Our Meetings

Between 2010 and 2020 we held meetings on a wide variety of topics.
We listened to talks on... 

    Epsom beekeepers
    A talk by Epsom Beekeepers
  • Beekeeping and local honey
  • Bookham Commons
  • Bookham Country Market
  • Campaigning to protect our local community
  • Car hire club
  • Clean energy and fracking
  • Converting a house to Passivhaus standards
  • Cooking with herbs & spices 
  • Cycling
  • Electric vehicles
  • Fairtrade
  • Folklore and medicinal plants of the Downland
  • Food waste
  • Gardening for wildlife
  • Grace and Flavour community garden in Horsley
  • Home composting and eco-gardening
  • Permaculture design
  • Polesden Lacey Infants School
  • Reducing food waste and water usage
  • Refill scheme
  • Renovating a house to Passivhaus principles
  • Solar energy 
  • Surrey Save credit union 
  • The environmental aspects of building your own house
  • The work of Population Matters

We held workshops and sessions on...

Make do and mend evening
Make do and mend

  • Connecting with our community 
  • Creative recycling  
  • Effective letter writing
  • Make do and mend 
  • Practical solutions for a greener lifestyle
  • Spreading the green message

We presented information on...

Growing your own - indoors

    • Greener Homes - affordable solutions
    • Greener Homes - solar energy
    • Growing your own fruit and veg - inside and out
    • Herbal medicine
    • Reducing waste 


    We watched these films...
    • In Transition 1.0 and 2.0
    • Do The Math documentary (350.org)
    • Making the Connection - the benefits of a more planet-friendly diet
    • Short films on sustainable design from TED
    • Short films from The Story of Stuff project
    • The Power of Community documentary