TIMELINE OF HKD EVENTS
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
JANUARY - COMMUNITY STREET AUDIT
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.
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.