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NOVEMBER - AGM and showing of film Demain at Ditchling Village Hall

MAY Building a rain garden – with Ouse and Adur Rivers Trust at Adastra Hall, Hassocks.

MARCH Where the Waters Rise – rainwater and flood mapping Hassocks, with speaker Dusty Gedge. 

FEBRUARY Seedy Saturday – seed swap and activities, Hassocks Market, February.

FEBRUARY Ceilidh – Ditchling Village Hall – February


NOVEMBER– AGM with talks on Waste and Sustainability 

OCTOBER – Apple Day, Ditchling

SEPTEMBER– Hurst Festival, talk on rivers and flooding.

JULY– Bioblitz Hassocks

JULY – Flood event in Hassocks with Hassocks Amenity Association

In January 2016 we worked with Living Streets on a community street audit in part of Hassocks with a  report available below, which. deals with specific issues on the west side of town (e.g. Stonepound crossroads) that make life difficult for pedestrians, and also some of the bigger issues about the impact of traffic across the village. HKD Transition is keen to make it easier for people to walk and cycle, and leave their cars at home.

Living Street Hassocks Report 2016


FEBRUARY – Seed Swap Saturday

JANUARY – Ceilidh Ditchling Village Hall

JANUARY – Ditchling Orchard Wassailing


DECEMBER – Wreath making and selling event at Light Up Hassocks

JUNE – Chasing Ice – film showing at Hurst Cinema and Ditchling Village Hall

MAY – Big Buzz – a two day event on 3 and 4 May to celebrate and highlight the plight of bees. Run with South Downs Garden Centre, Hassocks

APRIL – Spring online internet event at Hassocks Library with volunteers sharing time and knowledge to help people learn digital skills

MARCH – Family Ceilidh, Hassocks

FEBRUARY – Seed Swap Saturday

FEBRUARY – Planting of Ditchling Orchard


OCTOBER - Chasing Ice film with Hurstpierpoint Film Society

SEPTEMBER - Eco Open Houses with Transition Town Lewes in Ditchling and Hassocks

JUNE - Queen of the Sun film with Ditchling Film Society

MAY - Join the Buzz bee day with South Downs Nurseries

FEBRUARY - Seedy Saturday at Hassocks Village market

JANUARY - Ceilidh at Hurstpierpoint Parish Centre


SEPTEMBER - Autumnfest at Downlands School, Hassocks

MAY - JULY  First in Hurst village market

MARCH -  Gasland film

FEBRUARY - Age Concern community orchard planting

JANUARY - Ceilidh at Ditchling Village Hall


NOVEMBER - Really Local Food Directory distributed to all homes in Hassocks, Hurst and Ditchling

October Octoberfest at Downlands School in partnership with Hassocks Twinning Association

MAY - Spring Family Picnic


OCTOBER - Cut those bills! Practical guide to eco-refurbishment.  Workshop at Ditchling Village Hall

APRIL - Eco fair at Ditchling Village Hall

JANUARY - Age of Stupid film at Pauline Thaw Centre, Hassocks


OCTOBER - Low carbon energy: Where will it come from?  Talk by Dr Jim Watson, University of Sussex

SEPTEMBER - Life beyond the car.  Talk by Norman Baker MP and panel of local transport activists

MAY - Year-round productive and beautiful vegetable plot.  Workshop by  Bea Burke at The Barn, Ditchling

APRIL - The 11th Hour.  Documentary film  by Leonardo di Caprio

MARCH -  Climate Change Initiatives from Sussex to Nepal.  Talk by Richard Miller, ActionAid UK and film by Tamara Plush about the impact of climate change in Nepal


DECEMBER - First HKD Transition steering group meeting.

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