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Upcoming events


Summer Mixed Media Collage

Saturday 15 June 2019. 1pm to 4pm. Paddington Library, Porchester Rd, London W2 5DU

The second of four mixed media workshops, where residents will work together to create a community collage using upcycled materials. The theme for the canvases is ‘The Four seasons,’ with this workshop focusing on Summer. Participants will be given an area of the canvas to work on and instruction on suitable techniques. Materials will be provided but feel free to bring along anything you feel may be suitable to upcycle.

Email to confirm your place. 


Westbourne Summer Festival

Sunday 16th June. 11am-3pm. The Canalside, Warwick Estate, Paddington

Westminster Recycling Team will be holding an information stand at Westbourne Summer Festival. Come along and ask us your recycling questions. 


Marylebone Summer Fayre

Sunday 16th June. 11am-5.30pm. Marylebone High Street, W1U 5JH

Westminster Recycling Team will be holding an information stand at Marylebone Summer Fayre. Stop by to pick up some recycling bags, or ask us your recycling questions. 


#SouthWestFest Community Fun Day

Saturday 29 June 12pm to 4pm. St Georges Square, Pimlico, London SW1V 3QW

Westminster Recycling Champions are taking part in this fun and free community event. Come and see us on the recycling information stand and test your recycling knowledge by trying out our fun quiz. You may even win a small prize!


#MyWestminster Day

Sunday 30 June 11am to 3pm. Paddington Recreation Ground, Randolph Avenue, Maida Vale, W9 1PD

Take pride in living in the heart of the city at the third #MyWestminster Day on Sunday 30 June 2019. This free community day is hosted by Cllr Nickie Aiken, Leader of the Council to bring people together to celebrate the diversity of neighbourhoods across Westminster. The Recycling Team will be on hand to answer your questions and give out free recycling bags. Join us for a fun day of free family activities, food, live music, dancing, arts and crafts and sports.


Small Change Big Difference - Food Waste Reduction Workshop

Tuesday 9 July 2019. 6.30pm to 8.30pm. The Abbey Centre, 34 Great Smith St, Westminster, London SW1P 3BU

This is a fun and free two hour workshop where you will learn how to make a difference to the planet and your local community. Discover what others are doing to reduce their food waste, pick up handy hints and tips and take home a toolkit for change. Places are limited and must be booked in advance. Email to confirm your place. 


Give and Take

Saturday 20 July 2019. Bridgefield House, 219 Queensway, W2 5HR

Drop off your items 11.30am to 1.30pm, pick up new things from 2.30pm to 3.30pm. 

Have a clear out and bag yourself something new without spending a penny! You must bring at least one good quality item. You will receive a token per item donated, you can claim an item by exchanging the token. Pierced jewellery, nightwear, swimwear, bathrobes, bedding and underwear, socks, poor quality or soiled items will not be accepted. Electrical Items will be PAT tested on the day. Any items not re-homed will be recycled. 

Last updated: 11 June 2019