Calendar of Events 2021

  • Great Big Green Week
    Sat, 18 Sept
    West Sussex
    18 Sept 2021, 10:00 – 26 Sept 2021, 11:00
    West Sussex, Sussex
    Hassocks, Hurst and Ditchling are part of national week of events celebrating action on climate change
  • Lockdown Lounge - Food For Our Future
    Tue, 11 May
    11 May 2021, 19:00
    With Ed Johnstone of the Sussex Peasant, Freya Robinson of Old Tree Market Garden and Colin McFarlin, WSCC Recycling expert.
  • No Mo May
    No Mo May
    Sat, 01 May
    01 May 2021, 00:00
    Hassocks, Hassocks BN6, UK
    No Mow May! Let wildflowers bloom by leaving some lawn unmowed in May. Five daisies, two dandelions and six buttercups supply enough nectar to keep a bee happy for one day. Go to our to download an A4 poster for your window.
  • Question Time – Climate Change and WSCC Local Election
    15 Apr 2021, 19:30 – 21:00
    Come and ask questions about the Climate Emergency and sustainability to candidates standing in the WSCC local elections in May
  • Lockdown Lounge – Identifying and Monitoring Wildlife
    Lockdown Lounge – Identifying and Monitoring Wildlife
    Fri, 05 Mar
    05 Mar 2021, 19:30
    Local ecologist and Hurst Rethink member Laurie Jackson will talk about the importance of monitoring wildlife, and how you can contribute to recording schemes that provide vital information for nature conservation. She will also highlight resources that are available to identify your wildlife finds.
  • Lost Woods of Sussex
    Lost Woods of Sussex
    Thu, 25 Feb
    25 Feb 2021, 19:30
    Ed Goodall from the Woodland Trust will talk about their project to rescue neglected ancient woods in the Low Weald and Downs. These are now often small, fragmented and vulnerable to the pressures of development, invasive species and climate change.
  • Flooding and the Future: Our Community's Response
    Flooding and the Future: Our Community's Response
    Thu, 11 Feb
    11 Feb 2021, 19:30
    HKD'S Floods and Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDs) team will talk about why flooding is an ongoing and increasing problem in our area, what we have been doing so far to build flood resilience, and what more could be done.