Apr
22
Sat
Barracks Lane Open Garden @ Barracks Lane Community Garden
Apr 22 all-day
Barracks Lane  Open Garden @ Barracks Lane Community Garden

Saturday open garden days run from 1st April to the 28th October 2017. 11am – 4.00pm.   Gardening activities all day.

11am – 1pm Coffee, papers, chat and gardening.  Our large sandpit is open all day for younger visitors.

1 – 2pm You are welcome to bring a picnic or packed lunch and eat in the cabin or garden.

2 – 4pm Activities. You are also welcome to just enjoy being in the garden.

Spring afternoon programme

1 April            Exploring the garden, listen to birdsong, make a bird box

8 April            Musician Nick Cope in the cabin (this is our one Spring event that you do need a ticket for. See our website for details)

15 April         Teach your grandmother to suck eggs! Easter egg hunt and egg dying and painting

22 April         Seed planting and clay pot painting

29 April         Discovering plants in the garden. Designing our memory garden.

6 May            Setting up a neighbourhood action group

13 May          Stich and chat. Rug ragging and cushion making. Bring your own craft project.

20 May          Cowley past and present. Bring your photos of East Oxford and Cowley.

27 May          Plant and seed swap. Explore the garden.

Apr
23
Sun
South Oxford Farmers’ & Community Market @ South Oxford CC
Apr 23 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

The South Oxford Farmers and Community Market is a weekly market selling ethically-produced local, seasonaland/or organic food and non-food goods. ‘Local’ means produced within a 30-mile radius of Oxford: ‘produced’ means containing a significant quantity of local ingredients and labour.The market is held in South Oxford Community Centre every Sundays from 9.30am to 12pm.

Making food shopping a much more personal experience!

Come this sunday and meet our vendors!

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Broken Spoke Open Bike Workshop @ Oxford
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

However big or small your bike-related issues are, get yourself down to our open workshop. We’ve got a fully stocked community tool chest (so you don’t have to spend a fortune on a tool you’ll use twice), lots of lovely bike stands and friendly mechanics to give you a hand.

We keep a stock of all the parts that wear out regularly and we also sell secondhand parts, so if you’re looking for a deal (or something slightly rare), we might have just the thing!

 

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Summertown Cultivate Stop
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Summertown Cultivate Stop @ Oxford | United Kingdom

Summertown Stop

We bring you local, ethical and delicious fresh produce every week from our market stall at Summertown Farmers Market just outside the dew drop inn. We work with local, growers, farmers and producers to collect the best food the county has to offer and bring it right to your local area. We stock fresh fruit and veg from a selection of local and organic farms, brownies from Barefoot Kitchen, apple juice from Waterperry gardens, organic, free-range eggs from FAI farms in Wytham and more. Visit us to see what’s new this week.

Oxgrow Work Party @ Hogacre Common Garden
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Oxgrowoxgrow meet every Sunday afternoon to garden together, share a cup of tea and cake, learn about growing and take home fresh fruit and veg.

In the darker months of the year (Nov-Apr) we meet from 12-4pm on Sundays and when the days are longer (May-Oct) we meet from 1-5pm on Sundays and from 5-8pm on Wednesdays.

Our garden is free to access and we welcome people of all levels of experience to share the space in an inclusive and supportive environment.

Just drop in on the day, or contact us to find out more

OxGrow Work Party @ Hogacre Common Garden, Oxford
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

oxgrowWe meet every Sunday afternoon to garden together, share a cup of tea and cake, learn about growing and take home fresh fruit and veg.

In the darker months of the year (Nov-Apr) we meet from 12-4pm on Sundays and when the days are longer (May-Oct) we meet from 1-5pm on Sundays and from 5-8pm on Wednesdays.

Our garden is free to access and we welcome people of all levels of experience to share the space in an inclusive and supportive environment.

Just drop in on the day, or contact us to find out more on mail@oxgrow.org or by visiting https://www.facebook.com/oxgrow.

 

Seed to Harvest @ The Mix, Wantage
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Better planning makes us all more likely to succeed in our aims, and deal with obstacles along the way.

This course combines established life coaching and career planning skills to help with making decisions about where we want to go, how to get there, know and grow our skills and stay motivated to succeed against all odds.

Pre-booking essential.

Session 1 of 6 – This course is supported by funding from Abingdon and Witney College, the SFA and ESF.

Apr
24
Mon
showing of ‘Tomorrow’ film by Sustainable Wantage @ Wildwood restaurant
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm

Community Action Group, Sustainable Wantage, are presenting an acclaimed feel-good documentary at Wildwood restaurant at 7.30pm on Monday 24th April. Already watched by over 1.5 million people, the film ‘Demain’ ( Tomorrow) tells the story of communities who have found positive ways to make their world a better place. Hailed as an international phenomenon, the film won France’s prestigious César Award for ‘Best Documentary’ in 2016.

Apr
25
Tue
Fix It Group at Bullingdon @ Headington, Oxford
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring it along to the friendly Fix It group at Bullingdon Community Centre, every Tuesday 10-12 noon (except school holidays) and we’ll have at helping you fix it or do it for you if we can. Free drinks and biscuits as well.

Phone 07792491350 for more details.

Apr
26
Wed
Stonehill Community Garden @ Stonehill CG
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

We now have weekly gardening, building and growing days to begin creating a vegetable garden which will be open to community groups and individuals who are keen to be outdoors, live closer to nature, learn and share skills and make new friends. Tea and homemade soup will be provided!

Join us as we work together to turn a patch of field into an ABUNDANT GARDEN for many to enjoy! We’re in early days of the project and we welcome input, interest and ideas because there are tons of exciting things that could happen here . . .

We welcome people from all backgrounds and all ages. Whatever your experience, there’ll be something for you to enjoy!

Please get in contact if you have accessibility issues or are in need of specific support: darla@stonehillgardens.co.ukrichard@stonehillgardens.co.uk

What’s going on at Sandford Hydro? @ Rose Hill Community Centre
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm

What’s going on at Sandford? The biggest hydro scheme on the Thames is due to open this summer. Come and hear about it from the people who are making it happen.

Apr
27
Thu
Broken Spoke Open Bike Workshop @ Oxford
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

However big or small your bike-related issues are, get yourself down to our open workshop. We’ve got a fully stocked community tool chest (so you don’t have to spend a fortune on a tool you’ll use twice), lots of lovely bike stands and friendly mechanics to give you a hand!

We keep a stock of all the parts that wear out regularly and we also sell secondhand parts, so if you’re looking for a deal (or something slightly rare), we might have just the thing!

 

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Magdalen Road Cultivate Stop
Apr 27 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Magdalen Road Stop

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We bring you local, ethical and delicious fresh produce in our VegVan every Thursday at our East Oxford stop right outside the Rusty Bicycle. We work with local, growers, farmers and producers to collect the best food the county has to offer and bring it right to your local area. We stock fresh fruit and veg from a selection of local and organic farms, brownies from Barefoot Kitchen, apple juice from Waterperry gardens, organic, free-range eggs from FAI farms in Wytham and more. Come down and see what’s new this week.

 

SESI Refills at The Cultivate VegVan @ The VegVan
Apr 27 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Cut packaging waste and come and refill your own bottles with locally made, sustainable household detergents every Thursday at the Rusty Bicycle Cultivate stop 3pm-8pm.

“In the UK alone we use 35 million plastic bottles every day and as many as 16 million of these go unrecycled – ending up on our beaches, in landfill and in our oceans.” – Greenpeace.

SESI has been helping cut all kinds of packaging waste since 2006.  So far, they have refilled about 40,000 plastic bottles alone with the help of Oxfordshire residents.

SESI will now be appearing alongside the Cultivate VegVan at the Rusty Bicycle refilling washing-up liquid , bio and non-bio laundry liquid, fabric softener, multisurface cleaner, dishwasher tablets and others. 

CAG Network Social @ County Hall, New Road
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Calling all CAG members! Join us for the annual Network get together. This is a great opportunity to celebrate, with wine, all that you’ve achieved through the past year, to learn from each other, and share enthusiasm and ideas.

There will be stalls from various partners and organisations with information on funding and projects to inspire you.

This year’s Network Social will see the end of an era as the Project says goodbye to Simon Kenton, Community Engagement Manager, who has been with the project for 10 years. So please do join us on 27 April to raise a glass of wine to Simon for the all the work and energy he has given to the Project over the years.

The CAG Network is made up of almost 60 groups all taking action on climate change in various ways, organising loads of events throughout the year and putting in huge amounts of work to engage local communities. It’s important to also take a breath and reflect on what we’ve done and to celebrate the work and so we look forward to seeing you in April.

If you have any questions about the Social or would like to have an information stand, please do get in touch with beth.mcallister@resourcefutures.co.uk.

Apr
28
Fri
Broken Spoke Open Bike Workshop @ Oxford
Apr 28 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

However big or small your bike-related issues are, get yourself down to our open workshop. We’ve got a fully stocked community tool chest (so you don’t have to spend a fortune on a tool you’ll use twice), lots of lovely bike stands and friendly mechanics to give you a hand!

We keep a stock of all the parts that wear out regularly and we also sell secondhand parts, so if you’re looking for a deal (or something slightly rare), we might have just the thing!

 

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Local produce market @ St. Nicolas Church, Abingdon
Apr 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

The St Nic’s local produce and craft market is back! Every Friday morning between 11am and 1pm there will be stall in the little garden at the top of Stert Street (in the church if wet) selling fresh veg, local eggs, home-baked cakes and preserves, plants, seedlings and flowers.

Go early to get the best selection!

Even more important, if you have any produce to sell, you can do so at the market provided you collect the money and any unsold items promptly at 1pm, and donate 10% of the takings to St Nicolas Church funds. To join the happy band of producers, email Gilly Osborne ongho@dial.appleinter.net.

We are very happy to support this well-established venture bringing excellent, incredibly fresh local food right into the centre of town. Please help make it a success!

 

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Jericho Cultivate Stop
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Jericho Cultivate Stop @ Oxford | United Kingdom

Jericho Stop

We bring you you local, ethical and delicious fresh produce in our VegVan every Friday at our Jericho stop and the walton street end of Little Clarendon street. We work with local, growers, farmers and producers to collect the best food the county has to offer and bring it right to your local area. We stock fresh fruit and veg from a selection of local and organic farms, brownies from Barefoot Kitchen, apple juice from Waterperry gardens, organic, free-range eggs from FAI farms in Wytham and more. Visit us this week to see what’s new.

Apr
29
Sat
Barracks Lane Open Garden @ Barracks Lane Community Garden
Apr 29 all-day
Barracks Lane  Open Garden @ Barracks Lane Community Garden

Saturday open garden days run from 1st April to the 28th October 2017. 11am – 4.00pm.   Gardening activities all day.

11am – 1pm Coffee, papers, chat and gardening.  Our large sandpit is open all day for younger visitors.

1 – 2pm You are welcome to bring a picnic or packed lunch and eat in the cabin or garden.

2 – 4pm Activities. You are also welcome to just enjoy being in the garden.

Spring afternoon programme

1 April            Exploring the garden, listen to birdsong, make a bird box

8 April            Musician Nick Cope in the cabin (this is our one Spring event that you do need a ticket for. See our website for details)

15 April         Teach your grandmother to suck eggs! Easter egg hunt and egg dying and painting

22 April         Seed planting and clay pot painting

29 April         Discovering plants in the garden. Designing our memory garden.

6 May            Setting up a neighbourhood action group

13 May          Stich and chat. Rug ragging and cushion making. Bring your own craft project.

20 May          Cowley past and present. Bring your photos of East Oxford and Cowley.

27 May          Plant and seed swap. Explore the garden.

Talking Shop @ Sandford
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Talking Shop’s Market & Cafe

We sell delicious local produce and run a great cafe every Saturday morning from 9am to midday in the Village Hall, Sandford-on-Thames.

The Saturday Market & Cafe was started as a fundraiser and as an opportunity to investigate the market, to work with and to build up a team of volunteers and to learn about running a shop of sorts.

The Market is run completely by volunteers – we have a pool of about 60 people involved and about 15 work on any Saturday morning to run the market.

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  • Newspapers
  • Fantastic fruit & veg, grown without chemicals, from Ashtrees Farm in Benson
  • Great local pork from Jane and Mark Cooper
  • Fresh bread and pastries from Cornfields family bakery, Wheatley
  • Local jams, honey, sauces and apple juice
  • Great English cheeses
  • Yoghurt from Woodlands Dairy in the Cotswolds
  • Butter from Netherend Farm

Guest Pitches

We have space for several additional guest pitches. We charge a £10 pitch fee, you keep your takings. We’re always excited to invite new people to join us. If you are an independent local producer, professional or not, and you are interested in selling through the market please do get in touch – email on orders.talkingshop@gmail.com or call on 01865 774661.