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Craft gatherings

Hello,Just wondering if anyone is interested in having regular craft gatherings in Derry?It could be a really relaxed get together to do whatever craft you fancy and chat and inspire each other.We could hold it in a cafe, or in people's homes, or anywhere!It could be in the evening or an afternoon at the weekend.I really enjoy crochet, knotting, jewellry making, clothes making, recycling stuff and trying anything new. It's great to see what other people are up to and we could teach each other…See More
Feb 6, 2010
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Building a low carbon food and farming movement in NI at Roy Lyttle Ltd

February 16, 2010 from 2pm to 5:30pm
The Soil Association invites anyone interested in building a thriving low carbon, sustainable food and farming movement in Northern Ireland to take part in one of the following events:Tuesday 16th February2pm - 5.30pmRoy Lyttle Ltd90 Portaferry RoadNewtownardsCounty DownSaturday 20th February10.30am - 4.00pmCulmore Organic FarmKilreaCounty DerryBoth gatherings will start with a farm walk, followed by a presentation and discussion of issues and potential projects. Refreshments will be provided…See More
Feb 6, 2010
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Hobby Vegetable Growing at Belmont Playtrail

February 27, 2010 from 11am to 1pm
The North West Regional College in partnership with the Playtrail are delivering a 10-week vegetable growing course starting on the 27th February from 11am-1pm at the Playtrail, Racecourse Road. The cost of this 10 week course is £20 per person. Registration forms are available at the Playtrail office.Contact Christine Maxwell on 028 71368 173 or email christine@playtrail.comCourse tutor is Gareth Austin. Course limited to 15.Course content: - Seed Growing, Crop Rotation, Design Layout, growing…See More
Feb 6, 2010
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Green Communities Training Programme at Creggan Country Park at Creggan Country Park

January 15, 2010 from 9:45am to 4pm
Creggan Country Parkhas teamed up with the Energy Saving Trustand NI Housing Executive to run a FREE ‘Green Communities’ Training event in the New Year. The training course is ideal for anyone who wants to learn how to cut costs and carbon in the home and at work. Participants will learn how to carry out an energy audit, find out about funding available for renewable energy/energy efficiency and learn about the Housing Executive’s Warmer Homes Scheme. Our Green Communities training programme…See More
Jan 13, 2010
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The Green New Deal at Waterside Theatre

November 24, 2009 from 9am to 1pm
The Green New Deal for Northern Ireland is a joined up approach to the 'triple crunch' of recession, rising energy prices and climate change. It proposes investment in an ambitious programme to cut consumption of fossil fuels that can create thousands of new jobs, help secure our energy supply, and build a competitive low-carbon economy.Tuesday November 24th 2009 9.30am - 1.00pmWaterside TheatreSpeakers will be David Gavaghan and Jim Kitchen members of The Green New Deal for Northern Ireland…See More
Nov 20, 2009
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Beekeeping course starting 9th Nov

Hello,Anyone interested in learning about keeping bees?The Roe Valley Bee Keeping Association are running a course over winter, 8 theoretical sessione (6 sessions before Christmas, 2 after), then practical sessions in the Spring.It will be based in Limavady.If you are interested contact Sam Millar on shemuel.millar@btinternet.com.There is a cost of £75.All the best,JaneP.s. I'll be going :)See More
Nov 1, 2009
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Mushroom Forage and Roast at Ervey Woods

December 6, 2009 from 1pm to 5pm
Following on from our very succesful mushroom forage in October we are delighted to be able to follow up with another wander through Ervey Woods led by Colin Peck, forager extraordinaire. And this time we have the chance to learn to make the most of our finds - Italian style, with an invitation from Maria Angela Ferrario to cook and share and learn some Italian.Places need to be booked in advance.Cost - £3 mushroom forage- £5 forage and cookSee More
Oct 30, 2009
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Darning Socks and Funking up Clothes at The Void Gallery

November 2, 2009 from 7pm to 9pm
Skilling Up for Powerdownhave you got socks with holes and jumpers that shrank in the washing machine?don't throw them outbring them along to....The Darning Socks and Upgrading Clothes WorkshopwithJudith Greavu and Sara GreavuThe Void GalleryPatrick StreetMonday 2nd November 20097pm - 9pm£3 charge (which includes a free boiled egg for darning)places limited so please book with MarianSee More
Oct 30, 2009
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Tree Planting in Burntollet Woods at Ervey Woods

November 7, 2009 from 12pm to 4pm
Give it some welly!Bringing Burntollet Wood to the Faughan ValleyThanks to grant-aid and generous public support, The Woodland Trust recently acquired 23 hectares (58 acres) of farmland, now known as Burntollet Wood. One of their largest-ever land purchases in Northern Ireland, this site has a special neighbour - that’s Ness Country Park, an Area of Special Scientific…See More
Oct 19, 2009
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The Climate Change Musical at Waterside Theatre

October 13, 2009 at 1pm to October 17, 2009 at 8pm
The Shadowmen at the Waterside Theatre - a must see show!Sole Purpose Productions is delighted to announce that their exciting andinnovative new production premières in October at the newly reopened WatersideTheatre. The Shadowmen, by Debbie Caulfield and Réa Curran, is a musicaltheatre production on climate change. It raises questions through theatre,music and movement about our changing planet and our ability to survive andshare the planet’s resources.The show will be performed by a stellar…See More
Oct 12, 2009
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Food

From land share, food security to gardener's tips the food group discusses topics about sustainable food consumption and production
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Skills Exchange

Exchange your old skills & get new ones for free! Whether you are a natural-born gardener or a tech-wiz this is a place to exchange the tricks of an old trade and learn new onesSee More
Oct 5, 2009

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Craft gatherings

Hello,



Just wondering if anyone is interested in having regular craft gatherings in Derry?



It could be a really relaxed get together to do whatever craft you fancy and chat and inspire each other.

We could hold it in a cafe, or in people's homes, or anywhere!

It could be in the evening or an afternoon at the weekend.



I really enjoy crochet, knotting, jewellry making, clothes making, recycling stuff and trying anything new. It's great to see what other people… Continue

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Posted on November 5, 2009 at 11:27

Encouraging wildlife in your garden talk, Thurs 19th Nov

The Horticultural Society meet every 3rd Thurs of the month in St Columbs Park Hall.
They have a different talk each meeting and this month it is about encouraging wildlife in your garden.

The meeting starts at 7.30pm, Thurs 19th November and is £3.
All are welcome.

Jane

Posted on November 5, 2009 at 10:03

Beekeeping course starting 9th Nov

Hello,

Anyone interested in learning about keeping bees?

The Roe Valley Bee Keeping Association are running a course over winter, 8 theoretical sessione (6 sessions before Christmas, 2 after), then practical sessions in the Spring.

It will be based in Limavady.

If you are interested contact Sam Millar on shemuel.millar@btinternet.com.

There is a cost of £75.

All the best,

Jane

P.s. I'll be going :)

Posted on November 1, 2009 at 14:37

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