Grow & Cook English Veg 18 June 2018

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Hull Food Charter Launch 15 June 2018

The Hull Food Partnership invites you to the Hull Food Charter Launch on Friday 15 June at Hull KR’s KCOM Craven Park, 9.30 am to 3.15 pm.

The charter sets out Hull’s aspirations to be a sustainable food city and the event will include speakers, workshops and a local food lunch. More information is given on the poster below.  To book a free place :

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Hull Ethics Think Tank Fri 15 June 2018

Lush in Hull hosts the first Hull Ethics Think Tank on Friday 15 June from 6pm to 8pm at the Lush store in the city centre.

3 local groups active in the areas of Human Rights, Animal Rights and the Environment will be talking about what they do. Transition & Permaculture Hull has been asked to take part as the Environmental group. The event is open to the public, and free. Please come along and support us, and contribute to the discussion.

Lush is advertising the event via facebook

from which the following text is taken:

Come and join in at Lush Hull’s first ever Think Tank event. An evening of gaining a fresh perspective, discussion and learning how you can support local charities on your door step. 
On this night you will hear directly from non profit Animal, Human and Environmental charities or groups located in Hull.
In addition you will also learn more about what Lush are doing on a global scale with out reach to small grass root charities.
Come and be apart of something that truly matters and see how you can make a difference. 

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Jam making Mon 25 June 2018

Free course on jam making from seasonal produce

Mon 25 June  9.30 – 12.30, Friends Meeting House, Bean St, Hull HU3 2PR

To enrol ring  0300 303 3464 or go to

Course ref C3673923

Your tutor will demonstrate how to make jam, including the preparations beforehand ie: sterilising jars and cleaning the fruit, which will involve student participation. Everyone will be given the opportunity to test for “setting point”, which is when the jam is ready. Discover which fruits can be used to make jams,and when they are in season. There will also be a discussion about growing your own fruit or the most economical way to buy it. At the end of the session you’ll will be able to taste the product!

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Visit to Green Gardens Beverley Mon 11 June

This month’s Transition & Permaculture Hull meeting will take the form of a

Visit to Green Gardens, Beverley, Mon 11 June 2018, 7.30 pm


This site is an interesting area of a fifth of an acre at the back of some terrraced housing on Keldgate near the centre of Beverley. It has an established orchard, some recently planted fruit trees, a kitchen garden and other veg beds, greenhouse, chickens, and provision for social events. We hope the weather will be fine for the visit and allow us to have a campfire.

Venue: Green Gardens, 163 Keldgate, Beverley HU17 8JA

We last visited two years ago and it will be good to see how it has matured. The creation of a sensory garden is in progress. Sally and Luke will show us round and we can talk about the permaculture aspects of its design.

We will also be discussing the forthcoming ‘Transition & Permaculture Day’ we are organising on Constable Community Allotment this summer. We have a provisional date of Sat 11 August and we hope to make it an event which includes lots of local groups and projects, highlighting all the exciting environmental initiatives in the area.

To get to the Green Gardens site from Hull, there is a regular half hour train service from Hull and Cottingham, and the site is about 10 mins walk from Beverley Station.

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Roundhouse Building Sessions

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Forest Gardening Course May 2018

This two day course is delivered by Tomas Remiarz, author of ‘Forest Gardening in Practice’

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T&P Hull meeting Mon 14 May 2018

The May meeting of Transition & Permaculture Hull will take place

Mon 14 May from 7.30 pm

Constable Community Allotment, Hull HU3 3DF

Come and see the developments on the allotment, including the site of the roundhouse which is to be built this year. See how the space has been transformed from a derelict field to a productive growing area with raised beds, polytunnels, flowers, fruit, vegetables and herbs. We hope you will see examples of permaculture in practice.

We will spend some time discussing a couple of the permaculture principles in some detail, over hot drinks. (You can make your own herbal teas from herbs growing on the site.) Hopefully there will be a mix of people who know a lot about permaculture and those who wish to learn a bit more.

If the weather is poor we can shelter in the polytunnel. Hope to see you on Monday

Lausanne and Jenny

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Pont Valley Protection Camp info night Thur 10 May

Pont Valley Protection Camp info night

  • 10 May 2018, 5.30 pm to 7.00 pm 
  • 5.30 – Food     6.30 – Presentation and film showing  
  • Ground, 60 Beverley Road, Hull HU3 1YE

Join us at Ground for some dinner and info sharing about the Pont Valley Protection Camp in County Durham. Protectors from the camp will share their stories about the formation of the camp, what it was like to live there, and the eviction on the 19th of April. Find out what happened after the eviction and how you can get involved now to help stop the mine.

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Film ‘Burned’ Wed 9 May 2018

A showing of a film about biomass and deforestation has been organised by Hull Friends of the Earth and is taking place at Kardomah 94 in central Hull on Wed 9 May from 7pm.

BURNED: Are Trees the New Coal?

A film showing for anyone who cares about forests

This feature length documentary looks at how the giant energy companies are attempting to replace coal with woody biomass as the solution to our energy crisis.  The event is free but donations to contribute to the costs would be appreciated. No ticket needed.

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