“All About Oil’ – 16 April, 2-5pm, Brockham Village Hall


SAVE THE DATE!   16 April 2017

We’re hosting ‘All About Oil’ on Easter Sunday April 16th, 2-5pm at the Brockham Village Hall.

It’s a chance to find out more about issues raised on our website and the wider picture of oil production in this age of ‘tight oil’, notably:

  • The controversies surrounding oil exploration at Brockham
  • What’s happening at Leith Hill
  • The changing face of oil production in the Weald, including acidisation
  • Other nearby sites such as Horse Hill near Crawley, Albury, Godstone
  • The way forward

 There will be knowledgeable speakers, stalls, children’s activities and videos. Free entry.


2.00    Open to public
2.30     Jane Holmes– Introduction
2.35     Pat Smith – Brockham Oil Watch
2.40     Jonathan Essex – Green Party Councillor – Sustainability & renewable politics
2.50    Neil Pitcairn – Greenpeace – Climate change
3.00     Rob Basto – Climate Activist – Renewable Energy alternatives to fossil fuels
3.10    Break
3.30     Pat Smith – Brockham Oil Watch
3.35    Dan Harvey and Heather Ackroyd –  A Voice for Leith Hill
3.45     Kathryn McWhirter – Frack Free Sussex – What is happening in the Weald
4.00     Clayton Wellman and Claire Malcolmson – Lib Dem Councillor – Brockham and Leith Hill
4.15     Q&A and the way forward
5.00     Close

Stalls: A Voice for Leith Hill, Greenpeace, Green Party, Brockham Oil Watch