Highlights of the week

There are so many (100+) fabulous events it’s difficult to highlight any. Just in case you need reminding, here are a few tasters! – from art to yoga, cooking to cycling…

See online listings for all events and booking: https://sustainablestalbans.org/all-events-19-26-nov/

All Week
Award – winning photo exhibition all week at The Courtyard Cafe about the Global Food System. Pop in for a coffee and cake when you are in St Albans.

Ayletts Nursery – Plant Pot Amnesty and Coffee Composting Bring your broken plastic pots for recycling. Collect the coffee grounds from Dahlia Coffee House and use it in your gardens.

breinnovation-park-tour-headerSelf guided tour of BRE Innovation Park All Week Free tour of test houses showcasing sustainable building & landscape designs,& innovative low carbon materials & technologies. Book.

Gluttony’ Art Exhibition Nude Tin Can Art Gallery Tues – Sat 11am – 5pm 125 Hatfield Road,AL1 4JS.

Sat 19 Nov
Cyclenation Conference national event brings together cycling enthusiasts, planners and campaigners. Dagnall St Street Baptist Church, St Albans. Book.

Graceful Greens 15 miles bike ride Harpenden, gentle pace, women only Book click here: 9.30am -12.30pm

FoodSmiles Open Day

FoodSmiles St Albans organic food growing group Open Day 12-4pm Tour, vegetable cakes and hot soup. Practical Compost session at 2pm. Meet the members.





Sun 20 Nov
10.30am Wall -E film about future earth. For adults/kids. ‘Unique and unforgettable’. http://www.odysseypictures.co.ukwalleprogrammepic

3:30pm Cooking with left-overs Bring along your fruit or veg that needs using up and you’ll take something home to eat. FREE at The Green Kitchen Veggie Cafe, AL4 Book email click here.

6:30pm Why Sustainability is a Spiritual Necessity Church Service St Paul’s Church, AL1 4JP

Mon 21 Nov

Sir Edward Davey Talk former Secretary for State on Energy and Climate Change talks on the green economy in the 21st century. FREE. 7pm – 9pm
Malborough Road Methodist Church, St Albans, AL1 3XG.

Exploring Sustainability 8pm – 10pm Hear how FoodCycle uses nearly ‘out of date’ food to provide meals for those in need and how ‘spice drops’ can ‘spice up’ the way you cook! Soroptimists at Chiswell Green

Tues 22 Nov

Sustainability Breakfast Briefing – How we can do more with less sustainability issues facing businesses and local organisations. 8am – 10am AECOM House, AL1 3ER. Book.

Use our Thermal Imaging Camera to Reduce your Energy Bills – St Albans 8pm -9pm St Paul’s Church

childrendigWed 23 Nov
Dig and Plant in Community Garden St Albans 10am – 3pm Community Garden St Albans, Hixberry Lane, AL4 0TZ. Book.

Verulamium Park Walk and Talk 11am – 2pm Meet at Verulamium Museum, AL3 4SW.

Thurs 24 Nov

Funding workshop: how to apply for green grants 3pm-6pm The Hub, Civic Centre, AL1 3JE Book.

Make buildings more sustainable by using fewer resources. Talk by Director of Sustainability at the largest engineering company in the world! Don’t miss this one. 6pm – 8pm AECOM House, AL1 3ER. Book

Fri 25 Nov

Fruity Beauty Workshop – Make your own natural cosmetics
Take away your creations. £20. T10.30am – 1pm at The Courtyard Cafe, Book.

Breathing Space Day Spa and Studio. Photo Copyright 2011 Pete Stevens http://www.creativeempathy.comYoga vs Pilates free workshop and decide. Free Tel: 01582 462223. 12.30pm Breathing Space, Harpenden, AL5

Use our thermal imaging camera to reduce your energy bills! 6pm – 7pm Park Hall, Leyton Road, Harpenden, AL5

Air Pollution – Public meeting with expert panel, FREE. 7pm – 9pm Trinity United Reformed Church

Sat 26 Nov

Make and Decorate a Garden Bird Feeder: Fun drop off art session about getting creative age 6+. £14 per session; Book www.laura-ellis.co.uk 10.15am – 11.45am Fleetville Junior School, AL1 4LW.

Trees in St Albans – their management, maintenance and protection – aimed at adults, children can come. Free. 11am – 12.30am Clarence Park

Christmas Fair Earthworks’ famous reindeers, wreaths, crafts,spiced apple juice, mince pies and refreshments; craft activity & Father Christmas FREE. 12pm – 3pm Hixberry Lane, St Albans, AL4 0TZ.

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