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Cost of living: What can I do
and save the planet too?

 
  • Great Big Green Week
    Mon, 12 Sept
    Location is TBD
    12 Sept, 08:00 – 09 Oct, 17:00
    Location is TBD
    Multiple events will be happening across the country around the 2nd Great Big Green Week - coordinated by The Climate Coalition to celebrate community action to tackle climate change and protect nature. Details of our full programme of events are listed separately - find a summary here.
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  • Dorset Greener Homes     1-9 October
    Sat, 01 Oct
    Shaftesbury Area
    01 Oct, 10:00 – 09 Oct, 16:20
    Shaftesbury Area, Dorset, UK
    Can you save money & energy? Meet householders who've made adaptations to local homes, gardens, allotments etc, for greener living.
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  • The Right Light at Night
    Thu, 06 Oct
    Shaftesbury Town Hall
    06 Oct, 19:20 – 21:30
    Shaftesbury Town Hall, 21 High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8JE, UK
    Light Pollution has negative effects on human health, leads to the death of millions of birds each year, and is the major driver of the insect apocalypse. What can YOU do? Illustrated talk by astronomer Steve Tonkin. Open to all. Free admission.
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  • Mere Literary Festival
    Tue, 11 Oct
    Mere
    11 Oct, 16:00 – 15 Oct, 16:00
    Mere, Mere, UK
    See the website for the full programme of new and established authors and to buy tickets.
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  • Planting Trees to make a new wood
    Sat, 15 Oct
    Wardour School
    15 Oct, 10:00
    Wardour School, Tisbury, Salisbury SP3 6RF, UK
    Join this community planting day, help to make a new wood near Tisbury. We are planting trees to fight climate change. Last season we planted 400 saplings in a field in Wardour, near Tisbury. We are planting trees to fight climate change. Families with young children are welcome.
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  • Shaftesbury School - Future Series
    19 Oct, 08:30 – 16:00
    Shaftesbury, Shaftesbury SP7 8NP, UK
    The Future of Space. Two half days of talks and workshops for pupils from local schools: primary in the morning, secondary in the afternoon. Planet Shaftesbury may be offering volunteer support.
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  • Planet Shaftesbury Monthly Meeting
    Thu, 20 Oct
    Shaftesbury Town Hall
    20 Oct, 19:30 – 21:30
    Shaftesbury Town Hall, 21 High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8JE, UK
    An informal gathering of people from across the network. We'll update one another about our events and activities over recent weeks and engage with plans being made for events and activities over winter months. Open to all. Free admission.
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  • Planet Shaftesbury Monthly Meeting
    Thu, 17 Nov
    Shaftesbury Town Hall
    17 Nov, 19:30 – 21:30
    Shaftesbury Town Hall, 21 High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8JE, UK
    An informal gathering of people from across the network. No agenda fixed for this meeting yet. Open to all. Free admission.
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  • TEDx Youth Shaftesbury School: 'Louder than Words'
    Thu, 24 Nov
    Shaftesbury Arts Centre
    24 Nov, 12:00 – 19:30
    Shaftesbury Arts Centre, 13 Bell St, Shaftesbury SP7 8AR, UK
    A showcase for speakers presenting innovative, well-formed and challenging ideas in under 18minutes. The line-up comprises school students and adults, with some from as far afield as USA, Canada, India and Switzerland. Four sessions through the afternoon & early evening. Tickets £3 per session.
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  • Shaftesbury School - Future Series
    Wed, 07 Dec
    Shaftesbury School
    07 Dec, 08:30 – 16:00
    Shaftesbury School, Shaftesbury SP7 8NP, UK
    The Future of Food. Two half days of talks and workshops for pupils from local schools: primary in the morning, secondary in the afternoon. Planet Shaftesbury may be offering volunteer support.
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  • Pre-Christmas celebration
    Thu, 08 Dec
    Shaftesbury Town Hall
    08 Dec, 19:30 – 21:30
    Shaftesbury Town Hall, 21 High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8JE, UK
    December's monthly meeting, a week earlier than usual and shared with Shaftesbury Tree Group. To include illustrated talk and cider tasting. Open to all. Free admission.
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  • Shaftesbury School - Future Series
    Wed, 11 Jan
    Shaftesbury School
    11 Jan 2023, 08:30 – 16:00
    Shaftesbury School, Shaftesbury SP7 8NP, UK
    The Future of the Planet. Two half days of talks and workshops for pupils from local schools: primary in the morning, secondary in the afternoon. Planet Shaftesbury may be offering volunteer support.
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  • Shaftesbury School - Future Series
    Wed, 08 Mar
    Shaftesbury School
    08 Mar 2023, 08:30 – 16:00
    Shaftesbury School, Shaftesbury SP7 8NP, UK
    The Future of Music. Two half days of talks and workshops for pupils from local schools: primary in the morning, secondary in the afternoon. Planet Shaftesbury may be offering volunteer support.
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  • Shaftesbury School - Future Series
    Wed, 10 May
    Shaftesbury School
    10 May 2023, 08:30 – 16:00
    Shaftesbury School, Shaftesbury SP7 8NP, UK
    The Future of Fashion. Two half days of talks and workshops for pupils from local schools: primary in the morning, secondary in the afternoon. Planet Shaftesbury may be offering volunteer support.
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  • Food & Farming for our Future
    Time is TBD
    Dinton Village Hall
    Time is TBD
    Dinton Village Hall, Bratch Ln, Dinton, Salisbury SP3 5EB, UK
    Live event & live-streamed. A stimulating panel of speakers ask themselves: what could future land use look like? how can we develop healthy, resilient, fair, sustainable food systems for everyone? Organised by Positive Nature.
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