Environment-related events coming up …
DWT’s April theme is Gardening
This month inspiration comes in the form of National Beanpole Week, the RHS National Gardening Week and Earth Day. Plus here at the Pump House we are neighbours to the Transition Worcester Old North Stable Teaching Gardens on Pitchcroft. Great for advice and support. http://oldnorthstables.org.uk/
Monday 23rd April – Friday 4th May
Sustrans The Big Pedal
Sustrans Big Pedal is the UK’s largest inter-school cycling and scooting challenge inspiring pupils, staff and parents to choose two wheels for their journey to school. Sustrans Big Pedal will run for 10 days from 23 April to 4 May 2018 and is open to individual classes as well as whole schools. On each day, schools compete to see who can get as many of their pupils, staff and parents cycling or scooting to school.
To celebrate the finale of the challenge there is also a superhero fundraiser day. All money raised will help Sustrans to enable thousands of children to walk, cycle or scoot every day – making the school run safer and healthier.
Monday 23rd April – Sunday 27th April
Fashion Revolution week
#whomademyclothes is the campaign for 2018. This week aims to encourage millions of people to ask brands ‘Who made my clothes’ and demand greater transparency in the fashion supply chain. Here at the Pump House we champion #secondhandfirst by extending the life of fashion brands encouraging people to join our bi monthly clothes swap. Next Pump House clothes swap and social sew in is 19th May.
Friday 27th April
On Your Feet day
Take part in the national day when workers across Britain unite together and participate in a variety of fun and simple activities to #SitLess and #MoveMore at work.
Saturday 28th April
Worcester Canal Groups Litter Pick
Join the Worcester Canal Group volunteers for their regular litter pick along the canal towpath, covering the canal between locks 4 and 5. Meeting at 10am in Lansdowne Park. All equipment is provided. Please wear suitable and weather appropriate clothes. Afterwards some of us have a drink in The Chestnut Inn.
Monday 30th April to Sunday 6th May
National Gardening Week
National Gardening Week 2018 will aim to encourage everyone to get involved in gardening as an ongoing hobby – or for the first time. The 2018 theme is about helping new gardeners to get growing plants. Activities include propagation workshops, inspirational events for growing indoors and out.