Stirchley Community Market:
A monthly food and craft market in Stirchley, South Birmingham
This market is the first of its kind in Birmingham, with producers from within Birmingham and many from the local area. The South Birmingham Food Cooperative will also be selling produce obtained from a wholefood wholesalers. The support of existing local business is also kept in mind, so some local traders will also have stalls.
The market will feature stalls selling bread, fruit and vegetables, wholefoods, hot curry, wood-fired pizza, artisan preserves, cupcakes, local arts and crafts, as well a stall doing
The market will give the local community, as well
as commuters on their way home from work, an opportunity to find out
what Stirchley has to offer, meet some excellent food producers and
craft makers from within Birmingham, and pick up some tasty groceries
for their weekly shop.
The first market is on Tuesday the 27th July from 4-8pm, at the Stirchley United Working Mens Club car park, 2 Hazelwell Lane, Stirchley.
This is on the corner of Hazelwell lane with Pershore road.
For more information check out: http://stirchleycommunitymarket.wordpress.com/
Apologies for the short notice, but Transition Coventry is hosting
a very interesting talk tomorrow night, 7:30. The talk is free, in
Coventry Council House, only 10 minutes walk from Coventry
Station. An evening fare to Coventry is only £2 return.
Speaker meeting:- Nicole Foss
Is there more to the Current Economic Downturn than we Think?
Thursday 10 June 7.30pm Coventry City Council House, Earl Street
(just go in the main door, and the person at reception will tell you
in which room we are meeting).
Nicole Foss (known as Stoneleigh on
an expert on the economy, peak oil and financial collapse, will be
in the UK in June, and is coming to speak to us! She is a Warwick
University graduate who is now living in Canada where she has
worked forming the economic strategy for a large energy supplier.
She's now thinking about moving back to the UK, perhaps in response
to the deepening financial crisis and is currently undertaking a
European tour reaching the website readers in person. Those of us
who have followed TAE blog have been astonished at the quality of
Have a look at The Automatic Earth blog, and you'll be able to read
all sorts of interesting discussions around Transition-type stuff. A
good place to start might be
which is an introductory article with links to their other
Nicole has developed a deep analysis of the financial conditions we
are currently experiencing and the direction it's going to take in
the future.She promotes a concept of economic lifeboats to help
people through difficult times. Her work is influenced by her
knowledge of energy systems and resource projections.She is one of
the founder members of the very popular Canadian economic blog,the
It's going to be massively interesting to anyone
keeping a keen watch on worldwide financial developments and on
Age of Stupid screenings
Organised by Transition Sutton Coldfield
Oscar nominated actor Pete Postlethwaite, stars as a man living alone in the
devastated world of 2055 compiling archive footage from 2008 and asks…
Why didn’t we save the world when we had the chance?
Wednesday 17th February, 7.30pm
The Station Pub (near Sutton Coldfield train station)
Thursday 18th February, 8pm
Wylde Green United Reformed Church
Suggested donation: £2
To get in touch with us in Sutton please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
FOEcycle and REUSED
Bring to Moseley
at The Prince of Wales, Moseley
Starting on the 27th of feb
and then on the 4th Sat of every month 12pm-5pm
Please come down on a Saturday afternoon to The Prince of Wales where you can Swap stuff you don't want for stuff you do! We will have books, clothes, kitchen stuff, DVDs, Computer games, Ornaments, and anything you bring along to add! All for Free! Its the same sat as the moseley farmers market so you can make a day out of it!
One man's trash is another man's treasure!
The stall will also be collecting donations for Birmingham Friends of the Earth, and have promotional information about Green stuff in Birmingham!
Hope you can make it to the Moseley Swap Shop! You won't be disappointed!