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Old School Community Centre, South Brent

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TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom

February 2018

New Economics: talk by students from Shumacher College

27 February, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm GMT
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Sustainable South Brent presents ‘Economics as if Sustainability Mattered’: an interactive talk by students from Schumacher College’s ‘Economics for Transition’ Masters programme in the Old School Community Centre at 7.30pm. “Much of the economic theory that underlies the world we see around us today was developed in the 17th and 18th centuries, when people were few and nature was many. What should an economics for the 21st century and beyond look like, when people are many and the earth is increasingly…

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May 2018

Sustrans / SSB Led Bike Ride: Celebrate Dame Hannah’s School’s 250th anniversary

29 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Celebrate Dame Hannah’s School’s 250th anniversary and promote the ‘Close Pass’ campaign with a ride starting at 11.00am in South Brent at the Old School Community Centre and returning to the same place following the National Cycle Network (12 miles / approx. 3 hours) to the Donkey Sanctuary in Ivybridge where the cycle ride is joined by Ivybridge Walkers and the residents at for a picnic as part of the ride. It's the perfect chance to see the donkeys up…

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June 2018

Sustrans / SSB guided evening bike ride from South Brent

20 June, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm BST
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Sustrans guided evening bike ride from South Brent (5 miles / approx. 2 hours) starting at 6.30pm in South Brent at the Old School Community Centre we'll follow National Cycle Network Route 2 and Route 272 to discover some of Devon’s rural roads and quiet scenic back lanes, hoping to spot some wonderful wildlife and enjoy the countryside along the way from South Brent around Cheston, Owley and Aish and return to stop for refreshments at a lovely local inn.…

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July 2018

Guided bike ride to discover one of Devon’s Ridge Roads

22 July, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Guided bike ride to discover one of Devon’s Ridge Roads (30 miles / time allowed: 5 hours). You can start at 10am the Old School Community Centre in South Brent or join us at 10:45am at the Watermark Centre, Ivybridge PL21 0SZ (start and finish will be at the same place). Join Sustrans volunteers for a for a brilliant 30-mile guided bike ride. Starting either in South Brent or Ivybridge, we'll follow scenic lanes with stunning views looking over South…

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October 2018

Film: ‘Bag It’

23 October, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm BST
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Screening organised by Sustainable South Brent (SSB) at 7.30pm in the Old School Community Centre. The 2010 documentary film ‘Bag It’ takes a closer look at our cultural love affair with plastics - try going a day without plastic. In this touching and often funny film, we follow ‘everyman’ Jeb Berrier as he embarks on a global tour to unravel the complexities of our plastic world. Jeb's journey starts with simple questions: “Are plastic bags really necessary? What are plastic…

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November 2018

Saddle up with Sustrans and SSB for a Breakfast Bike ride

25 November, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am GMT
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Saddle up with Sustrans for a Breakfast Bike ride from 10-11am. Join Sustainable South Brent, PL21 Transition Town and Sustrans volunteers to work up an appetite for breakfast with a 5 mile cycle ride around the foothills of Dartmoor. Meet by 10am at the Old School Community Centre, Totnes road, South Brent, TQ10 9BP. We'll follow minor roads using the National Cycle Network to explore some of the beautiful scenery around South Brent. The ride will take you past two…

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January 2019

IT skills sessions

17 January, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm GMT
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until 19 July, 2019

Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Free IT skills sessions every other Thursday starting again on Thursday 17 January 2019 and then fortnightly (31 January; 14; 28 February) from 7-9pm in the Old School Community Centre. Come and get your computer and phone problems sorted out and questions answered. Bring your questions and devices; explore, play, discover and build your confidence – all with the support and help of a group of experts (these are not formal, structured lessons). For all levels – beginners to experienced…

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February 2019

SSB Members Social event

2 February, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm GMT
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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SSB Trustees invite all our members and their families to a PARTY We want to THANK YOU for all you do Come and mingle, eat, drink and be merry! Let the marvellous Marsh volunteers rub shoulders with the fantastic Foodies. Let the IT wizards enthrall the School Gardeners… and vice versa Something novel and unpredictable may emerge!

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Half-term food workshop and café

19 February, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm GMT
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Half-term food workshop and café from 9.30am - 2.00pm in the Old School Community Centre. Following the very successful Harvest half-term workshop and cafe this will be a similar event: Children are invited to be chefs for the morning and more senior members of the village are warmly invited to sample the food by coming to lunch. Join us if you can, and watch out for more information on posters around the village. Organised by Sustainable South Brent’s Food@SB Project.…

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‘Climate Change and the Extinction Rebellion’ meeting

27 February, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm GMT
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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(NB this is not an SSB meeting) ‘Climate Change and the Extinction Rebellion’ meeting at 7.30pm in the Old School Community Centre. An introductory meeting organised by people in South Brent concerned about climate change, in order to discuss the background to the issues and the focus of the ‘Extinction Rebellion’ campaign. The ‘Extinction Rebellion’ (‘XR’) is an international movement that aims to promote radical change, through nonviolent resistance and ‘respectful disruption’ and to signal to those in power the…

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April 2019

Easter Holiday Café and Kids’ Cooking Workshop

11 April, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Easter Holiday Café and Kids’ Cooking Workshop run by the SSB food project in the Old School Community Centre. Calling all young chefs! - Children’s cooking workshop runs from 10am -12 (over 8s may be unaccompanied; under 8s with parents/carers please). Then everyone else, young or not so young is welcome to come to the ‘Pay-what-you-feel Café’ between 12 and 1pm. Menu to include: soup, hot cross cheese scones, chocolate nests – mmm...yum! Pick up registration form for the workshop…

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Explore Ivybridge and South Brent by Bike

14 April, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Explore Ivybridge and South Brent by Bike from 10am to 12noon. Join our friendly and supportive Sustrans volunteers, in association with community groups, PL21 Transition Town and Sustainable South Brent for a guided, family-friendly, bike ride to warm the legs and discover some beautiful scenery around Ivybridge and South Brent. We'll follow National Cycle Network Routes 2 and 272 and other little lanes on a return journey of 12 miles. This ride is here to help you gain confidence, meet…

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Enchantress Storytelling with Stephanie Bradley

19 April, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm BST
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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(Good Friday): Enchantress Storytelling event with Stephanie Bradley (winner of SSB's 10th Anniversary Artist's Commission in 2016) from 7-10pm in the Beacon Room in the Old School Community Centre. If you want to be enchanted by story, or you want to learn what our ancient British myths have to tell us today, or you would like to share your own experience of enchantment this event is for you! Come and participate, hear the stories and contribute your experience of the enchantress…

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Sustainable South Brent Annual General Meeting

23 April, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm BST
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Sustainable South Brent AGM at 7.30pm in the Old School Community Centre. The AGM will be followed by a talk entitled ‘Water Connects Us: Using the Arts to explore the impacts of Climate Change’ by Laura Denning, who reflects on her recent residency in Bangalore (India) and discovers how first-person storytelling connects people locally and globally. She will show us how water plays an essential role in engaging people with mitigating the impact of climate change.

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June 2019

Guided Bike Ride – Discover the Dartmoor Way

2 June, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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£15

Discover the Dartmoor Way: Join Sustainable South Brent, PL21 Transition Town and Sustrans volunteers on a 50 mile/8 hour guided bike ride at an easy pace to discover the heart of Dartmoor. It is a circular route, with a choice of 2 starts/finishes - either the Watermark Centre, Ivybridge PL21 0SZ at 9.15am or the Old School Community Centre South Brent at 10.00am. We will follow the Dartmoor Way through Buckfastleigh-Holne-Hexworthy-Princetown-Burrator-Cornwood-Harford along scenic lanes with stunning views. From secret river…

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July 2019

Bike ride to Discover the Dartmoor Way via the High Moor Link – CANCELLED

28 July, 2019 @ 9:15 am - 5:30 pm BST
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Discover the Dartmoor Way via the High Moor Link: Regrettably, this led bike ride has been cancelled by Sustrans due to shortage of volunteers.

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August 2019

Launch of the South Brent Archive

19 August, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm BST
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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South Brent Archive – LAUNCH in the Old School Community Centre from 11am-8pm. Local Historian Christine Scott, who has donated her extensive collection to start off the Archive, will speak briefly at 11am in the Old School Hall during the Coffee Morning. There will be displays all day in the Aune Room plus information on how to get involved, how to donate memorabilia and for opening times to access the Archive. FFI contact Steph Bradley - Volunteer Manager on 01364…

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October 2019

Dartmoor Local Plan Consultation Drop-in Event

1 October, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Dartmoor Local Plan Consultation Drop-in Event from 4-7pm at the Old School Community Centre, South Brent. The Local Plan is an important document which sets out what type of development is and isn’t acceptable in the National Park. It is what DNPA will use to decide planning applications and sets out where future development may take place. You will be able to chat with DNPA staff about the plan and how it might affect you and the local community. The…

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IT Support Session

24 October, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until 28 November, 2019

Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Free IT Support Sessions on selected Thursday evenings only (dates for autumn term: 24 October; 7, 14, 21 & 28 November) from 7-9pm in the Old School Community Centre. NB. The system has changed from previous terms: attendance will be limited to a maximum of four people at a time. The sessions will be split into two one hour slots and you will be asked to sign up in advance for either the first or second hour. If you sign…

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November 2019

Workshop – Exploring Skilful Communication using Improvisation and Play

30 November, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm GMT
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Exploring Skilful Communication using Improvisation and Play A participatory workshop with Jeannie Hodder and Richard Chapman For people engaged in environmental work e.g. XRSB, SSB, Zero Carbon At The Old School Centre, South Brent Saturday 30 November 2019 10am – 4pm. How can we communicate more effectively and skilfully about the things we feel most passionately about? Richard and Jeannie invite you to this highly participatory workshop to explore this question using methods from the worlds of theatre and music…

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January 2020

South Brent Climate and Ecological Emergency Advisory Group – Inaugural meeting

16 January, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm GMT
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Thursday 16 January 2020: The inaugural meeting of the South Brent Climate and Ecological Emergency Advisory Group at 7.30pm in the Old School Community Centre. Following the declaration of a Climate and Ecological Emergency by South Brent Parish Council at its May meeting, the Council has published a document setting out its commitments to this and is now setting up an Advisory Group, made up of Councillors, local organisations and interested parties, to advise and support the Council in forming…

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Reuse-Recycle Jumble Sale

18 January, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm GMT
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Saturday 18 January 2020 Reuse-Recycle Jumble Sale from 10am-12noon in the Old School Community Centre. Are you wanting to Reuse or Recycle or Repurpose some clothing, bric-a-brac or unwanted Christmas presents? Come to the Reuse-Recycle Jumble Sale. Fund-raiser for climate change causes. Refreshments café. Donations of items can be dropped off at the Old School at 8pm the previous evening or taken earlier to ‘Laurel Bank’, Totnes Road, South Brent. Volunteers needed to help before, during and after. For further…

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February 2020

“The Climate and Ecological Crisis; What’s all the fuss about?” – talk by David Ramsden MBE

20 February, 2020 @ 7:40 pm - 9:00 pm GMT
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Thursday 20 February 2020: “The Climate and Ecological Crisis; What’s all the fuss about?”: a talk at 7.40pm in the Old School Community Centre by David Ramsden MBE. “Do we really need to be concerned about heatwaves and storms? Surely these things have always happened?” David has worked in nature conservation for over 30 years and in 2007 received and MBE for services to Wildlife’ from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Free entry; donations towards room hire welcome. See www.facebook.com/Whatalotoffuss.

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SSB Zero Carbon Group meeting

21 February, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm GMT
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Agenda: Apologies Minutes of the last meeting Climate Fair update Parish Council update Solar streets update (Joddy) Electric car club update (Ross?) Other projects update Date of next meeting If you would like to be part of the group or just want to be on the mailing list contact Jeremy Sabel - jeremysabel@gmail.com

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March 2020

South Brent Climate and Ecological Emergency Advisory Group – POSTPONED

19 March, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm GMT
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Thursday 19 March 2020: (postponed from 27 February) The second meeting of the South Brent Climate and Ecological Emergency Advisory Group in the Old School Community Centre has been POSTPONED as a result of concern about the Coronavirus pandemic. Following up from the declaration of a Climate and Ecological Emergency by South Brent Parish Council at its May 2019 meeting, and the inaugural meeting of this group on 16 January 2020. Meetings of the group are open to the public…

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SSB Zero Carbon Group meeting – CANCELLED

20 March, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm GMT
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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CANCELLED: There will be no meetings of the ZCG for the foreseeable future as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. The Zero Carbon Group is a working Group of Sustainable South Brent. Its meeting are open to anyone. The aims of the zero Carbon Group are engage, inform and inspire action towards a zero carbon future in South Brent  Its current programme of activities Includes: Delivery of the Climate Fair - 18 April 2020 Cutting Carbon Workshop programme - May…

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April 2020

Sustainable South Brent Annual General Meeting – POSTPONED

21 April, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Sustainable South Brent’s Annual General Meeting in the Old School Community Centre has been POSTPONED until Tuesday 21 July (TBC) as a result of concern about the Coronavirus pandemic.

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July 2021

Learn How to Fix & Maintain Your Bike

17 July, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Learn How to Fix & Maintain Your Bike: from 10.00-14.00 at the Old School Community Centre, South Brent - Join any, or all, of these free, small group, sessions with an experienced mechanic to learn basic cycle fixing maintenance skills. If you can, please bring a bike; preferably your own bike! Sessions will focus on: 10-10.45am:        Tyres & punctures: tyre sizing, replacement & removal, puncture repair 11am-12.30pm:   Drive & gears: chain fix and maintain, how gears work and…

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August 2021

Led cycle ride from South Brent to Ashburton return

15 August, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm BST
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Sunday 15 August 2021: Led bike ride from South Brent to Ashburton and back, starting from the Old School Community Centre, South Brent at 10am. A ‘Big Bike Revival’ ride, led by an experienced cyclist at an easy pace for the enjoyment of all riders along the proposed new safe cycle path extension of National Cycle Network route 2. The route links the three Dartmoor towns each with their own distinct character, and the beautiful countryside of the lower moor.…

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Led Bike Ride along part of the proposed Primrose Trail

30 August, 2021 @ 9:45 am - 2:00 pm BST
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Monday 30 August 2021: Led Bike Ride along part of the proposed Primrose Trail leaving from the Old School Community Centre in South Brent at 10am (please arrive 9.45am) to ride to Avon Mill Garden Centre and Café near Loddiswell. Another ‘Big Bike Revival’ ride (approx. 23 miles return) to explore the upper part of the proposed Primrose Trail, which is being planned as a multi-purpose route from the moor at South Brent to the sea at Kingsbridge making use…

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November 2021

‘Moons in Splendour’

18 November, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm GMT
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Thursday 18 November 2021: ‘Moons in Splendour’: presented by Swamp Hag productions. A screening in the Old School Community Centre at 7.30pm showing an installation of paintings in Penstave Copse installed and filmed over six weeks during summer 2021, created and edited by Joanna Rothon. Screening time approx. 20minutes. “Please come along and have glass of something and hopefully my film will provoke some interesting chat about art and filmmaking.” All welcome! If you would like to come or have…

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December 2021

Seasonal Spectacular for children with Soundart Radio

28 December, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm GMT
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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soundartradio.org.uk/seasonal-spectacular/ Tuesday 28th December 2021: Seasonal Spectacular: Free activities and food for children with Soundart Radio 11am-3pm in South Brent Old School Community Centre. Free childcare with healthy cooked lunches broadcasting, singing, circus, costume making, animation and more for ages 6-16. Alice Armstrong, who was the Project Worker for the SSB Community Radio Project will be back in South Brent with Soundart Radio for this event, which is part of a series of activities in our local area over the…

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May 2022

Vicarage Road Allotment Association Plant Sale (plus Ukraine cake sale)

14 May @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Saturday 14 May 2022: Vicarage Road Allotment Association Plant Sale from 10am until 12noon in the Old School Community Centre. Come along and buy from a selection of plants raised in the Allotment Association greenhouse. Donations of plants are also welcome. Tea and Coffee available. Now with added cake sale in aid of Ukraine/British Red Cross

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