Next Talk: Wednesday 5th February
Topic: We can’t save the environment without changing the economy
Nathan Brown explores some reasons why trying to be sustainable inside the current capitalist economy is doomed to fail, and what we can do about it. Based on 30 + years of environmental activism and 25 years of providing business support to co-operatives and community businesses.
Venue: October Books, 189 Portswood Rd, Southampton. Entry by donation
Southampton Repair Cafe
Please note: our cafe at Freemantle is now at Freemantle Baptist Church, Testwood Rd, SO15 8RL! The church is at the junction of Testwood Rd and Waterhouse Lane. This is just 12 minutes walk from our old venue at FURC and very close to Millbrook rail station.10:30am – 1:00pm, first Saturday of each month (except January)
Next cafe 1 February. No Freemantle cafe in January
Repair Cafe at St. Denys Community Centre
10:30am – 1:00pm, St Denys Community Centre, Priory Road, SO17 2JZ
Third Saturday of alternate months (i.e. January, March, May, July, September, November). Next cafe 18th January plus extra cafe on 15 Feb. We also run periodic popup cafes. If you would like to get involved in running repair cafes (we are looking for a new co-ordinator for Freemantle!) or even start a new one, please get in touch or come along to a cafe. You can find out more on our Repair Cafe page. Email: repaircafe[at]transitionsouthampton.org
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Our main current projects are the regular Repair Cafes and Bike Repair workshops, but we are involved in many other projects. See the projects tab in top menu for details. If you would like to get involved – or would like to start up a new project please get in touch.
Green Garden Consultancy
Want to get your garden as green and wildlife friendly as possible? See our Garden and composting page for more information about this new project. Meanwhile we are still seeking volunteers who would like to try our our “rat-proof” steel collar which fits over a standard “dalek” bin.