Reading Green Fest

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ReadingGreenFestReading Green Fest is partnering with this year’s Reading Water Fest. It aims to celebrate the green and environmental groups in Reading and get you engaged in environmental issues!

The festival will be taking place in town centre in Town Hall Square and St Laurence’s church from 11am to 5pm on Saturday 11 June.

There will be pedal generators for kids of all ages, a life size “corporate monopoly” game, and activities from local groups including Berkshire Greenpeace, Reading Friends of the Earth, Transition Town Reading, Reading Food Growing Network and more. All groups will have stalls displaying what they do and giving you the chance to find out more and sign up to get involved.

Tasty vegan food will be served in St Laurence’s along with short films such as “Where’s Reading Heading” and “Local Food Roots”

Workshops will be running throughout the day in St Lauence’s church and are totally FREE to attend. The workshop schedule is:

11-11.40am         Compassion in World Farming

12noon – 1pm    Weaving with recycled materials by Crafted Waste

2 – 2.20pm         Love Food Hate Waste by RFGN and Food4Families

2.30 – 2.50pm    Reading Sustainability Centre and Reading Hydro Scheme update

3 – 3.20pm         Smart M4 by Reading Friends of the Earth

3.30 – 3.50pm    Smart and Sustainable Reading 2050: An Overview by Prof. Tim Dixon, University of Reading

4 – 4.20pm          Damp and draught proofing your home by DraughtBusters

Come along to the Town Hall square and St Laurence’s church for fun activities for all ages, and a chance to find out what’s going on near you and how to get involved!
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Bee Cause on the Friends of the Earth stall. Reading Town Meal 2015 held in the Forbury Gardens, Reading on 3rd October 2015.             Transition Town Reading stall at the Reading Town Meal 2015 held in the Forbury Gardens, Reading on 3rd October 2015.Apples for the apple press on the Reading Food Growing Network stall ay Reading Town Meal 2015. Held in the Forbury Gardens, Reading on 3rd October 2015.

 

Brought to you by Transition Town Reading in collaboration with Reading Borough Council, Reading UK CIC and a range of local environmental groups from across Reading.