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Green Diary Events - October 2017

21Oct

Upper Gardner Street Market

The Upper Gardner Street Market is open every Saturday from 9am and sells local produce and vegetables.

This is a regular weekly event - next three dates are: 21/10/2017, 28/10/2017, 04/11/2017
22Oct

Slow Sunday

Slow Sunday, a monthly initiative inspired by Resurgence, encourages you to take part in simple actions that symbolise a rejection of commercialism, a passion for the planet and a desire for change.

We invite you to adopt it EVERY Sunday! There was a time when shops were closed on a Sunday and so without this distraction people naturally adopted other activities.

A typical Sunday would begin with a lie in, a late breakfast followed by a country stroll in preparation for a roast dinner, an afternoon movie, a light tea, bags packed for Monday and an early night. Ah those were the days . . .

This is a regular weekly event - next three dates are: 22/10/2017, 29/10/2017, 05/11/2017
23Oct

Meat Free Monday

Meat Free Monday invites you to abstain from eating meat on a Monday as eating less meat is good for the planet.

UN's top climate scientist Rajendra Pachauri states that, "People should consider eating less meat as a way of combating global warming. UN figures suggest that meat production puts more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere than transport."

If your'e not keen on vegetables why don't you make a commitment to supporting this campaign by experimenting with a new veggie dish each week. Grab a veggie cook book from a charity shop and give it a whirl.

This is a regular weekly event - next three dates are: 23/10/2017, 30/10/2017, 06/11/2017
24Oct

10:10 Tuesday

10:10 Tuesday, inspired by the national 10:10 campaign, encourages you to follow your natural body clock and make sure you are tucked up in bed by 10pm - not watching the portable in the bedroom, not listening to the radio and not even reading. Close your eyes and z z z z z!

Not only will you be saving energy and reducing your carbon emissions by retiring early and shutting everything off for the night, you will also be healthier.

Our immune system functions optimally if we go to sleep by 10 p.m. As we sleep, physical repair takes place between approximately 10 p.m. and 2 a.m.: Our immune cells patrol our bodies, eliminating cancer cells, bacteria, viruses, and other harmful agents.

So, try it. On a Tuesday. You never know you might find it so enjoyable you find your immune system begging for more.

This is a regular weekly event - next three dates are: 24/10/2017, 31/10/2017, 07/11/2017
26Oct

Green Centre at Brighton Open Market

Every Thursday you'll find the Green Centre at the Open Market from 10 till 5pm.

This is a regular weekly event - next three dates are: 26/10/2017,
28Oct

Upper Gardner Street Market

The Upper Gardner Street Market is open every Saturday from 9am and sells local produce and vegetables.

This is a regular weekly event - next three dates are: 21/10/2017, 28/10/2017, 04/11/2017
29Oct

Slow Sunday

Slow Sunday, a monthly initiative inspired by Resurgence, encourages you to take part in simple actions that symbolise a rejection of commercialism, a passion for the planet and a desire for change.

We invite you to adopt it EVERY Sunday! There was a time when shops were closed on a Sunday and so without this distraction people naturally adopted other activities.

A typical Sunday would begin with a lie in, a late breakfast followed by a country stroll in preparation for a roast dinner, an afternoon movie, a light tea, bags packed for Monday and an early night. Ah those were the days . . .

This is a regular weekly event - next three dates are: 22/10/2017, 29/10/2017, 05/11/2017
29Oct

British Summer Time Ends

British Summer Time ends - 02.00 Clocks go back 1 hour. 

30Oct

Meat Free Monday

Meat Free Monday invites you to abstain from eating meat on a Monday as eating less meat is good for the planet.

UN's top climate scientist Rajendra Pachauri states that, "People should consider eating less meat as a way of combating global warming. UN figures suggest that meat production puts more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere than transport."

If your'e not keen on vegetables why don't you make a commitment to supporting this campaign by experimenting with a new veggie dish each week. Grab a veggie cook book from a charity shop and give it a whirl.

This is a regular weekly event - next three dates are: 23/10/2017, 30/10/2017, 06/11/2017
31Oct

10:10 Tuesday

10:10 Tuesday, inspired by the national 10:10 campaign, encourages you to follow your natural body clock and make sure you are tucked up in bed by 10pm - not watching the portable in the bedroom, not listening to the radio and not even reading. Close your eyes and z z z z z!

Not only will you be saving energy and reducing your carbon emissions by retiring early and shutting everything off for the night, you will also be healthier.

Our immune system functions optimally if we go to sleep by 10 p.m. As we sleep, physical repair takes place between approximately 10 p.m. and 2 a.m.: Our immune cells patrol our bodies, eliminating cancer cells, bacteria, viruses, and other harmful agents.

So, try it. On a Tuesday. You never know you might find it so enjoyable you find your immune system begging for more.

This is a regular weekly event - next three dates are: 24/10/2017, 31/10/2017, 07/11/2017
31Oct

Samhain - Festival of the Year's End

Our ancestors celebrated 8 points in the year using them as a framework for their lives. The "Wheel of the Year" combines the astronomical cycle of the solstices and equinoxes, with the turning points of each season, marked by the Celts with the 4 Cross Quarter festivals, formerly known as the 4 Great Fire Festivals; Imbolc, Beltain, Lammas and Samhain. In the past huge community bonfires were lit on hilltops, uniting communities in common focus and celebration of their lives and the earth.

Samhain falls between the Autumn Equinox and the Winter Solstice and celebrates the beginning of the Winter and the end and beginning of the Celtic Year. All of life is drawing inside itself now. This is not a time for action but a time to rest.

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