Upcoming Events

Cheshire East Green Party Events

Macclesfield Constituency Get-Togethers:

  • At Fig & Fennel, 1 School Lane, Poynton, SK12 1AX, on Saturday 3rd August, 9 -11am

Congleton Constituency Get-Togethers:

  • Coffee/tea morning at The Old Sawmill, River St, CW12 2HJ, on Saturday 27th July, 9 – 11 am

Crewe & Nantwich Constituency Get-Togethers

  • At The Duke of Gloucester, University Way, Crewe, CW1 5NP, on Tuesday 30th July, 7-8.30pm

Autumn Conference

  • 6-8th September 2024 at Manchester Central, Petersfield, M2 3GX

Other Green events happening nearby

Creation September 2024 – “To hope and act with creation”

 

Join HOPE in North East Cheshire for an Eco Festival of Events in around Macclesfield to raise awareness and take action in protecting our local and international environment. 

 

1st September:

World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation—Prayer Service
4.00pm to pray for one of the local
endangered habitats, Danes Moss
Nature Reserve. Meet at carpark
at Lyme Green Retail Park SK10 0TB
to walk to reserve.

3rd:

Prayer Sessions
Tuesday and Thursday mornings
10.30 –11.30am to 3rd October.
All welcome at The Hope Centre,
Park Green SK11 7NA.
People, Planet, Pint
6.00—8.00pm
The Fountain, Park Green
Come and chat about local
sustainability initiatives and the
first drink is on the house.

6th:

Foodie Friday
6.00 for 6.30pm at St. Michael’s
Church, Market Place SK10 1DY.
3 course meal, pay what you feel,
all made from food which would
otherwise be wasted.
Booking required – St Michael’s
Office 01625 421984.

7th:

Litter Pick
10.30am. Join the monthly litter
pick in Prestbury followed by
refreshments.
Meet at St. Peter’s Church,
Prestbury SK10 4DG.

8th:

Reflective Service
4.30pm to celebrate the Season
of Creation in the new monastic
garden at St. Peter’s Church,
Prestbury SK10 4DG.
Saving our Planet Workshop and
Worship
6.30—8.00pm
For young people 8+ (with an
adult) at The Hope Centre, Park
Green SK11 7NA. Book via The
Hope Centre.

9th:

Remember to say Grace
before eating your meal today,
and throughout the Season of
Creation, thanking God for
creating the food and for the
people who have helped
produce it.

10th:


Make do and mend rather than
buying new. Find something that
could be repaired and bring it to
the Repair Café on Saturday 14
September at Macclesfield
Community Centre, Duke Street
SK11 6UR.
More info email:
repaircafe.macc@gmail.com


11th:


Litter Pick
6.00—7.00pm.
All welcome. Picker equipment
provided.
Meet at St. Michael’s Church,
Market Place SK10 1DY.


12th:


Reduce food waste by planning
your meals and buying just what
you need.


13th:


Whilst shopping select Fairtrade,
plastic free & locally produced
products with low food miles.
Have you shopped at Scoop and
Scales Refill Shop at the Heritage
Centre?.
Find out more:

https://scoopandscales.co.uk


14th:


River Bollin Clean Up
10.00am—3.00pm
at Riverside Park SK10 2SL.
Drop in and help clean up our
local river.
Repair Café 10.00—2.00pm at
Macc Community Centre, Duke
Street SK11 6UR.
Walk—Prestbury to Adlington
10.00am meet at St. Peter’s
Church, Prestbury SK10 4DG. Walk
4 miles to the sister church, along
Middlewood Way and Canal.


15th:


Family Fun Afternoon
with scavenger hunt, quizzes and
games.
12.00 – 2.00pm in West Park.
Meet at the Rangers Hut next to
the Café.
Family Cycle Ride
along the Middlewood Way.
Meet at 12.30pm below Tesco
Car Park SK10 2AB to cycle
approx. 7 miles to Nelson’s Pit for
a picnic. Bring a packed lunch.


16th:


As we uphold the human right to
food, clean drinking water and
safe sanitation for all. Pray today
for the people in the world who
don’t have access to these.


17th:


“Brilliant Bees” Talk
7.30pm
Learn about these amazing
insects and the job of a
beekeeper by Sallyann O’Dell,
Bee Keeper at Tatton Park.
At Macclesfield Methodist
Church, Westminster Road
SK10 1BX.


18th:


Litter Pick
6.00—7.00pm
All welcome. Picker equipment
provided.
Meet at St. Peter’s Church,
Windmill Street SK11 7HS.


19th:


Think about how you travel each
day during the Season of
Creation. Could any of your
journeys be walked, cycled or by
bus to reduce the use of our
cars? Its good for our health too!
Get your deliveries by electric
cargo bike – eLOV Macclesfield
find out more at: http://elov.co.uk/about/

20th:


Collect good quality clothes and
take them to the One Project Stall
in the Indoor Market. They also
take your recycling.
Find out more at: http://Facebook/ oneprojectmacclesfield


21st:


Preloved under 5’s Clothes and
Toys event
11.00am—3.00pm Pay as you feel
at St. Alban’s Parish Centre,
Chester Road, SK11 8DJ.
Family picnic and story telling
around the campfire
5.30pm at Prestbury Nurseries,
London Road SK10 4DY. Bring
picnic food, stories and poetry to
share.


22nd:


Creation Walk 2.00pm
3 mile walk to appreciate God’s
creation followed by a picnic of
drinks and cakes. Meet at Clarke
Lane, Bollington SK10 5AH.
Interactive Prayer Room 9am to
8pm everyday to 1 October at
Holy Trinity Church, SK10 2PX.


23rd:


Remember we are part of God’s
creation and to take care of
ourselves in the way God
intended with compassion and
care.
Interactive Prayer Room (web link to follow).


24th:


Take a break from consuming
and buy nothing today.
Interactive Prayer Room (web link to follow).


25th:


Film: “Six Inches of Soil”
8.00—9.45pm
Cinemac, Roe Street SK11 6UT.
Inspiring story of British farmers
standing up against industrial
food system. Suggested donation
£5.
Interactive Prayer Room (web link to follow).


26th:


“Getting to know your carbon
footprint” Interactive Workshop
7.30pm with refreshments
at St. Alban’s Parish Centre,
Chester Road, SK11 8DJ
Interactive Prayer Room (web link to follow).


27th:


Take stock of what you’ve done
so far. How are you getting on
with listening to the Voice of
Creation?
What more could you do to take
better care of God’s creation?
Interactive Prayer Room (web link to follow).


28th:


Open Green Spaces
10.00—1.00pm
Come and see some of the green
spaces we have created around
Macclesfield and help out if you
have time (map link to follow).

29th:


Treacle Market
Come and join us at St. Michael’s
for a drink and meet your new MP
and discuss the importance of
action on climate change.
Harvest Service at 9.30am Mass
at St Alban’s Church, SK11 8JD.
Bring some food items to donate
for local people who would
otherwise go hungry.


30th:


Pray for all those who have been
affected by climate change,
natural disasters and wars
through injury, death of loved
ones, loss of their homes or
livelihoods.

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