London-Paris 2011

Andrew would like to thank all those who have sponsored him for his bike ride, by attending the Thai Buffet, the Midsummer Ceilidh or through his page on the ‘justgiving’ webside. The emergency appeal for East Africa also raised well over a thousand pounds. Well done!

Film Showing: Money As Debt

Llangollen & District Friends of the Earth are showing the animated film, ‘Money as debt’ on Wednesday 27th July in Llangollen museum. The film will start at 7.30 and lasts around 50 minutes, leaving plenty of time for tea, biscuits and discussion.

‘Money as debt’ explains some little known facts about our financial system and goes some way to helping us understand why progress with environmental aims can be so slow.

Film Showing: Money As Debt

Llangollen & District Friends of the Earth are showing the animated film, ‘Money as debt’ on Wednesday 27th July in Llangollen museum. The film will start at 7.30 and lasts around 50 minutes, leaving plenty of time for tea, biscuits and discussion.

‘Money as debt’ explains some little known facts about our financial system and goes some way to helping us understand why progress with environmental aims can be so slow.

Conference 2011

The FoE national conference is taking place between 9-11th September 2011. If anyone is intending to go, please let me know.

Friends of the Earth’s 40th Anniversary Conference. Conference is always a highlight of the activist calendar and we hope that you will be able to be part of it this year.

The event will include:

–  A rare gathering of the last four Directors of Friends of the Earth –
Jonathon Porritt, Tony Juniper, Tom Burke and Charles Secrett – giving their take on
our first 40 years, and where they see us going

–  Nnimmo Bassey, Nigerian environmentalist activist and poet, chair of
Friends of the Earth International,  one of Time Magazine’s ‘Heroes of the
Environment’ in 2009 and a winner of the Right Livelihood Award – referred to as the
‘Alternative Nobel Prize’

– Kate Pickett, Author of “The Spirit Level” – speaking on why equal
societies are better for everyone

– A first look of our major new campaign on energy and a chance to find out
about what’s coming up on campaigns on biodiversity, resources and more

–  A great range of workshops on the key skills and issues you need to be a
great campaigner

–  The premiere of a specially commissioned photo exhibition

–  The Earthmovers award ceremony for environmental activism

–  Our 40th anniversary party

–  Fringe events, stalls and hopefully a few surprises

Day tickets are just £25 and weekend tickets cost £30. Accommodation on site is
available from £63.60 for two nights. Both tickets include free meals and
refreshments. The event takes place from 9-11 September in Nottingham.

You can book online here www.foe.co.uk/conference. The booking deadline is 9 August.