All Upcoming Events

CANCELLED - Bees and Wildlife Gardening
Wed, Apr 15
Fontmell Magna Village Hall
Apr 15, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Fontmell Magna Village Hall, Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury SP7 0PS, UK
An illustrated talk by Brigit Strawbridge, Dorset Wildlife Trust's "Make Wildlife Welcome" hero and bee friendly gardener (as seen on TV).
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ONLINE ONLY - Planet Shaftesbury Monthly Meeting
Thu, Apr 16
Town Hall
Apr 16, 7:30 PM
Town Hall, High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
Details to follow
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CANCELLED - Bee Aware: our bees are in trouble. Inspiring talk by Brigit Strawbridge.
Thu, Apr 23
Town Hall
Apr 23, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Town Hall, High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
Due to the developing situation around the Corvid-19 Corona Virus outbreak this talk has been postponed. We hope to rearrange some time in the future.
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Planet Shaftesbury ONLINE meeting
Thu, Apr 02
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/247251311
Apr 02, 7:30 PM
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/247251311
Online meeting this Thursday, 7.30pm. A short meeting to check-in and see how everyone is doing
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CANCELLED - Shaftesbury Clothes Swap
Sat, Mar 28
Swans Yard
Mar 28, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Swans Yard, 7 Swans Yd, Shaftesbury SP7 8JQ, UK
The local event 'Shaftesbury Clothes Swap' in Swans Yard has also been postponed until further notice. We will keep you updated on any progress of re-scheduling this event.
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Fragments of a Rebellion’ - A Film By Senara Wilson Hodges
Fri, Mar 27
Youtube
Mar 27, 7:00 PM
Youtube
Watch ONLINE - The South West Premiere of ‘Fragments of a Rebellion’ - A Film By Senara Wilson Hodges. Immediately after the Premiere (8pm) there will be a Zoom Q&A and discussion with the director, production crew and you guys! Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/RX4UpaAj8zo
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Planet Shaftesbury Online Meeting
Thu, Mar 26
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/337615801
Mar 26, 7:30 PM
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/337615801
NEW LINK - A short meeting combining an optional check-in with a demonstration for those who want to host their own online meetings (perhaps with family or friends?).
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CANCELLED - Presentation by Charles Dowding - the "no dig" approach to organic growing
Fri, Mar 20
Town Hall
Mar 20, 7:30 PM
Town Hall, High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
Because of the Covid -19 Virus this event has been cancelled and will be rearranged for later in the year - any tickets purchased will be refunded.
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ONLINE ONLY - Planet Shaftesbury Monthly Meeting
Thu, Mar 19
Location is TBD
Mar 19, 7:30 PM
Location is TBD
The monthly meeting this Thursday, will not take place at Shaftesbury Town Hall but instead we will meet online. Same time - 7.30pm. You need your computer, Smartphone or other device connected to the internet then simply click this link: https://zoom.us/j/352775046
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A session with Marten Gregory, Recycling Team, Dorset Council - organised by Plastic-Free Shaftesbury with Planet Shafte
Thu, Mar 12
Town Hall
Mar 12, 7:00 PM
Town Hall, High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
A session with Marten Gregory, Recycling Team, Dorset Council - organised by Plastic-Free Shaftesbury with Planet Shaftesbury
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What We Need To Do Now - A Talk by Chris Goodall
Thu, Feb 27
Town Hall
Feb 27, 7:30 PM
Town Hall, High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
Chris Goodall will present ideas from his latest book: What We Need to Do Now for a zero carbon future. With discussion.
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Enough is Enough: Together We March
Sat, Feb 22
London
Feb 22, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
London, London, UK
Organised by Extinction Rebellion this is a peaceful protest march.
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Political Lobbying training day Bournemouth
Sat, Feb 22
The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel
Feb 22, 9:45 AM – 4:30 PM
The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, 81 Grove Rd, Boscombe, Bournemouth BH1 3AP, UK
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Planet Shaftesbury Monthly Meeting
Thu, Feb 20
Town Hall
Feb 20, 7:30 PM
Town Hall, High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
There will be the usual opportunities to catch up on what's happening across our network. We'll also consolidate our plans for events around energy efficiency, nature recovery, waste reduction and more.
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Talk: Marine Conservation, MCZs and Plastics
Wed, Feb 19
Fontmell Magna Village Hall
Feb 19, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Fontmell Magna Village Hall, Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury SP7 0PS, UK
An illustrated talk by Imogen Davenport, Dorset Wildlife Trust Director of Conservation.
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Meeting with Simon Hoare (MP)
Sat, Feb 08
Crown Hotel
Feb 08, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Crown Hotel, West St, Blandford Forum DT11 7AJ, UK
The next meeting with our MP Simon Hoare about the climate and environmental crisis.
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Planet Shaftesbury Monthly Meeting
Thu, Jan 16
Town Hall
Jan 16, 7:30 PM
Town Hall, High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
Start of the New Year! Join us in the first meeting of 2020, where we will encourage and support more practical actions during 2020.
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Planet Shaftesbury Monthly Meeting *
Thu, Dec 19
Town Hall
Dec 19, 2019, 7:00 PM
Town Hall, High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
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Palida Choir and the Shaftesbury Ukulele Band Christmas Songs and Winter Tree Poetry
Tue, Dec 17
Town Hall
Dec 17, 2019, 8:00 PM
Town Hall, High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
For Tree Planning and Planting in 2020 - Mulled wine and soft drinks - Donations gratefully received
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Organisational Meeting for Planet Shaftesbury
Thu, Dec 05
Shaftesbury Arts Centre
Dec 05, 2019, 7:00 PM
Shaftesbury Arts Centre, 13 Bell St, Shaftesbury SP7 8AR, UK
Meeting to look at ways of making Planet Shaftesbury work better for us.
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Ecological Challenges for Local Farmers and Landowners
Thu, Nov 28
Town Hall
Nov 28, 2019, 7:30 PM
Town Hall, High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
The session might give us chance to understand the types of change that will affect our local countryside and the people who work in it.
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XR Dorset - Gathering *
Fri, Nov 22
Spires Cafe
Nov 22, 2019, 6:00 PM – 11:30 PM
Spires Cafe, High St, Poole BH15 1DF, UK
The first big gathering of all XR groups around Dorset to pool resources and ideas
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November Monthly Meeting: Hustings for General Election *
Thu, Nov 21
Town Hall
Nov 21, 2019, 7:30 PM
Town Hall, High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
Hustings for North Dorset constituency, focused on candidates policies for the climate and environmental emergencies
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Dorset Wildlife Trust - The Ecology of Seahorses
Wed, Nov 20
Fontmell Magna Village Hall
Nov 20, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Fontmell Magna Village Hall, Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury SP7 0PS, UK
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Surfers Against Sewage talk in Sherborne
Wed, Nov 20
Digby Memorial Church Hall
Nov 20, 2019, 7:30 PM
Digby Memorial Church Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne DT9 3NL, UK
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Saving Forests and Our Future, a talk by Sir Ghillean Prance
Fri, Nov 08
Nadder Centre
Nov 08, 2019, 5:45 PM
Nadder Centre, Weaveland Rd, Tisbury, Salisbury SP3 6HJ, UK
A talk about the magic of the Amazon rainforest, why forests across the globe are so important and our role in protecting their future.
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Climate Change - A Zero Carbon Future
Thu, Nov 07
Salisbury Methodist Church
Nov 07, 2019, 7:15 PM
Salisbury Methodist Church, St Edmund's Church St, Salisbury SP1 1EF, UK
Free public talk in Salisbury Methodist Church
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Decarbonise Capitalism (Ed Davey MP)
Sat, Nov 02
The Exchange
Nov 02, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
The Exchange, Old Market Hill, Sturminster Newton DT10 1FH, UK
Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats Former Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change will talk on how to decarbonise capitalism followed by Q&A's.
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Bernard Ede 'Shaftesbury - Tree Town'
Wed, Oct 30
Shaftesbury Arts Centre
Oct 30, 2019, 7:30 PM
Shaftesbury Arts Centre, 13 Bell St, Shaftesbury SP7 8AR, UK
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Marnhull Eco-Day
Sat, Oct 19
Marnhull Village Hall
Oct 19, 2019, 1:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Marnhull Village Hall, Burton St, Marnhull, Sturminster Newton DT10 1PP, UK
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Planet Shaftesbury Monthly Meeting
Thu, Oct 17
Town Hall
Oct 17, 2019, 7:30 PM
Town Hall, High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
We'll celebrate the ways we've supported one another in responding to the climate and ecological emergencies over the past 12 months
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Butterflies and their Conservation (Dorset Wildlife Trust)
Wed, Oct 16
Digby Memorial Church Hall
Oct 16, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Digby Memorial Church Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne DT9 3NL, UK
A talk on Butterflies and their Conservation.
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Tree Walk
Wed, Oct 16
Town Hall
Oct 16, 2019, 10:00 AM
Town Hall, High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
A guided walk by Shaftesbury Tree Group
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Vegan Tasting Menu
Sat, Oct 12
Shaftesbury Arts Centre
Oct 12, 2019, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Shaftesbury Arts Centre, 13 Bell St, Shaftesbury SP7 8AR, UK
"Dispel those myths! Come and experience our Vegan Tasting Menu. A variety of nine delicious mini courses to tempt your taste buds and banish those preconceived ideas."
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Simon Hoare: Meeting about Climate and Environmental Crisis
Wed, Oct 09
The Bow Room, At The Exchange
Oct 09, 2019, 6:30 PM
The Bow Room, At The Exchange, Old Market Hill, Sturminster Newton DT10 1FH, UK
North Dorset MP Simon Hoare is holding a meeting about the Climate and Environmental Crisis
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Pen Hadow Presentation - North Pole's Wildlife
Fri, Sep 27
St James' Church
Sep 27, 2019, 7:30 PM
St James' Church, B3091, Shaftesbury SP7 8HG, UK
Advancing protection for the North Pole's wildlife
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Pilgrimage To Oppose Oil Drilling In Dorset
Fri, Sep 27
Location is TBD
Sep 27, 2019, 9:00 AM – Sep 29, 2019, 6:00 PM
Location is TBD
We are walking from Shaftesbury to Studland to oppose plans for oil drilling on the Dorset coast.
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Planet Shaftesbury Monthly Meeting
Thu, Sep 19
Shaftesbury Town Hall
Sep 19, 2019, 7:30 PM
Shaftesbury Town Hall, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
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The Dorset Wildlife Trust talk
Wed, Sep 18
Digby Memorial Church Hall
Sep 18, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Digby Memorial Church Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne DT9 3NL, UK
An illustrated talk by Sam Hamer, Conservation Officer, about the work of the Dorset Wildlife Trust.
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Shaftesbury Fashion Swap
Sat, Sep 07
Swans Yard
Sep 07, 2019, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Swans Yard, Swans Yd, Shaftesbury SP7 8JQ, UK
Recycle and buy unique clothes at 'Shaftesbury Fashion Swap', which in turn, reduces wastage by throwing clothes out!
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Extinction Rebellion Shaftesbury Meeting
Thu, Sep 05
Town Hall
Sep 05, 2019, 7:00 PM
Town Hall, High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
Meeting in two parts: Planning for the Pilgrimage, followed by discussing the October Rebellion
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Shaftesbury Heading for Extinction Talk
Thu, Aug 22
Shaftesbury Town Hall
Aug 22, 2019, 6:30 PM
Shaftesbury Town Hall, The Town Hall, The High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
An introduction to Extinction Rebellion and what we can do!
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Planet Shaftesbury Monthly Meeting
Thu, Aug 15
Shaftesbury Town Hall
Aug 15, 2019, 7:30 PM
Shaftesbury Town Hall, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
SCROLL DOWN: For full details including time and location of the meeting, please scroll down. We look forward to seeing you there!
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Gillingham Extinction Rebellion Meeting
Thu, Aug 08
The Threshold Centre
Aug 08, 2019, 7:15 PM
The Threshold Centre, Cole St Ln, Gillingham SP8, UK, UK
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Flowers and Pollinators Walk at Fontmell Down Nature Reserve
Sat, Jul 20
Fontmell Down Nature Reserve
Jul 20, 2019, 11:00 AM
Fontmell Down Nature Reserve, 0DT, Spread Eagle Hill, Shaftesbury SP7 0DT, UK
A Dorset Wildlife Trust Event... Walk with wardens looking at flowers and insects. Fontmell Down. Booking essential. Free. Donations welcome. Photo credit: ©CBolado
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Permaculture at Threshold - Workshop
Sat, Jul 20
The Threshold Centre
Jul 20, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The Threshold Centre, Cole St Ln, Gillingham SP8, UK, UK
This event is a one-day workshop run by two of the Threshold residents, with the aim of introducing some of the many aspects of Permaculture
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Planet Shaftesbury Monthly Meeting
Thu, Jul 18
Shaftesbury Town Hall
Jul 18, 2019, 7:30 PM
Shaftesbury Town Hall, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
SCROLL DOWN: For full details including time and location of the meeting, please scroll down. We look forward to seeing you there!
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Dorset Energy 3rd Share Offering Presentation
Mon, Jul 08
Town Hall
Jul 08, 2019, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Town Hall, High St, Shaftesbury SP7, UK
You are invited to invest in Dorset Community Energy to install 700kW of rooftop solar panels on schools and hospitals
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Sustainable Fashion Show - Shaftesbury Fringe Festival
Sat, Jul 06
Shaftesbury Town Council
Jul 06, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Shaftesbury Town Council, The Town Hall, The, High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
"Celebrating all genres of sustainable fashion with collections by textile designers, refashionistas, charity shops and Vintage collectors."
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XR Shaftesbury 'Funeral' For Extinct Species
Sat, Jul 06
Swans Yard
Jul 06, 2019, 12:30 PM
Swans Yard, 7 Swans Yd, Shaftesbury SP7 8JQ, UK
All welcome to attend and take part in a 'Funeral' For Extinct Species starting at 12:30pm. Meet at the Swans Yard in Shaftesbury and then proceed to Gold Hill for a 'die-in' and further celebration!
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Raise Your Voice - Sing-A-Long at Shaftesbury Fringe Festival
Sat, Jul 06
Trinity Centre
Jul 06, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Trinity Centre, Trinity Centre, 6 Bimport, Shaftesbury SP7 8BW, UK
Start your morning with a great sing-a-long with the theme of Songs for a Better World. Photo credit: Neil Baird (neilbaird.photography)
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Coffee meet-up: support & networking
Fri, Jun 28
High Street Bakery & Cafe
Jun 28, 2019, 1:00 PM
High Street Bakery & Cafe, 58a High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8AA, UK
Come along and discuss any concerns you may have and connect with like-minded people to start or join projects locally!
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Extinction Rebellion Introductory Talk
Mon, Jun 24
SP8 4AW
Jun 24, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
SP8 4AW, Gillingham SP8 4AW, UK
"Heading For Extinction And What To Do About It" is an introduction to Extinction Rebellion and focuses on the stark realities of climate change...
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Planet Shaftesbury Monthly Meeting & Talk on Energy Efficiency - Retrofit advice for older properties
Thu, Jun 20
Shaftesbury Town Hall
Jun 20, 2019, 7:30 PM
Shaftesbury Town Hall, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
SCROLL DOWN: For full details including time and location of the meeting, please scroll down. We look forward to seeing you there!
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Springhead Sustainable Sunday Talk: 'The World Peace Diet'
Sun, Jun 09
The Springhead Trust
Jun 09, 2019, 4:00 PM
The Springhead Trust, Mill St, Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury SP7 0NU, UK
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Reinforcing the support offered by the Planet Shaftesbury Network
Thu, Jun 06
Shaftesbury Town Hall
Jun 06, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Shaftesbury Town Hall, Shaftesbury SP7, UK
A meeting to follow-through on May's monthly meeting - open to past participants in Planet Shaftesbury whether you were at that meeting or not, but not a good meeting for first-timers.
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Coffee meet-up: support & networking
Fri, May 31
High Street Bakery & Cafe
May 31, 2019, 1:00 PM
High Street Bakery & Cafe, 58a High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8AA, UK
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Green Drinks in Tisbury
Tue, May 28
The Boot Inn
May 28, 2019, 7:30 PM
The Boot Inn, High St, Tisbury, Salisbury SP3 6PS, UK
Talking about the possibility of a group in Tisbury!
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Global Strike for Climate 2
Fri, May 24
Shaftesbury
May 24, 2019, 11:30 AM
Shaftesbury, Shaftesbury SP7, UK
Join us in Shaftesbury outside the Town Hall for a demonstration which will be held at 11:30am, to support students around the world with this Global Strike.
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Shaftesbury XR Informal Meeting
Thu, May 23
The Grosvenor Hotel
May 23, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
The Grosvenor Hotel, The Grosvenor Hotel, High St, The Commons, Shaftesbury SP7 8JA, UK
An informal meeting to discuss how to take the group forward and invite newcomers to get involved.
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Planet Shaftesbury Monthly Meeting
Thu, May 16
Shaftesbury Town Hall
May 16, 2019, 7:30 PM
Shaftesbury Town Hall, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
SCROLL DOWN: For full details including time and location of the meeting, please scroll down. We look forward to seeing you there!
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Dorset Council - Declare a Climate Emergency
Thu, May 16
DT1 1RG
May 16, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM
DT1 1RG, Dorchester DT1 1RG, UK
We need to ACT NOW to ensure the new Dorset Council recognise the current climate and ecological crisis by DECLARING A CLIMATE EMERGENCY.
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Cow burps & climate change
Thu, Apr 25
Friends Meeting House
Apr 25, 2019, 7:45 PM
Friends Meeting House, Abbey Walk, Shaftesbury SP7 8BB, UK
We've been asked to advertise a public talk by ffinlo Costain, followed by discussion. NOTE: this talk is being held at the Friends Meeting House, and not at the Town Hall or as part of a Planet Shaftesbury meeting
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Critical Mass Walk/Bike Ride
Sat, Apr 20
Town Hall
Apr 20, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Town Hall, 21 High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
A slow paced cycle (or walk if you prefer) round town. This is another event to raise awareness of XR and climate issues, while International Rebellion is taking place.
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Planet Shaftesbury Monthly Meeting
Thu, Apr 18
Shaftesbury Town Hall
Apr 18, 2019, 7:30 PM
Shaftesbury Town Hall, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
SCROLL DOWN: For full details including time and location of the meeting, please scroll down. We look forward to seeing you there!
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XR International Rebellion
Mon, Apr 15
Parliament Square
Apr 15, 2019, 7:00 PM – Apr 16, 2019, 11:00 PM
Parliament Square, Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P, UK
A group of Shaftesbury XR will be going to London on the 15th & 16th to join thousands on the streets, calling for government action on climate breakdown.
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A Talk by Charles Miller, Exploring Energy Sources
Thu, Apr 04
Shaftesbury Town Hall
Apr 04, 2019, 7:30 PM
Shaftesbury Town Hall, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
Come and learn more about Alternative Energy Sources.
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XR's 'Paint the Streets'
Sat, Mar 30
Shaftesbury
Mar 30, 2019, 7:00 PM – Apr 07, 2019, 11:00 PM
Shaftesbury, Shaftesbury, UK
We will join XR in their week of worldwide mass fly posting to raise awareness of XR, Planet Shaftesbury, climate breakdown and ecological collapse.
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Planet Shaftesbury Monthly Meeting
Thu, Mar 21
Shaftesbury Town Hall
Mar 21, 2019, 6:45 PM
Shaftesbury Town Hall, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY, UK
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