bring the…

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How to shop plastic free (with Roots Larder)

9 February @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW We are all aware of the negative impact single use plastic is having on the environment. However, shopping through plastic free shops and switching to new eco-products can sometimes feel a bit daunting, this event is here to answer your questions and provide a chance for you to try out some eco alternatives. Nigel Evans, owner of Roots Larder, our local mobile plastic free shop, will talk about how to take the hassle out of shopping plastic free and the best…

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