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GREEN WEEK 2021

24th September - 30th September

 

This year we're really excited to be back after the 18 months.  We've got some great events lined up and would love to see as many of you as possible join in.

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 25th September

SUSTAINABLE OVERTON GREEN MARKET

Community Centre Forecourt

(or St Mary's Hall, weather dependant)

10.00am - 12.00pm

 

Come and meet some of our 50 volunteers, browse the stalls, see our repair cafe, meet our Energy Champions, Food Waste Champions, see the Nappy Library, our Traidcraft Stall, and more.  Agne's Zero Waste Stall will also be there, so remember to bring your own container to reduce plastic packaging.

HONOURING OVERTON

Edward Kersley Playing Field

3.00pm

 

To mark the journey that we as a community have all been through over the last 18 months, to reflect and honour the people of Overton, and to look beyond the pandemic to a brighter future.

CHICKEN & CHORIZO PAELLA

Edward Kersley Playing Field

3.00pm

 

Cafe Pueblo will be cooking their chicken & chorizo paella dish. Come and try some.

Saturday 25th September

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.

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FAMILY PICNIC

The Community Orchard

12.00pm

 

Bring your own picnic and food, rugs, chairs, etc... See the apple trees which may be ready to pick soon.

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.

Monday 27th September

BEESWAX WRAP MAKING

WORKSHOP

Cafe Pueblo

7.30pm

 

Join Alison as she shows you how to make a beeswax wrap.  All materials will be provided.  Each wrap costs £1.50.  Please book in advance by emailing Laura at clerk@overtonparishcouncil.gov.uk

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Tuesday 22nd September

OVERTON BAG-MAKING

WORKSHOP

Cafe Pueblo

7.30pm

 

Join Laura as she shows you how to mark your very own bag.  Please bring a sewing machine with you if you have one.  All materials will be provided or visit www.morsbag.com/make-a-morsbag/ for the pattern.  Our aim is to have these in all the shops in Overton for people to borrow, to eliminate plastic bags.

 

Please book in advance by emailing Laura at laurawillow@googlemail.com

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