Environment day – Fracking, food growing, bike fixing, ‘Blackfish’ film screening & more! 8th December

CATC Lealfet - A5Cinema Around the Corner are hosting a week of events at the Mission, Acregate Lane, Fishwick, Preston from 4 – 8 December. Events include a sports day, Bollywood evening, family day, and environment themed day.

We’ve got the run down of the environment day – Sunday 8th December below – hope to see you there!


1 .00 – 2.30pm / ‘Seeds of Change’ workshop – Smiley Studios
Join Fishwick artist-in-residence Steve Asbury of Smiley Studios (creator of the Guild Mural in Ribbleton Park) for this drop-in
creative workshop creating seed mosaics. All welcome – children and vulnerable adults must be accompanied.

1 .00 – 4.00pm / stalls and displays

  • Greenpeace – environmental campaign info, facepainting, gift stall and the test-your-strength ‘frackometer’!
  • Preston on Wheels – get cycling! info on local cycling routes, events and groups.
  • Whalley hydro and forest gardens – an innovative community renewable energy scheme and forest gardens in the Ribble Valley

plus displays from FOFS food growing projects & Fishwick Nature Reserve.

1 .00 – 4.00pm / drop in bike service
Drop in bike fix-it and advice with our friendly mechanic. Bring your wheels! with Preston on Wheels and CTC the cycling charity.
http://www.cycling.org.uk/pow/intro     www.ctc.org.uk

3.00 – 3.05pm / Councillor Tom Burns
Catch up with Fishwick councillor Tom Burns, who will be dropping by introduce the afternoon, and to discuss the latest city cycle centre plans.

3.05 – 3.35pm / talk: community food growing
Join Grete from Friends of Fishwick and St Matthew’s to hear about the fantastic work that local residents do on the community food growing plots. http://www.friendsoffishwickandstmatthews.org.uk

3.45 – 4.15pm / talk: Fishwick Nature Reserve
Park Ranger Terry Blackburn talks about the important and rewarding work that goes on at Fishwick Nature Reserve and
how you might get involved!

4.15 – 5.00pm / talk: Fracking
Antifracking group ‘RAFF’ (Residents Action on Fylde Fracking) drop in to talk about the concerns of ‘fracking’. Fracking is a controversial and dangerous energy extraction process collecting gas for fuel from underground rock and it’s planned to happen across the country.

5.50 – 7.1 5pm / feature film: Blackfish
(201 3, Cert 1 5) – £2 entry
Notorious killer whale Tilikum is responsible for the deaths of three individuals, including a top whale trainer. Blackfish
shows the sometimes devastating consequences of keeping such intelligent and sentient creatures in captivity.
A hugely critically acclaimed documentary film. 83 mins running length

Cinema Around the Corner is organised by They Eat Culture in partnership with Friends of Fishwick & St Matthews.


Twitter: @CinemaATC


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