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GREEN WEEK 2024

8th - 16th June 

 

Great Big Green Week is a national celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature - read all about it here

Find out below what we're up to here in Overton.

Friday 24th September

TREE WALK

St Mary's Church, Overton

10.00am - 1.00pm

 

Join us for a tree walk with Ken MacKenzie.

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Saturday 15th June

Sustainable Overton Market

Slow Fashion Show

Community Centre

10.00am - 12.00pm

 

Come and meet some of our volunteers and find out more about what we are all about.

Visit the Repair Cafe to have a broken item fixed.

Browse our pre-loved toys and books stall.

St Mary's Hall

11am

Out with the New and in with the Old! This year Overton is embracing the slow style movement and hosting our first ever fashion show focused entirely on upcycled fashion. Be inspired by the talents of many of our own residents innovative designs and see creativity run riot with a variety of catwalk themes including Upcycling Unleashed!

Community Centre 11am

Dive into the water and make a splash with Wanda Whale to learn how to take care of the marine life and become Sea-Tacular!

Suitable for all primary age children.

E-bike Demonstration

ORC Car park

11am to 2pm

Find out more about using and owning an e-bike with Hurricane bikes

Junk Jodie Sea-tacular show

Community Centre 11am

Dive into the water and make a splash with Wanda Whale to learn how to take care of the marine life and become Sea-Tacular!

Suitable for all primary age children.

E-bike Demonstration

ORC Car park

11am to 2pm

Find out more about using and owning an e-bike with Hurricane bikes

Community Kitchen Garden

Open all day for visitors to find out more about our plans.

Sunday 16th June

Children's Bug Hunt

Little Meadow

11.00am

 

Join Jane at Little Meadow as we go exploring and looking for all kinds of fascinating insects.  Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult please.

River Dipping

Flashetts 11am -2pm

 

WALKS AND TALKS

Bird Walk

Meet at the London Road Car Park

2.00pm

 

Join Peter a for a bird walk.  Make sure to bring appropriate footwear and clothing to walk over farmland.

Tales from the Riverbank: Water Journeys with Matt Gaw

Saturday 15 June 2024 7:00pm - 9:00pm

St Mary's Hall (Overton)

Join celebrated author Matt Gaw, as he explores how Britain's rivers can inspire adventure, joy, and creativity.

More details here.

Tales from the Riverbank: Chalk Stream Writing Workshop

Sunday 23 June 2024 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Overton Community Centre

Join author and storyteller Dawn Nelson for a story walk and writing workshop focused on the Upper Test chalk stream. More details here.

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