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Thorpe & District Gardening Club, Plant sales from May 1st

[ May 1, 2011; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] We will have several choices of bedding available and also plants for under cover. We will also have some hanging baskets, SH tools and items of interest to the gardener. We never know what our members will bring along. We try to recycle everything and club member ‘Rogers Retreats’ are an example. Some of which [...]

Local election and referendum Thursday May 5th 2011

[ May 5, 2011; 8:00 am to 9:00 pm. ] On Thursday 5 May 2011 there will be local elections held in each ward for a city councillor and a referendum on changing the voting system. This is your chance to have a say.

WHAT IS LEARNING?

[ May 6, 2011; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Friday, 6 May, 8 pm
Must education be either teacher-driven or learner-driven? John Dewey describes an ‘aesthetic experience’ for learning and proposes that the most worthwhile education consists of memorable experiences which make a real difference to one’s life. What are your views on what learning and education should be like?
Geoff Hinchcliffe, School of Education UEA

Norfolk and Norwich Festival

[ May 6, 2011 10:00 am to May 21, 2011 10:00 pm. ]  6-21 May 2011
A celebration of creativity, innovation, beauty and diversity with jazz, classical music, comedy and dance. Held during May.

More information and programme at:       http://www.nnfestival.org.uk/

Local Food – Open Meeting

[ May 12, 2011; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Thursday 12th May at 7.30 pm at Take Five
This will be an opportunity for anyone to come along and find out more about Norwich FarmShare. We’ve decided this so suddenly and without consultation in order to get it in the Transition Bulletin.
Joining FarmShare’s community supported agriculture scheme isn’t just about buying vegetables. We’re a community of [...]

Quaker Spring Sale

[ May 14, 2011; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]  Sat May 14th, 11am-2pm, Friends Meeting House
Come for lunch and buy some hand made plants and cakes.

Amnesty International monthly open meeting

[ May 18, 2011; 12:30 am to 8:30 pm. ]  Wed 18th May, 7.30pm, Charing Cross Centre, St John Maddermarket
General business meeting with 50th anniversary updates and monthly action. Speaker will be Linda Bellos and the title of her talk is Equality and Diversity in UK society.

All welcome.  Venue Charing Cross Centre St John Maddermarket Norwich

Organised by  Amnesty International (Norwich)      http://www.norwichamnesty.org.uk/

Contact: 01603 810740     http://info@norwichamnesty.org.uk

CAN WE CONTROL OUR BRAIN ACTIVITY?

[ May 18, 2011; 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Aladdin Cafe Magdalen St, Wednesday 18 May, 12.30
Techniques have evolved which allow us to measure the activity of our brain, and evidence suggests that we can use biofeedback methods to control and change our brain activity. The equipment used is becoming more accessible, so is this useful to us? Could we use it to maximise [...]

Early announcement: The Big Lunch, June 5th, in a garden near you

[ June 5, 2011; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Transitions Event
The Big Lunch is a very simple idea from the Eden Project. The aim is to get as many people as possible across the whole of the UK to have lunch with their neighbours in a simple act of community, friendship and fun. This year it’s happening on Sunday 5th June and a record [...]

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A HOSPITAL LAWYER

[ May 25, 2011; 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Aladdin Cafe Magdalen St, Wed 25 May, 12.30
What are the pros and cons of the principle of confidentiality? Does everyone have a right to make decisions about their medical treatment? What are current myths and realities about the NHS? Come meet a medical law specialist to discuss these topics.

John-Paul Garside School of Medicine

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