Events

Events

Apple Pressing Weekend in Carding Mill Valley. Provisional date. Saturday, Sep 11th 2021 | 12:00 am

Bring your own apples (and if possible your own containers) and watch them turn into mouthwatering liquid nourishment. You can even squeeze them yourself! It’s too early to know if you will have a bumper crop of windfall apples this year. And keep an eye out for what’s happening in your neighbours’ gardens. Tell them […]
Location:
Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6JG

Food for a Healthy Planet Friday, Sep 17th 2021 | 7:30 pm

One thing which the coronavirus emergency demonstrates is that we can change our lifestyles if we really have to. So let’s use the situation to make the changes and learn the skills which we can continue to apply to the ongoing climate emergency when things return to so-called ‘normality’. 19.00 Introduction by Grant Wilson, Centre […]
Location:
United Reformed Church Hall, Ludlow Road, Church Stretton,

Electric Vehicle and Low Carbon Day Saturday, Oct 9th 2021 | 12:00 am

With more and more electric vehicles coming onto the market, our EV day is an opportunity for local people to see new models and quiz their owners about the pros and cons of owning and driving electric. And for the first time, we are including suppliers of other low carbon equipment – watch this space […]

2022 Annual Duck Race, Cardingmill Valley. Provisional date. Wednesday, Jun 1st 2022 | 12:00 am

June 1st is only a provisional date to remind us to ensure all our plans are in place. As soon as we have a firm date, the Events diary will be updated. This popular event is high on our list of the activities we are keen to set up. Note that if it had taken […]

 

Mark Lynas, Author of “Six degrees” and other works

 

Sir John Houghton

In the autumn we also arrange talks and lectures by distinguished academics and others about issues relating to climate change.

Speakers in the past have included Sir John Houghton, former chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC),  broadcaster, author and journalist Mark Lynas, Client Earth boss James Thornton, Alice Hooker Stroud from CAT  and former CEO of Shell Jon Hofmeister.

 

James Thornton CEO of Client Earth, with co-author Martin Goodman, Ros Ephraim of Burway Books and Chairman David Howard
They Came from all over the County to debate with John Hofmeister

 

We also join in with others to push the need for action to reduce carbon emissions so that the next fifty years are merely uncomfortable rather than catastrophic. We arrange technology fairs, ride electric bikes, engage with our MP and even go on the odd national march.

Professor Mathew Williams Professor of Global Change    Ecology at the University of Edinburgh.
The Electric Santas
MP Philip Dunne on the bike- powered Scalextric

 

Marching in London
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