A day-long workshop in Oxford aims to demystify the subject of economics. It’s organised by People and Planet and aimed at people who are interested in social justice but find economics hard to get to grips with. The event is free but you do need to let them know in advance that you’re coming. Friday 27th September. This event is not organised by WDM.
Do the Math is a 42-minute documentary about the grassroots movement that is emerging to fight climate change and the fossil fuel industry. Free screening; no advance bookings. There will be a discussion afterwards about the possibility of making Oxford the first fossil-fuel-free British city.
9pm, Ultimate Picture Palace. This event is not organised by WDM.
Cultivate Oxford are holding an evening event which conveys the history of land and food in Britain through folk song and storytelling. Held at The Pavilion, Hogacre Common Eco-Park, off Whitehouse Road, Grandpont, OX1 4NA. £5 entry, including food. This event is not organised by WDM – we just like to spread the word about interesting local events. More details here.
Would you let an energy company ruin the area around your home town? Drill Baby Drill is the inspirational story of people in Poland and Pennsylvania standing up to the multinationals who want to use “fracking” (hydraulic drilling for shale gas) in their local areas.
Green MEP Keith Taylor is taking the film around South-East England and it comes to Oxford on Tuesday 16th July. Tickets are free, but space is limited so please book in advance.
The screening will be followed by a discussion on fracking, led by experts and activists. This event is not organised by WDM.
Oxfam is running a free training workshop on how to take action against the injustice of corporate tax-dodging. The event is open to existing and new Oxfam supporters.
The workshop takes place in London on Saturday 20th July. Book your free place
For more information, contact Kate Meakin on 0207 802 9977 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is not organised by WDM.