Looking forward to 2019 ......
Sunday 19 May, 12-4pm
Wildlife in the Moot
Come and discover the varied wildlife and plants in Downton Moot, Moot Lane, SP5 3
Free entry, refreshments, live music
For adults and children
More details to follow
Sunday 10 March, 2-4pm
In Downton Memorial Hall, The Borough, SP5 3NB
Friday 2nd November
'Before the Flood'
This film, narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio looks at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the planet. With stunning camera work, its DiCaprio putting himself in a position to be embarrassed as a fossil fuel hogging American that makes this film so powerful and so different from other documentaries about global warming.
We presented this film in conjunction with the Downton Society.
Monday 2nd July
Guided Walk and Talk on Swifts
Meet outside the White Horse at 7.30pm weather permitting. This will be lead by Daniel Kronenberg of SAWS (Salisbury and Wilton Swifts - an outreach project of the Salisbury Secret Garden and also supported by RSPB South Wilts). He will identify possible nesting sites and suggest ways in which interested individuals might be able to help these amazing birds.
Saturday 30 June 2018
The Sustainable Salisbury
POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW
NEW DATE is Sunday 8 April
Seedy Sunday 16 March 2018, 2-4pm
The Memorial Hall, The Borough, Downton
Our 8th Seedy Sunday!
Despite the new date well over a 100 people came to Seedy Sunday this year. They brought and swapped seeds (commercial or own) and plants (including vegetable seedlings) or gave a donation if none to swap. Some bought seeds from͚ MoreVeg͛ seed and Bright Seeds companies. The Garden tool sharpening service did a roaring trade and had to take some of the blunt tools away with them to sharpen later. Also on sale were pea/bean sticks and other gifts. Great interest was shown in the 'How to recycle plastics and other products in the garden'. Another favourite was the opportunity to 'nurdling'. This seeing how many nurdles (the small discs of bleached plastics found everywhere in our oceans) could be found in half a glass of Lymington sand. For children there was a quiz and free gifts, as well as being able to read about our local eco primary school with its gold star rating. Our local green spaces area featured the Millennium Green with a scale model which had lots of interest. Homemade refreshments were enjoyed by all.
Past Event Photos
October 2017- Bee Friendly Fayre
March 2017 - Seedy Sunday
October 2016 - Apple Day