Charlbury Green Hub

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We aim to promote a better understanding of our local countryside, food, energy, travel, and the wider implications for our planet's limited resources and climate change. We provide a list of things  that can be shared by other groups or individuals in Charlbury so that we can work together better as a sharing community . . . and save money and resources in the process. Websites are always "work in progress" so come back regularly to see what's new.

Cultivate OnlineOpen nowUnfortunately, Cultivate has now closed their online shop and are very sorry to disappoint their many customers in Charlbury. However they are continuing with their mobile veg van in Oxford which operates Thursdays to Sundays.

The calendar below covers environmental/sustainable/ethical events happening in Charlbury and beyond. If you would like to offer a lift to an event outside Charlbury then please contact us and we'll flag it up.

5x15 in London, 5 speakers 15 minutes each, held at various locations
Oxford Networks for the Environment (ONE) lists the many public lecture series, events, conferences and seminars across a whole range of departments at Oxford University that are related to the environment.
Good Food Oxford Food events to keep on top of GFO network and other good food-related events!
Cogges Farm Museum at Witney runs lots of interesting hands-on skills workshops.
Wychwood Project lists local environmental events and courses held throughout the year.
BBOWT, the local Wildlife Trust  list the many events organised throughout the year within Berks, Bucks and Oxon.
Earth Trust lists the events (many for families) and courses held throughout the year at Little Wittenham or Thrupp Lake, near Abingdon.
Daily Information lists What's On in Oxford Today.
Oxford Museum of Natural History  events, many aimed at families.
Interesting Talks Oxford Keeping track of interesting talks, lectures and seminars in and around Oxford

Upcoming Events

SLEEPOUT: RSPB Big Wild Sleepout

Friday 29 July 2016 20:00 to Sunday 31 July 2016 08:00
Summary: Every year, the RSPB encourages the nation to sleep under the stars to discover more about wildlife at night.
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FESTIVAL: Wilderness at Cornbury Park, Charlbury

Thursday 4 August 2016 00:00 to Sunday 07 August 2016 23:59
Summary: The ground-breaking festival of musicianship, theatre, talks, panel debates, outdoor pursuits and food experiences.
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FESTIVAL: BBC Countryfile Live, Blenheim Palace, Woodstock

Thursday 4 August 2016 00:00 to Sunday 07 August 2016 23:59
Summary: This exciting new event will allow you to explore every aspect of the British countryside in one unmissable day out - a fun, inspiring and informative day out in the countryside that the whole family, and the dog can enjoy.
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FESTIVAL: Jamie Oliver & Alex James present the Big Feastival

Friday 26 August 2016 00:00 to Sunday 28 August 2016 23:59
Summary: Food festival held at Kingham near the station - There’s something for everyone at The Big Feastival – between eating, drinking and dancing, drop in on a celebrity cook-off, shop ’til you drop or take a spin around the vintage funfair!
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FESTIVAL: Wychwood Forest Fair

Sunday 4 September 2016 11:00 to 17:00
Summary: A wide range of rural crafts, some of which allow you to ‘have a go’, are on display. The Wychwood Forest Fair, is a major fundraising event to support the local wildlife and landscape conservation work of the Wychwood Project.
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CAMPAIGN: Zero Waste Week

Monday 5 September 2016 00:00 to Friday 09 September 2016 23:59
Summary: In its ninth year, Zero Waste Week is an opportunity to reduce landfill waste & save money. The theme is Reducing Food Waste! Sign up for your free eBook "15 easy ways to save over £1500 per year"
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CONFERENCE: 1.5 Degrees: Meeting the challenges of the Paris Climate Agreement, Keble College, Oxford

Wednesday 21 September 2016 00:00 to Thursday 22 September 2016 23:59
Summary: ECI 25th Anniversary International Conference. The 1.5 degrees conference will bring together researchers, policy makers, businesses and members of civil society to understand the impacts of warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels.
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WATER SURVEY: Thames Water-Blitz Wild Oxfordshire

Monday 3 October 2016 00:00 to 23:59
Summary: On 25th April and 3rd October 2016 Wild Oxfordshire and Earthwatch partner with Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, the Environment Agency and catchment partnerships to carry out a biannual census of ecosystem conditions throughout the Thames catchment.
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CONFERENCE: Centre for Alternative Technology, Machynlleth

Friday 7 October 2016 00:00 to Sunday 09 October 2016 23:59
Summary: Who's getting ready for Zero - Talks, workshops, hands-on practical sessions, delegates' presentations, projects and plans of other members… Plus good food, entertainment and company!
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CONFERENCE: Oxford Real Farming Conference, Oxford Town Hall

Wednesday 4 January 2017 09:00 to Thursday 05 January 2017 17:00
Summary: This annual conference brings together farmers, campaigners and consumers to discuss the state of farming today
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