Taster Day – Sat 24/08 11-15 – Southend in Transition – Community Allotment

Taster Day

Sat 24/08 11-15

Southend in Transition Community Allotment

(entrance to allotments off Hamstel Road – Garon’s end – opposite fish and chips Plaice to Be)

Where you can learn how to grow food, look after your garden, take fresh produce home, relax in nature, meet new people over a shared meal and exchange ideas on how to help the community thrive

Taster Days – Volunteers and public welcome

Sat 24/08 11-15 SEEOG visit

The plot is blooming so lots of hands will make it even more productive and beatiful. Take some greens and black berries home. We will have our friends from SEEOG visit for a tour and share ideas for healthy soil and plants.

Sat 7/09 11-15

DIY, water, weed and enjoy good company.

Past days

Good company on the plot

Blueberries are coming

Other events and groups:

Think Global/Drink Local – 28/08 Wed 19:00 Railway Hotel pop in for THE community social meet up, open to all groups and individuals interested in local community and sustainability

Repair Cafe sign up and look out for more

Southend Extinction Rebellion group – training, talks, socials and non-violent direct action at this critical time in history.

Litter Pick 22/08 10-12 Priory Park

Supper Club: Zero Waste for Beginners 29/08 18:30 – 20:00 The Refill Room

702 Fest #5 – Community Action For Southend On Sea 31/08 14-23:30 The Venue Southend

Woodland walk for seed gathering 31/08 14-15:00 Belfaris Woodland Centre

Bag for Life Community Sewing Bee Free Event 1/09 10:30-14:00 Leigh Community Centre

Cliffs Litter Pick and Flower Bed Tidy 01/09 17-19

Once upon a Tree (Southend) Meeting 9/09 19-21:00 The Railway Hotel

Regular opportunities:

Vacant plots on the main Southend East site available. Contact Dave on 07801355630 Well stocked trade hut.

TonyWagstaff.uk or 07766727266

and more:

Earthangel Allotment School, Mendip Wildlife Gardens, St Laurence Orchard Work Days – Trust Links, Community Tree Nursery

Learning opportunities

Compost making

Wise watering

Soil fertility



water catchment and storage

Tool shed

Potting table

Materials storage

Starting new plot – digging

Visit us to plant, catch the sun, grow, water, sit, enjoy, drink tea or just chat.

How you can help?

  • donate tools (even if broken as we might be able to fix them)
  • donate seed
  • donate your time – volunteer occasionally or on a regular basis
  • leave us a review here and here

Where is it?

Click to find our little plot off Hamstel Road. Link to MAP

Kind Regards

Kamil Pachalko


Southend in Transition

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