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Restart Party

6pm-9pm, Wednesday 19th February
Kentish Town Community Centre, 17 Busby Place, NW5 2SP

Do you have problems with a small electronic or electrical device, and you want to learn how to repair it? Come along.

Take back control of your e-stuff, never feel victim to obsolescence again. Slow laptops, broken printers, smartphones, coffee grinders, you name it. We help you learn how to fix all kinds of devices, starting with troubleshooting, advising on spare parts if necessary and more.

More information here.

Three Acres And A Cow

Friday 28th February, food from 7pm, show from 8pm
Grow Heathrow, Vineries Close, Sipson, West Drayton, UB7 0JG

A History Of Land Rights And Protest In Folk Song And Story. Kicking off Grow Heathrow's 4th birthday party... why not stay over for the festivities the following day? Featuring Keely Mills, Nick Hunt, Robin Grey, Alex Etchart and Rose.

Dear <<First Name>>,

Lots to do this month! You could be growing your own beer, mending your electronic gadgets, taking part in a banana bake off or doing some refreshing gardening.

Best wishes,

Transition Kentish Town Core Group

Grow your own beer

Last chance to buy your hop plant and take part in growing hops to make a batch of local beer!

We’ll be distributing the hop plants on Monday evening (24th February) at The Grafton pub on Prince of Wales Road between 7pm and 9pm.

Buy your own hop plant for £10 to take part!

We have some hop plants available at concessionary rates too. Just email us if you'd like one of those.

The Great Fairtrade Banana Bake Off

Next week is the first week of Fairtrade Fortnight – a time to expand our circle of compassion beyond the importance of localised food systems to farmers in developing countries.

While we need to source as much of our food as we can locally, there are many ‘exotic essentials’ that can only be imported from overseas: bananas, lemons, tea, coffee, chocolate and spices. More equitable forms of global trade – like Fairtrade – must go hand in hand with sustainable localised food systems.

Our friends at the Camden Fairtrade Network are running a 'Great Fairtrade Banana Bake Off' over the next couple of weeks to raise awareness of the damaging banana price war being waged by UK supermarkets which is depressing global banana prices and driving producers into poverty.

You can enter the Great Fairtrade Banana Bake Off here.

Kentish Town Gardening Club

10am-11.30am, Saturday 1st March
Montpelier Gardens, off Brecknock Road, N19 5AH

Come and join the regular monthly gardening club meeting at the raised beds in Montpelier Gardens. The gardens are tucked away behind a big gate off Brecknock Road. You can also get to the gardens from Leighton Crescent or Montpelier Grove.

Kentish Town Bike Workshop

6.30pm-8.30pm, Monday 3rd March
Kentish Town Health Centre, 2 Bartholomew Road, NW5 2AJ

Bring your bike and learn how to fix it yourself. Mechanics will be there to check your bike and to give you advice about fixing it. Plus tea and cake while you wait.

New Vegbox pick up points

Our vegetable box social enterprise, Vegbox, has two new collection points: The Star pub in Dartmouth Park and Castlehaven Community Centre in Camden.

Sign up at the Vegbox website.

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