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Post by Adrian on 3rd April 2011, 12:24 pm

http://southeast.greenparty.org.uk/region/southeast/little-green-gathering.html

Little Green Gathering

Dear reader,

Please find linked to this page details of and a booking form for the little Green Gathering which is to be held on the Hampshire Downs next July. The Green Party's South East Region is lending its support to this event and we want to get as many members (and their partners, families and friends) from the region attending as possible. You can book in others who are non-members in your party as well.

This is expected to be a very well supported venture and there are limited camping and hostel places, so please don't delay. Send your booking form and deposit in now.

The South East Region regular meeting will be held at the Gathering on Saturday 16th July. You can if you wish just come for that and not the Gathering (with its food, events etc. etc.) but we hope that if you are coming, even just for the day, you will stay around and enjoy the many other things we have on that day.

Lots more details and regular bulletins can be found on our FaceBook site at http://www.facebook.com/LittleGreenGathering.

See you there next July!

Tim Dawes

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Post by Adrian on 3rd April 2011, 12:39 pm

The Little Green GatheringOn the South Downs 15th to 17th July 2011

Where?
The Sustainability Centre, Droxford Road, East Meon, Petersfield,
Hampshire, GU32 1HR. See: www.sustainabilitycentre.org

What's included?

Pretty much everything. Camping or accommodation, all your food (everything is veggie), all events and entertainments including workshops, crafts, games and music.

Who's coming?
Greens, especially (but not exclusively) Green Party members and supporters and their friends and families. So lots of people you know or might like to know. Keith Taylor MEP, Mike Knee, Professor Fiddlesticks, Peter Tatchell, Seize the Day, Audio Maserati, Jeremy Corbyn MP.

So... ARE YOU COMING?

Book as soon as possible to secure your place You will pay 20% deposit now and the rest in June 2011 (attendance numbers are limited)

Outline Programme:

Throughout the three days there is choice of organised things to do or just chill out and soak up the atmosphere. Here are some of the highlights of the programme. A full version will be sent to you with your joining instructions.

Friday (starts at 3.30pm).
Workshops on songwriting, performance poetry,banner making and herbs; also walks, treasure hunt, evening concert with Mike Knee, Audi Maserati, and Leon Sea. Welcome by Keith Taylor MEP.

Saturday. Drama, art, poetry and bike maintenance workshops; Debate on NVDA with Peter Tatchell, Vegan BarBQ, comedy and theatre performances, Seize the Day and other music.

Sunday (to 6pm). Workshops on growing to cook, drawing and singing.
Debates on carbon politics, Trident and the Future of the Left (with Derek Wall, Nick Heath and Jeremy Corbyn). Walk to Old Winchester Hill.

Kids Stream:
We won't have a crèche, but we have organised lots of stuff for kids and families, including: entertainment from Professor Fiddlesticks, nature rambles, drama, story time around the camp fire, crafts and games. There is also a special light afternoon tea aimed at hungry kids who can't wait for the main meal in the evening. And of course ALL UNDER 14s COME FOR FREE.

Getting Here:
Driving (see map). We charge a £5 a day carbon levy for each motor car that comes with you.
Walking. There are buses to Clanfield from Havant and East Meon (both around 2 miles
away) from Petersfield; but not on Sundays.
Cycling. Up hill coming, quicker back!
Approximate distances from stations are: Petersfield 7.5m, Rowlands Castle 8.5m, Havant
11.5m, Fareham 13m, Winchester 16m, Alton 18.5m. Check detailed “bringing your bike on the train” rules if coming later on Friday.
Shuttle Bus. A recycled chipfat fueled minibus will meet three specific trains a day at Petersfield station. A carbon levy of £5 per return passenger applies to those using this bus and it must be booked in advance.

Questions?

Please call: 02392 470592 or email: tim@nineveh.co.uk

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Post by Lakshmi on 3rd April 2011, 5:51 pm

Must be my eyes, I cannot see an indication of the prices for the event.
I understand people have to pay 20% in advance deposit and the rest in June. But 20% of what amount?
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Post by Adrian on 3rd April 2011, 6:17 pm

Mea Culpa

I meant to do a screen cap of the booking form.


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Post by Hairyloon on 3rd April 2011, 10:30 pm

How big is this event likely to be, and what should one expect from it?
I am sure I do not need to re-iterate my views on yoghurt weaving. :?
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Post by Lakshmi on 4th April 2011, 8:53 pm

ah, the booking form. the one place I didn't look in the first place.
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Post by Lakshmi on 4th April 2011, 9:19 pm

thanks for bothering, badger... btw!
I find that more and more it takes something really special for me to try and attend an event that happens in the middle of nowhere - too much trouble getting there in the first place and then there's the travel back home.
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Post by John Cossham on 27th May 2011, 1:24 am

Well I'm going down by train, all the way from York.

I'm helping by doing the kids entertainment I do: 'Professor Fiddlesticks' circus skills worksops and balloon modelling, and doing a talk on my favourite subject, 'Advanced Composting'!

I wonder who here on THL is going to be there?
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Post by Compostwoman on 27th May 2011, 9:01 am

Hmm I offered my services, right at the start - when it first went up on Fb.

but never heard anything back. Which slightly put me off...

as Green Stewards seem keen to have me at their festivals, being CRB'd, First Aider-ed etc etc , never mind the play/woodcraft/education stuff I can do.

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Post by Sparhawk on 27th May 2011, 9:12 am

Compostwoman wrote:Hmm I offered my services, right at the start - when it first went up on Fb.

but never heard anything back. Which slightly put me off...

That'll be a little more S time then!!! Wink

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Post by Compostwoman on 27th May 2011, 9:20 am

Sparhawk wrote:
Compostwoman wrote:Hmm I offered my services, right at the start - when it first went up on Fb.

but never heard anything back. Which slightly put me off...

That'll be a little more S time then!!! Wink

What is that, when it is out... Embarassed

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Post by John Cossham on 27th May 2011, 12:56 pm

"S time"

My mind wanders.... sauna? sleep? silence? socialising? samba? Sparhawk? Surely not..... not 'sex'...????

Shame on you Sparhawk.
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Post by Compostwoman on 27th May 2011, 12:59 pm

John Cossham wrote:"S time"

My mind wanders.... sauna? sleep? silence? socialising? samba? Sparhawk? Surely not..... not 'sex'...????

Shame on you Sparhawk.

What is my first name, John? (You do know!) That was what he meant....( I hope! Shocked Laughing )

although I like your suggestions, also Wink

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Post by John Cossham on 27th May 2011, 3:34 pm

Ah, 'CompostWoman', that does make sense... more than some of mine. But you're not coming to the LGG are you?
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Post by Compostwoman on 27th May 2011, 6:53 pm

John Cossham wrote:Ah, 'CompostWoman', that does make sense... more than some of mine. But you're not coming to the LGG are you?

I think Spar menat, if I am not going to the LGG ( which I am not) that he thinks I would get some "me" time, rather than being "Compostwoman at the LGG.

BUT if I went to the LGG, I would probably actually get more "me2 time...

Hmmm. Will have to think about that one a bit more....

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Post by Sparhawk on 27th May 2011, 8:55 pm

John Cossham wrote:"S time"

My mind wanders.... sauna? sleep? silence? socialising? samba? Sparhawk? Surely not..... not 'sex'...????

Shame on you Sparhawk.

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Post by Compostwoman on 27th May 2011, 10:16 pm

Any of those options sound pretty damn good to me...socialising, sauna, sex and sleep sound especially good ( not in any particular order....)

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Post by Adrian on 28th May 2011, 12:35 am

Compostwoman wrote:Any of those options sound pretty damn good to me...socialising, sauna, sex and sleep sound especially good ( not in any particular order....)

hear hear

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Post by Compostwoman on 28th May 2011, 12:38 am

Although right this moment, sleep is the favoured option Laughing

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