Global Day of Doing – 10:10:10 in Dalston

by Jamie on September 30, 2010

Another big event coming up in October is the 10:10:10 Global Work Party day being coordinated by Amazingly there are over 4,000  events happening in 171 countries – that means that just 17 countries in the world don’t yet have an event planned; they’ve got a week to sort that out though!

In Dalson, Green Sundays are organising a fun day of activities at two sites. The festivities kick off at the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden in the afternoon and then migrate over to the new Arcola Theatre site on Ashwin Street. Here is the full programme:

Arcola Green Sundays 10:10:10 Global Day of Doing, in Dalston
10 October 2010, 1:30 – 8:45pm

FREE – Drop in anytime, All Welcome

Afternoon Workshops
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden (Dalston Lane, Entrance via the wooden gate by the peace mural, opposite Dalston Junction overground station)

Delicious food provided all day by Mighty Veg Delight including Veggie Strips, Spicy Curry and ginger beer.

1:30 – 4:30pm
Give or Take (with Forest Recycling Project)
Bring what you don’t want and take what you do. What can you give? Baby equipment, books, toys, children’s bikes, kitchenware, paint (reusable), plants, garden tools and equipment and even small electrical goods and furniture (side tables, shelves, cots etc). What can you take? Anything you need. And you don’t have to give to take.

Please do not give clothes, hazardous or toxic items or second hand child car seats.

• Bike MOT service
• Crafty draughty with Transition Highbury
Make your own door snake / sausage dog / friendly household monster draught excluder using recycled materials.
• RefurbN16 – Energy efficiency in the home
Come and find out how easy it is to draught proof your home and sign up for one of our draught busting workshops
• Hackney Harvest
This new project is working to raise awareness about the huge supplies of delicious fresh fruit that is growing all around us in Hackney. Come a try some fresh Hackney apple juice. If you have a tree with too many apples, bring them a long and we’ll juice them for you!

Carbon Conversations with the Carbon Literacy Forum
• ‘Food Footprints Game’ with Alison Thorpe. Learn about the greenhouse gases in the food we buy. (2 – 3pm)
• ‘The Great Carbon Show’ Theatre workshop with Fiona Hoppe suitable for adults and children aged 6+. (3 – 4:30pm)

Early Evening
@ The Arcola Ashwin Street, 24 Ashwin Street, London, E8 3DL

4:45 – 6:15pm Film Screening No Impact Man, dir. Laura Gabbert and Justin Schein, 2009, USA, 93 mins; Cert 15
Colin Beavan decides to completely eliminate his personal impact on the environment for the next year. No problem – at least for Colin – but he and his family live in Manhattan. So when his espresso-guzzling, retail-worshiping wife Michelle and their two-year-old daughter are dragged into the fray, the No Impact Project has an unforeseen impact of its own.

6.30 – 7.30pm Live Music session hosted by Shane Solanki, Last Mango in Paris.

• Camilo Menjura
• Sam Lindo
• Rebecca Tantony
• Hattie and Elly

7.30 – 7.50pm 10:10:10 Open mic session

8:00 – 8:20pm Pete the Temp verses Climate Change! Award winning performance poet, Pete the Temp employs comedy, satire, performance poetry and audience participation in an effort to capture hearts and minds on this most crucial of issues.

8:25 – 8.45pm Live Music with Last Mango in Paris

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