June 2018 Newsletter
A huge Thank You to Midcounties Co-operative Community Fund who have just got in touch to say they will be giving a grant of £2,000 to support The Mix Community Space!
In The Mix in June:
Fri 1st - Thurs 14th Oxford Festival of Nature. Click the link to see the full programme of events, which includes a bat walk and Thames wildlife cruises.
Wed 6th, 7 - 9 pm (Oxford). Community Energy Fund Launch Join Low Carbon Hub at Tap Social to celebrate the launch their new community share offer.
Sat 9th Oxford's Big Green Day Out 10:00 am - 5:00, Street party with a difference on Broad Street, Oxford. Celebrate the wonderful organisations working for the environment and sustainablility in Oxfordshire. Sustainable Wantage will be there with a stall. Community stalls, arts and crafts, live entertainment, workshops, local food and drinks.
Sat 9th - Sun 17th Oxford Bike Week.
Thurs 14th - 4pm. Kevin Wilkinson from HarBUG (the Harwell Bicycle Users Group) will talk at the Harwell Green Club. To book a place (as you'll need to be registered on the access system to get in) contact John Vandore.
Sat 16th Noon - 5pm 10th anniversary celebration at Westmill Wind Farm. Help celebrate 10 years of community owned renewable power. Take a site tour and see inside a 81 m wind turbine. Black smithing, kite making, pedal antics, live music, hot food, local ales, a bouncy castle and treasure trail. We especially encourage cyclists! Camp Saturday night; bring a tent and some food. The Westmill Green Burial Ground will be open for visits, talks and activities. Direct WeSET Coaches from Swindon & Oxford. Bus 66 stops 20 mins walk away. Westmill Wind & Solar Farm, on B4508, off A420, near Shrivenham, SN6 8TH.
Sat 16th - Sun 24th Oxford Green Week. This festival includes dozens of free events and activities - last year over 40,000 people took part! Do check out the website as there are too many to list here! Includes campfire cooking training, energy recovery facility tour, clothes swap, play structures training – with rope and wood, green stories, cycling festival.
Green Drinks Sustainable Wantage Social
Wed 27th June
7:30pm - 9pm in The Mix, Mill Street
Bring your own tipple. All welcome.