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Come harvest with us – lunch, growing advice and chickens!

Sunday 19th October, 12 – 4pm Highgate Newtown Community Centre Bertram Street N19 5DQ Download poster Join us for an afternoon of fun to celebrate the arrival of autumn! Chickens will keep us company as we dig out the potatoes sown in the spring, we will host a variety of workshops for children to make … Continue reading

Natural cosmestics & herbal remedies workshop

Thursday 28th June, 7pm-9pm   Art room at Highgate Newtown Community Centre 25 Bertram St., London N19 5DQ Learn to make cosmetics and simple herbal remedies with Amanda Cook, creator of the healthy living blog “Vintage Savoir Faire”. Explore different ways to use herbs for health and beauty. This will be hands-on, including: * a … Continue reading

Plant label making/Ecocide talk with Polly Higgins

Craft session – ‘upcycled’ plant labels   Saturday 28th April, 1pm-4pm Art room (1st floor), Highgate Newtown Community Centre We held our second crafty get together on the last Saturday in March to mend and alter clothes, work on those neglected projects and made a start on some bunting for our events. Although most of … Continue reading

Craft session – get sewing

Saturday 31st March, 1pm-4pm Highgate Newtown Community Centre art room (first floor) The first meeting of our craft and DIY group saw us knitting and learning to crochet in The Star (see photos on Facebook), and our March meeting will be all about sewing. Please bring your own projects and a sewing machine if you … Continue reading

Arts, craft and DIY session on Saturday 25th February

We’re starting a monthly craft session to learn new skills and reduce waste, including: knitting, up-cycling, sewing, making soaps and cosmetics, and lining curtains. We also aim to put together a DIY tool-kit and hold some sessions on basic home repairs, installing energy efficiency measures and making some fun things from wood. Our first session … Continue reading

New projects meeting – a great start to 2012

Yesterday was our fantastic ‘new projects’ open space where we came together and discussed our ideas for practical projects over the next year. The edited highlights are below, and full notes of the meeting, with a list of contacts for each group are here: Notes from projects open space 07.01.12 Schools and children – we … Continue reading

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