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Old School Community Centre, South Brent

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TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom

February 2018

New Economics: talk by students from Shumacher College

27 February, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Sustainable South Brent presents ‘Economics as if Sustainability Mattered’: an interactive talk by students from Schumacher College’s ‘Economics for Transition’ Masters programme in the Old School Community Centre at 7.30pm. “Much of the economic theory that underlies the world we see around us today was developed in the 17th and 18th centuries, when people were few and nature was many. What should an economics for the 21st century and beyond look like, when people are many and the earth is increasingly…

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May 2018

Sustrans / SSB Led Bike Ride: Celebrate Dame Hannah’s School’s 250th anniversary

29 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Celebrate Dame Hannah’s School’s 250th anniversary and promote the ‘Close Pass’ campaign with a ride starting at 11.00am in South Brent at the Old School Community Centre and returning to the same place following the National Cycle Network (12 miles / approx. 3 hours) to the Donkey Sanctuary in Ivybridge where the cycle ride is joined by Ivybridge Walkers and the residents at for a picnic as part of the ride. It's the perfect chance to see the donkeys up…

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June 2018

Sustrans / SSB guided evening bike ride from South Brent

20 June, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Sustrans guided evening bike ride from South Brent (5 miles / approx. 2 hours) starting at 6.30pm in South Brent at the Old School Community Centre we'll follow National Cycle Network Route 2 and Route 272 to discover some of Devon’s rural roads and quiet scenic back lanes, hoping to spot some wonderful wildlife and enjoy the countryside along the way from South Brent around Cheston, Owley and Aish and return to stop for refreshments at a lovely local inn.…

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July 2018

Guided bike ride to discover one of Devon’s Ridge Roads

22 July, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Guided bike ride to discover one of Devon’s Ridge Roads (30 miles / time allowed: 5 hours). You can start at 10am the Old School Community Centre in South Brent or join us at 10:45am at the Watermark Centre, Ivybridge PL21 0SZ (start and finish will be at the same place). Join Sustrans volunteers for a for a brilliant 30-mile guided bike ride. Starting either in South Brent or Ivybridge, we'll follow scenic lanes with stunning views looking over South…

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October 2018

Film: ‘Bag It’

23 October, 2018 @ 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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November 2018

Saddle up with Sustrans and SSB for a Breakfast Bike ride

25 November, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Saddle up with Sustrans for a Breakfast Bike ride from 10-11am. Join Sustainable South Brent, PL21 Transition Town and Sustrans volunteers to work up an appetite for breakfast with a 5 mile cycle ride around the foothills of Dartmoor. Meet by 10am at the Old School Community Centre, Totnes road, South Brent, TQ10 9BP. We'll follow minor roads using the National Cycle Network to explore some of the beautiful scenery around South Brent. The ride will take you past two…

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January 2019

IT skills sessions

17 January @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until 19 December, 2019

Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Free IT skills sessions every other Thursday starting again on Thursday 17 January 2019 and then fortnightly (31 January; 14; 28 February) from 7-9pm in the Old School Community Centre. Come and get your computer and phone problems sorted out and questions answered. Bring your questions and devices; explore, play, discover and build your confidence – all with the support and help of a group of experts (these are not formal, structured lessons). For all levels – beginners to experienced…

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February 2019

SSB Members Social event

2 February @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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SSB Trustees invite all our members and their families to a PARTY We want to THANK YOU for all you do Come and mingle, eat, drink and be merry! Let the marvellous Marsh volunteers rub shoulders with the fantastic Foodies. Let the IT wizards enthrall the School Gardeners… and vice versa Something novel and unpredictable may emerge!

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Half-term food workshop and café

19 February @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Half-term food workshop and café from 9.30am - 2.00pm in the Old School Community Centre. Following the very successful Harvest half-term workshop and cafe this will be a similar event: Children are invited to be chefs for the morning and more senior members of the village are warmly invited to sample the food by coming to lunch. Join us if you can, and watch out for more information on posters around the village. Organised by Sustainable South Brent’s Food@SB Project.…

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‘Climate Change and the Extinction Rebellion’ meeting

27 February @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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(NB this is not an SSB meeting) ‘Climate Change and the Extinction Rebellion’ meeting at 7.30pm in the Old School Community Centre. An introductory meeting organised by people in South Brent concerned about climate change, in order to discuss the background to the issues and the focus of the ‘Extinction Rebellion’ campaign. The ‘Extinction Rebellion’ (‘XR’) is an international movement that aims to promote radical change, through nonviolent resistance and ‘respectful disruption’ and to signal to those in power the…

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April 2019

Easter Holiday Café and Kids’ Cooking Workshop

11 April @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Easter Holiday Café and Kids’ Cooking Workshop run by the SSB food project in the Old School Community Centre. Calling all young chefs! - Children’s cooking workshop runs from 10am -12 (over 8s may be unaccompanied; under 8s with parents/carers please). Then everyone else, young or not so young is welcome to come to the ‘Pay-what-you-feel Café’ between 12 and 1pm. Menu to include: soup, hot cross cheese scones, chocolate nests – mmm...yum! Pick up registration form for the workshop…

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Explore Ivybridge and South Brent by Bike

14 April @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Explore Ivybridge and South Brent by Bike from 10am to 12noon. Join our friendly and supportive Sustrans volunteers, in association with community groups, PL21 Transition Town and Sustainable South Brent for a guided, family-friendly, bike ride to warm the legs and discover some beautiful scenery around Ivybridge and South Brent. We'll follow National Cycle Network Routes 2 and 272 and other little lanes on a return journey of 12 miles. This ride is here to help you gain confidence, meet…

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Enchantress Storytelling with Stephanie Bradley

19 April @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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(Good Friday): Enchantress Storytelling event with Stephanie Bradley (winner of SSB's 10th Anniversary Artist's Commission in 2016) from 7-10pm in the Beacon Room in the Old School Community Centre. If you want to be enchanted by story, or you want to learn what our ancient British myths have to tell us today, or you would like to share your own experience of enchantment this event is for you! Come and participate, hear the stories and contribute your experience of the enchantress…

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Sustainable South Brent Annual General Meeting

23 April @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Sustainable South Brent AGM at 7.30pm in the Old School Community Centre. The AGM will be followed by a talk entitled ‘Water Connects Us: Using the Arts to explore the impacts of Climate Change’ by Laura Denning, who reflects on her recent residency in Bangalore (India) and discovers how first-person storytelling connects people locally and globally. She will show us how water plays an essential role in engaging people with mitigating the impact of climate change.

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June 2019

Guided Bike Ride – Discover the Dartmoor Way

2 June @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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£15

Discover the Dartmoor Way: Join Sustainable South Brent, PL21 Transition Town and Sustrans volunteers on a 50 mile/8 hour guided bike ride at an easy pace to discover the heart of Dartmoor. It is a circular route, with a choice of 2 starts/finishes - either the Watermark Centre, Ivybridge PL21 0SZ at 9.15am or the Old School Community Centre South Brent at 10.00am. We will follow the Dartmoor Way through Buckfastleigh-Holne-Hexworthy-Princetown-Burrator-Cornwood-Harford along scenic lanes with stunning views. From secret river…

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July 2019

Bike ride to Discover the Dartmoor Way via the High Moor Link – CANCELLED

28 July @ 9:15 am - 5:30 pm
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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£15

Discover the Dartmoor Way via the High Moor Link: Regrettably, this led bike ride has been cancelled by Sustrans due to shortage of volunteers.

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August 2019

Launch of the South Brent Archive

19 August @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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South Brent Archive – LAUNCH in the Old School Community Centre from 11am-8pm. Local Historian Christine Scott, who has donated her extensive collection to start off the Archive, will speak briefly at 11am in the Old School Hall during the Coffee Morning. There will be displays all day in the Aune Room plus information on how to get involved, how to donate memorabilia and for opening times to access the Archive. FFI contact Steph Bradley - Volunteer Manager on 01364…

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