What is Global Sharing Week? It's about helping millions discover and participate in the real Sharing Economy, a movement that promotes the sharing of resources, the importance of community, cooperative enterprises, commons-based projects and building a healthy, sustainable society based around sharing.
What is a Global Sharing Week event?
A Global Sharing Week event is an event that helps people to share human or physical resources. This could include: clothes swaps, food shares, disco soups, picnics, skills swaps, grub clubs, give and get markets, potluck dinners, bake shares, co-working hackathons, maker faires, reuse / recycling events...
What makes a Global Sharing Week event special is that you are helping people to share resources. Time to get creative!
Some of the biggest names on the London food scene are coming to Kensal Rise for a family-friendly day of picnic-ing, live music, talks and tastings. Raising money for The Open Air Classroom Project, you’ll be helping kids learn through gardening and outdoor persuits as you tuck into food from top restaurants including Hoppers, Ottolenghi, Barafina, Caravan and Bluebird.
Join grown up Julian, Dick, Anne and Georgina – and their dog Timmy on a treasure hunt of activities along the Water of Leith as we have vintage fun 1940’s style. Yes, we will make camps and guddle in the river – there may even be lashings of ginger beer. Adventurous family event suitable for all. £5 per participant or £15 per family group (up to 4 people) children 2 and under free. Booking essential – call / email and you will be allocated a start time to suit – 1.00, 1.30, 2.00, 2.30 or 3.00pm.
Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, house wares, games, books, & toys that you no longer need, and take home something new-to-you, free! You don’t have to bring something to take something.
Pop-up restaurant and caterers, Rande (pronounced Randi) are hosting a speakeasy warehouse supper complete with 4-courses of Vietnamese/Peruvian/American/London inspired menu and prohibition gin punch. Think ceviche ‘fish and chips’, compressed watermelon salad and duck ham and thyme gelato with fresh apple doughnuts eaten at communal tables. Dancing to follow (there will be a live band) and, as is usually the case with warehouse parties, it looks set to be a lively one.
Meet with locals in a women-only, relaxed and friendly environment to swap the clothes you no longer want or need for cool new ones! No cash traded, just clothes!