Contents:- Transition Gathering
Other Major Green Events this weekend
(there will be another newsletter in 2 weeks - please send events for inclusion)
Above - flyer for the Transition Gathering - please copy, print and distribute
Transition Gathering - Saturday October 12th
Event Details Title:- Taking Action against Climate Breakdown
Date and time:- Saturday 12 October 2019, from 9:30am – 4pm,
Place:- Liverpool Quaker Meeting House, School Lane
This is a Transition North West Gathering hosted by Transition Liverpool
Join the local Transition Towns community for our annual gathering, a chance to look at problems caused by climate change and encourage active participation in developing solutions.
A light lunch will be provided with vegan and vegetarian soup, and desserts
After lunch there will be an Open Space session, for you to put forward ideas for practical things you would like to do to tackle climate breakdown. Gather in groups to discuss, collaborate, generate interest and plan your actions/projects/ideas. If you have something you think we can do directly that will make a difference, please bring it and put it out to the gathering.
Tea and coffee will be available throughout the day
We will be accepting donations on the day towards lunch and the work of Transition Liverpool
Speaker Information One of the spaekers will be Dr Amani Becker of the University of Liverpool and National Oceanography Centre, UK
Here is some of what she does - Amani is a Coastal Resilience Impact Fellow at the UoL and an Applied Coastal Scientist (specialising in coastal resilience) at NOC. She leads delivery of the UK Space Agency C-RISe project , which works with in-country partners to deliver outcomes from satellite altimetry Earth observation services in Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius. She works with a range of organisations in the UK from local government to industry partners to achieve impact and knowledge transfer from major research projects e.g. ARCoES website
There are 3 other major events this weekend:-
Festival of Maintenance Tickets cost about £15 Saturday 28th September, 9am to 5pm
at Fashion Hub Liverpool, 12-14 GIldart St, (behind TJ Hughes up London Rd).
There are wonderful speakers about a very wide range of topics, including software maintenance, data set maintenance, maintaining the internet, social care systems, governance systems, clothes, etc, etc.
Visit the Facebook page for updates and information
Visit the Festival of Maintenance website for tickets
Repair Café at DoES – the first one, of many, we hope.
Gluing, soldering, sewing ...... perhaps our experts can repair it, or, help you repair it youself !! 11am - 3pm, Sunday, September 29th
At DoES, 1st floor, The Tapestry, 68-76, Kempston St, (behind TJ Hughes up London Rd).
At the moment it woul be nice to have more volunteers and experts, and, of course, people to bring things that need repairing !!
If you have something large, unusual or complex to be repaired, perhaps check first before bringing it !!!
See the Facebook Page for more details
LCR Climate Change and Resilience Listening Event Free – Eventbrite booking requested 10.30 - 12.30, Saturday 28th September
at Liverpool Quaker Meeting House, School Lane
Share your views, feelings, concerns, ideas, solutions and ask questions - information will be put into a report to inform the Metro Mayor's Green Summit and Environmental Strategy
This free event is open to all residents and businesses of the Liverpool City Region (Liverpool, Sefton, Wirral, St Helens, Knowsley and Halton)
The event will be conducted in a World Cafe format with the scene being set Dr Andy Morse, Professor of Climate Impacts, University of Liverpool
If you are unable to attend but still want your concerns and ideas/suggestions registered please contact the Merseyside Environmental Trust using the "Contact" button on the Eventbrite page