Heading for Extinction and What to do About it, Mon 15 April

Transition & Permaculture Hull has arranged the above talk 


“Heading for Extinction and What to do About it”
presented by Extinction Rebellion Hull
Mon 15 April, 7.30 pm, Friends Meeting House, Bean St Hull HU3 2PR

Extinction Rebellion is making quite an impact – it only launched in November last year, and since then large numbers of people have supported non-violent direct action in London, other UK locations and countries across the world.

It seems to have struck a chord with a great many people, who have run out of patience with a system that has failed to tackle climate change and the threat it presents to humanity.
The talk will provide an opportunity to hear what’s behind this new social movement, and will take place on Mon 15 April 2019 which is the start of International Rebellion Week when direct action will be taking place on a significant scale.
The talk includes a brief review of the current science and some of the latest data, with particular relevance to Hull. It looks at some ethical implications, considers movements of social change, and suggests how we could act in response.
The talk is FREE, open to all, and refreshments will be available.
Transition & Permaculture Hull members are invited to attend the Transition & Permaculture Hull AGM at 6.30 pm on the same evening at the same venue.

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Transition & Permaculture Hull AGM, Mon 15 April

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

AGENDA

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.

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Screening of Burned, Thu 28 March, and Biofuelwatch news

There will be a free screening of the award-winning documentary 

BURNED – Are Trees the New Coal  

7 pm for prompt 7.30 start, Thu 28 March 2019 at Cottingham Civic Hall, (Oak Room), Market Green, Cottingham HU16 5QG. Duncan Law of Biofuelwatch will be convening discussion afterwards. Drax Power Station imports wood from the USA through Hull Docks and it is subsidised as a ‘renewable’ fuel. But is it? More info and trailer at https://burnedthemovie.com/

Biofuelwatch has a petition about Drax’s plans to replace its current coal-burning capacity with the UK’s largest gas fired power station.
https://www.change.org/p/greg-clarke-stop-wrecking-our-climate-ditch-plans-to-build-the-uk-s-biggest-gas-plant
The plan is to hand in the petition in at the beginning of April. It’s on 95,000 signatures at the moment and the target is 100,000.

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Sustainable Food Business Taster Sat 23 March

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Grafting Workshop March 2019

 

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Introduction to Permaculture Course 9 & 10 March

There will be a 2-day WEA course ‘Introduction to Permaculture’ delivered in Hull on

Sat 9 March & Sun 10 March 2019 at Giroscope, Coltman St, Hull HU3 2SJ

Please contact Lausanne on 07816 141169 to see if places are still available.

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Hull Seed Swap, Sat 2 March

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Power Trip: Fracking in the UK, Mon 18 Feb

Film showing and Fracking Update Meeting

Mon 18 Feb 2019, 7.30 pm, Friends Meeting House, Bean St, Hull HU3 2PR  

Transition & Permaculture Hull will be showing the film  Power Trip: Fracking in the UK  (about an hour long)  followed by an update from a member of the local campaign against fracking, Frack Free East Yorkshire.

   FFEY January Newsletter 

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Mammal Jam 2019

Ground is holding another Mammal Jam, a festival of music, art, performance, activism and food, with quite a mix of stuff going on. Ground is at 60 Beverley Rd, Hull HU3 1YE. Couple of sessions might particularly interest Transition & Permaculture Hull folk  –

Sat 26 Jan 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm : Time, Flow & Permaculture

Sat 26 Jan 7 pm to 8 pm : Extinction Rebellion (talk)

The whole programme is below. Attendance is free but donations to cover costs are requested.

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T&P Hull New Year Social, Mon 21 Jan

Mon 21 Jan 2019 – New Year Social with Bring & Share Supper

All mailing list members are invited to our New Year Social. We look forward to seeing old friends, and hopefully some people who have never come along before. The Transition & Permaculture Hull Library of books and DVDs will be available for you to browse and borrow items. Do come along with your ideas for activities this year, and if possible an item for the buffet!  More info 07816 141169

7.30 pm at the Friends Meeting House, Bean St, Hull HU3 2PR  

Also coming up in 2019:

Mon 18 Feb 2019 – Fracking Update Meeting, in which we hope to show a film and hear an update from the local campaign against fracking. 7.30 pm at the Friends Meeting House, Bean St, Hull HU3 2PR  

Sat 2 March 2019 – Hull Seed Swap – Come along and and browse the range of seeds others have brought. If you bring seeds of your own you can swap for free, otherwise a small donation is requested. There will be other activities on offer, details to follow. Transition & Permaculture Hull is one of a number of members of the Hull Food Partnership collaborating to produce this event, with Hull Veg Cities, Down to Earth and more. 10.30 am to 3 pm at Jubilee Church Hull, 62 King Edward St, HU1 3SQ

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