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Past Events

Past Events

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Co-op Sponsors Plastic Reduction Event Tuesday, Mar 5th 2019 | 10:00 am

Practical Action – World Development while saving the Planet Wednesday, Apr 10th 2019 | 7:00 pm

Working within planetary boundaries has always been at heart of Practical Action’s international development work.  Shrewsbury based Nicola Craddock will discuss how the vision of her father, EF Schumacher, is still driving the organisation today. Rachel Hudson, fundraising and communications director, will take the audience on a journey around the world looking at examples of […]
Location:
Methodist Church, Watling Street South, Church Stretton, SY6 7BG

Duck Day 2019 Saturday, May 18th 2019 | 10:30 am

Our Annual Whacky Fun Day for the whole family.  Take a look at our video for a flavour of the silliest event in Carding Mill Valley, where even the National Trust goes bonkers for a day. Ten Races, duck entries still only 50p (we must be quackers) and duck biscuits in the National Trust Chalet […]

Plastic – Free Picnic Saturday, Aug 24th 2019 | 12:00 pm

This is THE Challenge! Can you organise yourself to come to a picnic with NO single use plastic anywhere in it? This is one where your children are probably better informed than you are, so get those little people involved! WHEN?                    Saturday 24th August 12.00 – 15.00 WHERE ?                 Rectory Field (behind the Scout […]
Location:
Rectory Field, Church Lane, Church Stretton, SY6 6DQ

Never Mind Lambeth, Do the Climate Walk Saturday, Sep 21st 2019 | 1:30 pm

On Saturday 21stSeptember we are organising a peaceful walk to show solidarity for concern about the climate. This is part of a week of Global Climate Strike mobilisation, September 20 – 27th and is a joint response by a broad coalition of groups, NGOs, unions and social movements across the world to young people’s call to action […]
Location:
Co-op Car Park, Lion Meadow, Church Stretton, SY6 6BX

Electric Vehicle Day Saturday, Sep 28th 2019 | 10:30 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. Will we have the long – awaited  Tesla Model 3 to show you? Watch this space..
Location:
Co-op Car Park, Lion Meadow, Church Stretton, SY6 6BX

Renewable Energy in the Home – the way ahead Friday, Oct 18th 2019 | 7:30 pm

With proposals to ban mains gas connections to new-build homes within five years, an ever increasing interest in home battery storage, and growing demand for ground and air source heating systems, it looks like zero carbon  home renewable energy is definitely the way forward. Yet recent reductions in the Feed in Tariff income from photo […]
Location:
Methodist Church, Watling Street South, Church Stretton, SY6 7BG

Apple Pressing Weekend in Carding Mill Valley Saturday, Oct 26th 2019 | 11:00 pm

Bring your own apples (and if possible your own containers) and watch them turn into mouthwatering liquid nourishment. You can even squeeze them yourself!
Location:
Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6JG

Autumn Lecture Friday, Nov 8th 2019 | 6:45 pm

We are delighted to announce that our next Autumn Lecture will be given by Richard Millar, the Senior Climate Analyst for the independent Committee on Climate Change. The CCC is the official independent advisory body to the UK government on reducing emissions and adapting to the risks of climate change. Prior to joining the Committee […]
Location:
Church Stretton School, Shrewsbury Rd, Church Stretton, SY6 6EX

Drop in and switch energy suppliers Thursday, Mar 12th 2020 | 10:00 am

Big savings could be yours!
Location:
Mayfair Wellbeing Centre, Easthope Road, Church Stretton, SY6 6BL

All our events will be rescheduled just as soon as we can safely hold them Saturday, Aug 1st 2020 | 12:00 am

Our programme of events has inevitably been put on hold. For details of what we will reschedule when the current situation allows, see individual event details below. The ‘real’ dates will be updated as soon as an event can go ahead.

Apple Pressing Day – if it is possible, this will go ahead in October Thursday, Oct 1st 2020 | 12:00 am

Start saving your containers now. Bring your windfall apples to be pressed for juice. Empty plastic milk bottles make ideal containers which you can recycle after use!. Drink it immediately – the juice is a really refreshing drink full of vitamin C, or freeze it within 24 hours, and it will keep for months. If […]
Location:
Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6JG

Plastics Awareness Day – will be rescheduled Thursday, Oct 1st 2020 | 12:00 am

Watch this space for more information …

Food for a Healthy Planet Thursday, Dec 31st 2020 | 12:00 am

We will be rescheduling this event. 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’. […]
Location:
United Reformed Church Hall, Ludlow Road, Church Stretton,

Electric Vehicle Day – this popular event will be rescheduled Thursday, Dec 31st 2020 | 12:00 am

Our Electric Car day planned for Saturday 6th June has of course had to be cancelled and car dealerships have only reopened today, 1st June. Several dealerships were organised to bring along their electric models – our Electric cars page gives you links to more information for each model. Electric cars have amazing performance and cost […]
Location:
Co-op Car Park, Lion Meadow, Church Stretton, SY6 6BX

2021 Annual Duck Race, Cardingmill Valley Friday, Dec 31st 2021 | 12:00 am

This popular event is high on our list of activities we are keen to set up. Note that if it had taken place in June this year, there would have been no water in the stream!

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