What’s On

GC’s own events
9-11 June: GC Gathering at Ringsfield, Beccles: with Dr Paul Maiteny (Teilhard Assn.)
18 Nov: GC Annual Members Meeting at Sheffield, and Big Workshop on JIE
Events with a GC presence
3 June: Anabaptist Network Conference on Environment in Coventry.  GC is a joint organiser; Several GC speakers/workshop leaders
25-28 August: GC Stall at Greenbelt

Other organisations’ events

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1-30 June, UK

30 Days Wild

Do something outdoors every day in June

3 June, Coventry
Anabaptist/Green Christian conference: Is religion costing us the earth?
4 June, UK
Environment Sunday
5 June, World
World Environment Day
5 June, Ely Cathedral 6.30pm
Might Ely become an island once more?

A future world of rising seas and changing climate. Polar Explorer and Oceanographer, Dr Emily Shuckburgh, as part of the Ely Cathedral Science festival, will examine the latest findings
from climate scientists on the effects of climate change at home and abroad, and consider what we can do in response. Tickets £7.50, £4 students and children, available  at tickets.elycathedral.org or  01353 660349  https://sway.com/OmdDTJnsUl5CJ0lf

Fri 9 June , London
J&P Visit to North London Waste Recycling Centre, Edmonton  

To see how our household waste gets recycled and why. Time 10.30 to 12.00.   Meet 9.30am. at the Justice and Peace office, 4 Vincent Rd, London N15 3QH,   0208 888 4222

9-11 June, Beccles, Suffolk,
GC Gathering at Ringsfield, Beccles: with Dr Paul Maiteny (Teilhard Assn.)
10 June, Birmingham,
Operation Noah: AGM  and Supporters Day 12.00 – 16.00
11 June,  Walderslade, North Kent
How should Christians treat Animals? Daryl Booth and Professor David Clough

Few Christians realize that their faith has a long history of concern for animals, and that Christians were at the forefront of campaigns against animal cruelty in the nineteenth century. What does Christian faith mean for how Christians treat animals today, particular in our use of them for food? St William’s Church, Walderslade Village, ME5 9LR. Doors open from 6pm for a 6.30pm start, finishing at 8pm

11 June, UK
Lunar Lunch – Like the Big Lunch, but held after Sunset.
17 June, London
No Need for Nuclear: the Renewables are Here.

CND hosts this one day national conference to discuss how renewable energy can and should replace nuclear energy production. Tickets £10/£5 10:15am-5pm (Registration and refreshments from 9:45am) Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London. Contact enquiries@cnduk.org  / 020 7700 2393.

15 June Policy conference on improving air quality –

keynotes: Defra/DfT, GLA, IMechE and Heathrow Airport – Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum, Morning, Thursday

18-19 June, UK
The Big Lunch Community open air lunch.
 25 June – 1 July
Les Courmettes, above the Côte d’Azur

Creation, Christian Faith and a Precious World” A partnership between The Faraday Institute and A Rocha France, and will include lectures, study sessions, practical activities and guided excursions, plus plenty of time for relaxation and solitude in the beautiful surroundings of the surroundings of Les Courmettes, a 600ha nature reserve in the mountains above the Côte d’Azur.

Also visit the website for other activities and volunteer holidays in French and some in English during the year

3-7 July, Bron y Llys Mid /North Wales
No Planet B” -residential Workshop/retreat

See flyer: No Planet B July 2017 Flyer Each day will typically begin with a talk & discussion, followed by a field trip and will end with reflection & prayer . Led by Dr John Bimson who has recently retired after 34 years as Tutor in Old Testament Studies at Trinity College, Bristol. He continues to teach modules there as a visiting lecturer, including environmental theology. Bron y Llys, Dylife, Llanbrynmair, Powys, SY19 7BW, in Cambrian Mountais just south of Snowdonia National Park

21-23 July  Hayes Conference Centre,  Swanwick,  Derbyshire
National Justice and Peace Network Annual Conference 2017 
23-26 July, Oxford,
Fourth Annual Oxford Animal Ethics Summer School – The Ethics of Fur at St Stephen’s House, Oxford

National Justice and Peace Network Annual Conference 2017  in partnership with Church Action on Poverty, CAFOD, Caritas Social Action Network, Vincentians in Partnership, Operation Noah, Columbans JPIC: A Sabbath for the Earth and the Poor:  The challenge of Pope Francis

SPEAKERS: Dr Ruth Valerio is Global Advocacy and Influencing Director for Tearfund, working to mobilise churches around the world to become agents for change and equip them for integral mission. – Fr Peter Hughes SSC. has spent most of his life as a missionary in Peru, working in some of the most impoverished communities in Lima. He is an advisor to the Instituto Bartolome de las Casas, working in programmes of leadership and social justice. = Kathy Galloway is an ordained minister of the Church of Scotland and was leader of the Iona Community from 2002-2009. She is currently head of Christian Aid Scotland.  She is also a published poet, author and hymn writer. – Plus Poverty Hearings —hearing from those with direct experience of poverty.

CONFERENCE CHAIR: Susy Brouard, Theology Programme Advisor for CAFOD since 2002. – CELEBRANT: Fr Sean McDonagh SSC, world-renowned eco-theologian. – BOOKING FORMS: Download, print off and send in by post: Booking Form (PDF) Download, complete and send as email attachment: Booking Form (Word Document)

25-28 Aug: Nr Kettering
Greenbelt  2017 Green Christian Stall – Come and help!
8-16 Oct: UK
Climate Coalition Week of Action
22-29 Oct: World
One World Week 2017: Good Neighbours: My world Depends on Us: 

 Note: 2017 is International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development


Other Events Calendars:
www.projectbritain.com/calendar/april.html -pictorial fact of the day
projectbritain.com/specialdays/apr.htm – awareness raising days
http://www.travelknowhow.org.uk/tactran/pages/view/131 Sustainable Travel Event Dates in Scotland

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