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

OPEN DAY: National CSA Day at Chadlington Kitchen Garden

Wednesday 1 March 2017 14:00 to 18:00
Summary: Celebrate UK National Community Supported Agriculture Day and the start of the crop share from CKG
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BRING & TAKE: Memorial Hall, Charlbury

Saturday 4 March 2017 10:00 to 12:00
Summary: BRING items from between 9.30 and 11.00am and TAKE anything you want free of charge from between 10am and 12 noon.
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TALK: The Importance of Social Bonds in a Wild Bird Society, Exeter Hall, Kidlington

Wednesday 8 March 2017 19:45 to 21:15
Summary: Dr Josh Firth talks about social behaviour as an almost ubiquitous aspect of all animal life
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TALK: Oxfordshire's Threatened Plants, Schlich Theatre, Plant Sciences, South Parks Road, Oxford

Thursday 9 March 2017 13:00 to 14:30
Summary: Lunchtime talk by John Killick
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TALK: The Cabaret of Plants, Said Business School, Park End Street, Oxford

Thursday 9 March 2017 20:00 to 22:00
Summary: Richard Mabey is a writer and broadcaster. He will discuss his recent book, The Cabaret of Plants, reflecting on how poets, scientists and philosophers have been stimulated by the strange life of plants.
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FARMERS MARKET: Playing Close, Charlbury

Saturday 11 March 2017 09:00 to 13:00
Summary: Fresh local seasonal produce for sale at this quarterly market. Also visit the Charlbury Green Hub stall to borrow books, & bring bras, spectacles, lightbulbs for recycling.
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PAPER SHREDDING: Paper Shredding at One Village, trading estate just over railway bridge, Charlbury

Wednesday 10 May 2017 18:30 to 19:00
Summary: Reduce the risk of identity theft, bring confidential paper waste for secure shredding, fund raiser for the Charlbury Community Centre Appeal and for hiring Memorial Hall for the next Bring & Take.
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FESTIVAL: 20th Annual Charlbury Beer Festival

Saturday 24 June 2017 12:00 to 23:00
Summary: Beer, cider, wines & live music, held at Charlbury Cricket Club (just over the road from Charlbury Station)
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FESTIVAL: Riverside Festival, Charlbury

Saturday 22 July 2017 12:00 to Sunday 23 July 2017 20:00
Summary: Riverside Festival is a free music festival held over the weekend in the Mill Field down by the River Evenlode
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FESTIVAL: Wilderness at Cornbury Park, Charlbury

Thursday 3 August 2017 00:00 to Sunday 06 August 2017 23:59
Summary: The ground-breaking festival of musicianship, theatre, talks, panel debates, outdoor pursuits and food experiences.
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FESTIVAL: Wychwood Forest Fair, Standlake Road, Ducklington

Sunday 3 September 2017 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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