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Southend in Transition Community Allotment
(entrance to allotments off Hamstel Road – Garon’s end – opposite fish and chips Plaice to Be)
Where you can learn how to grow food, look after your garden, take fresh produce home, meet new people over a shared meal and exchange ideas on how to help the community thrive.
Taster Days – Volunteers and public welcome
Sat 10/03 10.00-14.00
Compost bin management session. Filling raised beds. Clearing existing beds.
11:30 tea and short tour of the plots
Come in any time for a cup of tea
Ps. Pls park in adjacent roads as the allotments paths are closed off.
Sat 31/03 10.00-14.00
Easter Egg Hunt! Our ever popular event is back again, find those lovely home made chocs made from natural ingredients:)
Water catchment and storage
Starting new plot – digging
Visit us to plant, catch the sun, grow, water, sit, enjoy, drink tea or just chat.
How you can help?
· donate tools (even if broken as we might be able to fix them)
· donate seed
· donate your time – volunteer occasionally or on a regular basis
Where is it?
Click to find our little plot off Hamstel Road.
Other events and groups locally
Vacant plots on the main Southend East site available. Contact Dave on 07801 355630. Well stocked trade hut.
Amazing World and Life Changing Books Selection – Fundraiser for SiT
Norwich Avenue Community and Family Allotments – visitors and volunteers welcome, every Tue 9-12, contact Tony for more details TonyWagstaff@southend.gov.uk or 07766727266 , park in or around Cluny Square.
Think Global/Drink Local – 21/03 Wed 19:00 Railway Hotel (Clifftown Road, Southend-on-Sea) pop in for THE community social meet up, open to all groups and individuals interested in local community and sustainability.
Repair Café – Shoebury Hub – 25th March Sat 10:30 – 14:30
St Laurence Orchard Work Days – Trust Links
SEEOG talk – 19th of March, 8PM – Honeybees Hog the Headlines
Mendip Wildlife Gardens Wonderful Family Gathering – 24th March at 10:00–19:00 – Mendip Wildlife Garden 42 Dunster Ave SS0 0HN
Southend Community Wellbeing & Vegan Festival – 25th March 10:00-17:00 – 49 Alexandra Street
Wellbeing@Garons – Easter Friday Family and Community Event, Friday 30th of March 11.00-16.00