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Green Weekend in the Lambourn Valley

Everyone is very welcome at the second Green Weekend in the Lambourn Valley! 

Friday 13 October, East Garston
6 – 7pm Carbon Footprint Workshop, East Garston Village Hall, RG17 7EX

Saturday 14 October, East Garston
Lots of free events and activities in East Garston Village Hall and the Quaker Meeting House opposite. Refreshments available from Priscilla’s Kitchen.

10.30 – 11.30am Guided Eco-walk

11 – 2pm Apple-pressing and Seed/Produce/Plant Swap

12 – 4pm Repair Cafe, tool sharpening and bike repair

1 – 4pm approx. Eco-themed talks and displays

5pm Hungry for Change screening and Canapes

The film will be followed by a discussion panel including:

Rosie Kindersley, Sheepdrove Organic Farm
Andrew Blake, Guild of Agricultural Journalists
Adrian Abbs, Environmental Portfolio Holder, West Berkshire Council
Lucy Handley, Slow Food & Berkshire Trout

Two-course autumnal supper with Berkshire Trout canapes. Please book directly with Ruth from Priscilla’s Kitchen on 07976 156389 or

Sunday 15 October, Eastbury
A full day of free talks and activities at St James Church

10.30am: Eco display

12 noon: Insightful ways to maintain sustainable waterways

1pm: lunch
Why not book a table at The Plough or bring your own picnic lunch to enjoy in the church?

2pm: Guided Foraging Walk

3pm: Talk on Richard Jefferies, the first and truest nature conservationist by Dr Mike Pringle, director of the Richard Jefferies Museum.

4pm: Afternoon Tea

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