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    Radical Fair - 6/05 Sat 12-18 Railway Hotel

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Report from May Fayre 2017

We had a brilliant day at the Trust Links organised Fayre. We set up in a lush location and could witness the bees at work.

The children enjoyed the home made play dough and making a DIY mandala from newspaper cut outs.

We used that time to chat about Southend in Transition with adults introducing the community allotment and Repair Cafe ideas and everyone was interested and shared our interest in building resilient and connected communities. We had a few signs up for the newsletter, donations, books bought and seed shared.

Walking around the grounds you could see how the Fayre has grown from year to year and got better and better. There were bands, how roast, May Pole and there was even an inflatable bouncy castle! New comers commented how they went past the site hundreds of times to be surprised at how many different things were hidden away behind the shrubs.

You can meet us again tomorrow at the www.sitcommunityallotment.wordpress.com between 10-14. We will enjoy some gardening but also read a few poems during lunch time.

Radical Fair, The Railway Hotel, Saturday 6th of May, 12-18

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Why are we doing this?

2017 looks set to be a historically turbulent, crisis ridden year. It would be easy to give up on any attempt at changing the world for the better.

Fortunately, there are a number of groups and individuals in Southend and the surrounding areas who see things differently. They’re working at grassroots level on projects to bring about change.

We’re holding the Southend Radical Fair to let people there are positive alternatives to the prevailing climate of despair – this is your chance to see what’s on offer. There will be stalls by active local groups, meetings, workshops and coaching sessions to inform you and help you to get involved in changing the world.

How you can help?

Start Sharing. Use the Invite button with joy.

Link to the updated programme below.
https://docs.google.com/…/1W1b7179XuUKQakRRHDCNAZmRaG…/edit…

The Real Democracy Movement will be presenting their new book Democracy Unchained. Come along to hear about the threats to democracy and the multiple ways it can be protected and developed further. The evolution continues.

We will have around 19 stalls with local, regional and national organisations. If you did not make the list get in touch with us to drop your leaflets of.

Come along, get involved and start to make a difference. Please share.

We have the stalls and programme firmed up and it looks like an eclectic mix ready to draw your attention and give you hope and plenty to get involved with in the coming year.

Looking forward to meeting you!

Double Whammy Networking supporting Tansition

​from Jill:

Don’t forget to book our next Double Whammy Networking event on 9th May. This event is sponsored by and being held at The Castle on Southend’s Eastern Esplanade. Tickets are £10 and include full English breakfast with veggie options. £8 from each ticket sold will go to our charity pot. For this event, we are supporting Southend-on-Sea in Transition and the Tram Stop Sheleter. There is also an option to purchase a banner ticket which includes the added bonus of being able to display a banner stand and your business literature. CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW

Tuesday 9th May

7:30am to 9:30am

Full English at The Castle Hotel

92 Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 2YP

As always, there’s no fundraising on the day apart from our optional card draw, so do join us for great business networking and a delicious breakfast served upstairs in the pub’s function suite / carvery.

Booking is essential, so please BOOK NOW

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