Bonfire Day – CHANGED to SUN 03/11 13-16 – Southend in Transition – Community Allotment

Weather warning for tomorrow. Stay home and warm if you can. Do some indoor transition and get ready for Sunday Bonfire.

On Sun, Oct 27, 2019 at 9:22 PM Kamil Pachalko <kamilpac> wrote:

Bonfire and Taster Day

SUN 03/11 11-16

Southend in Transition Community Allotment

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

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

Sun 3/11 13-16

Join us for annual Bonfire at the Plot! with a vegan /vegetarian fry up breakfast 🍳

Fried potatoes, veg sausages, bean stew, onions and mushrooms, fried allotment greens 🍳 … 🔥 Grilled chocolate bananas 🍫 Does it get any better than this?! Plenty of tea and good conversations!

Open to all, whether you feel you have green fingers or just fancy a cuppa and chat… We love to drink tea and chat, actually we love to eat too 🍲 hence the "fancy" lunch straight from the fire!
Potluck lunch so please bring eggs, vegan /veggie sausages, desserts to share❤️🙏

Ohh and don’t forget the marshmallows! We will have plenty of ordinary ones, please bring vegan.

Sat 16/11 11-15

More DIY, relaxing in nature, good conversations while weeding or some meditation when tending to the beds.

Past days

Good company on the plot

Eco Fair

Other events and groups:

Think Global/Drink Local – Railway Hotel on pause

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.

Free Garden Ride at Growing Together Westcliff Friday, 1 November 2019 from 09:00-16:00 Trust Links 47 Fairfax Drive, SS09 Southend-on-Sea

Southend Soup Sunday, 3 November 2019 from 10:00-13:00 The Railway Hotel, Southend-On-Sea

Fight poverty, not the poor Wednesday, 4 December 2019 from 19:00-21:00 The Balmoral CentreSalisbury Avenue, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS07AU Southend-on-Sea

Regular opportunities:

Plots on the main Southend East site. Contact Dave on 07801355630 Well stocked trade hut.

TonyWagstaff or 07766727266

and more:

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

Southend Allotments for individual plots

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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