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October 2018

South Brent Steepers – hedging and coppicing – Rowan stewarding

14 October @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Penstave Copse South Brent, Devon + Google Map
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Dartmoor National Park volunteering opportunity – ‘Ditch Dig’ at Scorriton

16 October @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Scorriton South Brent, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

Dartmoor National Park volunteering opportunity - ‘Ditch Dig’ Scorriton, (10.30am–12.30pm) Clearing the essential drainage gullies with spades and shovels before winter! Meeting at 10.30am at the bottom of Buckfastleigh West’s, Scorriton Lane (Two Moors Way) GR SX 704685; park in the village or the village hall. All tools and gloves, and light refreshments are provided. Please ‘dress for Dartmoor’ and bring a packed lunch and drink if you are joining us for the day. If you know that you have…

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Film: ‘Bag It’

23 October @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Screening organised by Sustainable South Brent (SSB) at 7.30pm in the Old School Community Centre. The 2010 documentary film ‘Bag It’ takes a closer look at our cultural love affair with plastics - try going a day without plastic. In this touching and often funny film, we follow ‘everyman’ Jeb Berrier as he embarks on a global tour to unravel the complexities of our plastic world. Jeb's journey starts with simple questions: “Are plastic bags really necessary? What are plastic…

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FREE Half term Harvest cooking workshop

25 October @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Old School Community Centre: Aune Room, Station Road
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Free

A fun cooking workshop for all ages 9.45 to 12 noon followed by a free lunch for all in the South Brent Parish community from 12 noon to 1.30pm. Learn safe cutting techniques and simple recipes to encourage cooking at home. Food worker Karin and our fully trained, DBS certified SSB volunteers will guide everyone. We provide ingredients and safe cutting tools. We have some aprons however it helps if you can bring an apron or an old shirt to…

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Free Half term Harvest Lunch

25 October @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Old School Community Centre: Aune Room, Station Road
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Free

Join South Brent community and Sustainable South Brent volunteers for a free lunch at the Old School Centre to taste and celebrate food cooked by children and families in our cooking workshop which runs 10-12noon (see separate event if you wish to book the workshop) All ages and residents of South Brent Parish welcome. All welcome, young and old, to take part both in preparing food and running the lunch - as well as an open invitation to come along…

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Dartmoor National Park volunteering opportunity at Roborough Rock, Yelverton

27 October @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Roborough Rock, Yelverton South Brent, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

Dartmoor National Park volunteering opportunity - Roborough Rock Volunteers (10.00am-3.00pm) clearing vegetation off the Harrobeer aircraft hangers and having a tidy up of this popular location. Meeting at Roborough Rock Yelverton GR SX 515672. All tools and gloves, and light refreshments are provided. Please ‘dress for Dartmoor’ and bring a packed lunch and drink if you are joining us for the day. If you know that you have a friend coming along, please car share where possible. No need book…

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Led bike Ride on the Dartmoor Way

28 October @ 9:15 am - 4:30 pm
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

Autumn Bike ride on the Dartmoor Way from 9:30am-4:30pm: Join Sustainable South Brent, PL21 Transition Town and Sustrans volunteers to discover the beautiful Plym Valley, Burrator Reservoir, the Dartmoor Way, Tavistock and NCN Route 27. Meet at 9:30am in the Park & Ride Car Park at Coypool, Plympton, Plymouth PL7 4TB. Total distance: 36 miles/60kms. There is an optional start at Clear-brook adjacent to the Skylark Inn, PL20 6JD at 10.15am for a shorter ride of 23 miles/38kms. The route…

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South Brent Steepers – hedging and coppicing – Jeremy stewarding

28 October @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map
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Family bike ride to explore the Stover Trail

28 October @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Lodge Indoor Skate Park, Wharf Rd,
Newton Abbot,, Devon TQ12 2DA United Kingdom
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Family bike ride to explore the Stover Trail: Join Sustrans volunteers for a led bike ride from Newton Abbot to the foothills of Dartmoor and back, starting at 10.00am at the Lodge Indoor Skate Park, Wharf Rd, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2DA. The 12-mile return ride is an easy introduction to cycling for adults and family groups. It runs mostly along the National Cycle Network route 28, following a mixture of traffic-free paths and quiet country lanes, crisscrossing the former Stover Canal…

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Dartmoor National Park volunteering opportunity – ‘Ditch Dig’ at Diamond Lane

28 October @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Diamond Lane, South Brent South Brent, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

Dartmoor National Park volunteering opportunity - ‘Ditch Dig’, Diamond Lane, South Brent GR SX 680629 (10.30am-12.30pm) clearing the drains on this popular route. Meeting at Shipley bridge Car Park. All tools and gloves, and light refreshments are provided. Please ‘dress for Dartmoor’ and bring a packed lunch and drink if you are joining us for the day. If you know that you have a friend coming along, please car share where possible. No need book officially, but if you know…

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