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13 November: Charles Everard talks about Bickleigh Eco-Village

Our next event… Thursday 13th November, 7 – 9pm Lord Palmerston, NW5 1HU (corner Chetwynd Rd/Dartmouth Park Hill) As part of the event programme, Transition Dartmouth Park is hosting Charles Everard, Founder and Director of CornerstoneZED, who will talk about how we can make carbon neutral dwellings commercially viable. Everard’s company is developing Bickleigh Eco-Village … Continue reading

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

Highgate Newtown Community Centre Fun Day

Saturday 6th September, 1pm-4pm We’re back from our summer break, and it looks like autumn already – there’s a chill in the air and the hedgerows and apples are nearly ripe. We hope you had a lovely summer, and will join us in celebrating late summer and community spirit this Saturday at Highgate Newtown Community … Continue reading

Launch of Transition home energy challenge – Monday 21st January

Energy challenge launch event with Paula Owen Monday 21st January, 7.30pm Lord Palmerston – 33 Dartmouth Park Hill To kick off our new home energy challenge – Paula Owen the renowned energy researcher, broadcaster and entrepreneur will be speaking about how we use electricity in our homes and how this has changed over the past forty years. … Continue reading

Christmas Give & Take

Saturday 8th December, 2pm-4pm Fresh Youth Hall, Highgate Newtown Community Centre Give and take – Bring something you’d like to give away for Christmas – a toy, book, clothes, plants, some homemade jam; and take away something you’d like to receive. Local food tasters and cake stall – try samples of our wild pesto, apple … Continue reading

How can we make our homes more energy efficient?

Monday 9th July, 7.30pm-9.30pm Upstairs at The Star, Chester Road, N19 Join us for an informative and sociable event on ways to unleash home greening energies, know how and action in Dartmouth Park. Hear from local home greening specialists, and share your own experiences, bright ideas and dreams for less fossil fuel dependent home living. … 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

Transition Drinks and Gardeners Question Time.

Transition drinks Wednesday 2nd May, 6pm-8pm Forks, Swains Lane Join us for our next monthly social evening. The first Wednesday of every month is a chance to find out more about Transition and how you can get involved; hatch future plans and make new friends, over a drink or two (or some tea and cake!). … 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

Transition Mission Compost! Saturday 14th March

Our food growing project is coming on in leaps and bounds, and following our Seedy Saturday a couple of weeks ago where we brought together local growers, swapped seeds and shared advice, we have spent the last week building raised beds. First up was our public food growing project at Highgate Newtown Community Centre where … Continue reading

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