Earth Day 2017 Gathering- Family friendly, Picnic, Socials & Earth-Healing

22nd April is  `Earth Day’  – every year!

So join us on this special day..  for a family friendly social, picnic, drums, dances, facepaints..and that all important Eco-ceremony !   Takes place in Trent Park- one of London’s biggest woodland areas open to all..  with acres of space, free car park, cafe, toilet facilities.   We are usually within easy reach, at our `usual spot’ to the left open ground area of the `Cockfosters Gate entrance!

  • Time: 1pm onwards (car park gate shuts at 5pm..but people can stay much later).
  • Venue: Trent Park, Cockfosters (Piccadilly line, north London).  We will initially meet at the Cafe from 1pm..but move to a nearby spot by 1.30pm (Ceremony spot is closer to the Cockfosters Gate Entrance.  See map below)
  • Meeting Point: Trent Park Cafe, Barnet EN4 0JY, UK.
  • Google map link for meeting point:   https://goo.gl/maps/NJwkrwNDMiF2
  • Facilities: There is a proper toilet & cafe and car parks. Children can play in play area.Location: From Cockfosters tube, the `Cocfosters Gate of Trent park is only 5 minutes walk. We will be in the field immediately to the right..when you enter the park.. Cafe etc is further ahead.Event details

Activities :

  • Drumming, Chanting & dancing
  • Family Picnic (bring own food or bring some to share)
  • Face painting (for kids and adults !)  need reliable volunteer !! or bring own paints & share/ create activity
  • Earth-Healing /  Eco-ceremony

Please Bring:

  • Drums & Musical instruments
  • Bring family & friends (all religions welcome. This is about Earth).
  • Bring eco-magical banners & posters to showcase and charge up with energy for your campaigns
  • Bring crystals & ritual items for altar
  • Bring plenty of Food & Drinks to share
  • Bring ground sheet / blanket or folding stool (for yourself)

What you can do: Please share this event and promote Earth day & Eco-Activities.

Weather: We can’t predict the weather  but we’ve  always carried an event, no matter what nature decides to do on that day. We will have some cover 🙂

History: Earth Day  22nd April- has been celebrated and marked by people of the world for over 40 years (since 1971). It provides a focus for hundreds of initiatives and activities.. from Eco-based fundraising, environmental campaigns, creating educational activities for those unaware of Earth’s  ecological & environmental problems.. to magical or spiritual ceremonies to connect with Gaia“ the earth goddess/ spirit!

– Mani Navasothy

 

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