Cotteridge COP26 Green Fair

2021-09-25 11:00 - 15:00
Cotteridge Quaker Meeting House
Address: 23a Watford Road, Cotteridge, Birmingham B30 1JB

This community fair  is  part of West Midlands wide BIG GREEN WEEK to demand action on the climate and ecological emergency.

Speakers, tables and activities identifying how a sustainable future can start in Cotteridge,  includes a small display of Loving Earth Panels and information and guidance on how to get involved.
Opportunities for fun,  learning and good company for all ages!

Related upcoming events

  • 2021-10-25 19:30 - 2021-10-25 20:00

    Join us on Zoom for readings of their poetry by four Quaker poets, responding to the climate crisis,  introduced by Jennifer Kavanagh.

    • Ella Otomewo is a poet who found her voice in the spoken word community years ago, and now writes for both the page and the stage. She lives in Manchester.
    • Philip Gross is mostly a poet, for adults and young people, a former academic and a keen collaborator across art forms.  He won the T. S. Eliot Prize, 2009. His home is in South Wales. 
    • Sam Donaldson writes poetry, runs spiritual retreats and has been active on a range of peace, humanitarian and environmental issues. He’s based in Humberside.
    • Stevie Krayer is a poet whose publications include three collections of poetry and an anthology (co-edited with R V Bailey) of Quaker poets. Brought up in London’s East End, she has lived in Wales for nearly 30 years.

    Jennifer Kavanagh worked in publishing for many years and has written a number of fiction and non-fiction books herself.

    Free but advance booking essential . Book here .All welcome.

    This event is organised by the Quaker Arts Network quakerarts.net.

  • 2021-10-26 14:00 - 2021-10-26 18:30

    Selected Loving Earth panels will be on display at an event organised by Canterbury Climate Action Partnership.

    This will be in the foyer of Canterbury College , Lower Chantry Lane, 14.00-18.30.

  • 2021-10-26 14:30 - 2021-10-26 18:30

    Selected Loving Earth panels will be on display at an event organised by Canterbury Climate Action Partnership.

    This will be in the foyer of Canterbury College , Lower Chantry Lane, 14.00-18.30.

  • 2021-10-26 14:30 - 2021-10-26 18:30

    Selected Loving Earth panels will be on display at an event organised by Canterbury Climate Action Partnership.

    This will be in the foyer of Canterbury College , Lower Chantry Lane, 14.00-18.30.

  • 2021-10-26 14:30 - 2021-10-26 18:30

    Selected Loving Earth panels will be on display at an event organised by Canterbury Climate Action Partnership.

    This will be in the foyer of Canterbury College , Lower Chantry Lane, 14.00-18.30.

  • 2021-10-30 - 2021-11-14 All day

    50 panels of the Loving Earth Project will be on display at the Gorbals church in Glasgow from 30 October to 14 November. There will also be LEP workshops on 30 October and 7 November.

    Gorbals Parish Church, Lipton House, 1 Errol Gardens, Glasgow G5 0RA

  • 2021-10-30 10:30 - 2021-10-30 12:00

    A chance to sew , draw or progress your Loving Earth
    panel in the online company of others, quietly chatting if you feel like it, to share inspiration and support each other.

    Facilitated informally by Jasmine Piercy.

    Starts at 10.30 am UK time

    Email jasminep321@yahoo.co.uk  for the Zoom link. Free.

  • 2021-10-30 15:00 - 2021-10-30 16:30

    Would you like to make your own textile panel as part of the Loving Earth Project? Come along to our  free workshop  on the opening day of the Loving Earth exhibition at Gorbals Parish Church, on Saturday 30 October from 3pm to 4.30pm. Materials provided but you are welcome to bring some of your own.

    Doors open at 2.30 pm for the exhibition at Gorbals Parish Church, 1 Errol Gardens, Glasgow G5 0RA  and you are welcome to stay on after the workshop. 

  • 2021-11-01 - 2021-11-14 All day

    A selection of textile panels from our international collection continues to be shown  at the Meeting House during COP 26 fortnight.

    The exhibition will be open to the public from Friday 5th till Sunday 7th November inclusive, from 1 till 5pm. All welcome.

    The rest of the time those attending other events at the Meeting house users of the Meeting will have the opportunity to see this display. This includes the  discussion of issues raised by Loving Earth textile panels, on the evening of 3rd November (at the Meeting House and on Zoom).

    More information about events for COP 26 organised by Scottish Quakers is available at https://www.quakerscotland.org/cop26 .

    NB Unfortunately the Meeting Room is not wheelchair accessible - it is up some steep stairs.

  • 2021-11-01 - 2021-11-14 All day

    50 panels of the Loving Earth Project will be on display at Gorbals Parish Church in Glasgow from 30 October to 14 November. There will also be LEP workshops on 30 October and 7 November.

    Gorbals Parish Church, 1 Errol Gardens, Glasgow G5 0RA

    Public Opening Times:

    Sat 30th Oct: 2.30-6pm, with workshop 3-4.30pm

    Sun 31st : 2pm-8pm

    Mon 1st Nov: 11am-8pm

    Fri 5th:           4pm-8pm

    Sat 6th:          11am-6pm

    Sun 7th:         2pm-8pm, with workshop 2.30-4pm

    Mon 8th:        11am-8pm

    Fri 12th:         4pm-8pm

    Sat 13th:        11am-6pm

    Sun 14th:       2pm-8pm, Final day