The Great Big Green Week starts on the 24th of September and we have been busy collating and organising a great programme of events with local businesses, to celebrate community action on climate change. Read on for more information about the events happening in Petersfield and details of how you can sign up.


The Great Big Green Week Programme:


Green Week at Little Leaf Play Cafe

Craft workshops, storytime events and a book swap throughout the week - check timetable HERE
When - All week
Where - Little Leaf Play Cafe, 12-14 Lyndum House, High Street, Petersfield GU32 3JG
How to register - Just turn up

Beaded Jewellery Repair Café from PeCAN

In the spirit of 'make do and mend' for Green Week, Vicky of Coffee Pod Creations is offering to fix and repair beaded jewellery at our weekly Eco Cafe. Bring your broken beaded necklaces, bracelets or earrings to be repaired!
When - Tuesday 27 September, 10am – 12pm
Where - Courtyard Room, Winton House, 18 High Street, Petersfield GU32 3JL
How to register - Just turn up. A small donation to PeCAN is requested for simple repairs - more details HERE

Make Your Own Cleaning Supplies from The Green Boutique & Refill and Replenish

Learn how to make your own planet friendly dishwasher powder, limescale remover, all-purpose degreaser, laundry sequestrant, fabric softener and rinse aid liquid! Take home all the items you have made, enjoy 10% off items over £10 in store on the evening AND take home a copy of Jo's book My Sustainable Cleaning Guide
When - Tuesday 27 September, 5pm - 7pm
Where - Refill and Replenish, 15 The High Street, Petersfield, GU32 3JT
How to register - You can find more information and book your £20 ticket HERE 

Reducing Your Home Energy Bills - Talk and Q&A from PeCAN 

An informal, interactive and engaging evening where PeCAN will offer both short and long term measures to reduce your home energy consumption as well as introducing the Petersfield Area SuperHomes project as an option to reduce your bills and your carbon footprint.
When - Tuesday 27 September, 7.30pm - 9pm
Where - St Peter's Church Hall, St Peter's Church, The Square, Petersfield GU32 3HS
How to register - Register HERE to book your place & receive reminders, or just turn up!

Lichens: Biodiversity at the Heart of Petersfield from Petersfield Area Lichen Enthusiasts

A short walk and exploration of the lichens of the town centre. Lichens on trees, lichens on stone in St Peter’s Churchyard, lichens for all! Have a look at some of our smallest but loveliest residents. Magnifying glasses provided.
When - Thursday 29 September, 9am - 11am
Where - The Square, Petersfield 
How to register - Just turn up

Make Your Own Coffee Pod Jewellery Beads from Coffee Pod Creations

In this workshop Vicky will show you how to make beads from aluminium coffee pods. She will guide you through the whole process from start to finish and will show you how to make a beautiful and upcycled piece of jewellery that you can wear with pride, or give as a gift.
When - Thursday 29 September, 7pm - 8.30pm
Where - Courtyard Room, Winton House, 18 High Street, Petersfield GU32 3JL
How to register - Book your place for £15 HERE

Community Energy in a Nutshell from Energise South Downs & PeCAN

The vision of Energise South Downs is to cut carbon emissions within the South Downs and surrounding areas by replacing carbon intensive energy supply with renewable energy that is generated locally and which benefits the local community. Join this online event to explore the potential community energy initiatives have to offer.
When - Thursday 29 September, 7.30pm - 8.30pm
Where - Online
How to register - Register HERE to book your place & receive reminders


FREE Film Screening of '2040' from PeCAN

2040 is a hybrid feature documentary that looks to the future, but is vitally important NOW. From marine permaculture to decentralised renewable energy projects, we will discover that people all over the world are taking matters into their own hands.
When - Friday 30 September, 7pm - 9.30pm (film screening 7.30pm - 9pm)
Where - United Reform Church, 25 College St, Petersfield GU31 4AG
How to register - Register HERE to book your place & receive reminders, or just turn up! 
Donations to PeCAN gratefully received

Car Boot Sale from Petersfield Town Council & PeCAN

Petersfield Town Council supported by PeCAN are holding a car boot sale with the theme 'reduce, reuse, recycle'. Pitches are FREE within the Freecycle area or £5 if you wish to charge for your items. You will find PeCAN hosting a 'climate info cafe' at the event.
When - Saturday 1 October, 8am - 12pm
Where - The Avenue Pavilion Playing Field, Petersfield GU31 4JQ
How to register - Pre-book pitches by calling 01730 264182 or just turn up to shop