There’ll be a firing clay outdoor event at Frith farm on Saturday 25th May, 10am – 4pm
Where you select a fired bird, wrap it in wire, or put it into, for example, sawdust…or seaweed and fire it. Different combustibles create different beautiful effects – these will be explored and recorded.
There’ll also be pit firing…..come and get warm and make your own bird. Refreshments will be provided, you’re very welcome to bring and share.
Transition & Permaculture Hull has organised a visit to Rooted in Hull as its May event. This will take place on Mon 20 May 2019 at 6pm.
Rooted in Hull is an innovative urban farm on a site adjacent to the River Hull, near Drypool bridge. Adrian Fisher will be showing us round the site, and there will be a chance to learn about and discuss the techniques they are using.
All are welcome to join us on this visit, just let us know by using the contact form on this website, and I will confim details of the visit the weekend beforehand.
The Rooted in Hull website gives background information on what they are trying to achieve, their location, partners and volunteers.
Hull Repair Cafe: Start Up Gathering
Saturday 18 May 2019 9:30 am to 11:30 am
An initial start-up gathering of Hull Repair Cafe at Bean & Nothingness, 61 Whitefriargate, Hull HU1 2HU.
The gathering is to discuss skills available, working in partnership with TimeBank Hull and East Riding, and coordinating with Repair Cafes recently established elsewhere in the city, and to finally move forward with the project.
All input is more than welcome, the more the merrier to get the project off the ground.
Fix the world, don’t throw it away
Bite the Biscuit Neighbourhood Market: Local economies against the pre-invented world
Bite the Biscuit Neighbourhood Market is a market, a community art project, a cultural event and an experiment. It takes place at the former St. Matthew’s Church on Boulevard and Anlaby Rd, by the flyover, recently acquired by Giroscope.
Bite the Biscuit Neighbourhood Market will present a market with local products and services, a warm welcoming space for families with small children, a local post office for sending letters around the neighbourhood, a little library (in collaboration with Western Library) and a live radio show.
Sunday 5th of May
Thursday 9th of May
Sunday 12th of May
Thursday 16th of May
from 11am to 4pm
Each Thursday, the market will share the former church with a weekly Repair Cafe:
A weekly event where people get together to repair broken stuff, sharing skills and learning from each other. If you have something broken and you’d like to repair it, it’s an enjoyable place where you could try and do so, with others, over a cuppa.
11-1.30 Sewing & Textiles
10-12.30 Furniture & Small Appliances
1-3.30 Electronics & Computers
They can’t promise to fix everything but will have a go!
National Big Dig Day 2019
This weekend, why not get down to your local community garden and help them get the growing season started?
Hull Food Partnership will be supporting 3 new or under-developed food-growing sites around the city of Hull to get their veg growing seasons going this year as part of the national ‘Big Dig’ weekend. The Big Dig is all about getting people involved in their local community garden. The three sites are:
Saturday 27th April – Hessle Road Network, Massey Street, HU3 3LA, 10am – 4pm
Sunday 28th April – GRIN, Gainford Grove, Greatfield, HU9 4ND, 11am – 4pm
Tuesday 30th April – Parks Children’s Centre, Courtway Road, HU6 9TA , 10am – 2pm (Families only, booking required 01482 803978)
Tasks will include general gardening jobs, such as weeding, sowing, planting, watering. Refreshments will be provided. To find out more contact John Pickles on 07476 293999 or firstname.lastname@example.org
or for Hull locations on the national website see https://www.bigdig.org.uk/map/hull/
Summer in the City Gardens
WEA course of 10 sessions on Wednesday mornings, starting 1 May 2019. The general aim is to help create beautiful and productive gardens, and the course will cover vertical growing, container gardening and polycultures
Starting Wednesday 1 May 2019 10.00 am – 12.00 noon for 10 sessions Venue: Hull Friends Meeting House, 2-10 Bean Street, Hull, HU3 2PR Course reference C3674615
The course fee is £70.00 However if you receive certain benefits you may be entitled to a free course. To enrol please quote the course reference above either online at enrolonline.wea.org.uk or by ringing 0300 303 346
Usually a great event whatever the weather! Please turn up 12 noon prompt if you want to see the start of the festivities.
Please note that only disabled parking is available at the site, and that parking on Cranberry Way is not advised, please leave your vehicle on the main road and walk down Cranberry Way to the orchard.
The 2019 AGM of Transition & Permaculture Hull will be held
Mon 15 April 2019 6.30 pm, Friends Meeting House, Bean St, Hull HU3 2PR
1. Notice of imminent events
2. Minutes of last AGM and matters arising
3. Accounts to 31 Jan 2019 and appointment of auditor for next year
4. Review of last year (‘What we did in 2018’)
5. Officers for next year
6. Plans for next year
7. Any other business
The minutes of the last AGM are here and the review of last year is here. Paper copies of the agenda items will be available at the meeting. All are welcome to attend, and the meeting is planned to take less than an hour.
The meeting will be followed at 7.30 pm by a talk entitled “Heading for Extinction and What to do About it” presented by Extinction Rebellion Hull.