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CANCELLED: 26 Sep: Great Big Green Week event: 3 Valley Vegans circular walk of Todmorden

UPDATE: Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled due to illness.

Sunday 26th September 2021, Carr and Craggs Moor and the Stones menhirs (standing stones). Around 8 miles / at least 5 hours including lunch stop. (Please note the change of date!)

The Great Big Green Week logo

The 3 Valley Vegans event for September 2021 and the Great Big Green Week is a walk in the hills to the southwest of Todmorden.  This will be a great opportunity to explore an interesting and beautiful area whilst grabbing time for informal discussions about vegan diets and their environmental, ethical and health benefits.  

The route juxtaposes renewable energy sources against coal mining in the past. It also passes through land used for animal agriculture and provides a chance to see some standing stones.  In the past, the remains of a fossilised shark have been found in this area once covered in rainforest.   

Todmorden hill walk 2
  • Booking essential: email rob@3valleyvegns.org.uk if you wish to book a place and receive rendezvous instructions.
  • Food & drink: out of respect for others on the walk, please only bring vegan food & drinks.
  • Stops: there will be a lunch stop together with a couple of snack/drink stops. Bring your own food and drink.  Ensure that you have plenty of water and energy giving snacks/fruits. There are no shops or cafes on the route.
  • Ascent: 390 metres or thereabouts.
  • Difficulty: moderate with a long steep climb near the start.  The terrain is boggy, slippery and wet in places.
  • Attire: please wear waterproof walking boots and dress appropriately for the weather. Also bring waterproof & warm clothing even if the forecast is for good weather.
  • Dogs welcome: but note that there are several stiles en route and most lack a dog-pass.  There are sheep and cows in some fields. Rabbits and deer have also been seen on this walk.
  • Walk with us at your own risk.  There will be a guide but every person joining the walk is expected to take responsibility for their own safety. There will be no formal provision of first aid support.
Sheep in Todmorden
Farming equipment in Todmorden

19 Feb: Film and talk night ‘Plant-basing the future: Your diet for our planet’

Poster for film night 2020
Veganuary  film and  talk  night

Plant-basing the future:
Your diet for our planet
featuring a guest speaker from Extinction Rebellion (XR)

Two hours, one evening:

  • Topical film excerpts
  • Workshop and talk
  • Refreshments
  • Accessible venue
  • Children age 11+ welcome

Come and explore with us the climate change and other environmental impacts of diets based on meat, fish and dairy. We’ll also discuss claims that some forms of animal-based agriculture are still compatible with climate change mitigation. Of particular interest to people who tried Veganuary.

Wednesday, 19th February 2020, 7pm-9pm, free!

Roomfield Baptist Church, Halifax Road, Todmorden OL14 5BE
Near Lidl bus stop (590, 592, T3, T4, T8)

Facebook event page

Veganuary 2020 photo collage
Some photos from the film and talk night

Update: we showed the following films (as clips or in their entirety):

29 Nov: Christmas faves cookery demo in #Todmorden

Learn how to make our cooks’ favourite seasonal dishes.
Enjoy taste testers throughout the evening.

🎄Here are the recipes:🎄

Christmas cookery demo poster 2019

Limited places are available: email info@3valleyvegns.org.uk

  • Friday, 29th November
  • 7.30pm to 9.30pm
  • Suggested donation: £4
  • Gluten-free options
    (please tell us any dietary requirements in advance)
    (suitable for vegetarians, vegans and omnivores)
  • Wheelchair accessible venue

Fielden Centre, Ewood Lane, Todmorden OL14 7DD

Nearest bus stop:
🚌 Todmorden High School, Burnley Road (589/592)

Nearest train station:
🚂 Todmorden (0.8 miles, 17 minutes walk)

Facebook See who is going and talking about the event on Facebook

Update

Here are photos of the Christmas recipes from this cookery demo:

 

26 Jul: Foodie Friday stall at Tod market, can you help?

Monthly Foodie Friday events are running this summer and autumn in Calderdale. “A feast for the senses on the last Friday of each month.” 3 Valley Vegans are hosting a stall on Todmorden open air market on Friday, 26 July 2019.

Foodie Friday (Fryday) Todmorden Markets

Our information stall will be a celebration of veganism and will promote all things vegan. We will provide information about how and why to go vegan and where to buy and eat vegan food in the area. There will be vegan recipes demonstrated and written down for people to take away and free samples of vegan food for people to try.  If anyone would like to help out either by baking or creating some food samples to give away or by helping out on the stall then please contact Hilary on hils46@yahoo.co.uk. Even a few hours would be wonderful.

  • 3 Valley Vegans vegan food and information stall
  • Friday, 26 July 2019
  • Start: 9am (time TBC)
  • Finish: 7pm or earlier (time TBC)
  • Even if you could come for an hour or two, that would be great
  • Location: Todmorden outdoor market, OL14 5AJ

Contact: Hilary on hils46@yahoo.co.uk

Edit: Photos from the event

26 May: Canal towpath walk from Todmorden to Littleborough

Photo of Rochdale Canal by Alexander P Kapp
© Copyright Alexander P Kapp and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

The 3 Valley Vegans event for May 2019 is a walk from Todmorden to Littleborough, followed by late lunch at Veggie Vixen.

Come and join us on Sunday 26th May.

  • Start: outside the Golden Lion pub in Todmorden at 11.00 am.
  • Finish: Littleborough for a late lunch/afternoon tea at the Veggie Vixen in Littleborough (38 Victoria Street, OL15 9DB)

We’ll walk along the canal towpath which will be easy walking but we advise you to wear walking shoes/boots as some parts of the route can be muddy. Bring a rainproof coat and vegan snacks and drinks with you to keep you going until we reach the Veggie Vixen.

For anyone who wants a longer walk Elizabeth is going to start at Hebden Bridge at 9.30 joining the towpath near the Co-op in Hebden Bridge.

Booking: Email: 3valleyvegns@gmail.com