Events

Events from the camp and other groups in the Weald.

Regular Events

Solidarity Saturday (Leith Hill)
Every Saturday (skillsharing workshop, open mic or film screening most Saturdays), Leith Hill Protection Camp

One off Events

Summer Solstice Gathering 
Thursday 21st June – Sunday 24th June
A long weekend of community, activist, art and nature workshops and events, including the Tour de Frack on Saturday. If you can, please bring some supplies so we have enough food for everyone – we rely completely on donations. This will be a family friendly event with a focus on nature and the campaign at Leith Hill. Dogs are welcome if they are kept under control – we have chickens on site and are near a road with fast cars. The celebration will be alcohol free during the daytimes.

Thursday 21st June:
6:00pm
Fire and Aphrodisiac Tea
6:30pm
Flower Crown Making
8pmish
Box Hill Bedlam Morris and others 🙂
https://www.facebook.com/Box-Hill-Bedlam-Morris-201319323256776/
9:00pm
Listen to the Pipistrelle on our Bat Walk

Friday 22nd June:
10:30am
Ceremony with Keiron Morgan
A ceremony to welcome Lady Etherley as the new patron of the camp
Afternoon
Flag making session to create beautiful bike flags for the Tour de Frack
7:30pm
Holographic Projector Meditation
Guided meditation using a holographic projector to energise our vision
9:30pm
Film Screening – climate change – we created it, we can solve it! A thought provoking documentary

Saturday 23rd June:
9:30am
Tour de Frack
Cycle tour of Surrey drill sites
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/tour-de-frack-uk-tickets-45798973964
After the tour short massages will be available at the camp for tired cyclists.
3:00pm
Barbeque
Join us for some tasty vegetarian and non-vegetarian food
5:00pm
Yoga
Bring a mat for a free yoga class with a local teacher
7:00pm
Music
Live acts to be announced

Sunday 24th June:
10:30am
Red Room Leith Hill
Red Room to take place at Leith Hill Protection Camp this month, with walking and sitting meditations and harmony singing. Bring food for sharing after at 1:00pm
2:00pm
Building a Society for the Future
Throughout history there has been conflict between good and bad. Can we break the cycle and build a just and caring society that is stable and enduring? This looks at possibilities for creating the foundations of this, bringing together the components of individual strength, community, and action
6:30pm
Candle Vigil for Leith Hill
Join us for a short peaceful vigil at the gate, followed by a walk with candles round the site
8:00pm
Drum Sphere
Bring your drums and djembes for the first ever Drum Sphere

Ongoing events during the celebration:
Leith Hill Protection Camp Rocks
– Paint, hide and photograph your rock and add to the rock hunting collection at Leith Hill Protection Camp
Donation Only Free Shop
– Some of the supplies that we have received with gratitude are now available to you in our Donation Only Free Shop, find something you like and pay what you feel, helping to raise money for camp funds
Clay Oven Making
– Come and learn how to make a clay oven
Banner Sewing
– Join in with a communal project to make a beautiful banner

Tour de Frack – Cycle Tour of South East drill sites
Saturday 23rd June
3 cycling routes of differing lengths to suit a range of cycling abilities. Begins in Dorking, and the final stop at the end of the day will be at Leith Hill Protection Camp for food and music.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1629452990496106/

Candlelit Vigil at Leith Hill Protection Camp
Sunday 24th June, 6:30pm
To close the Solstice Gathering there will be a short silent vigil at the site, a walk round the site with candles, followed by bonfire & chai tea at the camp

Earth First Gathering – Sussex
15th – 20th August
Activist Gathering with a week of workshops
http://earthfirstgathering.org/