Posted by: Ealing Transition Community Garden | November 21, 2010

Green/Community Events around Ealing

There are a number of events happening around Ealing in the coming months, either organised by us here at Ealing Transition Community Garden, or of interest to those involved in the garden…

Saturday 27 November – West Ealing Neighbours Craft Fair, St James Church, West Ealing 10am-4pm – West Ealing Neighbours Abundance Group are selling jams and chutneys that have been made from fruit picked from around Ealing. They would like volunteers to help out on the day with the stall, tea and coffee making and the like. If you can spare an hour or two, please let us know at so that Diane can plan the numbers.

Sunday 28 November – Dig Day at Village Park Allotments – please note that for the winter, our dig days are now fortnightly rather than weekly – the second and fourth SUNDAYS of the month.

Tuesday 30 November – Green Drinks with West Ealing Neighbours – 8pm New Inn (on South Ealing Road opposite St Mary’s Church) – a chance to meet like-minded people from Ealing and surrounds.

Saturday 4th December – Forage for gingko in Gunnersbury – Mari will lead a forage for gingko, and then show us how to prepare and cook it. Details to follow.

Monday 6th December 7.30pm – Ealing LETS (Local Exchange Trading Scheme) invites interested people from across the borough to join them at St John’s Church, West Ealing. There will be speakers from KUTKLETS, Kingston’s long-established LETS, sharing their experience and insights. A progress report will be given and nominations sought for a new committee, followed by winter-warming refreshments and chat.For more information about LETS and to apply to join, go to, phone 020 8997 3017 or 020 8567 3446.

Sunday 12th December – Dig Day at Village Park Allotments

Thursday 16th December – Addison Singers Carol Concert at St Mary’s Church, St Mary’s Road, W5 5RH. Get into the festive spirit with carols and other Christmassy/wintery songs sung by all 4 choirs of the West London choir the Addison Group of Singers. Tickets in advance £9 + 10% booking fee

Sunday 9th January – Dig Day at Village Park Allotments

Sunday 23rd January – Dig Day at Village Park Allotments

Sunday 13th February – Dig Day at Village Park Allotments

Sunday 27th February –
Dig Day at Village Park Allotments

March 2011 – from March next year, we will have weeknight dig days in addition to weekend dig days, for those who prefer a weeknight or can’t make it on the weekend. Weeknight dig days (or is that dig nights?) will be Wednesdays

Saturday 2 April 2011 – Open day – plant/seedling swap/giveaway, planting, local food – more details closer to the time, but if you have ideas, we’d love to hear them

May 2011 – Forage for rose petals and jam making led by Katherine


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