Sunday 25 September 2022
11am - 3pm

This day is an opportunity for us all to engage with our local community
and encourage local action on climate change individually.
Collectively the free event is also part of the national Great Big Green Week

taking place from 24 September - 2 October. 

Come along, engage and learn how together we can make a difference.

Event Timetable

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From 11am Free Tea & Coffee served in front of the church

Speakers Corner


11:30am Greenpeace South West London

Catherine Dawkins will talk about climate change and the four areas of campaigning Greenpeace focuses on.


12pm Climate Activism

Molly Clark of the Young Christian Climate Network will discuss the importance of Climate Activism.

12:30pm Resole

Moosa Nsubuga from this local social enterprise charity will talk about the reasons for recycling old trainers and their carbon footprint.

1pm Bring & Share lunch

Please bring a dish of any kind to share. Free water, juice and soft drinks will be available while supplies last. We encourage you to bring your own water bottle.

1:30pm

Faith for the Climate

Revd Giles Goddard will encourage and inspire interfaith communities in their work on climate change.

2pm Lambeth Friends of the Earth

Come find out about the work this local group is doing to tackle climate change locally and how you can get involved in their campaigns.

2:30pm Repowering

They will talk to us about empowering communities to develop local renewable energy solutions that provide financial and social benefits for the community.

Workshops


11:15am – 12:45pm Creative art led by Lily Corbett Gale

Painting the Tudor Rose, working with egg tempera on gessoed paper.


11:30am – 12:30pm Mend & Repair

Darn & recycle jumpers. Bring a jumper that needs some tlc and learn from our experts. 

 

12:30pm - 1pm Learn to compost (Eden Nature Garden)

There will be a talk and Q&A session followed by some physical digging.  If you can, please bring cardboard, newspapers and vegetable peelings/kitchen compost to the session.

13:30pm – 3pm Creative art led by Lily Corbett Gale

Painting the Tudor Rose, working with egg tempera on gessoed paper.


2pm – 3pm Mend & Repair

Darn & recycle jumpers. Bring a jumper that needs some tlc and learn from our experts. 

2pm - 2:30pm Learn to compost (Eden Nature Garden)

There will be a talk and Q&A session followed by some physical digging.  If you can, please bring cardboard, newspapers and vegetable peelings/kitchen compost to the session.


All Day in the Eden Nature Garden

Tour of the rain capture project
Seed swap

Stalls
Lambeth Friends of the Earth
Repowering

Friends of Clapham Common 
Heathbrook Primary School 
Greenpeace South West London

Mindful Colouring

St Mary's Eco Church

Save Soil

Children’s Activities

(in the lower churchyard)
Plant acorns in pots

Create a garden feature from recycled products which can be entered into a competition (Judging at 2:30pm)

Participate in outdoor sports with
Olympian Andrea Lynch MBE

Earn an eco badge with the Girl Guides

Give Away & Lucky Dip
Bag of Compost

Donated from The Pig's Head, 87 Rectory Grove, Clapham generated in house from their food waste

 

Metal Water Bottle, Fabric Bunting & Beeswax Wraps

Donated by local business Talking Tables

At the Big Green Day and throughout the last quarter of 2022 our recycling drive will be collecting used trainers to be distributed to people in need through the social enterprise ReSole.

Big Green Day 2022

ReSole
ReSole

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Seed Swap
Seed Swap

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Art Competition
Art Competition

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ReSole
ReSole

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