Eco Fair Weekend

Weekend 4th-5th September

 LOVE MOLESEY ECO FAIR WEEKEND

The churches are working together under the Love Molesey “umbrella” to run a community Eco Weekend, during which two Eco Fairs will take place: one at St Mary’s (Saturday 4th 11am–2pm) and one at St Paul’s (Saturday 4th 2pm– 5pm.) In addition, a number of other “Eco themed” events and activities will be happening during the weekend.

To book your place for either the Hedgehog Talk or Litter Picking please click here.

On the Love Molesey website www.lovemolesey.org you will find an interactive map marked with the locations of the various events and linking you to further information about what will be taking place.

The churches will hold Climate Sunday services as their morning worship on 5thSeptember in their normal venues. The service at St Paul’s will be at 10am and will last approx. 50 mins.  It will be followed by refreshments.  We look forward to welcoming you to the Love Molesey Eco Weekend!

Hedgehog Talk

Where:St Paul’s Church, East Molesey

Meeting time: 2:00pm

If you would like to attend the Hedgehog Talk please book a ticket here.

If you are looking for a fun activity during the Eco Fair then why not join the Wreath Making workshop, learn a new skill and create a wonderful eco-friendly wreath to hang on your door. Wreath making has a long tradition, and is not just for Christmas! Today and throughout history wreaths have been made for special occasions and to celebrate the change of seasons.

At our workshop we will teach you simple techniques to create your own beautiful eco-friendly wreath. We will provide the wreath base and an abundance of natural materials from which you can create a unique seasonal wreath.We will also have some refreshments to keep you hydrated throughout the workshop.

At the end there will be an opportunity to purchase wild flower teas and locally sourced apple cider vinegar, as well as beautiful dried flower products. You will also be able to find out more about our future workshops including “Forage & Cook”, “Forage & Make” and ‘Mindful Walks’ run in and around Molesey.

Where: St Paul’s Church, East Molesey

Meeting time: 3:00pm

Cost of the Workshop: £10 payable on the day. To book a space on the workshop please email Kate Ray on kateray.wellbeing@gmail.com or visit www.guidedwellbeing.co.uk

Places are limited!

If you would like to learn more about Guided Wellbeing, please visit our website or follow us on Instagram. Instagram: @guidedwellbeing

If you have garden gloves and secateurs bring them with you as they may come in handy.

Foraging & Wild Food Cooking Experience with Ben & Kate will take place on Sunday 5th September between 9am-1pm. We’ll take a gentle walk around Molesey Heath, identify and harvest a range of commonly occurringseasonal wild foods such as Bramble, Hawthorn, Wild rose, Guelder rose, Blackthorn, Rowan, and Wild apples. We’ll also look and listen out for birds, insects, wildflowers and other wild inhabitants of the reserve.

Following the walk we’ll move across to Molesey Community Centre on Ray Road to process our booty, samplesome freshly made wild food and share some delicious and nutritious recipes.

Meeting Time: 9:00am

Meeting place: Main gates to Molesey Heath on Approach Road, KT8 2LL

Things to bring: Bottle of water, an empty jar and a container or a bag for collecting wild food.

Binoculars are useful but not essential.

What to expect: During the walk you will learn how to safely identify and harvest wild edibles, growing aroundMolesey Heath. You will have an opportunity to sample wild seasonal savoury and sweet recipes, and make yourown infused water and apple cider vinegar. 

The walk will last around a couple of hours. Please dress appropriately for the weather conditions.

Do be aware that the paths around the site can get muddy and slippery with rain. 

No dogs please.

If you have any questions related to the Forage & Cook Experience or would like to find out about future courses feel free to message Ben at ben@wherethewildthingsare.co.uk or Kate at kateray.wellbeing@gmail.com 

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St Paul’s Church, Church Rd
East Molesey, KT8 9DR
020 8941 2071
Registered Charity 1127837

We are on the corner of Church and Palace Roads.

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