FILM: No Impact Man – Saturday 12th July

No Impact Man DocumentaryCan you save the Planet without driving your Family crazy?

Date: Saturday 12th July, 7.30pm

Where: Friends Meeting House, 37 Scotts Road, Stourbridge, DY8 1UR (map)

Synopsis

What does it really take to live eco-effectively? For one year, Colin Beavan lived without plastic and toxins, turned off his electricity, went organic, became a bicycle nut, and tried to save the planet from environmental catastrophe.

In this sensational and funny story, Beavan and his family found that no-impact living is worthwhile – and richer, fuller, and more satisfying into the bargain

  • All Welcome
  • Tea and Cake!
  • Entry by Donation

Trailer

Local Bicycle Information

From a fuel-efficiency perspective, bicycling is unrivaled: A bicyclist gets 2,500 miles per gallon based on the extra kilocalories of food required for pedaling, essentially eliminating greenhouse gas emissions and air pollutants and requiring a fraction of the land to be converted to roads and parking spaces. Ride On!

BICYCLE RE-CYCLERS

Bicycle re-cycling at the Glasshouse College – Training for students with learning difficulties in bicycle building and maintenance. Donations of bikes and parts welcomed. Contact Andy at the Glasshouse College or at andrew.bill@ghc.rmet.org.uk Continue reading “Local Bicycle Information”

An Evening Celebrating the Bicycle, with two short films – Friday 17th June

Date: Friday 17th June, 7.30pm

Where: The Glasshouse Arts Centre, Wollaston Road, Amblecote, Stourbridge, DY8 4HF

Description:  An Evening Celebrating the Bicycle – this most amazingly efficient and fun form of transport. With two short films. There will also be many local bicycle organisations and events presented and showcased.

FILMS

Still We Ride: This action packed documentary is a glimpse into the shocking showdown between the monthly Critical Mass bike ride and the New York City Police Department in the months after August 2004.
http://criticalmass.wikia.com/wiki/Still_we_ride

The World Naked Bike Ride: Why do 250 people strip naked and cycle through London’s busiest streets on a chilly summer’s day in 2005? Narrated by cyclist and Channel 4 newsreader Jon Snow, this film tells the story of a small collective organising the largest naked protest event in British history. “It’s nudity with a purpose” says ride organiser Jesse Schust, “The ride makes people smile while raising important environmental questions about climate change, oil dependency, pollution, and sustainable transport.”
http://www.worldnakedbikeride.org/movie/movie.htm