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Sustainable Living Festival

Sustainable Living Festival 2015

One Planet Norwich’s flagship event will be the city’s first ever Sustainable Living Festival. It is set to take place between 10am and 4pm on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 March 2015 at The Forum, Millenium Plain, NR2 1TF. 

The whole inside and outside of the Forum will be filled with interesting stalls, activities and talks all promoting the aim of living more sustainably. 

It will be a fun and engaging family day out with plenty of activities and great tips to help people make changes to their lifestyle.  

The stands, to name but a few, will be hosted by:

·         Wildlife charities
·         Master composters
·         Re-useable nappies 
·         Natural burials
·         Recycling services
·         Water conservation
·         Cosy City energy efficient home improvements
·         Children’s films in The Curve
·         Norwich Eco Awards
·         Children’s facepainting
·         A junk band offering free music sessions by Community Music East
         Make your own plant pots with Norwich in Bloom 
·         Electric vehicles
·         Bring your bike to the bicycle doctor
·         A range of local food stalls
·         Green Britain centre   
Planned schedule of talks and films in The Curve Auditorium:

Saturday 7 March

​​​10.45am ​Children’s film (U rating) (90 mins)
​12.45pm ​Beyond Veg Boxes – Norwich Farmshare, a Growing Community
​1.45pm ​Broads Insights – come and explore future challenges as we look at how the climate impacts Broads wildlife and recreation. Interactive sessions suitable for 11yrs+ - on your own, with a friend or the family.
​2.15pm and  3.15pm ​Junk band drop-in sessions
​3pm ​‘Fresh words on the climate: new snappy plays to entertain you’ The Broads Climate Community are working with the UEA to create new drama to help interpret our changing climate. Come and see new work as it evolves.


Sunday 8 March

​11am ​Children’s film (U rating) (90 mins)
​11.30am and 12.30pm ​Junk band drop-in sessions
​1pm ​Global Climate Change and the East of England - Professor Corinne Le Quere, University of East Anglia and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research.
​1.30pm ​Junk band drop-in session
​2pm ​Broads Insights – come and explore future challenges as we look at how the climate impacts Broads wildlife and recreation. Interactive sessions suitable for 11yrs+ - on your own, with a friend or the family.
​2.30pm ​Junk band drop-in session
​3pm ​Beyond Veg Boxes – Norwich Farmshare, a Growing Community.

For further information about the Sustainable Living Festival contact Claire Tullett on 01603 212545 or email clairetullett@norwich.gov.uk


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