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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.

Community Kitchen Garden

Open all day for visitors to see what we've been doing, find out more about our plans and how to get involved.

St Mary's Hall

11am and 1pm

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!

Tickets available now - click here

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

Junk Jodie Sea-tacular show

Community Centre 10am

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!

An interactive, exciting show followed by a craft.

Suitable for all primary age children. FREE.

Sunday 16th June

Children's Bug Hunt

River Dipping

Little Meadow

11am to 1pm

 

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.

Flashetts (Station Road end)

11am -2pm

Bring your wellies and find out more about what lives in our lovely river.

Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult please.

 

Bring a picnic and enjoy the outdoors!

WALKS AND TALKS

Bird Walk

Meet at the Overton Hill Car Park

12th June 7.00pm

 

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

Tales from the Riverbank: Children's Poetry Workshop

Sunday 9th June 2024 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Overton Community Centre

Join author and storyteller Amanda Kane-Smith for a guided walk and poetry workshop focused on the Upper Test chalk stream.  For children aged 7-11 years

Booking essential. More details here.

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. For children aged 12+

Booking essential. More details here.

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