Category Archives: Water Education

WoW Sponsors Spring Greens Fair School Days

World of Water are proud to be sponsors of the three School Days prior to the 10th Anniversary Year
~2008 – 2018~

THE NEXT GENERATION
IT’S THEIR FUTURE

Local showcase for your inspiring, enjoyable & healthy solutions
to the difficult social, environmental & economic issues which confront us regionally, nationally & globally.

Family-friendly event, exploring innovative skills & ideas,
activities & experimentation in sustainable lifestyles & livelihoods.

Full details: Spring Greens Fair website>

Background:
We first discovered Spring Greens Fair in 2014 when Water was it’s theme.

Visit the winner of the Waterscapes photoshoot
and the Compost Toilets under construction

2015
Schools were invited to take part in the Fair which included river dipping

2016
Spring Greens Fair took part in the Hereford River Carnival alongside the River Wye.

2017
World of Water at Spring Greens Fair / Gallery

 

 

Recent WoW Library additions

Our charity holds a useful collection of reference books. Most of these are on some water related subject like ‘Getting Food from Water’ by Gene Logsdon [ Pub.Rodale Press 1978. ISBN: 0-87857-232-5 ] but we also have books of literature and specialist books on the arts, design and publishing.

If you enjoy browsing book shelves, you’ll find those at our *HoBB Field Centre full of unexpected delights; for example:

‘The Land of Britain – its use and misuse’ [ 3rd Edn.] by L. Dudley Stamp [ Pub. Longmans, Green & Co Ltd. 1962 ]

‘Jazzways’ Edited by George S. Rosenthal & Frank Zachary [Pub. Musicians Press Ltd. London. 1947 ]

‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ by Samuel Taylor Coleridge [ Illus. and typography by Eric Saxton. Prod. at the College of Technology, School of Art, Oxford. 1958 ]

‘Sexism in Children’s Books’ Edited by the Children’s Rights Workshop. Pub.by Writers and Readers Publishing Cooperative. 1976. pp60. Paperback.

‘Hydroponics – Food without Soil’ ( A Journal of Experiments 1938 to 1940)  by C. Isabel Hilyer [ Pub. Penguin Books Ltd. 1940 ]

‘Modern Sacred Art And The Church Of Assy’ by William S. Rubin [ Pub. Columbia University Press 1961 ]

‘The Development of the Theatre’ by Allardyce Nicoll [ 3rd Edn. ]  [ Pub. George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.  1948 ]

‘The Water We Use’ by Brian & Mary Holmes [Pub. Methuen & Co Ltd. 1966 ]

‘Storyquest’ Project by Kate Norgate. An ‘Arts & Kids Creation’ (Book on loan from Chris Glynn.


* H.o.B.B. stands for ‘Home of BookBod’ so you can imagine that there are also a number of books here being carefully stored, repaired, loved, illustrated and written.

Do you have some books on water that you feel could help the studies of our international student volunteers? If so, please let us know. Thank you.