PREVIOUS EVENTS


Haydn Creation

Sunday 14th Oct at 7pm — St Michael & All Angels Church, Lonsdale Road, OX2 7ES

The Chapel Choirs of St Edward’s Oxford, St Edward’s Singers and The Instruments of Time and Truth will perform the oratorio Haydn’s "Creation" under the baton of Neville Creed, Director of Cultural Activities at the school. Neville has also been Chorus Director of the London Philharmonic Choir since 1994.

Poster for the event.



Fairtrade tea picking 25% of Fairtrade farmers are women

Friday 12th Oct at 3.00pm — United Reformed Church, Banbury Road, OX2 7HN

IMPORTANT NOTE: this was previously advertised as starting at 3.30pm
Start time is NOW 3.00 pm

Carol Wills – An illustrated lecture "How is FairTrade faring in a changing world"? Carol is the immediate past Chair of the Oxford Fair Trade Coaliton and Honorary Member of the World Fair Trade Organisation. Lecture followed by tea and discussion. (£5 charge for URC building fund).



Contact Dance

Saturday, 29th Sept 2.30 - 3.30 pm — The Turrill Sculpture Gardens, through Summertown Library,
South Parade, Summertown OX2 7JL

Contact Dance Company Oxford will dance in these beautiful gardens with a new dance especially composed for the Climate Justice Campaign. 'Earth and Sky' Contact dance is improvised dance — a dialogue in movement — which has a fluid and dynamic form, and is social not stage dancing. Suitable for everyone, whatever your age, gender or dancing experience.

There is also opportunity for some audience dance participation. To dance in the performance, there are two free workshops:

1)A Contact Refresher class: Jam dance session on Sunday 19 Sept, 1-4pm.
The Refresher (1-3pm) is a class/workshop for people who have little or no experience of contact improvisation or who would like to assist people with little or no experience; (peer learning/teaching)
The 'Free Jam' (3-4pm) is for everyone.

2)A Composition Workshop,on Sunday 23 Sept, 12.30 - 4.00pm in Oxford

Contact: www.contactdance.org. Thank-you!


Video of the event



Drones and Precision Farming

Wednesday 26th Sep at 7pm — North Oxford Association, Diamond Place, OX2 7DP

Dr Sarah Darby from the Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University will give a talk followed by a discussion on "Smart energy technologies: what do they mean for climate and people?". The usefulness or not of such technologies for poorer countries seeking to change to sources of cleaner energy. Sarah is an Associate Professor and Acting Leader for the Lower Carbon Futures Team.



Get Finance out of Fossil Fuels

Monday, 17th Sep at 7pm — The Threshold, St Michael & All Angels Church, Lonsdale Road, OX2 7ES

Sarah Rowe, Campaigns Office for Christian Aid will give an illustrated talk entitled: "Fossil Fuel and Climate Justice. What part do the Banks Play". The talk, which will review their work in the Big Shift Campaign with four major banks during the last year and their follow on work with HSBC, will be followed by discussion.



Climate Justice

Climate Justice: How can we make a difference?

Monday 25th June 2018, 7:45pm for 8pm

The Dining Hall, Cherwell School (South site) OX2 6XA

Speaker: Paul Valentin, International Director of Christian Aid. Poster for the event.



Rachel Mash

Climate Challenge at St Michael & All Angels, Summertown

Rev Dr Rachel Mash, Environmental Coordinator for the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, which last year voted to deinvest in fossil fuels, activist & Climate Justice Campaigner and Author spoke at St Michael & All Angels Church, Lonsdale Rd, Summertown OX2 7ES on Sunday April 29th at 7.15pm. Poster for the event.


Read a short report on Rachel's talk.