Happy and Homemade Skills Festival 30/07 Sunday Growing Together Westcliff

Would you like to have an enjoyable day and learn something? Check this event out and support community action by sharing and attending:

Happy and Homemade Skills Festival 30/07 Sunday Growing Together Westcliff

Sewing, sourdough, homemade hand balm/toothpaste, essentials oils, reflexology, jam making, textile painting, fermenting, hypnobirthing and relaxation, drumming, meditation.

£17.50 for full day includes refreshments, vegetarian/vegan lunch and a goody bag.
Profits to Southend in Transition and Southend Little Free Pantries.
To Book: Message us via our Facebook events page.
Email alicjauk@googlemail.com or call Alicja on 0788611278.
Time Table of Events
Places for some workshops are limited so book early.
Time: Workshop:
9.45- 10.00 Registration
10-10.30 Welcome
10.30-12.00 Sewing workshop by Sarah
10.30-11.00 Sourdough presentation by Fiona
11.00-12.00 Homemade hand balm by Fiona
12.00-12.30 Homemade toothpaste by Sarah
Skin oil by Sarah-£5 additional fee
Essential oils basics by Claire from Conscious Kitchen
12.30-1.25 Lunch
1.15-1.25 Reflexology chat by Sarah
1.15-2.00 Jam making by Eleanor
1.30-3.00 Reflexology taster by Sarah. £5 for 15 min
1.30-3.00 Textile painting by Fiona
2.15-3.00 Fermenting Basics workshop by Alicja (water kefir, sauerkraut and little more…)
3.00-3.30 Hypnobirthing and Relaxation session by Steph from Do it Like a Mother… Families welcome
3.30-4.00 Drumming workshop by Susan followed by a family meditation. Goodbyes.

There will be an all- day chill out and crochet area with Laura.

 

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Southend Vegan Fair 27th May


https://www.facebook.com/southendveganfair/

Sos Advice Bureaus Energy Advice

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Southend Little Free Pantry

TAKE WHAT YOU NEED, BRING WHAT YOU CAN.
Clothes, toys, household goods (within reasonable size limits) and other non-perishable groceries are welcomed.

See the facebook page for further information.

Walking Together Sponsored Walk

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Walking Together

Trust LinksSponsored Walk

Saturday 17th September 2016

 

Trust Links, Southend’s local, independent charity for wellbeing and mental health is holding a sponsored walk to link up its three sites.

 

  • Growing Together Shoeburyness
  • Growing Together Westcliff
  • Growing Together Thundersley
  • The walk is approximately12 miles long

The Walking Together Sponsored Walk will take place on Saturday 17th September 2016.

It will leave Growing Together Shoeburyness at 8:30am and will aim to arrive at Growing Together Thundersley at approximately 2:00pm.

There will be a pit stop at Growing Together Westcliff.

Walkers will receive:

 

A certificate to recognise their effort

Walkers can sign up for the whole walk, or join or finish at the mid-way point when the walk arrives at Growing Together Westcliff

To register to take part, please email communications@trustlinks.org.

Walking Together: Trust Links Sponsored Walk

 

Saturday 17th September 2016

8:30am start – anticipated end 2:00pm

 

From Shoeburyness to Thundersley via Westcliff

Start

Growing Together Shoeburyness

Elm Rd, next to the Woodlands,

Shoeburyness

SS3 9RZ

Gather from 8am. Walk departs 8:30am prompt

Mid-Way -Refreshment stop

Growing Together Westcliff

47 Fairfax Drive

Westcliff

SS0 9AG

Approximate arrival time 11:00am. Walk departs 11:30am

 

Finish –

Growing Together Thundersley

Behind the White House

Kiln Road

SS7 1TF

 

Approximate arrival time 2:00pm

 

Walking Together info doc 17 09 16

walking together registration form 17 09 16

walking together sponsorship form

The Conscious Kitchen

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At Conscious Kitchen we offer plant-based, probiotic goodness from our grab-and-go health hub.
Open for breakfast & lunch with innovative drinks too!

Visit the facebook page for more information.

18 gadgets that help reduce food waste

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While good old fashioned planning and awareness should be at the forefront of our waste busting ways, there’s also a slew of smart innovations and food preservation products, that are putting a stop to spoilage. From Wi-Fi enabled fridges, handheld food sniffers, to packaging that detects mould, check out our list of gadgets and gizmos (with a few kitchen classics thrown in for good measure) that are sure to transform your kitchen into a futuristic vision from the Jetsons.

Visit the Olio website for full details.