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Sunday 24 September 2023
from 11am - 3pm

Free Admission

This day is an opportunity for us all to engage with our local community and encourage local action

on climate change individually.

Event Timetable

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

Speakers Corner


11:15am The Pigs Head Pub

Local business owner, Jack Ross, will tell us what it takes to run a carbon neutral pub.


11:30am  London Beekeepers Association (in church)

Richard Glassborow will tell us about the London Bee Situation and about plans to turn the current honey bee apiary in the Eden Nature Garden into a more biodiverse one. 

12 noon Solar Panels

Local expert Mark Ashworth will talk about the benefits of installing solar panels on your home

12:15pm Swift Conservation (in church)

Ed Mayer will discuss the importance of providing habitats for these amazing migrating birds. 

12:30pm Community TechAid 

E-waste made goodHear from Cat Smith, Community TechAid's CEO, about how their circular economy helps to tackle digital exclusion and electrical waste in south London, and how you can get involved.

1pm Bring & Share Lunch

Please bring a vegetarian lunch of any kind to share. Free water and homemade drinks will be available while supplies last. We encourage you to bring your own water bottle. 

1:30pm Zumba with The Baked Bean Charity

This group promotes education and social inclusion for adults & children with special educational needs and disabilities. After the performance there will be a chance to join in!

2pm Sustainable Interiors

​Rosey Treherne Pollock will advise us on how we can make decorating changes in our home without it costing the earth.

2:30pm Buglife

Get London buzzing: Scarlett Weston will explain how people can create and maintain habitat for pollinating insects in their gardens or local greenspaces. 


11:15am - 12:45pm Creative Art

Led by Lily Corbett Gale, painting Birds & Flowers of Paradise, working with egg tempera on gessoed paper.

11:30am - 12:30pm Mend & Repair Clothing

Learn how to fix your beloved items with our experts.

11:30am - 1pm Build a Bamboo Bee Hotel (in the lower churchyard)


12noon - 1pm Design for Disassembly

Architects from the Re-Fabricate Collective, Rosie & Kate, will teach us about sustainable building through this hands-on workshop.

12noon - 12:30pm Learn to Compost

Join Philippa & Charlotte in the 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.

For descriptions of the afternoon sessions, see above.

13:30pm - 3pm Creative Art 

2pm - 3pm Mend & Repair

2pm - 2.30pm Learn to Compost

All Day

Seed Swap (in the Eden Nature Garden)

Bee Base Camp Performance


Children’s Activities

(in the lower churchyard)

Participate in outdoor sports with Olympian Andrea Lynch MBE

Earn an eco badge with the Girl Guides

Build a Bamboo Bee Hotel (from 11:30am - 1pm)

Take a nature quiz (in the Eden Nature Garden)

Lucky Dip Prizes

(donated by local businesses show in italics)

£25 voucher for local bulk food shop The Source 99 St John's Rd, London SW11 1QY

Metal Water Bottle, Fabric Bunting & Recycled Glass Bud Vases Talking Tables

Handmade Pottery North Street Potters, 24 North Street, London SW4 0HB

Clapham cloth shopping totes This is Clapham

Collect your free bag of compost when you leave donated from The Pig's Head,
87 Rectory Grove, London SW4 0DR,
 generated in house from their 
food waste

Recycling Drive

At the Big Green Day will be collecting unwanted laptops and phones to help end digital exclusion through Kennington based Community TechAid and reading glasses which will be given to Lion's Club International who use them to help children and adults in developing countries. 


If you are interested in being a part of the Big Green Day 2024, please get in touch with the event organisers on

Big Green Day 2023

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