Londonwide Local Exchange (LETS)
News and Events
Coming up soon:
Saturday 29 July 2017: 10am-5pm: Health Creation & Food Commons, From Land to Fork – a complex web of relationships: Free Event, open to all, at the Claremont Project Islington, 24 White Lion Street - London N1 9PD, Speakers include: Jamie Harvie: Institute for a Sustainable Future, The Food Commons, Commons Health Network - Jamie employs a systems approach to build relationships and facilitate improved human, community and ecological resilience, and will share from his lived experience, what works and what doesn't - he also coordinated the national phase out of mercury medical devices in the US • Helen Cooke: Nutrition Lead for the Portland Centre for Integrative Medicine "Kitchen on Prescription" project • OrganicLea: A workers' cooperative growing food on London's edge in the Lea Valley - access to land, growing organic food and linking with Mental Health Services • Alex Laird: Living Medicine: People and Plants for Health • Anna Betz: NHS Brainfood: Using lifestyle and nutrition to address cognitive decline & dementia • Lambeth GP Food Co-op: presenter tba • Dan Hopewell: Bromley by Bow Centre: BBBC works with over 2,000 people each month, supports people to overcome chronic illness and unhealthy lifestyles and enables people to learn new skills and to find work. See Flyer. Further details/booking: HERE.
Sunday 30th July 2017: from 1pm: LETSlink London - http://www.letslinklondon.org.uk - welcomes members and visitors to a regular end of month gathering. Our aim is to welcome new members, encourage existing members to connect face-to-face, we also provide support to update their profile on the website. The aim of Londonwide LETS to facilitate mutual support via "links". London has some independent LETS groups, but members and groups can all connect up via the Londonwide website: http://www.londonwide.letslink.org. To encourage members to attend, we host visiting speakers. Our theme for this meeting is Understanding the Deep State, and to explore this, we welcome Robin Upton of http://www.altruists.org, Peter Presland, founder of Wikispooks - http://www.wikispooks.org - and Robert Stuart who has been writing and speaking about the 2013 BBC Panorama documentary Saving Syria's Children - see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wtt4LbWl84 and https://bbcpanoramasavingsyriaschildren.wordpress.com/2017/07/09/bbc-panorama-team-embedded-with-islamic-state-partner-group/. After the presentations and Q&A, we will use "OpenSpace" to encourage members to discuss topics both relating to the presentations and their own topics they might wish to bring to the meeting, in small groups, and to report back at a final session. We also hope to encourage performers, if time allows. Please feel free to bring any leaflets or items you wish to display, and food to share - there is a kitchen where we can prepare food and drinks. Our venue for this session is the Highgate Library Hall, Croftdown Road, London NW5 1HB, a short walk from Archway tube, and Highate Road, and on the C11 bus route - see map. Attendance by donation (to meet room hire costs (suggested amount £5). To book please go to: http://www.londonwide.letslink.org/members/contact.php.
Also check out: • Give & Take Days: Wise Up to Waste.... • Pathways Meetings Page • Global Table Events.
See also: Members' Events Listings • Past items from this page are on the Front Page News Archive.