January 2014

Inclusion in this calendar is NOT a guarantee of quality. If we think something is extremely likely to be worth your time, then we will put one or more little “thumbs up” icons next to it. We a) are maybe prejudiced about some groups b) have specific criteria about usefulness and c) could be wrong.

Wed 22nd, 6.15pm AfSL Green Seeds Finale Celebration, Whalley Range
AfSL will be hosting the final celebration event for the Green Seeds project.
The Carlton Club will provide the space (and bar), along with locally sourced seasonal snacks and entertainment from spoken word artists and musicians. There will be a couple of special guests to help us tell the Green Seeds story and celebrate the great work the project has allowed AfSL to do over the past four years.
The event will kick off at 6:15pm with AfSL’s AGM (open to all), followed at 7pm by a chance to browse interactive, crafty stalls. To finish the evening off there’ll be live music and more chatting.
Carlton Club, Rowan Lodge, 113 Carlton Road, Whalley Range, Manchester. M16 8BE

Thurs 23rd, 7pm: Manchester Friends of the Earth climate campaign meeting
Our monthly climate campaign meeting at which we’ll be planning next steps on our campaigns on fracking and greening rented homes. If you’d like to join us, please text Ali on 07786 090520 so we know to expect you.
Green Fish Resource Centre, 46-50 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LE

Sun 26th Solidarity Day for the anti-fracking campaign and the Barton Moss Protection Camp. The meeting time is provisionally 1pm, final details will be sent out later. We are expecting coaches from around the country, specially from other areas threatened with fracking. The no. 67 bus runs past the end of Barton Moss Rd (M30 7RL) car sharing is another good option.

Mon 27th, 6.30pm Climate Survivors meeting. Details here.

Monday 27th,7pm-9pm Co-operative Eco-house meeting, Withington
“We are aiming to enable groups of people to live together within the city in a more environmentally friendly and sustainable way. Although we’ve been quiet recently, we have actually been really busy – working on eco-renovating our house in Withington, and also looking at legal structures and finances to enable another house to be acquired. Come along to find out how these things are progressing, and to meet members of the co-operative who will be living at the Withington house. We are looking for additional people too!”
upstairs at Fuel Cafe Bar, 448 Wilmslow Road, Withington, M20 3BW

Thursday 30th, 3pm ‘Globalisation and Sustainable Development: International Transport and Sustainable Development’ by Dr. Jonathan Köhler of the Fraunhofer Institute on (room C1, George Begg Building, Sackville Street).

Been and gone

Thurs 9th, 7pm Green Party AGM at Friends Meeting House

Sun 12th Fracking Protest at Barton Moss

Tues 14th, 6.45pm to 9pm Manchester Friends of the Earth Full Group Meeting, Greenfish Resource Centre, Oldham St. http://manchesterfoe.org.uk/

Weds 15th, 7pm Incredible Edible Levenshulme meeting. Details here.

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